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JCP’S JOE PUGLIESE PASSES AWAY AFTER LONG ILLNESS

Joe Pugliese installed a lot of bowling lanes over the course of his lifetime, first while working alongside his father at B&C Bowling, and later as the founder and owner of JCP Precision Bowling Systems and JCP Construction Corporation, based in Islandia, Long Island, N.Y. Now, Pugliese has passed away following a long illness. Stanley […]

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UPDATE: DYKSTRA DISCUSSES NEW ROLE AT BRUNSWICK

UPDATED JUNE 8, 2017 Brent Perrier had been talking about retirement for about five years, but when Brunswick Corporation decided to get out of the bowling business in 2014, those plans were put on hold. Perrier was named Chief Executive Officer of a newly independent company called Brunswick Bowling. Now, after leading Brunswick Bowling through […]

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RALLY IN THE ALLEY TO BENEFIT RICHMOND CHARITIES

The Barton Malow Foundation, Richmond Flying Squirrels Charities, and RIR Cares are partnering for the third annual event to support RVA Field of Dreams Fest. This year’s event will be Rally in the Alley, a pro-celebrity bowling tournament taking place at Richmond International Raceway’s historic Old Dominion Building at the Richmond Raceway Complex on Sept. […]

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KEGEL UNVEILS A NEW COMPANY SLOGAN

Kegel has announced the launch of a new slogan for the Lake Wales, Fla.-based company — “Kegel: Built For Bowling.” This follows a change to Kegel’s mission statement, which occurred earlier this year. Kegel updated its mission statement to, “Kegel: Enhancing and Improving the Bowling Experience.” Erin Wall, Kegel’s Marketing Coordinator, said, “With our new […]

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JUNIOR GOLD SET TO BREAK RECORDS AGAIN NEXT MONTH

The Junior Gold program had another record year for membership, and will see its largest field yet for the 2017 Junior Gold Championships Presented by the Brands of Ebonite International next month in Cleveland. The opening ceremony will take place on July 16 at the Cleveland Public Auditorium, with doors opening at 7 p.m. In […]

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RYAN CIMINELLI SIGNS WITH MOTIV

Motiv Bowling has announced the addition of Ryan Ciminelli to the company’s PBA Tour Staff. A seven-time PBA national Tour champion and U.S. Open winner, Ciminelli is the winningest left-hander on the PBA Tour this decade. “I am very excited about joining the Motiv team,” Ciminelli said. “I think that it’ll be a fantastic partnership, […]

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NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES INCLUDES 103-YEAR-OLD BOWLER

Every National Senior Games is special, but this year’s 30th anniversary gathering in the “Magic City” will add an extra layer of pageantry and nostalgia as athletes and organizers celebrate three decades of fitness, fun and fellowship. All competitions and events are free for the public to attend. The 2017 National Senior Games Presented by […]

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WALLS GOING UP AT ONE DAYTONA’S GAMETIME

The walls have started going up for the 35,000-sq.-ft. family entertainment center located at One Daytona, across the street from Daytona International Speedway in Florida. GameTime announced late last year that it would open an FEC along the destination’s main thoroughfare, Daytona Boulevard. Featuring more than 60 flat-screen TVs, 100 new and retro-classic arcade games, […]

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US BOWLING TEAMS UP WITH ITALY COMPANY ON STRING MACHINES

A few months after purchasing Murrey International, US Bowling Corporation has become a major shareholder of Power Gamma, SRL in Poviglio, Italy. Power Gamma is a noted electronics and manufacturing company that is bringing 24-volt technology to the bowling business. Over the last six years, Power Gamma has been developing a state-of-the-art 24-Volt String Machine […]

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