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SOUTHPORT LANES: BOWLING LOSES ANOTHER ‘SPEAKEASY’

It is a testament to bowling’s colorful history and, simultaneously, the stressful times in which we live that two bowling venues with histories as “speakeasies” are closing within a month of each other. As previously reported, Paul’s Bar and Bowling is ending a run of more than nine decades on the Paterson/Clifton border in New […]

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BRIEFLY: STORM DAMAGE, OPENINGS & REOPENINGS, AND A VISION

BRIEF REPORTS on bowling centers from Louisiana to New York, and from Minnesota  to Oregon… plus a vision for a new center in Hawaii… *** Hurricane Laura, which struck western Louisiana earlier this month, did massive damage to communities in its path, and it did not spare Petro Bowl in Lake Charles. Most of one […]

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KEGEL INTRODUCES NEW PLATFORM FOR MECHANICS

The Kegel Mechanics Klub (KMK) is a new platform that Kegel plans to grow into an extensive knowledge base for mechanics. KMK includes maintenance and installation videos, written technical tips and articles, troubleshooting flow charts with videos attached showing specific adjustments, and more. This free website will initially focus on GS and A2 pinsetters from […]

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BOWLERO’S EDISON TO APPEAR ON ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Bowlero Corp. Chief Customer Officer and Professional Bowlers Association CEO, Colie Edison, is scheduled to be featured on CBS’s Emmy-award winning reality television series, “Undercover Boss,” on Friday, Oct. 9. In the one-hour episode, filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Edison works side-by-side with bowling center employees at Bowlero locations in New Jersey, Connecticut and Georgia. […]

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USBC CONSIDERS MOVING 2021 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS

The United States Bowling Congress is exploring options for an alternate host city for the 2021 USBC Women’s Championships, currently scheduled to be conducted at Stardust Bowl in Addison, Ill. USBC said it is looking for greater operational and scheduling flexibility for the Women’s Championships due to uncertainty about COVID-19 restrictions in Illinois. One option […]

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ROTO GRIP ADDS JORDAN RICHARD TO PRO STAFF

Roto Grip has announced that two-time PWBA champion Jordan Richard has joined the Roto Grip Pro Staff. Richard started bowling when she was able to walk at her family’s bowling center. She started competing in youth events and qualified for her first Junior Gold tournament in her early teens. Determination and hard work have led […]

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FUREY, PALUSZEK SIGNED TO RADICAL PRO STAFF

Radical Bowling Technologies has announced the addition of John Furey and Joe Paluszek to the Radical Pro Staff. Furey joined the PBA in 2005, and through the years has experienced success at the regional level, winning two regional titles and being named East Region Player of the Year in 2011. His national tour success is highlighted […]

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STORM ADDS JOSIE BARNES, THOMAS LARSEN TO PRO STAFF

Storm Products has announced that Josie Barnes and Thomas Larsen have joined the Team Storm Pro Staff. Barnes, a three-time PWBA champion, has earned medals around the world as a 13-time member of Team USA. “I’m so grateful for Storm’s faith in me,” Barnes said. “I have had the opportunity to be a part of […]

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USBC: TEAM TRIALS TO BE HELD EVEN IF RELOCATION IS REQUIRED

We live in a time when it’s always a good idea to have a “Plan B,” and it was with that in mind that the United States Bowling Congress announced details on the 2021 USBC Team USA Trials and United States National Amateur Bowling Championships. USBC said that plans call for the events to be […]

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