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Press Releases.....
GEICO WSOB IX Concludes with World Bowling Tour Finals  (01-05-18)
Wayne & Bonnie Garber – 300 x 2  (09-22-15)
Chuck Pezzano Named Recipient of IBMA Hennessy Award of Merit  (06-06-15)
California Bowling Writers Assist with Sacramento PWBA Tour  (05-20-15)
Remember our Troops – CBW Phone Card Drive Kicks Off  (11-18-14)
Len Nicholson to Speak to Bowling Writers  (2-9-13)
They’re Still Out There!  (10-22-12)
PBA Tour Champion Tony Reyes dies  (09-28-12)
Betty Schlegel Passes  (07-21-12)
County bowling legend in search of first county masters title - Marin Independent Journal  (07-8-12)
NEW! 2011 CA Scratch Classic Tournament  (08-25-11)
Paula Vidad Joins CBW Board  (06-17-11)
CBW Annual Meeting Approves Restructure  (06-17-11)
New…2011 Scratch Classic Tournament  (02-14-11)

California Bowling Writers - Media Recognition Awards
(For showcasing the sport of Bowling in the California media)

Name of Article Writer's Name Date Publication
Pro Women Bowlers Move On Brandon Stachnik  May 7, 2016 Press Democrat
Women's Pro Tour Makes Stop at RP Brandon Stachnik  May 6, 2016 Press Democrat
Acceptance at Last Bob Padecky, Kent Porter Photographer  July 13, 2015 Press Democrat
Pro Bowlers Stop at Double Decker Lanes Sports, Kent Porter Photographer  July 11, 2015 Press Democrat
Key to longevity – bowling? James Lanaras, Kent Porter Photographer  March 6, 2015 Press Democrat
Youngsters on a roll at Country Club Bowl Bruce Meadows, Tina Martin Photographer  April 30, 2014 Novato Advance
Bowling for lunch is right up our alley Allen Pierleoni September 6, 2013 The Sacramento Bee
Betty’s Bowling Ball, the Roll of a Lifetime Herb Benham March 22, 2013 The Bakersfield Californian
An old sport's new Lease on Life Jim Lanaras, Alvin Jornada Photographer February 24, 2013 The Press Democrat
Alley-Oops! Nikki Silverstein November 29, 2012 Pacific Sun
Bowling Anyone Omar Oseguera, Brian N. Willhite Photographer July 28, 2012 Bakersfield Life Magazine
A Little Fun Helps Kids Focus at Exam Time Diana Lambert, Randall Benton Photographer  May 5, 2012  Sacramento Bee
Novato Bower, 82 proves he has the Wright stuff Bruce Meadows, Tina Martin Photographer  February 22, 2012  Novato Advance
Woman bowls flawless game Joelle Burnette  September 4, 2011  Press Democrat
Bowlers Inducted into San Francisco US Bowling Congress Hall of Fame: Jodi Hiraoka, Mike Leong Carolyn Livengood, Dan Honda Photographer  August 5, 2011  San Mateo County Times
Making Connections: Google's Bowling Team, A way to network and make friends Mike Swift, Nhat V. Meyer Photographer  June 23, 2011  San Mateo County Times
Fit 94 Year Old Bowling Hot for Half a Century Sandra Ward, Gregory Cook Photographer  May 4, 2011  The Renegade Rip
Roll Model Mike Griffith, Felix Adamo Photographer  February 12, 2011  Bakersfield Californian
A Retro Game In a Digital Age James Noonan, Jorgen Gilliksen Photographer  December 5, 2010  Napa Valley Newspaper
A Dying Breed (A real estate developer aims to strike down a Redwood City Bowling Center.) Bonnie Eslinger  November 23, 2010  Palo Alto Edition of the Daily News
At 106, he's still bowling them over Dennis McCarthy, Andy Holzman, Photographer  Augst 10, 2010  Los Angeles Daily News
Strikes, Spares, Nachos Bowl Me Over Angela Hill  January 17, 2010  Contra Costa Times
Pro Bowlers Head to Dublin Next Week Janet Pelletier  January 8, 2010  Pleasanton Weekly
There's More to it Than Pins & Pints Casey Mar (also Photographer)  November 13, 2009  Sacramento Bee
Now this is how they roll: Bowl has Family Feel Rachael Allen  August 27, 2009  Sacramento Bee
Striking Out in Vegas is a XXX Thrill Gary Warmer; Eugene Garcia, Photographer  August 2, 2009  Orange County Register
My First Strike (photograph only) Jenn Ireland, Photographer  July 22, 2009  Bakersfield Californian
