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Williams Wins Final PBA50 Stop; Duke Makes History

August 14th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Duke withstands challenge from Tom Baker to become second player in PBA50 history–and first since 2005–to win Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year in same season Walter Ray Williams Jr. won his ninth career PBA50 Tour title and Norm Duke withstood a challenge from Tom Baker for PBA50 Tour Player of the […]


Duke Holding Lead with PBA50 Player of Year on the Line

August 13th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

With the inside track in the PBA50 Player of the Year race on the tour for players 50 and older, PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke of Clermont, Florida, averaged 229.3 to lead qualifying Tuesday in the PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open presented by Hammer at Island Xtreme Bowl. Duke, who has won […]


USA, Japan Lead Team Qualifying at World Youth Championships

August 12th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

With the first three games of team qualifying at the 2014 World Youth Championships completed, the United States boys and Japan girls top the standings. Team qualifying will conclude Wednesday with the final three games and the top four boys teams and top four girls teams will advance to the medal round Wednesday evening at the SCAA […]


Pluhowsky Honored as July Bowler of the Month

August 12th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio, has been chose as the July 2014 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Association. Pluhowsky defeated Diana Zavjavola of Latvia, 225-212, for the Bowling Proprietors Association of America (BPAA) Women’s All Star tournament. Zavjavola had a one-pin lead after eight frames until leaving an open frame […]


Bowlmor AMF CEO Tom Shannon Addresses League Bowling

August 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

News of the Brunswick Corporation’s sale of its retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF, a $270 million deal announced July 17 and reported here, prompted concerns that the transaction might pound another nail in league bowling’s coffin. Bowlmor AMF is known for its focus on recreational bowling and the trendy entertainment center concept. But Tom […]


USA, Sweden win doubles at World Youth Championships

August 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Bowling fans in person and online were treated to some excitement at the 2014 World Youth Championships as the United States and Sweden claimed doubles gold medals in dramatic fashion Monday at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Center. Junior Team USA’s Liz Kuhlkin delivered a powerful strike on her first shot in the 10th frame to […]


Bowling.com Youth Open Has Three Multiple Winners

August 9th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Eric Gauroniak of Palm City, Fla., had the only 300 game and three other youth bowlers each won multiple titles at the 2014 Bowling.com Youth Open Championships that recently concluded at AMF Thruway Lanes in Cheektowaga, N.Y. The Bowling.com Youth Open is a non-qualifying tournament open to all USBC Youth members. This year’s event drew […]


Korea Sweeps Singles at 2014 World Youth Championships

August 9th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Korea swept the singles gold medals at the 2014 World Youth Championships as Choi Woo Sub and Yang Su Jin ended the week’s first discipline on the top step of the medal stand Saturday at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Center. Choi defeated Junior Team USA’s Wesley Low of Palmdale, Calif., 226-214, while Yang […]


Bowling to Be Featured on ‘Fox & Friends’ Monday

August 8th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Bowling to Be Featured on ‘Fox & Friends’ Monday

Bowling will be featured on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” program Monday morning, according to a media release issued by the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America. The program airs from 6 to 9 a.m. Eastern, and most cable and satellite systems in the West carry the program live — which means from 3 to […]


Jack Jurek Wins PBA50 South Shore Open for First PBA50 Tour Title

August 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

“I’ve won a couple of Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Awards because I’ve lost a lot of times in title matches and people think I’m a nice guy.” – Jack Jurek Jack Jurek of Lackawanna, N.Y., who has endured a series of bad breaks in his quest for his first PBA50 Tour title, made a breakthrough Thursday […]



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