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Scratch Challenge won't be an easy test

The first official major tournament in the Capital Region is meant to test all aspects of a scratch bowler’s game.

Swiatocha finds groove in Sport league

Matt Swiatocha knocked down pins with regularity for nearly three decades, but it wasn’t until his recent venture into Sport league bowling, and getting some advice from an old coach, that his game leaped to a new level.

CD Youth Scholarship Tour is going strong

CD Youth Scholarship Tour is going strong

Although many Capital Region youth bowling programs are down in numbers, the Capital District Youth Scholarship Tour is thriving.

D’Aurizio finally gets his 800 triple, and he does it twice

D’Aurizio finally gets his 800 triple, and he does it twice

Joe D’Aurizio is no ham-and-egg bowler. Actually, he’s more of a sausage-and-pepperoni type of guy.

Taking a roll down memory lane in 2015-16

Another local bowling season is almost in the books.

PBA Experience can help improve game

If you are a serious bowler who wants to excel at the top levels of the game, competing in a PBA Experience league on challenging conditions should help you improve.

Ralbovsky finally gets his game back on track

All bowlers, regardless of skill level, go through slumps. Sometimes, those frustrating moments on the lanes continue so long, and to such a degree, that we consider giving up the game altogether.

Donato tournament now honors two area legends

The Donato name is synonymous with superior bowling in the Capital Region, especially in Schenectady.

Miseno captures New York State Masters championship

Nick Miseno has claimed trophies in plenty of major events on the lanes in a long career of scratch tournament competition, but last weekend’s victory was special because his family was watching and rooting him on.

SCCC women overcome health issues to capture NJCAA title

The bus ride home from Airport Lanes in Cheektowaga last weekend was surprisingly quiet for the Schenectady County Community College bowling teams.

A ‘Blizzard’ is coming to Boulevard Bowl

As we approach the stretch run of the 2015-2016 season, there are still plenty of interesting tournaments available for both the scratch and handicap bowlers.

Douglas has good split personality

Douglas has good split personality

New Daily Gazette bowling league secretary Bill Douglas has a split personality on the lanes.

Lovers at the lanes: A Valentine's Day story

Lovers at the lanes: A Valentine's Day story

Mixed leagues are dominated by husbands and wives or boyfriends with girlfriends. Bowling is a night out together.

Columbia wins Section II girls' bowling title

Many things have changed on the local bowling scene over the last decade or so, but one thing that has remained the same is the excitement and popularity of the Section II bowling championships.

SCCC bowling teams ranked No. 1 in NJCAA again

Schenectady County Community College bowling coach Ray Ross doesn’t want to jinx his teams, but he admits he has another strong group as the collegiate season heads into the stretch run.

LeClair thriving on PBA50 tour

Brian LeClair is making the most of his second chance on the lanes.

Aiezza comes out of shadows with 807 series

Currently, Lee Aiezza is not the most famous bowler in the Aiezza family, but there was a time when this powerful right-hander was among the best in the Capital Region.

Vigars' move to Florida ends an era

Skip Vigars Jr.’s departure to Florida earlier this week signals the end of an era.

Scaccia has cut back, but is still competitive

It’s no surprise that Jack Scaccia Jr. still has that competitive fire. After all, he practically grew up on the lanes, and comes from one of the area’s premier bowling families.

New Era Senior Tour coming to Del Lanes on Sunday

Senior bowlers take center stage Saturday when the New Era Senior Tour holds its first NEST Invitational Championship at 1 p.m. at Del Lanes.

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