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PBA offers Barack Obama bowling tips

11/7/2008 - The Pro Bowlers Assn. for obvious reasons believes it's a bad idea for Barack Obama to replace the White House bowling alley with a basketball court.

Angelo wins first PBA title

11/4/2008 - Brad Angelo won his first career PBA title Sunday at the PBA Tour's Pepsi Viper Championship at Thunder Alley.

Getting by on the PBA Tour

11/4/2008 - Being a professional athlete usually means living the good life. For many it means a prodigious income, celebrity status and all the other glitz associated with success and stardom.

Lockport's Angelo wins first PBA title

11/4/2008 - Brad Angelo’s seven-year date with destiny came in the Cornhusker state on Sunday.

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.