New York State USBC BA - Bowling News

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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Shultis Defeats Petraglia for PBA50 East Region Title
Date Posted: Tue, Dec 2nd, 2014 12:00:00 am

Laurel, Delaware (November 23, 2014) – Gary Shultis of Levittown, New York, defeated PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia of Jackson, New Jersey, 207-190, to win the PBA50 Bryan’s Bowling Center Open presented by The Insurance Market at Bryan’s Bowling Center Sunday.


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Albany Father, Son Win CNY Doubles Classic in Newark
Date Posted: Thu, Nov 13th, 2014 12:00:00 am

Newark, N.Y. (November 9, 2014) – The father and son team of Brian and Connor LeClair of Albany, New York, defeated fellow New Yorkers Joe Ciccone of Buffalo and Sammy Ventura of Syracuse, 2-0, in the best-of-three-game title match to win the Professional Bowlers Association Doug Kent’s Central New York Doubles Classic at Doug Kent’s Rose Bowl Lanes Sunday.

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Barnes Captures World Cup Championship; Hamilton 3rd
Date Posted: Mon, Nov 10th, 2014 12:00:00 am

NOVEMBER 9, 2014 -- WROCLAW, Poland - Team USA's Chris Barnes put on a dominant performance in the final round Sunday as he claimed the 50th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup men's title.

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Allen, Three New Yorkers in PBA Cheetah Event Finals
Date Posted: Sun, Oct 26th, 2014 12:00:00 am

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 25, 2014) – Dick Allen of Columbia, South Carolina, averaged 244.36.71 for 14 games Saturday to earn the top qualifying berth for the PBA Cheetah Championship presented by PBA Challenge Mobile Game as the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI officially got underway at South Point Bowling Center.

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Middle Island's Ray Edwards Wins PBA 50 Event in Dover
Date Posted: Wed, Oct 15th, 2014 12:00:00 am

Dover, Del. (October 12, 2014) – Ray Edwards of Middle Island, New York won nine of his 12 matches and finished with a 20-game total of 4,657 pins to record a massive 282-pin victory over Sammy Ventura of Syracuse, New York in the PBA50 Dover Eastern Open at Brunswick Doverama Sunday.


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Zaffino Captures PBA Regional at Lakeview Lanes in Fulton
Date Posted: Tue, Sep 16th, 2014 12:00:00 am

Fulton, New York. (Sept. 14, 2014) – Jeff Zaffino of Warren, Pennsylvania, outscored Bill McCorkle of Westerville, Ohio by 51 pins over 17 games to win the PBA50 Lakeview Lanes Eastern Open at Lakeview Lanes Sunday.

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Sam Ventura Repeats as PBA Howell Lanes Open Champion
Date Posted: Mon, Sep 8th, 2014 12:00:00 am

Howell, New Jersey (September 7, 2014) – Sammy Ventura of Syracuse, New York, defeated Terry Wiley of Vienna, Virginia, 188-170, to successfully defend his PBA50 Howell Lanes Eastern Open title at Howell Lanes Sunday.

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Mike Healy Earns First PBA East Regional Title in Pa.
Date Posted: Tue, Sep 2nd, 2014 12:00:00 am

Pottsville, Pennsylvania (August 31, 2014) – Mike Healy of Yonkers, New York, defeated Chris Fedden of Albany, New York, 207-158, to win the PBA50 Hammer Black Widow Legend Open at Strike Zone Alleys Sunday.


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Ryan Shafer Claims Regional PBA Title at Flamingo Bowl
Date Posted: Thu, Aug 21st, 2014 12:00:00 am

Liverpool, N.Y. (July 27, 2014) – Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, New York went 7-4-1 in match play and finished with a 20-game total of 4,593 pins to record a 146-pin victory over Brian LeClair of Albany, New York in the PBA Bethmann-Russell Syracuse Open presented by Radical at Flamingo Bowl Sunday.


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Rotterdam's Kuhlkin Comes Through for Junior Team USA
Date Posted: Mon, Aug 11th, 2014 12:00:00 am

AUGUST 11, 2014 -- HONG KONG - Bowling fans in person and online were treated to some excitement at the World Youth Championships as the United States and Sweden claimed doubles gold medals in dramatic fashion Monday at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Center.

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Bowlmor Lanes Closes After 76 Years in Greenwich Village
Date Posted: Tue, Aug 5th, 2014 12:00:00 am

AUGUST 5, 2014 -- Monday, July 7th, was the final night for Bowlmor Lanes on University Place in the heart of Greenwich Village (New York City), which opened in 1938 and was one of the longest continuously running bowling alleys on the East Coast.

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Albany's Brian LeClair Claims PBA East Regional Title
Date Posted: Tue, Jul 22nd, 2014 12:00:00 am

Yonkers, N.Y. (July 20, 2014) – Brian LeClair of Albany, N.Y. defeated Bill O’Neill of Langhorne, Pa., 277-236, to win the Professional Bowlers Association Homefield Bowl Eastern Open presented by MOTIV at Homefield Bowl Sunday and claim his 16th career PBA Regional title along with a $2,500 first prize.


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Deer Park's Zimmerman Captures Title at Junior Gold
Date Posted: Sat, Jul 19th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JULY 19, 2014 -- BUFFALO, N.Y. - Adam Zimmerman of Deer Park captured the 15-and-under Boys national title Friday at the 2014 Junior Gold Championships presented by Ebonite, Columbia 300, Track and Hammer.

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Buffalo's Melanie Hannon Earns Junior Team USA Spot
Date Posted: Fri, Jul 18th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JULY 18, 2014 -- BUFFALO, N.Y. - Four bowlers, including Melanie Hannon of Cheektowaga (Buffalo), earned automatic spots on Junior Team USA in 2015 as qualifying concluded and the first rounds of match play took place Thursday at the 2014 Junior Gold Championships presented by Ebonite, Columbia 300, Track and Hammer.

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Cain, Wilkinson to Continue as USBC President, Vice President
Date Posted: Tue, Jul 8th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JULY 8, 2014 -- Andrew Cain of Phoenix has been elected for a third one-year term as president of the United States Bowling Congress and Frank Wilkinson of Staten Island, N.Y., will continue to serve as vice president.

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Colombian Wins USBC Queens; Romeo Takes Senior Queens
Date Posted: Sat, Jul 5th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JULY 4, 2014 -- Maria Jose Rodriguez of Colombia outlasted two-time United States Bowling Congress Queens champion Kelly Kulick of Union, N.J., to win the 2014 event, presented by Storm, in a dramatic 190-189 finish at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev., on Thursday.

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Chad Murphy Takes Over as USBC Executive Director
Date Posted: Mon, Jun 30th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JUNE 24, 2014 -- Chad Murphy has been named Executive Director of the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) by the USBC Board of Directors. Murphy had been serving as USBC Interim Executive Director since February, 2014.

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