In The News

Bowlers rack up big scores - The Richmond Register

5/27/2009 - Wes Malott completed a sweep of the five-week PBA King of Bowling tournament earning a total of $50,000.

Laffey earns new nickname with huge bowling season - Indianapolis Star

5/27/2009 - Jack Laffey became known as Mr. 800 in the Brunswick Masters Classic league this past season.

Judd shrugs off top bowler honor - Topeka Capital Journal

5/27/2009 - Perhaps it’s a sign of Anthony Judd’s advancing age — he turned 30 in April, after all — that the city bowling standout has a difficult time living up to his own standards.

Journal Inquirer - Manchester, CT

5/27/2009 - For the PBA regional players, Thunderbowl in Allen Park, Mich., will host the action for the next 10 days that could pay big dividends for some players.

Big tournaments roll into Thunderbowl - Detroit Free Press

5/21/2009 - Thunderbowl Lanes, which will host the PBA World Series of Bowling from Aug. 7 to Sept. 7, will have a double-barreled warm-up for the historic event starting Friday.

100-year-old bowler takes on TV star Regis Philbin - bowl.com

5/20/2009 - Philbin challenged Hendrickson to a bowling competition after her milestone appearance at the National Bowling Stadium on April 18 became national news and landed her on ESPN Top 10 Plays and ESPNEWS.

Ron Nelson Wins Willowbrook PBA Regional - The Bowling Tree

5/19/2009 - Ron Nelson, Jr., Bridgview, IL rolls through matchplay to set up a finals with national exempt player, Yorkville's Steve Jaros in the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Midwest Region Willowbrook

Baer, Mitchell enjoy banner bowling seasons - York (PA) Daily Record

5/18/2009 - Baer set a personal best for perfect games.

VIDEO: Imperial Lanes' final night - WTVG Toldeo

5/14/2009 - It's the end of an era for one local bowling alley; an alley that is part of Toledo history.

Petraglia wins 7th Senior Tour title at Villages Sun Bowl - Villages Daily Sun

5/14/2009 - Johnny Petraglia led The Villages PBA Senior Sun Bowl at Spanish Springs Lanes every step of the way from the opening bell to the final match. He culminated his efforts with a 278-225 win against Hugh

Tedesco, Renzi, Mennillo to enter SBA Hall of Fame - Schenectady Daily Gazette

5/13/2009 - Talent, service and longevity describe the three newest members of othe Schenectady Bowling Association Hall of Fame.

Television presents own twists on bowling - Baton Rouge Advocate

5/12/2009 - If you enjoy watching bowling on your television, the last couple of weeks have been really entertaining.

Williams to represent Team USA at World Cup - bowl.com

5/12/2009 - Williams was recently selected to represent the United States in the World Cup, which will take place Nov. 14-21 in Melaka, Malaysia.

Defiance man 29th at PBA Senior Sun Bowl - Crescent-News.com

5/12/2009 - Emilio Mora Sr. stands 29th after the second day of qualifying at the PBA Senior Sun Bowl In The Villages at Spanish Springs Lanes.

BWAA Names Scroggins Bowler of Month for April

5/12/2009 - Mike Scroggins has been selected as Kegel Bowling Writers Association of America Bowler of the Month for April.

Petraglia holds record with 1,557 - The Villages Daily Sun

5/11/2009 - Veteran bowler Johnny Petraglia came into Sunday’s competition in The Villages Senior PBA Sun Bowl holding a Senior PBA record for a six-game set. He had posted a score of 1,477 in the 2008 Senior U.S

PBA Senior bowling tournament attracts big names, spectators - Orlando Sentinel

5/10/2009 - The sound of crashing bowling pins will become familiar at this megaretirement community this week.

Former PBA Tour member shines at Millennium - Arkansas Democrat Gazette

5/10/2009 - Former PBA Tour member Mike Shoemaker, 43, of Maumelle racked up an 802 series on games of 258, 289 and 255 in the A-1 Kool League at Millennium Bowl.

Nasty? No Way - Sheboygan Press

5/10/2009 - Let's clear up a few things about newly crowned PBA Tour Player of the Year Wes "Big Nasty" Malott.

More credit due the Duke of bowling - Abilene Reporter-News

5/10/2009 - Many years ago, Lew France was co-owner of a bowling center in the Houston area.