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Vol. 71 No. 34 October 27 - November 2, 2010 50 cents

Randy Pedersen, Dale Eagle and Chris Hagen, Mike McGlynn,


Len Nicholson Jon Orsini, Brian Ziesig
Set 4-man Records at
Elected to PBA Hall of Fame
SEATTLE, Wash. (Oct. 20, 2010) – The Senior World Championship (1999); PBA Senior No. Levittown Blasting 1165-3251
Professional Bowlers Association has elected to the National Championship (2001), and USBC Senior LEVITTOWN, NY – On Sept. 30, Brian Ziesig rolling a 277 game
PBA Hall of Fame Class of 2011, 13-time PBA Masters (2003). 2010, the Charles McShane 4-man for a total of 1165.
Tour titlist Randy Pedersen, Senior Tour standout He was the PBA Senior Rookie of the Year in broke the single 4-game United They also broke the USBC 4 Man
Dale Eagle and former PBA lane maintenance 1996 and Senior Player of the Year in 1999. In 171 States Bowling Congress (USBC) series with Chris Hagan tallying a
director Len Nicholson. PBA Senior Tour tournaments he has finished in the record when Chris Hagan and 848 set, Mike McGlynn 822, Jon
All three will be inducted during ceremonies top five 40 times. He also won 10 Senior Regional Mike McGlynn set the pace with Orsini 788, Brian Ziesig 793, for a
Saturday, Jan. 22 at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas titles and three PBA Tour titles. each tossing a 300 game followed total of 3251.
following the ABC Sports telecast of the PBA “It’s something I’ve been waiting for for 47 by Jon Orsini hitting 288, and
Tournament of Champions. years,” said Eagle, who is still active on the Senior
Pedersen, 48, is currently the color analyst for Tour. “When I was a teenager I dreamed of being a Rich Naclerio Blasted 300
Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour telecasts on ESPN great bowler. Bowling and the PBA have been my
but he earned entry into the Hall based on his life and to be recognized as a great player has made At Montvale Lanes
accomplishments on the lanes. The Clermont, Fla., my dream a reality.” MONTVALE, NJ - Rich Naclerio series, Larry Diebner 269-739,
resident won the 1987 PBA National Championship Inducted into the meritorious service category, start off the night with a 300 game Tom Fojtlin 255-730, Bill Allison
for his lone major title and was ranked 35th on the Nicholson’s career was devoted to the science of to lead all scoring in the Thursday 279-728, Mike Almodovar 268-
PBA’s list of 50 greatest bowlers as part of the orga- bowling lane maintenance and for more than 20 Nite Early Bird League at 702, Chris Arbegast 248-668,
nization’s 50th anniversary celebration in 2009. He years the Tucson, Ariz., resident was the PBA Montvale Lanes. Danny Jacaruso 220-662, Charles
had 34 top-five finishes in 561 Tour tournaments Tour’s lane maintenance director. Nicholson, 70, Other great shooting for the night Anderson 268-651, and Andy
bowled during his career, finishing in the top 20 in has gained worldwide industry recognition as one included Mike Folchi who blasted Raab 234-650
earnings six times and the top 20 in average eight of the foremost experts on the subject of lane main- scores of 266-223-264 for a 753
times. tenance.
“When Fred (PBA Commissioner and CEO Fred Nicholson was instrumental in developing the Steph Crane 300 at Majestic
Schreyer) called me with the news, I had to put the PBA Lane Maintenance Program in 1971 which is
phone down and give a great big yell,” Pedersen still referred to today. He was a founding member HOPELAWN, NJ - Steph Crane Steve Venito, Jr. 235-247-222-
rolled perfect with a 300 game 704, Rob Williams 213-232-258-
said. “It’s very humbling and gratifying. When I of the Bowling Foundation which was created to
while competing in the Raritan 703, Aaron W. Kilichowski 213-
first started out on tour in 1981, I never imagined finding solutions to scoring issues in bowling. An
Bay Men’s League at Majestic 232-258-703, Rocco Fortunato
something like this could happen. instructor, author of several bowling publications
Lanes. 214-265-213-692, Matt J. Scala
“During the journey, my first thought was win- and host of the popular Phantom Internet radio
Glenn Mohr shot 247-269-227- 214-265-691, and Ted Lapka 244-
ning titles and making money. I never started think- bowling program, he also has served on the techni-
743, Lee Kay 245-235-242-722, 211-213-668.
ing about the Hall of Fame until I was on the down- cal committee of the World Tenpin Bowling Steve A. Venito 236-254-219-709,
side of my career. Maybe it’s always in the back of Association. He was a recipient of the bowling
your mind, but when I was in my heyday, the focus industry’s Flowers for the Living Award and the
was always on winning.” John Davis Award in recognition for his contribu- Keith Hengel 300
Eagle, 64, is the second player elected into the tions to the sport.
Senior section of the PBA Hall of Fame, following "This is the highlight of a career that has been At South Levittown Lanes
John Handegard, who was inducted in 2009. The devoted to such an important part of the sport," LEVITTOWN, NY – Keith Kevin Falcone shot 269-758,
Frisco, Texas, resident has 11 career Senior Tour Nicholson said. Hengel blasted a 300 game and Doug Polito 279, Christina Schulz
titles which ranks tied for third all-time. Among his Inductees are elected to the PBA Hall of Fame by finished with a 745 series in the 279-705, Sal Suidice 279-739,
titles are four Senior Tour majors – Reno PBA a group of veteran bowling writers, industry leaders Sunday AM Trios League at South Dave Diamond 268, and Tom
Senior World Invitational (1997); The Villages and current Hall of Famers. Levittown Lanes. Pagliaro 267.

