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Indianapolis' Russell makes it to final 5 - Indianapolis Star

2/28/2009 - Sunday's Etonic Marathon Open five-man finals features four established PBA Tour stars and a hometown favorite.

Bowlers have a lingo all their own - Indianapolis Star

2/26/2009 - They throw rocks, or pebbles, for a living. What happens after that, well, it's open for interpretation through a glossary of terms professional bowlers use each day.

PBA event field cut to 53 - Indianapolis Star

2/26/2009 - Chris Loschetter surged past Hoosier bowler Eugene McCune in Wednesday's early nine-game qualifying block to take the lead in the PBA's Etonic Marathon Open at Woodland Bowl.

Munster's McCune first in PBA event in Indy -

2/25/2009 - Munster's Eugene McCune is in first place after nine games at the PBA Tour's Etonic Marathon Open at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis.

Bowlers face endurance test this tourney - Indianapolis Star

2/25/2009 - Mika Koivuniemi threw his first couple of warm-up balls and felt a familiar tingle of pain from the middle finger on his right hand.

Jeff Carter finally wins a PBA tourney - The Canadian Press

2/25/2009 - Jeff Carter built a big lead in the early frames and held off Pete Weber 235-213 to win the PBA Tour's GEICO Plastic Ball Championship on Sunday.

Old names, new winner come to fore -

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 -

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 -

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.