No regrets for mom who chose family over bowling Bruce Meadows; Tina Martin, Photographer  May 20, 2009  Novato Advance
In the Beginning Bette Addington, Bette Addington, Photographer  April 14, 2009  Bakersfield Californian
In a League of Her Own Gary Klien; Frankie Frost, Photographer  March 15, 2009  Marin Independent Journal
Spare Time Janet Parmer; Scott Manchester, Photographer  January 15, 2009  The Press Democrat
Bullish on Bowling-Yes, Bowling Skip Rozin January 2009 Wall Street Journal
Fun Can Hurt, Bowling Study Discovers Jeannine Stein  November 16, 2008  Sacramento Bee
South High senior looks for momentum this weekend Simon Jude Samano; Casey Christie, Photographer  September 23, 2008  Bakersfield Californian
Everybody’s Bud Bette Addington, Coco Walters, Photographer June 3, 2008 Bakersfield Californian
A Century of Aging Artfully Pam Grady, Freelance Journalist May 20, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle
Piece of Milwaukee Heritage Rolls Away P.J. Huffstutter – Times Staff Writer; William Glasheen-Photographer May 11, 2008 Los Angeles Times
Using Both Hands Bob Varmette, Casey Christie, Photographer January 22, 2008 Bakersfield Californian
“Dreams on a Roll” Jeff Miller December 14, 2007 Orange Country Register
“Game over for bowling P.E. credit” Melissa Eiselein November 30, 2007 The Press Enterprise
Q&A with Leon Stroope Bette Addington October 16, 2007 Bakersfield Californian
Speaking Up For His Sport Jeff Horseman, David Bauman, Photographer September 18, 2007 Bakersfield Californian
A Makeover to Bowl You Over Bob Shallit September 8, 2007 Sacramento Bee
Anatomy of a 300 Game Bob Varmette, John Harte, Photographer July 3, 2007 Bakersfield Californian
Nikki Gianulias Rachel Raskin-Zrihen June 25, 2007 Times Herald
High Rollers Brad Botkin June 21, 2007 Times Standard
Wedding 'Balls' For Couple Rick Freedman, Bob Pepping, Photographer June 4, 2007 San Jose Mercury News
Local Bowler Creates Own Perfect Storm Jeff Evans April 25, 2007 Bakersfield Californian
Gray Williams' 300  Dave Allen March 7, 2007 Marin Independent Journal
"Novato High's Williams bowls a 300" Tina Martin March 7, 2007 Novato Advance
"Novato High's Williams bowls a 300"  Mark Dittmer March 7, 2007 Novato Advance
You’ll Never Find a Better Pal than a Bowler Jeannette De Wyze February 22, 2007 San Diego Weekly Reader
FACE "Kayla Yokoyama" Rayne Wolfe January 17, 2007 The Napa Press Democrat
"Bowling for Annie" Bob Varmette, Staff Writer January 9, 2007 Bakersfield Californian
Essay "Pin me Down" Joel Davis November 30, 2006 Sacramento News & Review
Syndicated Column Dick Evans, sports writer November 2006 Daytona News Journal (on-line)
A New Standard for Bowling John Morell October 2006 UA Hemispheres
Carrying on The Family Tradition Bob Varmette, Staff Writer; John Harte, Photographer October 17, 2006 Bakersfield Californian
El Juego Es Alegria Curtis Pashelka August 19, 2006 Fronteras de la Noticia
A New Crowd to Bowl Over Curtis Pashelka; Staff Writer; Joanna Jhanda, Photographer July 27, 2006 Contra Costa Times
Roll Models Bill Paterson July 20, 2006 Sacramento Bee
Bowler has teaching abilities to spare Jonathan Okanes, Photographer: Mark DuFrene June 12, 2006 Marin Independent Journal
Kim Terrell Bowls into Hall of Fame Simi Lee May 19, 2006 San Mateo Times
SR's Continental Lanes Closes: Bowlers Mourn Loss of Alley Michael Coit March 31, 2006 The Press Democrat
Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser (photo only) Photographer: Erin Lubin March 19, 2006 Marin Independent Journal
Novatan tapped to head state bowling association Rob Mitchell March 8, 2006 Novato Advance
Bowling: A game for the ages - any age Mike Morrow - Photographer: Shaun Walker January 30, 2006 Eureka Times Standard
Hear the pins fall Mike Morrow January 29, 2006 Eureka Times Standard
Strikes, spares and family fun Mark Petix - Photographer: Greg Vojtko January 6, 2006 The Press Enterprise
