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Second year pro Andrew Anderson of Holly, Mich., solved difficult lane conditions when no other finalist seemed to be able to and won the PBA Xtra Frame Greater Jonesboro Open in Arkansas on Sunday. Anderson threw strikes on nine of his first 11 attempts in a 264-224 victory over Tom Daugherty of Riverview, Fla., in the final match. Anderson was the No. 1 seed for the s…

Twin brothers Michael and Jeffrey Krywcum of Buffalo took the lead in the Standard Doubles when they posted a 1,203 score on Sunday in the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Open Championship at the Oncenter Convention Center in Syracuse. The previous high doubles total was 1,192. Michael Krywcum, who is older than his brother by 1 hour and 6 minutes, bowled games of 165…

Area bowlingTonawanda USBC City Tournamentat Tonawanda Bowling CenterTeam Event1, TBC 3671; 2, Team ODE 3651; 3, Island Lanes 3636; 4, WHO THE HELL KNOWS 3571; 5, Team Ferger 3565; 6, Team Carson 3553; 7, Durkee 3550; 8, Augustana 3525; 9, Marbles 3511; 10, George Wants I.P.A. 3506.Doubles Handicap1, Donald W. Kiblin/Jeremiah M. Kiblin 1562; 2, Donna R. Claus/Brenda L. Fox…

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Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Famer Liz Johnson made a run to the semifinals, but lost in the stepladder finals of the USBC Queens Bowling Championship in Reno, Nev., on Tuesday. A two-time Queens champion, Johnson, now living in Palatine, Ill., won her first match, beathing Stefanie Johnson, 232-212. She then lost to Shannon O’Keefe, 247-224. Johnson advanced to th…

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Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Famer Liz Johnson stayed on her winning run Monday and advanced to the stepladder finals of the USBC Queens Bowling Championship in Reno, Nev. A two-time Queens champion, Johnson, now living in Palatine, Ill.,  won three more matches in the elimination bracket and then was the top scorer in a shootout among four bowlers to decide the final…

Area bowling55th Annual George A. Obenauer Masters Tournamentat Airport LanesSunday’s resultsWinners bracketDana Voytovich def. Jack Jurek 658-639.Elimination bracketJoe Burgio def. Mike Firzak, 647-551. Jurek def. Burgio, 586-578.Championship match 1Jurek def. Voytovich, 695-517.Championship match 2Voytovich def. Jurek, 577-553.

Life as a college graduate is good so far for Dana Voytovich. One day after he collected his business degree from the University at Buffalo, Voytovich earned himself $2,000 by winning the Greater Buffalo USBC Association's 55th annual George A. Obenauer Masters championship on Sunday at AMF Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga. To do it, Voytovich had to defeat Jack Jurek, a…

Area bowling55th Annual George A. Obenauer Masters Tournamentat Airport LanesSaturday’s resultsWinners bracketJack Jurek def. Mike Faliero, 566-558. Dana Voytovich def. Curtis Foss, 579-554.6:30 p.m. elimination bracketJoe Burgio def. Andy Rettig, 625-567. Mike Johnson def. Ryan Ciminelli, 603-594. Mike Firzak def. Zane Tester, 621-495. Justin Sokolowski def. Tom Sorce, 64…

Area bowling55th Annual George A. Obenauer Masters Tournamentat Airport Lanes, CheektowagaFriday’s resultsWinners bracket, 6:30 p.m.Mike Faliero def. Mike Mallwitz, 602-512. Justin Sokolowski def. Joe Burgio, 660-603. Ryan Ciminelli def. Andrew Herbert, 623-562. Jack Jurek def. Mike Johnson, 627-564. Zane Tester def. Pat Brick, 614-595. Dana Voytovich def. Ryan Reese, 561-…