#USBCOPEN SPOTLIGHT – VOLUME 7

By Brian Hirsch USBC Communications LAS VEGAS – During the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, we will have the opportunity to meet and speak with more than 50,000 bowlers from all over the world. Some are well-known, and some are yet-to-be-known, but all of them have personal stories to tell and memories to […]

SPOTLIGHT – VOLUME 6

By Brian Hirsch USBC Communications LAS VEGAS – During the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, we will have the opportunity to meet and speak with more than 50,000 bowlers from all over the world.  Some are well-known, and some are yet-to-be-known, but all of them have personal stories to tell and memories to share about their […]

PENNSYLVANIA BOWLER CELEBRATES MILESTONE, BIRTHDAY AT 2017 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Matt Cannizzaro and Brian Hirsch USBC Communications LAS VEGAS -Harry McCoy of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, had plenty of reasons to celebrate this week at the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, where he reached two milestones with his wife by his side.Since making his 49th tournament appearance in 2016, McCoy endured numerous health issues […]

LONGTIME PARTNERS FIND SUCCESS AT 2017 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Aaron Smith and Brian HirschUSBC CommunicationsLAS VEGAS – Stuart Sheck of Germantown, Maryland, and Robert Tonelli of Henderson, Nevada, finally had things going their way at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships as they moved into the lead in Standard Doubles on Sunday. The longtime friends and doubles partners combined for games of 413, 414 and 409 at the South […]

TEAMMATES REACH MILESTONES AT 2017 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Matt Cannizzaro and Brian HirschUSBC CommunicationsLAS VEGAS – Twice before, Marvin “Bud” Stoudt of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, and Gary Bower of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, shared the spotlight at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, and nearly four decades later, the two again were the center of attention on the championship lanes.The duo first found success together at the 1970 […]

IOWA BOWLER REACHES 50 YEARS AT 2017 USBC OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

May 3, 2017 By Matt Cannizzaro and Brian Hirsch USBC Communications LAS VEGAS – Decades ago, Edwin Macha of Decorah, Iowa, made a commitment to the sport of bowling, and he was recognized for his dedication Tuesday at the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, where he celebrated 50 years of participation. The 85-year-old […]