Harbor Lanes bids farewell to longtime owners Courtney Hunt December 25, 2005 The Eureka Reporter
The family that bowls together... Bob Varmette December 13, 2005 The Bakersfield Californian
Pin Action (photo only) Photographer: Zachary Kaufman December 4, 2005 Marin Independent Journal
99 Years Old and Still Bowling Bianca P. Gallegos December 2, 2005 Napa Valley Register
Bowling, unconventionally Bob Varmette December 2005 The Bakersfield Californian
Bay Area teens on a roll at Maccabi Games Joe Eskenazi August 2005 Jewish News Weekly
Bowling's Serious Side Robert Dietz Unknown Tracy Press
Roll Models Joshua Coman - Photographer: Robbi Pengelly Summer 2005 Sonoma Valley Magazine
Gianulias bowls her way to Hall Brad Kvederia February 5, 2005 Vallejo Times-Herald
Moms Up to any challenge Peggy Hager September 2004 Daily News
'Bowling moms' can finally talk Lavender Vroman September 2004 Antelope Valley Press
AV bowling moms 'Race' for $1 million Lavender Vroman September 2004 Antelope Valley Press
Bowlings best burning up the lanes Ike Dodson September 19, 2004 Manteca Bulletin
Local 'bowling moms' to compete on reality show Lavender Vroman June 2004 Antelope Valley Press
Charity is nice, but women miss the pro game Dwight Chapin November 2004 San Francisco Chronicle
New Owners share plans for bowling alley changes Amy Gittelsohn September 2004 The Trinity Journal
Senior women bowlers headed for Fremont Robert Airoldi August 2003 Bakersfield Californian
Bowlin' Them Over Scott Johnson August 2003 Roseville Tribune
Bowling Through in the Clutch Andy Wilcox August 2003 Auburn Journal
Women Keep Rolling Despite Tour's Problems Kathy Schrenk August 2003 Redwood City Tribune
He's Been Perfect 17 times Tim Casey June 2003 Sacramento Bee
Up Their Alley Bob Varmette March 2004 Bakersfield Californian
Bowling: A Forgotton Slice of Americana Steve Wilstein March 2004 Bakersfield Californian
At 82, She's still on a good roll Mike Morrow March 2003 Times-Standard
Nisei Leaguers Still Rolling Along in Albany Jakob Schiller March 2004 Berkeley Daily Planet
Bowlers raise money for kids' programs Tad Whitaker March 2003 Marin Independent Journal
Striking Back Bob Varmette February 2003 Bakersfield Californian
Bowling for Westwood Robert Costa January 2003 Daily Bruin
Bowled Over by High Tech Thomas H. Maugh II January 2003 Los Angeles Times
Still Rolling at 90 Holly Woolard January 2004 Marin Independent Journal
Senior on a Roll Jane Daye November 2002 The Reporter
One Striking Family Mark Barna November 2002 Bakersfield Californian
Tournament is Right Up Their Alley T.J. Sullivan August 2002 Ventura County Star
Women Bowlers, 500 Strong Converge on S.M. County Jesse James Smith May 2002 Peninsula Independent
Still Rolling Along Kim Rawley April 2002 Antelope Valley Press
Traveling Down Memory Lane Laura Brown January 2002 The Daily Triplicate
Tribe Expands into Bowling Business Laura Brown December 2001 The Daily Triplicate
Bowling the Bay Jack Lyon November 2001 The Wave Media
The Business of Bowling Daryl Savage August 2001 Palo Alto Weekly
A Slice of Small-town Life Jay Bobbin August 2001 Tribune Media Services
Ex-redwoods Star reaches milestone in Bowling Ray Hamill August 2001 Times Standard
Age doesn't slow Kaya on the lanes Clarissa Aljentera July 2001 The Times
Slow Climb out of the Gutter Chris Borden July 2001 West County Times
Eagle is a rare bird in World of Bowling Curtis Pashelka June 2001 West County Time
Pro Bowling makes its debut this weekend Shane Culbertson June 2001 The Press Democrat
It's Time to Rock 'N' Bowl Ana Beatriz Cholo May 2001 Los Angeles Times
Cal Proves Age Not a Factor Ron Mosher May 2001 Mountain Echo
No Sport of Kings, but a Tiara John-Thor Dahlburg May 2001 Los Angeles Times
Staying Healthy-Chasing Fitness with a Heavy Ball Sharon McKinney April 2001 Senior News

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