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Owner of Collapsed Bowling Center Speaks with BJI

January 27th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

To say that Wayne Lanes owner, Shawn Lavender, is going through a lot right now is to dramatically understate his present circumstances. “I am talking to you in my car. That’s my office now. I have no office,” he told BJI earlier today. As we reported over the weekend, Lavender’s Waynesboro, Va., center collapsed under […]


USBC Announces High Average, Series awards for 2014-15

January 26th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Aaron Smith USBC Communications ARLINGTON, Texas - Former Team USA member, Lisa Noor of Mound, Minn., and 2013 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships Regular Singles winner, Zeke Bayt of Westerville, Ohio, claimed the USBC Sport Bowling National High Average Awards for the 2014-15 season. Noor, 45, earned the women’s award after finishing with a 205 […]


Bowl for the Cure Fabulous Four Contest Winners Announced

January 26th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Bowl for the Cure Fabulous Four Contest Winners Announced

Terry Bigham USBC Communications ARLINGTON, Texas – The Bowl for the Cure® Fabulous Four essay contest winners have been determined and the four women soon will take part in an exciting bowling adventure that will include competing in the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships. The winners for 2016 are Annissa Grooms of Manchester, Ohio, […]


Hillary Clinton Scheduled for Campaign Appearance at Iowa Bowling Center

January 25th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The Presidential election moves from the streets of Iowa to the alleys — specifically, Adel Family Fun Center in Adel, Iowa — on Wednesday morning with a scheduled appearance by Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton. According to proprietor, Bryce Smith, himself a candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives, he has met with Clinton on several […]


Mitchell Family Assumes Sole Ownership of Kegel Company

January 25th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

UPDATED: Kegel LLC has announced that there has been a change in company ownership. Linda Davis, co-founder and wife of company founder, John Davis, has redeemed her share of ownership in the company, leaving the Mitchell family as the sole shareholders of Kegel. Members of the Mitchell family have held a minority interest in the […]


Snow Collapses Roof of PBA Host Center Wayne Lanes

January 24th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Snow Collapses Roof of PBA Host Center Wayne Lanes

We have very sad news to report out of Waynesboro, Va., where Wayne Lanes suffered a roof collapse Saturday night due to snowfall. BJI’s current issue reports on a PBA Regional that had just been held there before Thanksgiving, the Decker Appraisal Services Baker Trios presented by Hammer. The winning trios team comprised PBA and […]


Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo Now Accepting Early Bird Registrations

January 21st, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The sixth edition of the Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo will be held at Western Bowl in Indianapolis, July 12-14. Since Western Bowl has 80 lanes and plenty of meeting space, the number of spots available has been expanded to 204 student bowlers, which means the 2016 event could be a record breaker. Turbo Regional Sales […]


Jason Belmonte Welcomes Third Child into the World

January 21st, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Jason Belmonte Welcomes Third Child into the World

                                Yesterday was quite the day for the Belmonte family. Shortly after learning that he had joined Earl Anthony, Mark Roth, and Walter Ray Williams Jr. as the fourth player in PBA history to win Player of the Year three […]


Proposal Seeks to Increase Cap on USBC National Dues

January 15th, 2016 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

A member-submitted proposal that could result in United States Bowling Congress national dues increasing by as much as 50% will be put before USBC Annual Meeting delegates this spring. Seven proposals involving changes to bylaws, league rules and tournament rules will be decided by delegates at the 2016 USBC Convention and Annual Meeting, scheduled for […]


Two 900 Series Shot Within 48 Hours

January 15th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Matt Cannizzaro USBC Communications MICHIGAN BOWLER ROLLS 900 SERIES ARLINGTON, Texas - To say David Sewesky is comfortable at Plaza Lanes in Plymouth, Michigan, this season would be an understatement, as five of his last nine league games at the center have been 300s, including three consecutive perfect games Sunday for a 900 series. The 27-year-old from Dearborn, […]





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