New York State USBC BA - Bowling News

Liz Johnson Claims Second USBC Queens Title
Date Posted: Wed, May 20th, 2015 12:00:00 am

GREEN BAY, Wis. - United States Bowling Congress Hall of Famer Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York, added to her legacy Tuesday as she became the ninth bowler in history to win multiple titles at the USBC Queens, a Professional Women's Bowling Association event.

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Liz Johnson Among USBC Hall of Fame Inductees
Date Posted: Sat, May 9th, 2015 12:00:00 am

OMAHA, Neb. - Five new members of the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame, including New Yorker Liz Johnson, had their accomplishments celebrated Wednesday night as they earned bowling's ultimate honor.

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Lackawanna's Jack Jurek Dedicates PBA50 Win to Father
Date Posted: Sat, May 9th, 2015 12:00:00 am

APRIL 29, 2015 – In a tournament he dedicated to his father Jerry, who passed away two weeks ago, Jack Jurek of Lackawanna, N.Y. survived an emotional championship match to win the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic presented by Columbia 300 Wednesday at George Pappas’ Victory Lanes.


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USBC Delegates Vote Down Two Merger Proposals
Date Posted: Tue, May 5th, 2015 12:00:00 am

MAY 1, 2015 – In addition to electing three board members Thursday, delegates rejected legislative proposals requiring the merger of non-merged state and local associations during the final day of the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Convention and Annual Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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New Yorker Among Gift for Life Scholarship Recipients
Date Posted: Wed, Apr 22nd, 2015 12:00:00 am

APRIL 20, 2015 – The International Bowling Campus Youth Committee has selected 12 recipients for Gift for Life Scholarships, including Cameron Christopher of Deerfield, N.Y. Each of this year’s selections currently are completing their senior year of high school.

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Zaffino Over LeClair for PBA50 Rossi Lanes Championship
Date Posted: Tue, Mar 24th, 2015 12:00:00 am

Elmira, N.Y. (March 22, 2015) – Jeff Zaffino of Warren, Pa., defeated Brian LeClair of Albany, N.Y., 269-216, to win the PBA50 Rossi Lanes Eastern Open at Rossi Lanes Sunday for his 25th career PBA regional title.


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Bohn Posts Sudden-Death Win in PBA Players Championship
Date Posted: Mon, Feb 23rd, 2015 12:00:00 am

INDIANAPOLIS – Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J., struck on his second shot in sudden-death to win the Professional Bowlers Association Players Championship at Woodland Bowl, earning his 34th career title and moving into a tie for fifth place on the all-time PBA career titles list with legendary star Mark Roth.

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Belmonte Successfully Defends T of C Crown
Date Posted: Tue, Feb 17th, 2015 12:00:00 am

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 15, 2015) – Australian two-handed player Jason Belmonte continued his astonishing run in Professional Bowlers Association major champions Sunday, successfully defending his title in the 50th anniversary Barbasol Professional Bowlers Association Tournament of Champions with a 232-214 victory over top qualifier Rhino Page of Orlando, Fla., at Woodland Bowl for his fifth major title in the past three years.


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Patriot Bowling Days to Support Military Families
Date Posted: Fri, Feb 13th, 2015 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 13, 2015 -- AMF, Brunswick Zone and Brunswick Zone XL bowling centers are partnering to promote Patriot Bowling Days to help Folds of Honor Foundation grant scholarships to deserving military families.

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Belmonte Claims Third Straight USBC Masters Championship
Date Posted: Mon, Feb 9th, 2015 12:00:00 am

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Australia's Jason Belmonte became the first bowler in the 64-year history of the United States Bowling Congress Masters to win the event three consecutive times on Sunday, defeating collegiate bowler AJ Johnson of Oswego, Illinois, 202-157.

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Youth Open Tournament to Offer Handicap Option
Date Posted: Fri, Feb 6th, 2015 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 6, 2015 – The 2015 Bowling.com Youth Open Championships will provide more opportunities for youth bowlers to grab a share of the scholarship fund and, for the third consecutive year, the event will hold a West Region tournament.

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Five Nominees Selected for USBC Board Positions
Date Posted: Thu, Jan 29th, 2015 12:00:00 am

JANUARY 29, 2015 – The United States Bowling Congress Nominating Committee has slated five candidates for three open positions on the USBC Board of Directors.

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Noted Bowling Journalist Chuck Pezzano Dies at Age 86
Date Posted: Mon, Jan 26th, 2015 12:00:00 am

JANUARY 25, 2015 – Chuck Pezzano of Clifton, New Jersey, a United States Bowling Congress and Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Fame member, died Friday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey. He was 86.

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Toledo, Ohio Man Becomes 25th to Roll 900 Series
Date Posted: Thu, Jan 22nd, 2015 12:00:00 am

JAN. 20, 2015 - Earon Vollmar of Toledo, Ohio, didn't have the best weekend on the lanes, but a few adjustments put him back on track in time for his Monday night league, where he rolled three consecutive 300 games for a 900 series.

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McEwan, Liz Johnson Among Team USA Qualifiers
Date Posted: Thu, Jan 8th, 2015 12:00:00 am

LAS VEGAS - Kamron Doyle of Brentwood, Tennessee, became the youngest United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials champion in history Wednesday, while Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio, won the women's crown for a record fifth time.

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New Yorker Anthony Pepe Captures PBA Cheetah Title
Date Posted: Tue, Dec 16th, 2014 12:00:00 am

LAS VEGAS – Anthony Pepe of Elmhurst, New York, in his national television debut, won the PBA Cheetah Championship presented by PBA Challenge Mobile Game at the new South Point Bowling Plaza with an emotional 224-206 come-from-behind victory over top qualifier Dick Allen of Columbia, South Carolina.

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SMART to Distribute More Than $190K to Grant Providers
Date Posted: Wed, Dec 10th, 2014 12:00:00 am

ARLINGTON, Texas, DEC. 10, 2014 – The Scholarship Management and Accounting Reports for Tenpins (SMART) Corporation Board of Directors announced it will make an income earnings distribution of $192,969 to providers’ funds in December. (The New York State USBC's SMART account will be among providers receiving some of these funds, USBC officials stated.)

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