Striking Spotlight

  • Highlight on Gay Bowling

    Highlight on Gay Bowling

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew October 29, 2013 at 4:59 pm 2 comments

    Greetings and salutations bowling friends, and welcome to another edition of Striking Spotlight. In this edition we are going to spotlight an organization that I have been a proud member of for more than 10 years. I am talking about the International Gay Bowling Organization (IGBO), an association of over […]

     
  • A Look Back

    A Look Back

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew October 5, 2013 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

    Greetings and salutations my bowling friends and welcome to another addition of Striking Spotlight. Now that summer is passed and were in full gear of the new season I wanted to reflect on a few stories from the past year. I hope this new season finds more Slashes and fewer […]

     
  • Tragedy and Loss

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew August 3, 2013 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

        Tragedy and Loss affects people and groups in many different ways. On that horrific day in September we watched the towers fall and we all came together; from individual people to a band of Americans. We saw each night on our local news channel, the patriotism of Americans […]

     
  • PBA50

    PBA50

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew July 5, 2013 at 1:08 am 0 comments

    Welcome bowling fans to the post Bowl Expo edition of Striking Spotlight. In my last article you may recall I had referenced the PBA50 Senior U.S. Open and USBC Senior Masters. As I was in Las Vegas for my league’s sweeper that was also hosted at the South Point the […]

     
  • What IF????

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew June 26, 2013 at 2:25 am 0 comments

    Greetings and Salutations my fellow bowlers. Welcome back to this edition of Striking Spotlight.  As many of you may or may not know, I have an enormous passion for the sport of bowling: YES you did read that correctly I did say SPORT.  On record, August is my favorite month […]

     
  • The ghost’s of Bowling History

    The ghost’s of Bowling History

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew December 4, 2012 at 12:12 am 2 comments

    Being that it is the holidays’ were going to be visited by three ghosts of Bowling.  The ghost of Bowling History……..Bowling has a long and rich history, and today it is one of the most popular sports in the world. A British anthropologist, Sir Flinders Petrie, discovered in the 1930’s […]

     
  • BVL performance group suffers devastating loss in theft, Bowlers Journal reports

    BVL performance group suffers devastating loss in theft, Bowlers Journal reports

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew November 30, 2012 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

    One of the highlights of the USBC convention each year is seeing the presentation on Re-Creation USA, the group that entertains hospitalized veterans and others on behalf of the Bowlers for Veterans charity. It’s something I was only dimly aware of before seeing the amazing presentation for the first time in […]

     
  • Can Jason Belmonte win again at the World Series of Bowling This year?

    Can Jason Belmonte win again at the World Series of Bowling This year?

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew November 16, 2012 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

                    Belmonte a 5 time PBA champion won his first 3 PBA titles at the 2011 PBA World Series of Bowling from Las Vegas and again he has a chance to tie last year’s run at 3 more titles. His 5th title came […]

     
  • Giving Back to the Sport of Bowling

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew October 30, 2012 at 1:07 am 0 comments

    Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to this week’s edition of Striking Spotlight! This edition we will look at giving back. How can one give back to the sport in our local area? I can think of a couple of ways… You can always go down to your local center and ask […]

     
  • PBA Pros in the WTBA

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew October 19, 2012 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

    Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to this week’s edition of Striking Spotlight. Wow there has been a lot going on here at Striking Spotlight and hope you all are doing well. To start off I would like to announce the birth of our new son Masen Connor Hirsch Born 10/12/12 6.2lbs […]

     
  • Bowling world mourns the loss of Tony Reyes

    Bowling world mourns the loss of Tony Reyes

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew September 28, 2012 at 1:49 pm 1 comment

    Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to this week’s edition of Striking Spotlight. This week we are going to celebrate the life of Tony Reyes. All of us in the bowling industry lost a great man today; According to preliminary reports, Reyes was involved in a single car incident and while inspecting the damage was […]

     
  • The State of Bowling

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew September 20, 2012 at 2:25 am 0 comments

    Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to this week’s edition of Striking Spotlight. This week we are going to talk about the state of Bowling. So over the past year we have seen “Save Bowling”, Pre-recorded Professional Bowling telecasts and now facebook is being flooded with the Stop House Shots page and […]

     
  • Movers and Shakers

    Movers and Shakers

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew September 9, 2012 at 2:06 am 1 comment

    Greetings and Salutation Bowling Friends. Welcome back to this week’s Striking Spotlight blog. With the PBA season just under a month and a half away their looks like there will be a few bowlers representing different companies this coming year. This past week seemed like a trade deadline in MLB […]

     
  • Practice!!!!! The What, When & Why

    Practice!!!!! The What, When & Why

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew September 1, 2012 at 1:47 am 0 comments

    Practice is much more than the 10-15 min that you get before the start of your league session. From the 120 to the 220 average bowler, we all can still learn something new; from understanding the technology of new bowling balls, ball motion to even getting that first ball and […]

     
  • BRIAN HIRSCH UNBUMPERED PT. 2

    BRIAN HIRSCH UNBUMPERED PT. 2

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew August 18, 2012 at 12:35 am 0 comments

    Greetings and Salutations Bowling fans!  This week we are going to dive right back into the Vin Gerard vs. Jason Belmonte challenge. I can admit when I am wrong and I really thought this would spark some talk & buzz about the SPORT that we love. after seeing Vin & […]

     
  • Striking Spotlight: Dave Soutar

    Striking Spotlight: Dave Soutar

    Striking Spotlight, The Crew August 12, 2012 at 12:03 am 0 comments

    Dave Soutar was born on March 7, 1940 and was a professional bowler on the PBA Tour. He won 18 times on the regular PBA Tour, and seven more times on the Senior PBA Tour. Soutar has been on tour for over 50+ years and with his wife Judy, also a hall of […]

     
  • BRIAN HIRSCH UNBUMPERED

    BRIAN HIRSCH UNBUMPERED

    Striking Spotlight August 2, 2012 at 2:57 am 1 comment

    Vin Gerard…… From facebook and Twitter pages to the PBA Tour, Vin is causing a huge buzz in the bowling world. He has gone an offered a challenge to any PBA pro that he can beat them in a bowling match and wagered his hair in a 3-game scratch series […]