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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.

Judge hoping for big turnout for bowling tournament

After a slow start, the Northeast Bowling Proprietors of New York’s Huck Finn “Capital Region Bowling Show” is back on its feet, and executive director Carol Judge is looking for the usual huge turnout at this weekend’s annual Mixed Doubles tournament.

Changes coming to SBA City tournament

After several disappointing turnouts in every division of their long-running marquee event, members of the Schenectady USBC Bowling Association are making some changes for the 83rd annual SBA City Championship Tournament.

Booth losing some speed, but not his desire

Dennis Booth still can’t wait to get to the bowling center twice a week, but he’s a realist who understands that even in today’s high-scoring conditions, his body can’t perform the way it used to.

Under the TV lights, Fazzone had to be perfect

Matt Fazzone was bowling under the television lights and trying to finish off a milestone achievement, but he wasn’t nervous. He couldn’t afford to be.

Weiner: Rotter still learning new tricks

At age 46, Dan Rotter is still tweaking his game.

Weiner column: Career-best triple surprises McMahon

The 57-year-old Fred McMahon isn't sure why, but but everything fell into place for his 300-856 Monday.

In the Pocket: Schmidt Junior League membership down

Although numbers are down, many of the best junior bowlers in the area are still competing in the Joey Schmidt Capital District Junior Pro-Scoring League.

In the Pocket: Simplicity key for VanDerLinden

Joe VanDerLinden still gets teased by his peers about his simple, fundamental game that features few frills.

In the Pocket: Capullo starts new mixed doubles league

Debbie Capullo took a big chance, but she felt she had no alternative.

Huck Finn tourney schedule kicks off on Oct. 18

If you like the bright TV lights and a little extra money in your pocket, it’s time to start thinking about entering a Huck Finn’s Capital Region Bowling event this fall.

In the Pocket: Good bowling 'offseason' for Kuhlkin, LeClair

A couple of noteworthy — and career-changing — achievements occurred during the Capital Region’s “offseason” on the lanes this summer.

Tourney win highlights Palumbo's season

Tony Palumbo experienced one of his best seasons on the lanes this year, and that’s saying something for the 46-year-old left-hander.

Capullo knows it's time for a change

It’s been a bittersweet week for Deb Capullo.

City Tournament is still special

The 82nd annual USBC Bowling Association 's Championship Tournament starts Wednesday

Aiezza's unorthodox bowling style is effective

Jessica Aiezza has her own unusual style on the lanes, and she probably wouldn’t recommend it to other up-and-coming young bowlers.
But it works just fine for this premier 34-year-old left-hander.

VanDerLinden chasing another title

One of the most accurate and consistent league bowlers in area history refuses to slow down.

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