Baker Wins PBA East Region Insurance Market Senior Open


By Russ Mills
Laurel, Del. – Tom Baker of King, N.C. averaged 235 a strike to clinch the victory.
while winning 6 of 12 games to win the Professional Baker finished with a 20-game total of 4,841 pins,
Bowlers Association East Region Insurance Market including match play bonus pins, to win the $1,500 first
Senior Open at Bryan’s Bowling Center Sunday. prize. Moorer, with an 11-1 match play record and 4,820
Baker, who had led the entire event, entered the final pinfall total, collected $950 as the runner-up.
position round game with a 135 pin lead over Soul Finishing in third was Mike Hastings, Millsboro, Del.,
Moorer of Dover, Del. However a pair of 7-10 splits by earning $850 followed by 4th place David Kneas,
Baker and a 277 final game by Moorer found Baker Annapolis, Md. $775. 5th Johnny Petraglia, Jackson, N.J.,
entering the tenth frame needing a mark to capture the $725, 6th Chris Fedden, Albany, N.Y., $700. and 7th Sam
title. The PBA Hall of Famer and four-time Senior PBA East Region Champ Tom Baker (Center) with Bryan’s Maccarone, Glassboro, N.J., good for $675.
Player of the Year responded to the challenge and threw Bowling Center hosts Lee (L) and Pete Bryan.
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J o a n Ta y l o r ’ s Kelli Briscoe is New


