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Cyber Report #976-977

E-dition Nos. 976-977 • Monday, November 6, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Due to travel last week, this week and next week, we’re bringing you a double edition of the BJI Cyber Report today. The next edition is scheduled for Wednesday, November 15.     Bowling Joins Recreation Lineup at Euro Disney Resort   […]

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PBA HELPS GO FUND ME CAMPAIGN FOR PBA ‘SUPERFAN’

BY DENNIS BERGENDORF The saga of Josh Hyde’s trip to the PBA’s 60th Anniversary Celebration took an interesting turn Friday, when the PBA itself stepped up to help pay Josh’s expenses. That came as his Go Fund Me campaign reached its goal of $1,000 in just a few hours. Josh is the wheelchair-bound young man […]

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Cyber Report #975

E-dition No. 975 • Thursday, October 26, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)     More Live Finals, More Streaming for PWBA in 2018   CBS Sports Network will remain the home of numerous bowling events in 2018 and 2019 after a new agreement was reached between the network and the United States Bowling Congress.   […]

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CHALET BOWL: THE LITTLE BOWLING HOUSE THAT COULD

(Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the September issue of BCM. We are posting it here because on Monday, the co-owner of Chalet Bowl, Nancy Frederick, passed away unexpectedly.) By Bob Johnson Probably the best word to describe Chalet Bowl is “anomaly.” In an era when small, neighborhood centers have been disappearing from the bowling […]

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Cyber Report #974

E-dition No. 974 • Thursday, October 19, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)     Indy Proprietor Mitchell Elected to PBA Hall of Fame   The late Don Mitchell, a renowned bowling center owner and PBA host; 18-time PBA Tour champion Chris Barnes, and two-time PBA50 Player of the Year Ron Mohr have been elected to […]

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NEW FEC ROLE FOR JACK SIEFERT AT QUBICAAMF

QubicaAMF Worldwide has hired Jack Siefert as its new FEC Amusement Sales Executive. His primary role will be to grow the FEC segment of the company’s business. Siefert will support the amusement division by selling the company’s full bowling product mix into the FEC market and managing relationships with amusement distributors in the United States. […]

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BRUNSWICK ACQUIRES ULTIMATE BOWLING PRODUCTS ASSETS

Brunswick Bowling Products announced today that it has acquired the assets of Ultimate Bowling Products, manufacturer of bowling ball inserts and accessory products. The purchase signifies Brunswick’s continued investment in the growth of its consumer offerings and product lines. “Ultimate has built out a very nice product offering and reputable brand through its support of […]

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Cyber Report #973

E-dition No. 973 • Thursday, October 12, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Stadium Backer Don Carano Dies at 85   A celebration of life for Donald Louis Carano was held on Oct. 11 at the Silver Legacy Resort in Reno, Nev. Carano passed away on Oct. 3, two weeks shy of his 86th birthday. […]

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Cyber Report #972

E-dition No. 972 • Thursday, October 5, 2017 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)     Roll’n Donkee Inventor Kenworthy Passes Away   Keith Kenworthy invented the Roll’n Donkee bowling ball carrier at a time when bowlers were just beginning to carry more than one ball to league, tournament and practice sessions. Bowlers accustomed to carrying their […]

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