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Thursday, 01 March 2018 14:28

Hall of Famer dies

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Tri-County Hall of Famer Harold "Bo" Stewart passed away this morning, The 89 year old Stewart was active in bowling leagues in the Akron area from the team era...
Monday, 12 February 2018 11:46

Johnson's pin at telecast

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One of the most famous TV shots in PBA History is the late Don Johnson sprawled across the lanes at the 1970 PBA Firestone Tournament of Champions when he..left a 10 pin on his twelfth ball to roll 299 in defeating Dick Ritger. Johnson's son Jimmy a PBA champion in his own right was at Riviera with that 10 pin on Sunday, Johnson, who now resides in Columbus was at the telecast. the younger Johnson was born in Akron and bowled juniors at Eastgate before moving to Columbus.;
Monday, 12 February 2018 10:55

O'Grady wins four to take title

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New Jersey's Matt O'Grady dispatched all four opponents on the nationally televised (ESPN) finals of the Go Bowling Tournament of Champions at Riviera Lanes to capture the title and...his first national win. The 31 year old took the hard way to the title, qualifying through the PTQ on Monday, then staying consistent all week, He just barely made it into the TV show, edging Matt Sanders out on Friday evening when Sanders left the "Big Four" in the tenth frame, O'Grady lost his match to Jason Belmonte, while Sanders was losing to BJ Moore.
Saturday, 10 February 2018 10:16

Svensson goes for eighth title at T of C

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22 year old Jesper pronounced Yesper Svensson ran away with the field Friday night at Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn to take the top seed for Sunday's 1 pm live...
Friday, 09 February 2018 15:31

Swedish lefty rolled into lead

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22 year old lefthander Jesper Svensson of Sweden went 6-2 in the second round of match play to lead the field into tonight's final round of match play. Svensson,...
Thursday, 08 February 2018 16:39

Russell takes qualifying lead

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Four-time champion Ronnie Russell rolled a consistent six-game round this afternoon at Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn, to take the qualifying lead in the Tournament of Champions, Russell, who also...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 16:08

regional player leads field at T of C

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Leading after the first six games of qualifying at Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn is Team USA member Andrew Anderson of Detroit. Anderson, who has one regional title as a...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:04

Via leads PTQ, Bailey,Carter qualify

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Three time collegiate All-American Chris Via overcame a back injury and some low scoring games in the middle to lead the Pro Tour Qualifier into Wednesday's first round of...
Saturday, 03 February 2018 15:28

T of C returns to Riviera.

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The Tournament of Champions returns to Riviera Lanes next week after a 24 year absence. The last time the Pros were at Riviera was in 1994 for the General...
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 14:09

Pros return to Riviera

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After a 23 year absence, the Tournament of Champions...  returns to Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn the week of February 5-11. Action will begin on Monday the 5th with a Pro Tour Qualifier and conclude on Sunday February 11, with a nationally televised finals. Look for daily updates at Ohiobowlingnews.com
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