Te n P i n R a p . . . . International Bowling Museum and
Thanks to Dori Tingoli for this mum 2.5 GPA or equivalent, be speaker whose topic was “The
Hall of Fame Cruator
announcement. The Morris County involved in the field of communi- Nerve to Serve, Say Hello to
USBC WBA will hold an annual cations, perform service to their Humor and Goodbye to Burnout!”
bowling clinic on Sunday, community, participate (but not This is a great experience for pro
November 7 at 9:00 a.m. at necessarily be a superstar) in the shop owners, association man-
Rockaway Lanes. Check-in time is sport of bowling, produce one ref- agers, proprietors and just about
8:30 a.m. For only $7 you can get erence letter, write a short essay anybody involved in bowling. It’s
coaching from certified bowling (350 words) and provide a school also a good “staycation” close to
coaches whether you are a begin- transcript. home.
ner or wish to hone your already- First-, second- and third-place *****************
skilled game. Each participant will scholarships may be awarded At long last the PBA has pub-
spend two games with the coaches, based on applicants’ credentials. lished its schedule of (only) 13
and have an opportunity to pur- Individual awards may not exceed tournaments this year. The good
chase the USBC Coaching Guide $1,500 per year and yearly com- news is the return of the US Open
at a discount. Deadline to enter the bined scholarships may not exceed to Brunswick Carolier Lanes in
clinic is November 3. For more $3,000 per year. If there are any North Brunswick. Here is the tele-
information contact Lies’l Apgar at ties, money will be split. Winners vision schedule: (All times are
201-650-3708 or email to lcap- also will receive a one-year paid Eastern) Sunday, Nov. 28 –
gar@optonline.net. You can also membership in BWAA. Brunswick Pro Bowling PBA
contact Rockaway Lanes at 973- Complete the form and return it, Cheetah Championship, ESPN,
627-5800. And thanks to Evonte including supporting documents, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5 – PBA
Dickerson for this one: On Sunday postmarked no later than June 1, Viper Championship, ESPN, 1
November 21, Oakwood Lanes, 2011. Winners will be announced p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12 – PBA
234 Rt. 31 North, Washington, NJ at the BWAA Annual Meeting & Chameleon Championship,
will host the annual county league Convention at Bowl Expo in June ESPN, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 –
officers’ tournament. Recently the in Grapevine, Texas, and the PBA Scorpion Championship,
event was named the Robert H. BWAA President will notify them. ESPN, 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 26 –
Higgins Memorial League For more information, contact PBA Shark Championship,
Officers’ Tournament in memory Joan Romeo ESPN, 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9 –
of Higgins who passed away earli- (jromeo@socal.rr.com). For com- PBA’s U.S.A. vs. The World,
er this year, and who for years was plete information and application ESPN, 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14 –
a Morris County director. forms, log onto: http://www.bowl- PBA World Championship
Deadline for entries is November ingwriters.com/Scholarships.aspx. Stepladder Round One, ESPN2,
14. Entry fee is $56 per team, and 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15 – PBA ARLINGTON, Texas – Kelli Briscoe, an avid historian with extensive
squad times will be 10 a.m. and 12 ***************** World Championship museum and journalistic skills, is the new curator of the International
noon. For more information con- We recently trekked to Atlantic Stepladder Round Two, ESPN2, Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame (IBM/HF).
tact tournament director Glen City for the East Coast Bowling 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16 – PBA Briscoe, who in May earned a Master of Arts degree in ancient/medieval
Holton at 973-691-1988. Area Centers Convention and World Championship history from Southern Methodist University, started in her new position
bowling centers have applications. Exposition. Our Morris County Stepladder Finals, ESPN, 1 p.m. Oct. 18.
Association president, Joyce Saturday, Jan. 22 – PBA “We are delighted to have a person with Kelli’s background and talent
***************** Brokling was there along with Tournament of Champions, with us,” said IBM/HF Chairman Pat Ciniello. “She’s going to help us
It’s not too early for high school some directors from the New ABC, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 maintain and preserve our extensive collection while making the
and college students to think about Jersey state women’s association, – One A Day Men's Earl IBM/HF a great place to visit.”
applying the Bowling Writers and officers from other counties in Anthony Memorial, ESPN2, 2 Briscoe most recently was administrative editor for Studies in the
Association of America (BWAA) New York as well. It is gratifying p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6 – Chris Paul Novel at the University of North Texas in Denton. She previously was
Chuck Pezzano Scholarship. This to see people like Richard Mark PBA Celebrity Invitational, managing editor of Travelhost, Inc., in Dallas. Immediately before that,
is awarded annually to qualified and Dori Tingoli from Rockaway ESPN, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 – was a researcher/writer for Dallas’ Museum Arts, Inc., and a contract
high school seniors, vocational Lanes attending this convention, USBC Masters, ESPN, 3 p.m. curatorial assistant for Fort Worth’s American Airlines C.R. Smith
school seniors or current college which featured eleven seminars for Friday, Feb. 25 – 68th Lumber Museum.
students. In fact, up to three schol- people in the industry, from how to Liquidators U.S. Open Match Earlier in her career she was a writer and editor for a number of Texas-
arships are awarded each year. increase participation to motiva- Play Round One, ESPN2, 6 p.m. based publications including managing editor of Southwest Airlines
Applicants must maintain a mini- tion. There was also a keynote Saturday, Feb. 26 – 68th Lumber Spirit Magazine. She also was a web editor for a hospital cooperative.
Liquidators U.S. Open Match “While I was working in journalism, I always had a passion for history
Sports Reporter Play Position Round, ESPN2, 10
p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27 – 68th
so I went back to school to get my masters,” Briscoe said. “I didn’t know
what to do with it but while I was in school I got the job at the C.R.
Editor/Publisher - Dan McDonough Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open Smith Museum putting together a timeline of the history of American
Pat McDonough - 1967-1996 Stepladder Finals, ESPN, 3 p.m. Airlines. I also worked on updating the archives.
Circulation Manager Editorial Assistant Sunday, March 6 – GEICO “I loved it. I realized this is what I wanted to be. Working with
Henry Allen Immaculatta D'Elia Mark Roth Plastic Ball archives fit in well with my degree.”
Contributing Writers Championship, ESPN, 1 p.m. After her contract ended, she worked for Museum Arts where she was
Chuck Pezzano George Faytok Joan Taylor Sunday, March 27 – Dick Weber involved with Denton’s African-American Museum, a Houston bible
Dick Evans John Jowdy museum and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. So she was overjoyed when the
PBA Playoffs Knockout Round
Martin Michel Vince Albrech Joe Rizzi
One, ESPN, 2 p.m. Sunday, April IBM/HF opportunity arose.
For information regarding advertising,
subscriptions, or editorial content call: 3 – Dick Weber PBA Playoffs “It was everything that I had done at the C.R. Smith Museum,” she
Knockout Round Two, ESPN, 1 said. “It’s great what they’ve accomplished here to get this place open.
(201)865-5363 Member
p.m. Sunday, April 10 – Dick I was amazed. Now I feel I can help get everything ready for the future.”
Fax: (201) 865-6246 Weber PBA Playoffs Knockout Among Briscoe’s goals are to centralize the IBM/HF’s artifacts, create
E-mail - Sportsreporter@mail.com Round Three, ESPN, 1 p.m. temporary exhibits and help promote the facility to families and youth
Sunday, April 17 – Dick Weber both in and out of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Sports Reporter PBA Playoffs Championship Briscoe and her two children live in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburb of
P.O. Box 1491, Secaucus, NJ 07094 Round, ESPN, 1 p.m. Hurst.
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THE STARS AT STELTON


