New York State USBC BA - Bowling News

Re-Creation to Perform at Three VAMCs in New York
Date Posted: Thu, Apr 17th, 2014 12:00:00 am

APRIL 17, 2014 -- Re-Creation, a Broadway-style troupe sponsored by the Bowlers to Veterans Link, will be performing at three VA Medical Centers in upstate New York during May.

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Rochester Institute of Technology Men Advance
Date Posted: Mon, Mar 17th, 2014 12:00:00 am

ARLINGTON, Texas - Thirty-two teams, including Rochester Institute of Technology, are still in the hunt for collegiate national titles as the field was determined Sunday for the 2014 XBowling Intercollegiate Team Championships.

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New Yorker John Conroy to Receive National Honor
Date Posted: Tue, Mar 11th, 2014 12:00:00 am

McLEAN, Va. (March 10, 2014) – On March 24, the day after John Conroy, a finalist in last week's NYS Masters, hopes to defend his only PBA title in the PBA50 Rossi Lanes Eastern Open in Elmira, N.Y., he’ll head to Washington, D.C., where he will be presented the American Ambulance Association’s highest honor, the Star of Life Award.

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Belmonte Successfully Defends Masters Crown
Date Posted: Sun, Feb 23rd, 2014 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 23, 2014. - Australia's Jason Belmonte became the first bowler in nearly 50 years to successfully defend a United States Bowling Congress Masters title on Sunday as he defeated EJ Tackett of Huntington, Ind., 221-177.

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USBC Honors Nancy Walczyk with Helen Baker Award
Date Posted: Mon, Feb 24th, 2014 12:00:00 am

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 1, 2014 – Nancy Walczyk of Boston (Greater Buffalo USBC), longtime association manager of the New York State Women’s Bowling Association, has been selected to receive the 2014 Helen Baker Award for Outstanding Association Service from the United States Bowling Congress.

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Tackett is Top Seed for Masters; Ciminelli is No. 4
Date Posted: Sun, Feb 23rd, 2014 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 22, 2014 - Rising star E.J. Tackett of Huntington, Ind., earned the top seed for Sunday's stepladder finals at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Masters by going undefeated in six bracket matches. The finals include Ryan Ciminelli of Cheektowaga while Newark's Doug Kent just missed, placing sixth.

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USBC Names Chad Murphy as Interim Executive Director
Date Posted: Wed, Feb 5th, 2014 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 5, 2014

Dear USBC Colleagues,

In follow up to the email I sent yesterday, I am pleased to announce that Chad Murphy has been named Interim Executive Director of USBC.

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Upson Resigns from USBC; Andrew Cain Issues Statement
Date Posted: Tue, Feb 4th, 2014 12:00:00 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Executive Director Stu Upson has resigned his position with the organization effective immediately.

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Aussie Belmonte Selected as PBA Player of the Year
Date Posted: Sat, Jan 18th, 2014 12:00:00 am

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (Jan. 17, 2014) – Australia’s Jason Belmonte was named the 2012-13 Professional Bowlers Association Chris Schenkel Player of the Year today during a special live presentation from Thunderbowl Lanes on PBA’s online bowling channel, Xtra Frame.

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New Yorker Shafer Earns Sportsmanship Award
Date Posted: Sat, Jan 18th, 2014 12:00:00 am

SEATTLE (Jan. 17, 2014) – Ryan Shafer of Horseheads, N.Y., has been selected by his fellow Professional Bowlers Association members as winner of the 2012-13 Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark announced today.

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Fire on Sunday Destroys Bowling Center in Burnt Hills
Date Posted: Mon, Jan 13th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JANUARY 13, 2014 — Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire early Sunday morning that gutted the Burnt Hills Lanes bowling alley in less than 30 minutes.

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NYS Queens Champ Hamilton First at Team USA Trials
Date Posted: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014 12:00:00 am

JANUARY 9, 2014 - Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, and reigning NYS Queens champion Brittni Hamilton of Wood-Ridge, N.J., overcame a grueling format to claim the titles at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Team USA Trials in Las Vegas.


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Newark's Doug Kent Elected to USBC Hall of Fame
Date Posted: Fri, Jan 3rd, 2014 12:00:00 am

DECEMBER 24, 2013 - Doug Kent of Newark, N.Y., and Steve Cook of Granite Bay, Calif., have been elected to the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in the Superior Performance category.

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NYS USBC Honors Pearl Keller with Special Day This Week
Date Posted: Tue, Dec 17th, 2013 12:00:00 am

DECEMBER 16, 2013 – The New York State USBC is honoring Pearl Keller, a former state women’s bowling association director and longtime bowling editor in Westchester County, as she celebrates her 90th birthday later this week.

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Two New Yorkers Qualify for Spots on Junior Team USA
Date Posted: Sat, Jul 20th, 2013 12:00:00 am

JULY 19, 2013 - Four youth bowlers rose to the occasion and captured national youth titles Friday as the 2013 North Pointe Junior Gold Championships presented by Track, Columbia 300, Ebonite and Hammer came to a close in Sterling Heights, Mich. Additionally, New Yorkers Liz Kuhlkin and Matt Farber were selected to the Junior Team USA for 2014.

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Cain Re-Elected USBC President; Wilkinson is VP
Date Posted: Fri, Jul 19th, 2013 12:00:00 am

JULY 17, 2013 - Andrew Cain of Phoenix has been re-elected president by the United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors and Frank Wilkinson of Staten Island, N.Y., will serve as vice president of USBC for the 2013-2014 season.

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Greater Buffalo USBC Youth Named to All-American Team
Date Posted: Thu, May 30th, 2013 12:00:00 am

MAY 30, 2013 -- Matthew Kinn of Hamburg (Greater Buffalo USBC) has been selected to the Dexter/USBC High School All-American Team, it was announced today.

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New York's Matthew Farber Named to Junior Team USA
Date Posted: Fri, May 24th, 2013 12:00:00 am

MAY 24, 2103 -- Eight of the top youth bowlers in the country, including Matthew Farber of Plainview (Long Island USBC), will travel to Puerto Rico in July to represent Junior Team USA at the 2013 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships.

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USBC Strikes 12-Year Deal with South Point in Las Vegas
Date Posted: Tue, May 7th, 2013 12:00:00 am

APRIL 30, 2013 --South Point Hotel and Casino, the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), Las Vegas Events (LVE) and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) announced a 12-year deal to host several annual USBC events, including the USBC Open Championships and USBC Women's Championships, both citywide, and inside a new, $30 million bowling tournament facility at South Point starting in 2013.

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Buffalo to Host North Pointe, Junior Gold Events in 2014
Date Posted: Tue, Mar 12th, 2013 12:00:00 am

MARCH 12, 2013 - The Buffalo, N.Y., area will play host to bowling's biggest youth tournaments in 2014 - the North Pointe Junior Gold Championships and the United States Bowling Congress Youth Open Championships.

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USBC Open Championships Coming to Syracuse in 2018
Date Posted: Thu, Feb 28th, 2013 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 28, 2013 - The United States Bowling Congress has selected two future sites for the Open Championships, including a move to Syracuse, N.Y., while the Women's Championships is heading to the Midwest and Gulf Coast.

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USBC Women's Championships Going to 4-Person Teams and All-Scratch Format
Date Posted: Tue, Feb 5th, 2013 12:00:00 am

FEBRUARY 4, 2013 -- The United States Bowling Congress Women's Championships will undergo a major change in 2014 by shifting to four-player teams, new divisions and a new format.

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