Archive | March, 2022

‘HOW WE ROLL’ DEBUTS TONIGHT ON CBS

“How We Roll,” the new sitcom loosely based on the life of pro bowler Tom Smallwood, is scheduled to debut tonight on CBS. “It’s a show about relationships,” says Pete Holmes, who portrays the Smallwood-based character. “There’s a mentor relationship, a husband-and-wife relationship, a best-friend relationship.” And the thing about relationships, says Chi McBride, who […]

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SECOND ROUND OF BCM DESIGN AWARDS HONOREES ANNOUNCED

The second round of winners in the 37th annual Bowling Center Architecture and Design Awards has been unveiled by Bowling Center Management magazine. Each will receive one of the inaugural BCMmy Awards. The awards feature projects completed between Oct. 17, 2020, and Dec. 31, 2021. Although that period coincided with part of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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DEADLINE NEARS FOR $25,000 FREWING SCHOLARSHIP

 The deadline for high school seniors to submit their applications for the 2022 Daroll and Dolores Frewing College Scholarship is approaching.  Applications must be received by May 1. The $25,000 annual scholarship, presented by the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame, was created by Daroll Frewing, co-founder and CEO of US Bowling Corporation, and […]

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KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND TO CLOSE BOWL EXPO

KC and The Sunshine Band will provide the entertainment at Club Xpo, the social gathering that will close International Bowl Expo this summer at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. The band’s music has been described as a mashup of funk, disco, R&B and Caribbean, and among its numerous hits are “Shake, Shake, Shake) […]

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BOWLING GETS BOOST FROM LOCAL AGENCY

At least one local government agency recognizes the importance of bowling. The Sturgis (S.D.) Economic Development Corporation has been working to purchase the Sturgis Strikers bowling center, which has been up for sale for about a year, with the goal of maintaining it as a bowling venue. Allowing it to continue to operate as a […]

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WEST VIRGINIA TOWN WELCOMES BACK BOWLING

Bowling is back in Clarksburg, W.V., following an official ribbon cutting at Alley 304. The center is in the same building occupied for 59 years by Compton Lanes, which closed in 2020 as a result of the state’s COVID-19 mandates for businesses. New owner Gary Simmons invested in a state-of-the-art scoring system with big monitors, […]

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BIRTHPLACE OF ‘MEGABUCK’ TOURNAMENTS TO CLOSE

Elk Grove Bowl in Elk Grove Village, Ill., is closing at the end of April, ending a 60-year run. In Chicagoland, the facility was known for its leagues that catered to nearby industrial park workers as well as O’Hare International Airport employees during the salad years of the 1960s and 1970s. Owner Debbie Handler recalled […]

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COLLEGIATE EXPO TEAMS WITH SYC

Turbo Bowling Accessories has announced the 2022 Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo will take place in at Columbus Square Bowling Palace in Columbus, Ohio, on June 15-16 in conjunction with the Storm Youth Championships Super Slam. Attendees will receive on-lane and classroom instruction from industry coaches and staff players, and participate in a three-game sweeper tournament. […]

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March 2022

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