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  1. Glass, Peters, Wilt Elected to PBA Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... said, "I was still pretty strong when I came out (on the PBA50 Tour). Actually, Steve Wunderlich (a three-time PBA Tour titlist), who was with Track at the time, probably saved my career when he convinced me to drop from 16-pound equipment for 15 ...

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  2. Chris Barnes faces bowling challenge from Sherman Oaks upstartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Examiner.com

    ... the left-handed Jackson, with his one PBA Regional title, remains an absolute longshot to defeat Barnes, a 17-time PBA Tour champion who led the Atom Splitters to the PBA League title this past season. The showdown is far from a truly serious event, ...

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  3. Marshall Holman to Join Xtra Frame Crew at Wsob VIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    PBA legend Marshall Holman will return to the broadcast booth when he joins the Xtra Frame coverage team for the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI as color commentator, PBA Vice President of Media Dave Schroeder announced today. The PBA Hall of Famer and 22-time PBA Tour titlist will join Xtra Frame and ESPN play-by-play announcer Mike Jakubowski in the Xtra Frame broadcast booth for live coverage of the Round of 24 blocks of the four animal pattern championships that will be conducted Oct. 25-28 at the South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas and the final two rounds of PBA World Championship match play October 29-30.

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  4. "Action" Jackson, Chris Barnes to Bowl $10,000 Winner-Take-All Match at Wsob VIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    JT "Action" Jackson, who earned his nickname by bowling "action" with his comedian friends in Los Angeles, has challenged 17-time PBA Tour champion Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, to a one-game, All-In Showdown match that will be webcast live on PBA's Xtra Frame online bowling channel on Friday, Oct. 24, from South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas. Jackson, a 37-year-old left-hander, has won one PBA Regional title and has cashed only once in 34 PBA Tour events, but he has no fear of taking on one of the PBA's most accomplished players in a one-game match on the challenging PBA World Championship lane condition.

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  5. Applications Being Accepted for 2014 Tony Reyes Community Service AwardRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    The Professional Bowlers Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Tony Reyes Community Service award, named in honor of the late PBA Tour player in recognition of his service to the bowling community. The award will be presented to a PBA member in good standing, based upon the extraordinary community service, charitable and/or educational contributions the nominee has made during the 2014 calendar year.

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  6. PBA Announces New Xtra Frame "Season Ticket"Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... United States, Xtra Frame will expand coverage of the stars of the PBA in action in a new series of seven exclusive PBA Tour Xtra Frame tournaments, full coverage of the PBA50 Tour plus the PBA's first live coverage of an event from Japan, the DHC ...

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  7. Bowling Insider: Record-setting effort for Jason...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Southtown Star

    ... titles in tournaments in Freeport (Illinois) and Chillicothe (Missouri), and between 2006 and 2013 competed in nine PBA Tour national events. In 2012, Wojnar made it to the stepladder finals of the PBA Midwest Region Chameleon Open at Oak Forest ...

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  8. Hall of Fame pro bowler Jason Couch comes out of retirement, notches winRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... in the final two of those three tournaments. He was named PBA Rookie of the Year in 1992 on his way to winning 16 PBA Tour titles. Consistency has been a hallmark of Couch's - he won at least one title six straight seasons through 2004. In 2009, ...

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  9. Bowling: Eugene McCune appreciative of GCABA Hall of Fame recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Southtown Star

    ... in the local hall when he's formally inducted in December. The fact many of the years Eugene McCune competed on the PBA Tour kept him from participating in many of the leagues and tournaments that would normally make up a hall of fame resume for the ...

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  10. Staten Island has illustrious bowling historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | SILive.com

    ... in 1981, and became the second bowler to win the PBA Triple Crown. Petraglia, a 14-time winner on the regular PBA tour, won his first senior title in 1998 at the Showboat PBA Brunswick Zone Senior National Championship. Originally from Bensonhurst, ...

