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Cyber Report #1057

E-dition No. 1,057 • Friday, May 17, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) Kathy Leitgeb to Retire as E.D. of New York State BPA Kathy Leitgeb is retiring as Executive Director of the New York State Bowling Proprietors Association. Her final day will be in a few weeks, and a dinner in her honor was held […]

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Cyber Report #1056

E-dition No. 1,056 • Friday, May 10, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) ‘Sole Society Lounge’ to Be Hosted by Turbo and Dexter Turbo and Dexter have announced plans to provide pro shop operators with a place where they can slow things down and preview new products in a relaxed atmosphere during International Bowl Expo week […]

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Cyber Report #1055

E-dition No. 1,055 • Monday, May 6, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   A Fond Farewell to BJI’s Own Tom Kouros “He drafted his first book in longhand filling up dozens of legal pads,” writes Lyle Zikes in his “Pro Approach” column in the June issue of BJI. “What made its way onto typed pages, […]

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Cyber Report #1054

E-dition No. 1,054 • Friday, April 26, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   Bowland Centers Receive Bomb, Shooting Threats The Bowland center in Naples, Fla., received multiple phone threats Saturday night, prompting the center to be evacuated. According to reports, Bowland Beacon Bowl received a call at around 7:30 p.m. claiming that there was a […]

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Cyber Report #1053

E-dition No. 1,053 • Friday, April 19, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) PBA Visit Benefits Local Youth in Portland, Maine Perhaps one of the reasons the fans in Portland, Maine, have embraced the Professional Bowlers Association and its players so strongly, and vice versa, is that the visits to Maine’s largest city (fewer than 67,000 […]

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Cyber Report #1052

E-dition No. 1,052 • Friday, April 11, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) PBA Viewership Leaves 2018 Numbers in the Dust The PBA Tour’s historic television package with FOX Sports and its social media impact, boosted by its new relationship with FloSports, continue to show impressive gains in 2019.  During the PBA World Series of Bowling […]

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Cyber Report #1051

E-dition No. 1,051 • Friday, April 5, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   19 Bowling Shows Added to CBS Sports Network Schedule In addition to its schedule of PBA Tour telecasts, CBS Sports Network will televise 19 bowling shows in 2019, with the finals of eight events televised live, including the stepladder finals of five […]

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Cyber Report #1049-1050

E-dition Nos. 1,049-1,050 • Friday, March 22, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) We’re bringing you a double edition of the BJI Cyber Report today because the Report will be taking a “bye” next week. Watch your in-box on April 4 for the next edition. Meanwhile, visit bowlersjournal.com and bcmmag.com for breaking bowling business news.   […]

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Cyber Report #1047-1048

E-dition Nos. 1,047-1,048 • Friday, March 15, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) Couch, Hoskins Prepare for Returns With Ebonite, Track Ebonite has signed Jason Couch to a national contract in preparation for his return to competitive bowling on the PBA50 Tour. Couch has bowled under the Ebonite banner since his first day on the PBA […]

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