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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.

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.

Details released for PBA World Series of Bowling - Las Vegas Review-Journal

3/31/2009 - Scheduling, tournament format, field sizes and prize money for this summer’s new Professional Bowlers Association World Series of Bowling in Detroit has been confirmed.

Bowling ‘emover on the PBA Tour - Peoria Journal Star

3/30/2009 - Every once in awhile, the co-hosts of Pardon the Interruption (PTI) on ESPN bring up the sport of bowling.

Bowling column - Evansville Courier & Press

3/30/2009 - How many times have you had a conversation with a friend about who is the best at something?

Patchogue's Fagan lets PBA title slip away - Newsday

3/30/2009 - When Patchogue's Michael Fagan left the fifth frame open in the finals of the Bowling Foundation Long Island Classic, he opened the match up to Australia two-handed bowler Jason Belmonte.

Two-handed bowler Jason Belmonte wins PBA tournament-Detroit Free Press

3/30/2009 - Australia's Jason Belmonte became the first two-handed player in Professional Bowlers Association history to win a PBA Tour title when he upset top qualifier Michael Fagan, to win the Bowling Foundati

Australian 2-hander wins PBA Tour title - Associated Press

3/30/2009 - Australia's Jason Belmonte became the first two-hand style player to win a PBA Tour title, beating top qualifier Michael Fagan 215-201 on Sunday in The Bowling Foundation Long Island Classic.