DJ Cramer, Jr. 760 Chris Cintron 727
PISCATAWAY, NJ – DJ Cramer, PISCATAWAY, NJ –Chris Cintron
Jr. led the Thursday Men’s League rolled 215-244-268-727 in the
firing 259-234-267 for a 760. Wednesday AT&T League.
Tim Sickoria shot 259-257-208- In the CNJPBL League Chris
724, Mike Bienvenue 299, Tony Cintron shot 253.
Soletto, Jr. 257, Andrew Ducsak Chris Cintron 697
256, Tom Sheehan 252, and PISCATAWAY, NJ – Chris
Danny Eremias, Mario Bucarelli Cintron led all bowlers rolling in
and Chris Cintron 247. the Wednesday AT&T League fir-
Joe Neverowicz 718 ing
PISCATAWAY, NJ – Joe 217-237-243 for a high series of
Neverowicz topped the Thursday 697.
Men firing 247-206-265 718. Bill Gaskill shot 248-232-215-
Joe Obst shot 242-236-229-707, 695, Keith Urquhart 279, and Tom
Paul Fair 215-212-278-705, Glenn Aussem 266.
Williston 222-243-237-702, Bob In the South Plainfield Mix
Sansone 269, Tony Soletto, Jr. League Chris Loux hit 279.
268, and Ryan French 254.

