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HOST OF ‘CELEBRITY BOWLING’ PASSES AWAY

There was a time when bowling was on television a lot. In addition to the “Pro Bowlers Tour” telecasts on ABC-TV, dozens of market areas carried “Bowling for Dollars,” typically hosted by a local sportscaster, and some carried versions of that program for kids. Some major markets had their own match-play television programs, featuring the […]

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NEW BOWLTV.COM TO OFFER MIX OF FREE, SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

The United States Bowling Congress has launched BowlTV, a new website and video-streaming service. The website will feature a wide variety of video content, including live coverage of PWBA events, Team USA competition, USBC Collegiate and Junior Gold events, and much more. In addition to live video, BowlTV.com will host an extensive library of video-on-demand […]

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HOSKINS RETURNS TO TRACK AFTER 6-YEAR HIATUS FROM BOWLING

Track has announced the return of Steve Hoskins to its pro staff. Hoskins, who was instrumental in helping build the Track brand as a touring pro, enjoyed a 12-year PBA career and will be experiencing a homecoming as he joins #TeamEBI under the Track banner. During his career, Hoskins amassed 10 Tour titles, including the […]

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QUBICAAMF TO AGAIN PLAY KEY ROLE IN PWBA SEASON FINALE

Richmond Raceway will be the site of the season-ending Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour Championship for the third consecutive year, and national sponsor QubicaAMF once again will be actively involved in the closing events of the PWBA Tour season. The 2019 PWBA Tour Championship is set for Sept. 15-18 at the Historic Old Dominion Building […]

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BPAA TREASURER MARK VOIGHT PASSES AWAY

Mark Voight, a veteran Detroit-area bowling proprietor and Treasurer of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America, passed away on Monday. He was 75. News of Voight’s illness became public when he and his wife of 50 years, Diane, did not attend the BPAA Bowling Summit in New Orleans last month. He spent a short time […]

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USBC RELEASES ‘OPEN’ SURVEY RESULTS

Survey findings from a third-party research firm show that participants at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships support recent changes to the tournament, including the addition of a third average-based division and withholding publication of lane conditions to improve fairness. The USBC Open Championships survey was reviewed and analyzed by Victus Advisors. Victus concluded […]

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WINNER NAMED IN BOWLERO SHOE DESIGN COMPETITION

Guests at Bowlero Corp.’s bowling centers will have new-look rental shoes in which to bowl next year, featuring the creative design work of Samuel Riley (left). The fashion student entered Bowlero’s #BeBowled shoe design contest, and his design was selected by a panel of judges that included Christian Soriano (right), the youngest-ever winner on the […]

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Moehrle Succeeds Hall as Chair of SMART Board

The Scholarship Management and Account Reporting for Tenpins (SMART) has expanded its board of directors with the selection of four new members, and also has selected a new chairperson. The four new members of the SMART Corporation Board of Directors are Darlene Baker of Mahomet, Ill.; Tom Bluth of Davie, Fla.; Andrew Cain of Phoenix, […]

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PBA TO DONATE PLAYER FINES TO BVL

The Professional Bowlers Association has announced that the PBA will donate all proceeds from player fine money collected from Go Bowling! PBA Tour and PBA50 Tour competition to the Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL). Founded in 1942, BVL grants provide arts and crafts programs, music and sports activities, reading materials, board games and much more […]

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