For the second day in a row, Versailles bowling started slowly, then picked up their pace after a lunch-time call from Versailles PBA pro Michael Davidson. They kicked things in gear, and on to next week's OHSAA state tournament. Press Pros' Brian Bayless writes for Press Pros.
On day one of Division II district bowling, Fort Loramie's girls punched their ticket to next week's state finals match, and Ashlee Hess had a day to remember. Guest writer Brian Bayless writes for Press Pros.
The run for the bright lights...They finished in a tie for the MAC bowling tournament, and now talented Versailles and Coldwater could be on a collision course to meet in the OHSAA state tournament in three weeks. Read more in today's Press Pros feature.
They concluded the regular season in the MAC Saturday with Coldwater rolling to a convincing first place finish. Now, the league's top bowlers (Hayden Beougher, below) prepare for the post-season state tournament, one-and-done, and another level of excitement.
Keaton Bruns lost the individual battle, but won the war Saturday as Coldwater outdueled New Bremen to maintain first place in the boys MAC bowling standings. Read about it in Press Pros bowling coverage.
It drew a crowd and a best effort of the year. Versailles' Emma Billenstein (below) rolled a 246 and the Tigers snapped a first-place tie with Coldwater Saturday to temporarily claim the top spot in the MAC standings. Read more.
Nine months removed from winning the Division II state title in girls bowling, junior Jasmine Schulze and Coldwater are back in a familiar position of trying to peak at the right time to defend that title, come February.
On opening day of Press Pros 2021-'22 bowling coverage, women's bowling stood out for the promise of its future in the person of young talent (New Bremen's Marina Nelson, below) that's already setting records.
After two grueling days of bowling, Darren Tang of Las Vegas hoists the trophy after winning the 13th annual Coldwater Classic PBA title. It was his first tour win, and he outlasted five former champions to do it. Read about it in the latest Press Pros inside feature.
Having the best year of his professional career, Kyle Troup is the headliner this weekend in Coldwater, a former winner of the event, and candid about his game, his look...everything. Read about him in Press Pros Saturday feature.
Adding more lustre to a brilliant week of area professional bowling, PBA professionals like Versailles' Michael Davidson (left) and Jakob Butturff (from Tempe, Arizona)are spending their time paying it forward to those who would follow in their shoes. Read about them in today's Press Pros.
The guys you watch on ESPN will be here in three weeks to compete in the annual Coldwater PBA Classic, only they don't seem like people you watch on TV. Professionals at their craft, the most impressive thing is that they're just regular people. Read about bowling in Press Pros Sunday feature.
Three weeks from the qualification for the state tournament, MAC women bowlers (like Coldwater's Alison Fox, below) remind that they intend to be just as competitive as the boys. Read about them in this week's Press Pros feature.