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  11. Lee Owen: PBA Tour schedule complete for 2015Read the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | The Daily Advance

    ... new events and more opportunities for professional bowlers to compete on the national stage. An unprecedented 29 PBA Tour events will be held this season, providing professionals ample opportunity to shine on the biggest platform in bowling. In ...

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  12. PBA Launches 'PBA Network'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... than 50 million viewers. a- Live streaming video (Xtra Frame). PBA produces hundreds of hours of live coverage of PBA Tour, PBA50 and PBA Regional events, plus original programming and archived ESPN shows, qualifying rounds and match play from ...

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  13. Chris Keane elected 2014 PBA50 Tour Dick Weber Sportsmanship Award WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... U.S. Open next June in Las Vegas. The Dick Weber Sportsmanship Award is named in honor of the PBA legend who won 30 PBA Tour and six PBA50 Tour titles during his Hall of Fame career, and was considered one of the sport's greatest ambassadors.

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  14. 2015 Luci Bonneau Tournament to Count as National PBA TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... Doubles tournament a National Event. PBA members winning next year's tournament will be credited with a National PBA Tour title.Donna Conners remains tournament director and maintains full control of the tournament. The tournament is still an open ...

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  15. 29 Titles Up for Grabs in Expanded 2015 PBA Tour Season ScheduleRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    An expanded schedule of tournament activity is on tap for the Professional Bowlers Association for calendar year 2015, including three major championships, six Xtra Frame tournaments, three doubles events and nine PBA International-World Bowling Tour tournaments among 29 PBA Tour title events. The comprehensive schedule of PBA events includes 22 PBA television programs on ESPN and the CBS Sports Network, plus live online coverage of more than 40 events by PBA's Xtra Frame online broadcast crew, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark announced today.

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  16. D.J. Archer Posts Emotional 878 Series; Maldonado Dominating PBA Southwest RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    PBA Tour player DJ Archer of Mineral Wells, Texas, turned an occasion of sorrow into a moment of inspiration on the day of his mother's death, bowling the highest three-game series of his life. After learning that his mother, Sharon, 59, passed away Monday morning in Baton Rouge, La., after a lengthy battle with cardiac issues, Archer found the strength to bowl in his regularly-scheduled league that evening because, he said, that's what his mother would have wanted him to do.

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  17. Johnny Petraglia, Sr. at Bowlerama September 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... Sr. is a member of the Professional Bowlers Association, where he won 14 tour titles. He has also won eight Senior PBA Tour Titles. He is a member of both the PBA and USBC Halls of Fame. He joined the PBA in 1965 and won his first title in 1966 when ...

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  18. Zaffino wins 24th overall PBA titleRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Times Observer

    It was back this weekend, while winning the PBA50 senior Lakeview Lanes East Open over three days at Lakeview Lanes. His $1,500 prize came with his 24th PBA title - 17 on the regular PBA Tour and this was his seventh senior PBA championship.

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  19. Pba DHC Japan Invitational Enhances Wsob's International ImpactRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... bowling community. It also will kick off the PBA's 2015 Tour schedule. The DHC PBA Japan Invitational, a PBA Tour title event, will feature an elite field of players who will qualify during the PBA World Series of Bowling VI Oct. 24-Nov. 2 at South ...

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  20. Milwaukee to Host Two 2015 PBA Tour StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2014 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    The world's best bowlers will return to Milwaukee in late January to compete in the preliminary rounds of two Professional Bowlers Association championship tournaments - the PBA Players Championship and the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship - leading into a mega-television weekend in Indianapolis as part of the 50th anniversary Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions. AMF Bowlero Lanes in suburban Wauwatosa will host the special competitions for PBA members Jan. 26-30, offering $250,000 in prize money before the players head north to Green Bay to compete in the United States Bowling Congress Masters - the first major championship on the 2015 PBA schedule - which is scheduled for Feb. 2-8 at Ashwaubenon Bowl.

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