Stan Wusyk 773 at Wallington


By Linda Kehler
WALLINGTON, NJ - Ron Gilbert shot a 704 series, and a 279 game in
the G & L Friday Night League at Wallington Lanes. Nino Ponanco
tossed a 700 series. Gary Eda hit 697 and the lanes were hot as Derrick
Cuavers rolled a 688. Fred Omar followed the trend with a 681sereis.
The following week saw Dave Cicero bowl a 692 and Garth Issac 681.
Week 6 watched James Greene shoot a 269 game followed by Ed Smith
with 259, and Mike Barone 258. Stan Wusyk took high series honors
when he shot a 773.
October 27 - November 2, 2010 SPORTS REPORTER 5

Jose Lopez 278 at Parkway Lanes


By Linda Kehler
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - Jose Lopez tossed a 717 series with a 278
game while rolling in the in the Recession Wednesday Night Mixed
League at Parkway Lanes. Week 5 saw Bricken Remshifski shoot a 659
series and Victor Padilla hit 765. Rene Ruiz was back in with a 708 and
Marquiz Winfrey with a 672. Week 6 we had Anibal Villavonia shooting
a 714 series and Maria Lippman with a 265 game.
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New Jersey State Jamboree 2010 Memories


Hall of Fame and Induction of Officers
Photos by Joanne Ramsey
October 27 - November 2, 2010 SPORTS REPORTER 7

ROCKAWAY ROLLERS
Michael Kolibaba 713 255-201 713. Ron Muscara 707
ROCKAWAY, NJ - Michael Joe Stoothoff hit 251, Joe ROCKAWAY, NJ- Ron Muscara
Kolibaba led the County LaRusso 245, Walter Wormann led all competition in the
Tuesday Night Mixed with 257- and Dot Newsome 244. Monday Early Birds League fir-
ing games of 237-236-234 for a
high series of 707.
Miguel Galloza hit 279-226-
687, and Manuel Matias 258.
In the Monday Night Football
League Jim Steinmentz hit 211.
Robert Forte hit 210 in the Fox
Hills Seniors League.
Tyrone Waal 685
ROCKAWAY, NJ – Tyrone
Waal led the scoring in the
Spanish-American Mixed
League firing games of 258-
224-203 for a high series of
685.
Jason Dominguez shot 223-
233-648, Ovodio Ruiz, Jr. 236,
and Manuel Matias 235.
Crabby Brown 627
ROCKAWAY, NJ – In the
Thursday Nite Mixed League
Crabby Brown rolled 247-201-
627, and Mark Novembre 236. If you don’t see the
In the Morris Hills Mixed
League Bill Woodbury shot Sports Reporter
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THE MAGIC AT MAJESTIC


