In The News

Getting to know sensation Belmonte - Bucks County Courier Times

4/13/2009 - Jason Belmonte has always felt that no matter where he bowled in the past, he was the main event.

Going over the top? Merrillville Post-Tribune

4/13/2009 - That's what several people commenting on my previous PBA blog entry were, but that's part of the game, right?

Bowling in Alabama - Alabama Bowling.com

4/13/2009 - Easter Sunday had some pretty exciting television.

Like father, like sons -- with 800 series - Indianapolis Star

4/13/2009 - Kim Buell and his two sons -- David and Stephen -- combined for a rare triple this bowling season. Each had an 800 series.

Unfortunate turn of PBA events - Merrillville Post-Tribune

4/8/2009 - I guess I should congratulate Wes Malott for his PBA Player of the Year honor, but for some reason it seems so artificial.

Top Pros Ready to Compete in Lake Wales - Lakeland Ledger

4/8/2009 - For three days, 11 of the top U.S. male bowlers and five of the best female bowlers will face off at the Kegel Training Center in the newest additions to the Professional Bowling Association schedule.

Barnes: Open finish just the start - Topeka Capital-Journal

4/8/2009 - The life of a professional bowler can be hectic. Just ask Chris Barnes.

New style catching on - Merrillville Post-Tribune

4/8/2009 - Are two hands really better than one?

Bowling them over - Culpepper VA Star-Exponent

4/7/2009 - One thing is for sure: Everything about professional bowler Mike Scroggins’ game goes against the norm.

Barnes finishes third at U.S. Open - Topeka Capital-Journal

4/6/2009 - At first glance, Chris Barnes’ one-pin loss Sunday in the semifinal match of the 66th U.S. Open bowling tournament in North Brunswick, N.J., might look like the latest in a collection of heartbreaking

Bowling: Albany Times-Union

4/6/2009 - Defeating Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year contenders Norm Duke and Chris Barnes in the stepladder finals, Mike Scroggins of Amarillo, Texas, won his second career major in winning

Mike Scroggins wins bowling gold at U.S. Open - Newark Star Ledger

4/6/2009 - After clinching the most important championship of his life Sunday afternoon, Mike Scroggins sat in his chair under the bright lights from the television cameras and dabbed at the sweat that had gathe

Mike Scroggins won his second career major - Akron Beacon Journal

4/6/2009 - Mike Scroggins won his second career major, defeating Norm Duke 191-173 in the championship match of the 66th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open in North Brunswick, N.J.

Bowling - Tucson Citizen

4/6/2009 - Mike Scroggins won his second career major, defeating Norm Duke 191-173 in the championship match of the 66th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open on Sunday.

Scroggins wins bowling major - Kansas City Star

4/6/2009 - Mike Scroggins won his second career major, defeating Norm Duke 191-173.

Barnes leads Open qualifying - Topeka Capital-Journal

4/3/2009 - Topeka native Chris Barnes rolled into the match play portion of the 66th U.S. Open bowling tournament in North Brunswick, N.J., as the overall leader Friday.

Medina bowler competing in U.S. Open - DailyNews.com

4/2/2009 - A dozen Western New Yorkers, including Medina's Curtis Foss, are among the 415 bowlers who have entered this week's 66th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open at Brunswick Zone Carolier in North Brunswick, N.J

Barnes closer to PBA top honor - Topeka Capital-Journal

4/1/2009 - Three weeks ago Chris Barnes described his chances of repeating as Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year as “possible, but not probable.”

PBA set to make Huck Finn debut - Troy Record

4/1/2009 - In his final tune-up for the U.S. Open, PBA Tour veteran Brian LeClair tested Uncle Sam Lanes on Sunday and qualified for the next Huck Finn Singles Championship.

Belmonte finally lives up to hype - Albany Times Union

3/31/2009 - That gust of wind Sunday afternoon from downstate? It was a huge sigh of relief from Professional Bowlers Association officials after Jason Belmonte won the Long Island Classic.