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Fred Smoot's Pro Bowling Ambitions - The Washington Post

6/9/2009 - "See, that's what I'm gonna bring to the PBA. I'm very intense, just like football, very animated. I'm gonna be the one selling tickets for the PBA.

Thunder Alley Closing Leaves Bowlers In Limbo - WOWT.com

6/9/2009 - It was designed to impress, with 40 lanes of bowling, go-carts, laser tag and a restaurant, but Thunder Alley is now closed.

Medford will see double when PBA returns - Mail Tribune, Southern Oregon

6/7/2009 - Local story about the Don and Paula Carter Mixed Doubles event.

Walter Ray Williams coming to Secoma Lanes next month - Federal Way Mirror

6/5/2009 - * * email * letter * print * follow * share Click here to find out more! related stories Federal Way Mirror * Last call for Secoma Auction comes Friday

Mike J. Laneside calls bowling on CBS College Sports June 2 & 3 at 8 p.m. ET

6/2/2009 - Mike J. Laneside and Diandra Asbaty call the 2009 USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships.

Memories flow regarding the best bowlers S. Florida has produced - Miami Herald

6/1/2009 - Bowlers from Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties have been ardent rivals over the past 50 years, and their various degrees of national success create strange phenomenon.

PBA regional draws raves - Livingston Daily

6/1/2009 - PBA regional draws raves - Bowlers, officials praise venue, BBC Equities Open

Interstate's Pagan Rolls 299 in Florida Youth Tournament - The Ledger, Lakeland

5/31/2009 - Interstate's Pagan Rolls a 299 in Florida State Youth Tournament

Flushing's Tom Smallwood stays steady at PBA Tour Trials - Detroit Free Press

5/31/2009 - Flushing's Tom Smallwood stays steady at PBA Tour Trials.

Parks getting no respect - Chicago Post-Tribune

5/29/2009 - Sometimes it's tiring to listen to Kenny Parks complain about a lack of respect.

PBA pros come to Brighton - Livingston Daily

5/29/2009 - Six months ago, planning began for a Professional Bowlers Association Central Region tournament at Brighton.

Bowlers rack up big scores - The Richmond Register

5/27/2009 - Wes Malott completed a sweep of the five-week PBA King of Bowling tournament earning a total of $50,000.

Laffey earns new nickname with huge bowling season - Indianapolis Star

5/27/2009 - Jack Laffey became known as Mr. 800 in the Brunswick Masters Classic league this past season.

Judd shrugs off top bowler honor - Topeka Capital Journal

5/27/2009 - Perhaps it’s a sign of Anthony Judd’s advancing age — he turned 30 in April, after all — that the city bowling standout has a difficult time living up to his own standards.

Journal Inquirer - Manchester, CT

5/27/2009 - For the PBA regional players, Thunderbowl in Allen Park, Mich., will host the action for the next 10 days that could pay big dividends for some players.

Big tournaments roll into Thunderbowl - Detroit Free Press

5/21/2009 - Thunderbowl Lanes, which will host the PBA World Series of Bowling from Aug. 7 to Sept. 7, will have a double-barreled warm-up for the historic event starting Friday.

100-year-old bowler takes on TV star Regis Philbin - bowl.com

5/20/2009 - Philbin challenged Hendrickson to a bowling competition after her milestone appearance at the National Bowling Stadium on April 18 became national news and landed her on ESPN Top 10 Plays and ESPNEWS.

Ron Nelson Wins Willowbrook PBA Regional - The Bowling Tree

5/19/2009 - Ron Nelson, Jr., Bridgview, IL rolls through matchplay to set up a finals with national exempt player, Yorkville's Steve Jaros in the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Midwest Region Willowbrook

Baer, Mitchell enjoy banner bowling seasons - York (PA) Daily Record

5/18/2009 - Baer set a personal best for perfect games.

VIDEO: Imperial Lanes' final night - WTVG Toldeo

5/14/2009 - It's the end of an era for one local bowling alley; an alley that is part of Toledo history.