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Kegler's Connection

   July 30, 2000

Table of Contents
  * Grandstand News
     ~ Welcome Notes
     ~ Tip of the Week
  * PBA/PWBA News
     ~ PWBA Telecast Monday
     ~ PWBA Represented at Women's Sports Foundation Luncheon
     ~ PBA Spare Shots
  * YABA News
     ~ Coca Cola Youth Bowling Championships Results
     ~ Youth Honor Scores
  * College Bowling News
     ~ 2000-2001 Intercollegiate Tournament Dates Announced
  * World Team Challenge News
     ~ Snapple Fire Burns Up the Competition
  * Team USA News
     ~ Team USA to be Webcast by Internet Site
  * Miscellaneous News
     ~ Stock Watch
  * And Finally

*** Grandstand News ***
***** Welcome Notes *****
Welcome to another edition of Kegler's Connection. With fall leagues just around the corner, make sure to let us know what you want to read about in the upcoming weeks. Email us at [email protected].

***** Tip of the Week *****
George is bowling a regional this weekend, but he left us this tip.

Keep your eyes on the target.

Maybe it's anxiousness, maybe we just want to be the first ones to see Whatever the reason, taking your eyes off of your target is one of the most common mistakes bowlers make. Simply put, you cannot hit what you are not looking at. The brain gets its hand-eye coordination from...yep, your eyes. If your eyes aren't watching your target, the brain can't send signals to your hand to help you hit it. When looking at your target, take special care to keep your eyes on it until well after the ball crosses over it. This will ensure you are always looking at what you are trying to hit.

George Freeman

*** PBA/PWBA News ***
***** PWBA Telecast Monday *****
Five bowlers will be competing in the Southern Virginia Open telecast Thursday afternoon. Airing on ESPN2 at 1 pm ET with a reair on "regular" ESPN on Saturday, August 5, at 1:30 pm ET, this is an opportunity for those without ESPN2 to watch the PWBA Tour. Competing on the telecast will be:

1. Carolyn Dorin-Ballard
2. Wendy Macpherson,
3. Linda Kelly
4. Tennelle Grijalva
5..Kim Adler

If you absolutely, positively want to know who won now, visit

***** PWBA Represented at Women's Sports Foundation Luncheon *****
Robin Romeo-Mossontte and Kim Terrell represented women's bowling at the second annual Women's Sport Foundation benefit luncheon in Hollywood.

To read the entire story, visit

***** PBA Spare Shots *****
The PBA is on hiatus until September, but for information on Hall of Fame balloting, the rankings race, and Marshal Holman on the Celebrity Golf Tour, visit

*** ABC/WIBC/YABA News *****
***** Coca Cola Youth Bowling Championships Results *****
106 junior bowlers from around the world are competing at Las Vegas' Showboat Bowling Center for $35,000 in scholarships.

For the latest results, visit

***** Youth Honor Scores *****
YABA has posted the honor scores for youth bowling excellence shot in the second half of July. You can find the scores by visiting

*** College Bowling News ***
***** 2000-2001 Intercollegiate Tournament Dates Announced *****
It's August, and college students are getting ready to go back to school The Intercollegiate tournament dates have been announced for the 2000-2001 school year. Visit for the schedule and other information on college bowling.

***World Team Challenge News ***
**** FL Team Wins NJ Event *****
Starting strong and never letting up, Storm's Pro Shop of Sunrise, FL, captured the American Bowling Congress/Brunswick World Team Challenge qualifying event July 23 at Brunswick Carolier Lanes in North Brunswick, N.J.

Don Yoshihara, Craig Auerbach, Storm DeVincent, Jeff Leaphart and Kip Roberts combined for a 432-315 victory over Maryland Storm Crew of Burtonsville, MD, in the two-game Baker System title match. The victory earned Storm's Pro Shop airfare and lodging to the BWTC Grand Championships Sept. 23-27 in suburban New Orleans plus $4,400 in cash, Brunswick jackets, Keepsake championship rings and a sponsors award.

For complete results, visit

*** Team USA News ***
***** Team USA to be Webcast by Internet Site *****
Team USA has formed a partnership that will allow Internet webcasts of national and international Team USA competition. For more information, visit

*** Miscellaneous News ***
***** Stock Watch *****
AMF (PIN) 0 11/16 at 14:41 EDT on 07/29/2000
Brunswick (BC) 18 3/4 at 16:01 EDT on 07/29/2000

*** And Finally ***
That does it for another edition of Kegler's Connection. Thanks for reading. If you have any press releases or story ideas you'd like us to consider for Kegler's Connection, email us at [email protected].

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