New York State USBC BA - Bowling News

Liz Johnson Wins Detroit Open for 2nd PWBA Crown in 2015
Date Posted: Mon, Aug 31st, 2015 12:00:00 am

DETROIT, Mich. (Aug. 30, 2015) -- Liz Johnson of Cheektowaga, New York, became the first two-time winner this season on the Professional Women's Bowling Association Tour as she overcame a tough lane condition Saturday to claim the 2015 PWBA Detroit Open title.

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Shafer Ends 12-Year Title Drought in Delaware
Date Posted: Tue, Aug 25th, 2015 12:00:00 am

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (Aug. 23, 2015) – Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, N.Y., ended a 12-year title drought Sunday, defeating Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., 254-144, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop East Classic at Mid-County Bowling and Entertainment.

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Schenectady's Liz Kuhlkin Wins First PWBA Title
Date Posted: Mon, Aug 10th, 2015 12:00:00 am

TOPEKA, Kan., AUGUST 9, 2015 - Liz Kuhlkin of Schenectady, New York, rolled through the stepladder finals Saturday, winning three matches to claim the title at the 2015 Professional Women's Bowling Association Topeka Open presented by Prairie Band Casino & Resort.

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Patrick Allen Captures PBA Regional Event in Lebanon, Pa.
Date Posted: Tue, Jul 28th, 2015 12:00:00 am

Lebanon, Pa. (July 26, 2015) – Patrick Allen of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., defeated Anthony Pepe of Elmhurst, N.Y., 227-187, to win the Professional Bowlers Association Pure-It Pro Shop Eastern Open presented by DV8 at Cedar Lanes Sunday. The win was Allen’s third of the year and the 27th PBA Regional title of his career.


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Shannon Sellens Places Fourth in PWBA Wichita Open
Date Posted: Mon, Jul 27th, 2015 12:00:00 am

JULY 26, 2015 -- Shannon Sellens of Long Island placed fourth in the Professional Women's Bowling Association Wichita Open on Saturday, and earned $3,000 in the process.


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New Yorkers Doty, Naujokas Capture Junior Gold Titles
Date Posted: Tue, Jul 21st, 2015 12:00:00 am

JULY 18, 2015 -- Zachary Doty of Nassau and Amanda Naujokas of Lake Ronkonkoma claimed national titles in the U20 Boys and U12 Girls divisions, respectively, Friday at the 2015 Junior Gold Championships in Addison, Ill. Cameron Hurwitz of Rochester placed second in the U12 Boys division.

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Pomona's Keith Doran Wins First PBA50 Tourney Title
Date Posted: Wed, Jul 15th, 2015 12:00:00 am

Cherry Hill, N.J. (July 12, 2015) – Keith Doran of Pomona, N.Y., defeated Jeff Zaffino of Warren, Pa., 175-172, to win the PBA50 Cecil Raymond Memorial presented by Track at Playdrome Cherry Hill Sunday.

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Kingston's Wendell Places Second in PBA Women's Event
Date Posted: Mon, Jul 13th, 2015 12:00:00 am

JULY 12, 2015 - Elysia Current of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, defeated Kristina Wendell of Kingston, 246-194, in the title match Saturday of the Professional Women's Bowling Association Storm Sacramento Open.

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Levittown's Soedarmasto Wins Teen Masters Championship
Date Posted: Fri, Jul 3rd, 2015 12:00:00 am

JULY 3, 2015 -- Brandon Soedarmasto of Levittown, N.Y., and Brigitte Jacobs of Freeport, Ill., captured the boys’ and girls’ titles in the Teen Masters Championships at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas, Nev., Friday, each earning $7,500 scholarships.

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New York's Smith, Bowman Are High School All-Americans
Date Posted: Fri, Jun 12th, 2015 12:00:00 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – A pair of New Yorkers -- Casey Smith of Chittenango and Jonathan Bowman of Peru -- have been selected to the 2014-15 Dexter/United States Bowling Congress High School All-American Team.

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Delmar's Brian LeClair Wins First National PBA Title
Date Posted: Thu, Jun 11th, 2015 12:00:00 am

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CALIF. (June 10, 2015) – Brian LeClair of Delmar, N.Y. competed on the PBA Tour for 18 seasons without a title. But now, bowling as a rookie on PBA’s Tour for players 50 and over, he can lay claim to his first national PBA title after winning the PBA50 Fountain Valley Open presented by Track Wednesday at Fountain Bowl.

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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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