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New Oil? Don’t Add Vinegar

New Oil? Don’t Add Vinegar – bowling lane conditioning Parker Bohn, Iii When you’re getting back into your fall league, don’t be angry if the lanes don’t play the same–treat the center as if you’ve never played there before YOU KNOW WHAT THE MOST difficult part about bowling can be? Success doesn’t always have anything […]

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Ebonite unveils its first hammer ball – New Products and Industry News

Ebonite unveils its first hammer ball – New Products and Industry News – Brief Article THE VICIOUS IS THE FIRST HAMMER ball released since Ebonite’s February 2002 acquisition of that company. The Hammer Vicious is a solid reactive ball that has been engineered to quickly clear the fronts and provide an aggressive reaction at the […]

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In-Vince-able Mazzanti bounces back strong from injury: PBA Senior: Jackson Open

In-Vince-able Mazzanti bounces back strong from injury: PBA Senior: Jackson Open Vince Mazzanti Jr., of Levittown, Pa., battled valiantly through a debilitating right quadriceps injury to defeat a red-hot Roger Bowker, 2-1, in the title match of the PBA Senior Jackson Open at Airport Lanes on August 18. The No. 22 seed Mazzanti, who had […]

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Pins & puns

Pins & puns Chuck Pezzano A PSYCHIATRIST ONCE NOTed, “Sports provide an exceptional opportunity for expression, in a limited way, of aggressive and sadistic impulses.” In bowling, that simply means that a bowler gets so much out of knocking the pins down, or the attempt. And why not? Where else can you throw things at […]

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Pba Tidbits – bowling news

Pba Tidbits – bowling news – Abstract Be Like Mark: Fans Pick Roth as the Top Power Player ONE OF THE PBA’S ALL-TIME greats 34-time national tour titlist Mark Roth, was selected by the fans as the player with the most powerful strike ball in PBA history. In a month-long PBA.com poll, Roth was selected […]

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The Professor calls class back in session

The Professor calls class back in session Bob Glass defeated Don Sylvia, 258-235, in the final game of the best-of-three title round to win the PBA Senior Epicenter Classic at the Epicenter Bowling Complex on March 31. Glass, who was the 2000 and 2001 PBA Senior Player of the Year, converted the 3-10 split in […]

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Success Is All in How You Approach It

Success Is All in How You Approach It – bowling John Jowdy From three steps to seven, some basic guidelines provide a foundation that solidifies any bowling style YOU CAN’T START YOUR CAR WITHOUT a key. You can’t enter your home without opening the door. Let’s face it, we usually take the first steps of […]

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Today’s Game Is Built on Creating Hook – bowling technique

Today’s Game Is Built on Creating Hook – bowling technique – Brief Article Parker Bohn, Iii As modern bowlers become more comfortable with playing the the sport, they begin to focus on generating a sharp angle to the pocket for maximum pin carry OVER THE YEARS, BOWLING HAS changed greatly, in regard to the way […]

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Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes – bowling, history Larry Paladino Willing to do anything for bowling, Dick Weber leads our list of those who pushed the sport forward A COUPLE YEARS AGO, WITH all the hoopla of the approaching new millennium, newspapers, magazines, and broadcast media flooded us with the “best” of the 20th century. Among the […]

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Family Comes Before Bowling

Family Comes Before Bowling – bowler Nelson “Bo” Burton Jr Paul Kreins Though it could be argued that tenpins runs in his veins, Nelson “Bo” Burton Jr. believes that the ties of blood are stronger than those of sport or business NELSON BURTON JR. was born into bowling. His father, Nelson Burton Sr., was an […]