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He's a natural

11/14/2008 - Wearing a helmet had never before seemed germane to bowling. Until now. The neon-orange bowling ball seemed to hover in the air, at least four feet, quite possibly more, above the synthetic bowling

Expect high scores at Taylor event

11/13/2008 - It's billed as the Ultimate Scoring Championship, and if what P.J. Haggerty did in Sunday's rabbit squad at Taylor Lanes is any indication, it could be bombs away in today's Round of 64 in the Lumber

Lefties Patrick Allen, Parker Bohn III leads Taylor bowling tourney

11/13/2008 - As expected, some towering scores were shot Monday in the Round of 64 at the Lumber Liquidators PBA Ultimate Scoring Championship.

PBA's Ultimate Scoring Championship down to final four

11/13/2008 - The field in the Lumber Liquidators PBA Ultimate Scoring Championship has been pared down to the final four -- Bill O'Neill, Mike Wolfe, Robert Smith and Mike Scroggins.

Tomek leads PBA qualifiers

11/13/2008 - In Sunday's Tour Qualifying Round for the Lumber Liquidators PBA Ultimate Scoring Championship at Taylor Lanes, P.J. Haggerty led with a 253 average on an oil pattern designed to show what the pros wo

PBA offers to give lessons to Barack Obama

11/8/2008 - Along with the presidency, president-elect Barack Obama has inherited the bowling lanes in the White House.

Names in the Game

11/8/2008 - The Professional Bowlers Association is hoping President-elect Obama will use the lanes in the White House to learn to enjoy the game.

PBA stars offer Obama bowling lessons

11/7/2008 - During the presidential primaries, Barack Obama infamously rolled a score of 37 for seven frames.

PBA offers Barack Obama bowling tips

11/7/2008 - The Pro Bowlers Assn. for obvious reasons believes it's a bad idea for Barack Obama to replace the White House bowling alley with a basketball court.

Angelo wins first PBA title

11/4/2008 - Brad Angelo won his first career PBA title Sunday at the PBA Tour's Pepsi Viper Championship at Thunder Alley.

Getting by on the PBA Tour

11/4/2008 - Being a professional athlete usually means living the good life. For many it means a prodigious income, celebrity status and all the other glitz associated with success and stardom.

Lockport's Angelo wins first PBA title

11/4/2008 - Brad Angelo’s seven-year date with destiny came in the Cornhusker state on Sunday.

Fans enjoy trip down memory lanes

11/4/2008 - Most of the e-mails we've received the past week in regard to our three-part series on the history of the PBA expressed appreciation for the trip down Nostalgia Lane.

Local pro off to fast start

11/4/2008 - Since he first applied for membership to the Professional Bowlers Association, Jonathan Van Hees has been making every effort to get his form just right and go through the tournament grind across the

Veteran's first career title includes passing test against PBA Tour icon

11/4/2008 - A lifelong wait ended Sunday for Brad Angelo when he captured his first Professional Bowlers Tour title at Thunder Alley in Elkhorn.

Ex-Husker Machuga upbeat for this week's tourney at Thunder Alley

10/30/2008 - • Pro bowling results RELATED • Pro bowling results Mike Machuga didn't start the PBA Tour season as expected last week, but he got a nice consolation prize on Saturday at Lincoln's Memo

PBA Celebrates Golden Anniversary

10/29/2008 - video produced by Pete Dougherty of Albany Times-Union

Williams Votes for Anthony

10/29/2008 - He has 44 tournament titles, most in the Professional Bowlers Association's 50-year history, and has been selected the tour's Player of the Year a record-tying six times.

Petrick is fulfilling her bowling dreams

10/29/2008 - To say Jennifer Petrick is living a dream would be an understatement.

PBA tries to hook fans into the sport

10/28/2008 - If you're seeking an autograph from a pro athlete, ask a bowler. The players are available, tolerant and eager, and they don't charge.