Larry Caggiano 752 Rocco Fortunato 723 S. Akalewicz 665 Rob Morris 668 Aaron Williams 654
HOPELAWN, NJ- Larry HOPELAWN, NJ – Rocco HOPELAWN, NJ – Scott HOPELAWN, NJ – Rob Morris HOPELAWN, NJ – Aaron
Caggiano topped the scoring in the Fortunato led the Family League Akalewicz led the scoring in the led the scoring in the Fri. Nite Williams paced the scoring in the
Middlesex County Classic League firing games of 214-263-246 for a Thu. Nite Mixed League firing Mixed League firing games of Sun. Nite Mixed League firing
firing games of 259-267-226 for a high series of 723. games of 252-221 for a high series 244-229 for a high series of games of 243-237 for a high series
high series of 752. Steve Venito hit 279-204-658, of 665. 668. of 654.
Joe Herber shot 290-225-234- Frank Nebus 237-232-658, Kevin Rollin E. Ball shot 268-214-654, Dave Rezes hit 222-248-654, Sean Williams shot 203-223-221-
749, Tony Ament 223-225-275- Kopko 257-216-629, Joe Bob Divila 213-209-615, Kyle Kenny Anderson 223-255-650, 647, Elio Carrasco 226-214-633,
723, Chris Huntley 256-267-712, Bloodgood 236-607, Alexa Venito Jannuzzi 223, VInny Meevetz Kevin Eccleston 221-234-649, Jason Quintana 203-257-614, and
Dave Sabian 226-214-265-705, 220, and James Medoro 210. 216, and Danielle Medvetz 210. and Dixon Duran 221-279-648. Cid Stentella 202-204-204-610.
Ron Caggiano 236-255-213-704, In the Knights of Columbus In the Thu. Mixed Nuts League
Angelo Lardieri 209-246-246- Travis Tilley 712 Mike Freedley 648 League Joe Nemeth shot 207- Kevin Kennelly shot 216-234-
701, and Glenn Mohr, Jr. 264-223- HOPELAWN, NJ –Travis Tilley HOPELAWN, NJ – Mike 244-630, Cid Stentella 256-211- 614, Rolando Vazquez 211, and
212-699. led the Raritan Bay Men’s League Freedley led the scoring in the 628, Nick Simone 213-214-610, Don E. Hellhake 210.
firing games of 213-240-259 for a Atlantic City Trios League firing and Paul Yahnig 204.
Warren Taureck 739
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high series of 712. games of 257-206 for a high series In the Merck League John
HOPELAWN, NJ –Warren Joe Plescia shot 279-247-694, of 648. Strauss shot 242-627, Tom

B OW L
Taureck led the scoring in the Gabe Ferrari 265-237-693, Matt Chris Freedley shot 224-206- Vickery 241, Jeff Roberts 223,
Gemini Towing League firing Snyder 227-258-657, Nick 622, Ralph Doerfler and Mike and Anthony Scutari 222.
games of 256-258-225 for a high Cristosi 223-248-659, Russ Vicidomini 234, and Joseph
series of 739. Hendrickson 255-212-655, and Krupinski 221.
Joe Herber shot 204-212-285- John Kertesz 200-246-648.
701, John Baginsky 231-232-216-
679, Thomas Ortiz III 235-230-
655, Pat Moreno 228-238-655,
and Jeff Tarantino 235-202-634.

D. DeBenedetto 637
HOPELAWN, NJ- Dan
DeBenedetto paced the scoring in
the Mon. Madness League firing
games of 244-204 for a high series
of 637.
Nick Viverito hit 213-213,
Marianne SIemoen 203, Michael
Kelly 212, and Brian Kuzner 202.

Mike Conte 730


HOPELAWN, NJ – Mike Conte
led the scoring in the His & Hers
League firing games of 238-279-
213 for a high series of 730.
Carmine Latin hit 247-211-207-
665, Walter Malecki 222-201-622,
Don Anione 202-228-622, and
Linda Shafer 230-200-611.

Paul Harney 728


HOPELAWN, NJ – Paul Harney
rolled 257-278 for a high series of
728.
Justin B. McDougald shot 205,
Charlene Martino and John
Buchko 204, and Bryan Senatore
206.

Don Mascaritola 728


HOPELAWN, NJ – Don
Mascaritola led the scoring in the
Garden State Mixed League firing
games of 243-243-242 for a high
series of 728.
Rocco Fortunato hit 232-244-
230-706, Jose Medina 213-237-
223-673, Chris Herrick 244-224-
658, Warren Taureck 233-247-
652, Kyle Jannuzzi 215-235-645,
and Kathleen Pranio 211-218.