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Pete Weber tells Inside Bowling Show he’ll still compete in majors, possibly World Series of Bowling on PBA Tour
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:00 am
When the PBA Tour will resume is uncertain at this point amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But when it does, Pete Weber intends to take part — at least some of the time. In an appearance on the...
Update: Arizona tournament group has record turnout with Memorial Day weekend event featuring numerous COVID-19 measures
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted May 20, 2020. Update May 26, 2020: Here is the post-tournament report from the Strike Force Tour. The tournament drew 317 total entries with 226 qualifying...
RSCVA set to consider P3 Partners' plans for downtown Reno that include management and additional sports uses for National Bowling Stadium
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:00 am
P3 Partners’ detailed plans for downtown Reno that include additional sports uses for the National Bowling Stadium are scheduled to be presented to the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors...
Story collection: Chronicling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on bowling from the beginning
Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:30 am
Note: This collection of stories originally posted with the first story on March 11, 2020, the night Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID-19. I am continually updating this...
Foreign pro athletes in major sports to be allowed to return to U.S.; bowling apparently can apply to be included
Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:00 am
Professional athletes, essential staff and their dependents in major sports from foreign countries will be allowed to return to the U.S. under an order by the federal government exempting them from...
When to resume bowling amid COVID-19 pandemic a personal choice that should be respected
Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:00 am
It should go without saying that when to resume bowling amid the COVID-19 pandemic is a personal choice that should be respected. And actually, that could be said about anything in life. COVID-19 is...
Collection of Milwaukee legend Frank Benkovic's artifacts donated to International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame
Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:00 am
A collection of Milwaukee legend Frank Benkovic’s artifacts has been donated to the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame and a selection of the items will be shown on the...
Proprietor canceling South Shore Open another blow to PBA50 Tour that seems unlikely to happen in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic
Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:00 pm
As I have written numerous times, most recently earlier this week, it’s difficult to see the PBA50 Tour happening before the threat of COVID-19 is eliminated or greatly mitigated. That means a...
Update: COVID-19 pandemic delays start of Petersen Classic to June 27, move to Bowlero Mount Prospect delayed to 2021
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted Dec. 5, 2019. Update May 20, 2020: The Petersen Classic announced on its Facebook page that the COVID-19 pandemic would delay the start of the tournament...
PBA releases details on special events in June, July on FOX Sports that will look familiar
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Did you enjoy Speed Bowling during the 2019 CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational? Did you enjoy the PBA Clash? Did you enjoy the King of Bowling? If you answer yes to these questions, then you will enjoy...
SMART expands, loosens policies on use of scholarship funds, including for student-loan debt, off-campus housing
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:00 pm
If you want to hear a serious and heartfelt rant, ask a bowling parent or student about the restrictions on the use of SMART scholarship funds that stop them from using the money for something that...
As with other sports, science, logic and common sense tell us when top-level bowling may resume
Monday, May 18, 2020 8:00 am
Sunday night’s PBA League draft was a welcome slice of near-normalcy for bowling. But when the teams will be competing at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine is an open question. PBA said last...
Francois Lavoie, Sean Rash are top picks of 2020 PBA League draft, now question is when League will compete
Sunday, May 17, 2020 8:00 pm
In a mild surprise based on player rankings, Las Vegas High Rollers manager Amleto Monacelli made Francois Lavoie the top pick of the 2020 PBA League draft on Sunday night live on FloBowling. Brew...
There will be a time to celebrate the life of Wisconsin Bowling Hall of Famer Carl Muccio — we just don’t know when
Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Carl Muccio was one of the state’s best bowlers and a member of Rich Wonders’ Kendor Corp. teams when I was a teenager starting to compete in top-level Wisconsin tournaments. But he was...
Collin Krachey, Erica Lohr named 2019-20 Madison Area USBC Youth Bowlers of the Year
Friday, May 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Collin Krachey and Erica Lohr have been named Madison Area USBC Youth Bowlers of the Year for 2019-20, the association announced Friday. The boys honor is named for Lowell Maves and the girls honor...