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BJI PODCAST: 51st PBA Tournament of Champions

February 3rd, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

BJI‘s Editor, Gianmarc Manzione, was in Shawnee, Okla., at Firelake Bowling Center reporting on the action throughout the week at the 51st PBA Tournament of Champions. Catch up on the week that was with his podcasts below, featuring audio with Jesper Svensson, Tom Daugherty, E.J. Tackett, Anthony Pepe, Amleto Monacelli, Dom Barrett, Marshall Kent, D.J. […]


VIDEO: Hilarious Early ’80s TV Segment Featuring Bob Johnson

January 19th, 2016 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Note: Those having trouble getting the embedded video below to play in their browser of choice can view it on BJI’s Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Bowlers-Journal-International-279432152577/ Most junior bowlers of the 1970s wanted to be like Mark Roth or Earl Anthony. BJI Senior Editor Bob Johnson wanted to be like Chris Schenkel. He studied communications in school, […]


IBMA Names Wyckoff To New Staff Position

November 19th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

IBMA Names Wyckoff To New Staff Position

Jackie Wyckoff has been named to assume the duties of Operations Manager for the International Bowling Media Association.  The position was created in June at the IBMA board meeting, and a three-month search followed. “The board felt Jackie was uniquely qualified for the job,” said IBMA President, Keith Hamilton.  “She has served on or chaired […]


Woman Finds Nasty Surprise Inside Bowling Ball

September 17th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Woman Finds Nasty Surprise Inside Bowling Ball

You might feel a little, well, jumpy after reading this. Here’s the thing: It turns out that neighbors are as friendly as the spiders in the Seattle-Tacoma suburb of Des Moines, Wash. Much to one particular spider’s misfortune, however, Kelly Kincaid-Fuette did not entirely realize that the day she found a vintage, Columbia Yellow Dot bowling […]


Check out the August issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

August 13th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Check out the August issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

The August 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive is ready to explore! With the departure of David Letterman from the late-night TV scene, we unearth a Top-7 List of the legendary comic’s greatest bowling moments. Also in this issue: PBA sees first husband-wife showdown for a PBA title; Bowl Expo gets an assist from Magic […]


Hamilton Voted New President of International Bowling Media Association

August 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Hamilton Voted New President of International Bowling Media Association

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – During its annual board meeting, longtime industry leader, Keith Hamilton, was elected President of the International Bowling Media Association. Hamilton succeeds Joan Romeo, after serving as Chairperson for three years. “Keith brings a wealth of industry board experience and leadership skills to the IBMA,” said out-going President Joan Romeo. “He is […]


Check Out the New Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

June 4th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Check Out the New Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

We’re serving up a summer harvest of instructional tips in the June 2015 issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive, from some of the game’s greatest coaches and players. Also in this issue: Watch Turbo’s “Head Guard Dog” light up the lanes; meet the single pin that dared to defy the “world’s strongest bowler”; see Jason Belmonte […]


WSOB VII Relocated to Reno: Our Podcast with Tom Clark, PBA Tour Commissioner

May 28th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The professional Bowlers Association made some big news this week with the announcement that the 2015 PBA World Series of Bowling, previously scheduled to occur at the new South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in October, will now be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno in December. You can get our full […]


Bickel Selected For 2015 IBMA Mort Luby Award

May 24th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Bickel Selected For 2015 IBMA Mort Luby Award

Herbert Bickel, one of the pioneers of online real-time coverage of bowling tournaments and news, has been chosen as the winner of the 2015 Luby Hall of Fame Award by the International Bowling Media Association. The award is presented to an individual who has made a distinguished contribution to print, broadcast, telecast, or photographic coverage […]


ESPN’s “30 for 30” Documentary on Pete Weber Debuts at Film Festivals

April 8th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

ESPN’s “30 for 30” Documentary on Pete Weber Debuts at Film Festivals

After months in the making, the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary about PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber, “The Bad Boy of Bowling,” is making its debut at film festivals around the country on its way to a yet-to-be-announced premier as part of ESPN “30 for 30“ series. “It’s been a secret until now, but […]



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