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  • Ball Layout: Pin up or Pin Down?

    Ball Layout: Pin up or Pin Down?

    Derek's Dialog, News April 18, 2012 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

    Ball Layout: Pin up or Pin Down? By Derek Petty There is an extensive amount of information on the internet that discusses pin positions with relation to your positive axis point (PAP); as well as skid flip layouts compared to arc layout or etc. In this article we are going to discuss the […]

     
  • Is Action Bowling Dead?

    Is Action Bowling Dead?

    News April 9, 2012 at 4:06 am 1 comment

    Special to Above 180.com..by Michael Valanzano Ready, set, ACTION??? Are you for real, where has the action gone? Wait, what is action? Growing up in the New Jersey, New York area, I heard the stories of action legends from around the tri-state area. Names of such guys as Rudy Revs, […]

     
  • Adding a New Ball to Your Arsenal

    Adding a New Ball to Your Arsenal

    Derek's Dialog, News February 19, 2012 at 6:18 am 0 comments

    Adding a New Ball to Your Arsenal By Derek Petty You are looking for a new ball. You’ve done your research, you’ve talked to your pro shop operator, you’ve discussed the lane conditions you typically bowl on, and finally you’ve described the type of reaction you are looking for. This […]

     
  • Thumb Timing The Key To A Perfect Release

    Thumb Timing The Key To A Perfect Release

    News, The Crew January 24, 2012 at 1:49 pm 2 comments

    Thumb Timing The Key To A Perfect Release By Gee Lopez There are many things that need to fall in place to have a perfect release, such as the fit of the bowling ball, a loose arm swing, and good timing. Now when I say timing I’m referring to the […]

     
  • Do you know your Benchmark Ball?

    Do you know your Benchmark Ball?

    Derek's Dialog, News June 14, 2011 at 6:39 am 3 comments

    Do you know your Benchmark Ball? By Derek Petty In this article, we will talk about the importance of knowing and having a benchmark ball. The next two articles will dive a bit deeper into understanding your arsenal as we discuss ball path and ball layouts. The information from these […]

     
  • Rhode Island coach named USBC David Dahms Coach of the Year

    News December 31, 2010 at 1:36 pm 1 comment

    Marty Jones of Providence, R.I., a USBC Bronze coach who works in the Rhode Island Youth Bowling programs, has been selected to receive the 2011 United States Bowling Congress David Dahms Coach of the Year Award by the USBC Youth Committee. The award is named in honor of David Dahms, […]

     
  • USBC NEWS: Entry deadline extended for 2011 Open Championships

    USBC NEWS: Entry deadline extended for 2011 Open Championships

    News December 23, 2010 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

    ARLINGTON, Texas – The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships is the can’t-miss event for tens of thousands of bowlers each year, and there’s still time to be a part of the historic 2011 tournament. The entry deadline has been extended to Jan. 15, so teams not yet entered still […]

     
  • Endurathon Tourney-Can You Survive?

    Endurathon Tourney-Can You Survive?

    News, Tournaments December 18, 2010 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

    Looking for different way to ring in 2011?  How about a 30-game tourney that starts at 8pm and ends at 4pm the next day.  Bowl America Shirley in Alexandria VA is hosting the tournament that begins at 8pm on January 1st and ends the 2nd at 4pm.  Cost of the […]

     
  • Guppy still flamboyant

    Guppy still flamboyant

    News December 6, 2010 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

    HAMMOND — Bowling fans who consistently watched the Professional Bowlers Association on ABC back in the 1970s and 1980s would remember Guppy Troup with his flamboyant personality and colorful trousers he wore while winning eight PBA national titles. The Taylorsville, N.C. resident, and native of Edinburg, Scotland, was back in […]

     
  • Man cited for using stun gun, pepper spray on opposing bowlers

    Man cited for using stun gun, pepper spray on opposing bowlers

    News November 26, 2010 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

    A league bowler went over the line when he used pepper spray on two opponents after zapping one of them with a stun gun, Lincoln police said. Man cited for using stun gun, pepper spray on opposing bowlers.

     
  • Jim Zima bowling column: Young, LaFave lead GBBA’s all-time lists

    Jim Zima bowling column: Young, LaFave lead GBBA’s all-time lists

    News November 15, 2010 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

    Alex Young had bowled the most career 800 series and Mike LaFave the most 300 games in the Green Bay-Bay Area USBC Bowling Association entering this season. LaFave and Jeff Lee are a close second to Young in 800s while Young is second, although further back, to LaFave in perfect […]

     
  • Webber, UCF take titles in Atlanta

    Webber, UCF take titles in Atlanta

    News November 8, 2010 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

    By Lucas Wiseman USBC Communications MARIETTA, Ga. – The Webber International men and Central Florida women claimed titles Sunday at the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic, one of the major events of the collegiate regular season. The Warriors took the title with a 12,663 total, topping McKendree by 160 pins. Lindenwood […]