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  • Succeeding at the USBC Open Championship

    Succeeding at the USBC Open Championship

    Derek's Dialog, News June 7, 2013 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

    Synopsis for Success at the 2013 USBC Open Championships: By. Derek Petty Having read and listened to multiple resources about the Open Championships, all have been reliable with regards to ball layouts, ball surfaces and the balls to use. Execution and following the transition are the keys to high scores. […]

     
  • Support Tony Reyes Family

    Support Tony Reyes Family

    News February 26, 2013 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

    VISE INSERTS FUNDRAISERS CONTINUE IN SUPPORT OF REYES FAMILY STOCKTON, CALIF. – Vise Inserts in cooperation with The Chrisman Foundation are continuing their efforts to raise funds for Nichole and Gianna Reyes, wife and daughter of Tony Reyes, PBA Titlist, who was tragically killed in an auto accident in September, […]

     
  • Above 180.com/Bowl 4 Money.com USBC Masters Qualifier

    Above 180.com/Bowl 4 Money.com USBC Masters Qualifier

    News December 29, 2012 at 6:56 pm 6 comments

    I am very pleased to announce Above 180.com has teamed with Bowl 4 Money.com to hold a USBC Masters qualifier at the Lanes at Ft. Meade in Ft. Meade MD.  The tournament will be taking place January 13th at 10am.   Click here for the flier and more information and […]

     
  • Top 10 Bowlers Hurt By Reactive Resin

    Top 10 Bowlers Hurt By Reactive Resin

    News, The Crew, The Crew Contributors August 20, 2012 at 5:27 pm 6 comments

    Top 10 Bowlers Hurt By Reactive Resin By Mike Valanzano The great sport of bowling has gone thru many, many changes over the years. From pin boys, to the automatic pinsetter. Lacquer lanes, to wood lanes, to synthetic lanes. Rubber balls with 2 holes, to 3 holes with plastic, to […]

     
  • Striking Spotlight…A Very Busy Summer

    Striking Spotlight…A Very Busy Summer

    News, The Crew July 12, 2012 at 6:21 am 0 comments

    Striking Spotlights…A Very Busy Summer By Brian Hirsch Greetings from Reno Nevada and the 2012 International Bowl expo, I sure hope we all had a great 4th of July! I started doing this month’s article while I found some down time during the Meetings, Bowling Woman’s US Open and Bowl […]

     
  • Spolier Alert:  Women’s U.S. Open Results

    Spolier Alert: Women’s U.S. Open Results

    News June 30, 2012 at 11:17 am 0 comments

    Check out Mark Miller’s piece regarding the women’s  U.S. Open held last week in Reno.  The event will air July 3rd on ESPN.

     
  • A True Mega-Bucks Tournament

    A True Mega-Bucks Tournament

    News, Podcast June 1, 2012 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

    Billy Eysoldt joined me to discuss The Proprietors Cup.  Billy talks about the reaction from bowlers and just how many entries he expects.  We talk about some of the PBA starts that have already committed to bowl, and many that are waiting until the last minute.  Billy talks about why […]

     
  • Shawn Beam Wheelchair 300

    Shawn Beam Wheelchair 300

    News May 29, 2012 at 7:05 am 0 comments

    What an amazing accomplishment by Shawn Bream, check out the video courtesy of the of the Fox Affiliate in Dallas.

     
  • Top 10 Amateurs Never to Get a PBA Card

    Top 10 Amateurs Never to Get a PBA Card

    News, The Crew May 18, 2012 at 6:33 am 4 comments

    Top 10 Amateurs Never to Get a PBA Card by Mike Valanzano In my 26 years of bowling, I have been fortunate enough to see and bowl against some of the best bowlers in the world. Whether it is on the local and state level, bowling for Morehead State in […]

     
  • Is A Women’s Tour Needed?

    Is A Women’s Tour Needed?

    News, The Crew May 3, 2012 at 2:05 pm 2 comments

    When you think of the great names of this sport, Anthony, Williams, Roth, Weber, Duke etc… all of these men had their chance to shine bowling on the PBA tour as it was in full force. Asbaty, Nation, O’ Keefe, Pluhowsky, what do you think of when you hear those […]

     
  • The Growing Pains of High School Bowling

    The Growing Pains of High School Bowling

    News, The Crew May 2, 2012 at 4:08 am 2 comments

    The Growing Pains of Highs School Bowling By Tom Domzalski As high school bowling is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, it stands to reason that all bowling’s stakeholders should support the development of their local high school teams and youth feeder programs.  Let’s face the facts…encouraging […]

     
  • Are Bowling Centers Shoving Leagues to the Gutter?

    Are Bowling Centers Shoving Leagues to the Gutter?

    News April 24, 2012 at 1:13 pm 1 comment

    Are League Bowlers Being Pushed Out of Centers? By Michael Valanzano After listening to the podcast with Mike Flannagan, CEO of Insidebowling.com, he mentioned about how bowling is struggling in the St. Louis area. STL has produced many great bowlers thru the years, and has been one of the greatest bowling […]