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Fans enjoy trip down memory lanes

11/4/2008 - Most of the e-mails we've received the past week in regard to our three-part series on the history of the PBA expressed appreciation for the trip down Nostalgia Lane.

Local pro off to fast start

11/4/2008 - Since he first applied for membership to the Professional Bowlers Association, Jonathan Van Hees has been making every effort to get his form just right and go through the tournament grind across the

Veteran's first career title includes passing test against PBA Tour icon

11/4/2008 - A lifelong wait ended Sunday for Brad Angelo when he captured his first Professional Bowlers Tour title at Thunder Alley in Elkhorn.

Ex-Husker Machuga upbeat for this week's tourney at Thunder Alley

10/30/2008 - • Pro bowling results RELATED • Pro bowling results Mike Machuga didn't start the PBA Tour season as expected last week, but he got a nice consolation prize on Saturday at Lincoln's Memo

PBA Celebrates Golden Anniversary

10/29/2008 - video produced by Pete Dougherty of Albany Times-Union

Williams Votes for Anthony

10/29/2008 - He has 44 tournament titles, most in the Professional Bowlers Association's 50-year history, and has been selected the tour's Player of the Year a record-tying six times.

Petrick is fulfilling her bowling dreams

10/29/2008 - To say Jennifer Petrick is living a dream would be an understatement.

PBA tries to hook fans into the sport

10/28/2008 - If you're seeking an autograph from a pro athlete, ask a bowler. The players are available, tolerant and eager, and they don't charge.

Duke bowls way to history

10/27/2008 - Norm Duke looked back toward the crowd at Northrock Lanes and asked, "Anyone have a hot dog? A hamburger?"

Duke Rolls to third straight bowling title

10/27/2008 - Norm Duke became the first player in the 50-year history of the PBA to win three consecutive major titles with his victory in the Lumber Liquidators World Championship at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, K

Duke bowls way to history

10/27/2008 - Norm Duke looked back toward the crowd at Northrock Lanes

Albany is birthplace of PBA

10/27/2008 - The Professional Bowlers Association was a fledgling organization that was trying something new

From mainstream to off course

10/27/2008 - Anyone not old enough to remember when bell bottoms and bushy sideburns

PBA's Golden Anniversary

10/25/2008 - Click on the video PBA's Golden Anniversary to visit old photos and videos of the PBA's 50 years of history

Two hands are better than one

10/25/2008 - Like all kids who start to bowl at a really young age, Jason Belmonte used two hands to get the ball rolling down the alley.

Professional Athlete: Mike Wolfe

10/24/2008 - The PBA (Professional Bowling Association) has more than 4,000 members spanning 13 countries and it features the best bowlers in the world. It began in 1958 with only 33 chartered members.

Bowlers shouldn't mess with success

10/23/2008 - It's tough to beat a good superstition on the PBA Tour.

Beasley bowling over competition

10/20/2008 - Puyallup bowler Mitch Beasley is gearing up for the 2008/09 PBA tour

Double Oak bowler looks to keep rolling in new season

10/20/2008 - In a career already filled with accolades, Chris Barnes earned perhaps his biggest in 2008 when he was named the Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year.

Super Bowler

10/20/2008 - The Couch Slouch anoints the first ever Bowler of Destiny