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Old names, new winner come to fore - Times-Union.com

2/24/2009 - After his first PBA Tour victory Sunday, Jeff Carter summed up the week appropriately.

Two-hander back in top spot at USBC Open Championships - bowl.com

2/24/2009 - While Australian bowling sensation Jason Belmonte continues to garner international media attention as the world's most successful two-hander on the lanes, Steven Vance of Norcross, Ga., is quietly ma

Haggerty earns USBC David Dahms Coach of the Year Award - bowl.com

2/24/2009 - Debbie Haggerty, who has been involved in the sport of bowling as a coach for the last 18 years and as a youth director for the last 15 years, has been selected to receive the 2009 United States Bowli

Springfield's Carter picks up first PBA victory-Springfield Journal-Register

2/23/2009 - Springfield’s Jeff Carter won his first Professional Bowlers Association Tour title by beating Hall of Famer Pete Weber of St. Louis 235-213 Sunday in the PBA GEICO Plastic Ball Championships at Bruns

Barnes in today's PBA finals - Topeka Capital-Journal

2/23/2009 - Topeka native Chris Barnes will take on Pete Weber in today's PBA Geico Plastic Ball Championship at Wheat Ridge, Colo. In a semifinal-final format, if Barnes wins, he will take on the winner of the M

NBA vs PBA, Chris Paul vs Pro Bowler Chris Barnes, Video

2/23/2009 - NBA vs PBA, Chris Paul vs Pro Bowler Chris Barnes, Video

Traber earns 42nd PBA crown-Springfield State Journal Register

2/23/2009 - Dale Traber needed two roll-off frames to get past Bennie Holman in the championship match of the PBA Midwest/Central Region Dick Ritger/Short Stop Lanes Senior Open on Sunday.

Carter beats Weber for title-Topeka Capital-Journal

2/23/2009 - Jeff Carter used a six-strike run to defeat Pete Weber, 235-213, Sunday in the Geico Plastic Ball Championship title game and earn his first career victory on the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour.

Old school fine for Carter- Denver Post

2/23/2009 - Jeff Carter was willing to reminisce about one of bowling's most famous name connections Sunday before facing Pete Weber in the finals of the Plastic Ball Championships at Brunswick Zone.

Two hands may be better than one - Denver Post

2/20/2009 - Aussie Jason Belmonte brings his unique two-handed style to a PBA stop in Wheat Ridge.

PBA Tour strikes back in Colorado - Denver Post

2/19/2009 - Four Colorado bowlers, an Australian and a field full of Hall of Famers will highlight the Professional Bowlers Association GEICO Plastic Ball Championship starting today in Wheat Ridge.

Big test for bowlers in Indianapolis - The Sports Network

2/18/2009 - The Etonic Marathon Open will be one of the most challenging tournaments on the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour schedule from Feb. 23-March 1 at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.

It's '80s week as pro bowlers roll back technology clock-Denver Post

2/18/2009 - As science grows in sports, the PBA tour stop here will use a retro ball that requires bygone skill.

Brilliant bowling career should put 'JJ' in Hall of Fame - Delaware Online

2/17/2009 - Four years after his death, Jim Johnson Jr. is a finalist for induction into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame.

Pete Weber, meet Pete Weber - TH Online

2/17/2009 - Golf and Bowling have many similarities, and when your name is Pete Weber, the similarities go beyond swing angles.

Televised PBA event in Lake Wales has local flavor - Miami Herald

2/15/2009 - Johnny King won the first Professional Bowlers Association tournament held in South Florida at Hialeah Lanes in 1964. Thirty years later, Walter Ray Williams won the last PBA event contested in South

PBA veterans attempt to climb Masters stepladder - Las Vegas Review Journal

2/15/2009 - Two 12-time PBA Tour champions will try to deny two higher seeds their first titles today in the finals of the U.S. Bowling Congress Masters at Cashman Center.

Athlete you might like to know - Las Vegas Sun

2/14/2009 - Bowling great, an RV-driving family man, has ‘dream life’.

PBA stops in Colorado for Plastic Ball Championship - The Sports Network

2/10/2009 - Perhaps the most anticipated and certainly the most controversial event in this 50th Anniversary season of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour is the first-ever GEICO Plastic Ball Championship to be held

Norm Duke wins Dick Weber Open-International Herald Tribune

2/9/2009 - Coming off a disappointing 39th-place finish in a tournament two weeks ago, PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke defeated Michael Fagan 278-168 in the championship match to win the Dick Weber Open on Sunday.