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USBC Inducts Five into Hall of Fame

May 1st, 2015  |  Published in Breaking News, Pro Bowling

Five new members of the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame had their accomplishments celebrated Wednesday night as they earned bowling’s ultimate honor. Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York, Larry Laub of Lincoln, California, Gus Yannaras of Waukesha, Wisconsin, Sam Lantto of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and the late Fritzie Rahn of Chicago were formally […]

Bowling Industry Unites to Launch Nationwide Youth Initiative

March 11th, 2015  |  Published in Breaking News, Pro Bowling

The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) and Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) have teamed with the International Bowling Campus Youth Development and Strike Ten Entertainment to launch a new league program that encourages kids nationwide to Bowl Like a Girl! or Bowl Like a Boy! The industry-wide youth bowling initiative, which is open to youth bowlers […]

Layoffs Confirmed, Strategic Plans to Be Unveiled at Ebonite

February 27th, 2015  |  Published in Business

There have been layoffs this week at Ebonite International, the Hopkinsville, Ky.-based manufacturer of bowling balls and other bowling equipment. Through postings on their Facebook pages, Bowlers Journal has confirmed the layoffs of ball designer Ron Hickland and Group Marketing Director-Communications Bugsy Kelly. Multiple sources also say that Group Marketing Director Ed Gallagher was included […]

Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo Adds Sponsors

February 20th, 2015  |  Published in Business, Clinic

The 5th annual Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo is set for July 8-10 at Town & Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. This year, more sponsors than ever before are getting involved in this college-recruiting event. Sponsors returning for 2015 include: • 900 Global • Bowlers Journal International magazine • Brunswick • Columbia 300 • Dexter • […]

2015 PWBA Tour Schedule Announced

February 17th, 2015  |  Published in Breaking News, Pro Bowling

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour will re-launch in 2015 featuring seven regular-season events, three nationally televised majors and stops from coast to coast. The PWBA Tour schedule will kick off with the United States Bowling Congress Queens from May 13-19 and conclude with the PWBA Tour Championship from Sept. 10-13. “The dream now is […]

2015 PBA50 Tour to Feature Expanded Coverage, New Formats

February 4th, 2015  |  Published in Breaking News, Pro Bowling

The PBA begins its 12-tournament 2015 PBA50 Tour season in April with expanded Xtra Frame coverage, a new match play format and a new PBA/PBA50 Tour doubles event. Also, for the third consecutive year, a season-long point competition will qualify the top eight PBA50 Tour players for the PBA Challenge which will be conducted during […]

Adam Barta Blasts Guinness World Record for Pinfall

January 20th, 2015  |  Published in Breaking News

UPDATE 2/16/15 Adam Barta has achieved his goal of setting a new Guinness World Record for highest pinfall in an hour by an individual. Barta’s 2708 total blasted by 576 pins the previous record, set by George Frilingos at Chemside Hyperbowl in Queensland, Australia, when he posted a 2132 pinfall in an hour in November […]

PBA Unveils Product Registered Companies for 2015

January 13th, 2015  |  Published in Business

The Professional Bowlers Association kicked off its 2015 season on January 1 with a full complement of companies, highlighted by long-time partners Ebonite, Brunswick, Storm and MOTIV, participating in its Product Registered program. The PBA Product Registered program was created to provide participating companies a variety of opportunities to showcase their brand-name products, logos and/or […]

Johnson, Laub to join USBC Hall of Fame in 2015

December 23rd, 2014  |  Published in Breaking News

Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York, and Larry Laub of Lincoln, California, have been elected to the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in the Superior Performance category. The two were among seven bowlers on the national ballot (six on the men’s ballot and one on the women’s) and were elected to the 2015 […]

30 PBA Players Bowling Japan Cup; PBA Regional Summary; WSOB Room Rate

September 5th, 2014  |  Published in Pro Bowling

30 PBA PLAYERS HEADING TO TOKYO IN NOVEMBER FOR 28TH ROUND1 JAPAN CUP A field of 30 PBA players, including 16 points qualifiers, four sponsor selections and 10 who plan to bowl in the “pre-tournament qualifier,” are heading to Tokyo to participate in the 28th Round1 Japan Cup at Minami Suna Round1 Bowling Center Nov. […]

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