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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 -

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.

Australian 2-hander wins PBA Tour title - The Phillipine Star

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.

Women bowlers converge on Las Vegas for championship-Huntington Herald-Dispatch

3/30/2009 - A lot of money is coming into the Nevada economy thanks to bowling.

Special Olympics Bowler Offers Obama Bowling Tips - Fox

3/26/2009 - Tim Maloney, a 38-year-old with Down Syndrome who has been bowling for 30 years, said the president needs to practice more if he wants to bring his recent score of 129 anywhere close to his average of


3/25/2009 - national television audience will get a closer look at the charitable work of the bowling industry during The Bowling Foundation Long Island Classic, this week's stop on the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tou

Barnes wins another PBA event - Topeka Capital-Journal

3/23/2009 - Even as he watched Walter Ray Williams Jr. flirt with perfection in the opening game of the PBA Go RVing Match Play Championship on Sunday, Chris Barnes wasn’t worried.

Barnes Wins Norwich PBA Event - Hartford Courant

3/23/2009 - Chris Barnes won his second straight PBA Tour title, beating Walter Ray Williams Jr. 722-693 Sunday in the three-game final at the Go RVing Match Play Championship.

PBA brings bowling event to Lake Wales -

3/23/2009 - The Professional Bowlers Association is bringing its Women's Showdown and King of Bowling to the Kegel Training Center in Lake Wales April 8-10.

For PBA, TV can be annoying necessity - Norwich Bulletin

3/22/2009 - It’s not called the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network for nothing.

Santos eliminated from Go RVing tournament - Norwich Bulletin

3/20/2009 - Scott Santos turned to his daughter, Marissa, in the fourth game of his match with Bill O’Neill and questioned, “How do you beat that?” as ten more pins went down with one ball.