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“And the winners are George Gohagan III and Gregory Thompson Jr.” – Gohagan and Thompson Takes the PBA West South Point Doubles
Third seeded George Gohagan lll and Gregory Thompson Jr. took home the gold in PBA West’s bi-annual Member/non-member Southpoint Doubles tournament held November 7, 2021. After a close 9 frame championship match with the number four seed, a tenth frame strikeout put them in the drivers set to win.
Read more on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
TNBA’s David Haynes wins Las Vegas Open (TAT)
Las Vegas bowler and TNBA Senate member, David Haynes came away with the $15,000 1st prize at the 2021 Las Vegas Open True Amateur Tournament (TAT) held at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa in Las Vegas, NV August 30th – September 5th.
Read more on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
TNBA’s September, 2021 Bowler Magazine
The September issue of TNBA’s Bowler magazine is now available. This issue highlights The National Bowling Association after the Pandemic as we slowly get back to normalcy. Let’s continue to wear our masks, take our shots and follow CDC guidelines. Check out our Bowler Magazine Program page to view this issue.
See more on our Yearbook Director Page.
“Many Stylessssss of Bowling”
TNBA welcomes “Many Stylessssss of Bowling“ into the TNBA Family.
Many Stylessssss of Bowling will be TNBA’s new Souvenir vendor. After multiple stages of vetting of proposals from a half dozen companies, including presentations along with question and answer sessions, TNBA’s souvenir vendor committee selected “Many Stylessssss of Bowling“ as the new vendor for The National Bowling Association, Inc.
Congratulations are in order for Many Stylessssss of Bowling as the new vendor of The National Bowling Association, Inc. See Many Stylessssss of Bowling’s welcome video and visit their website at our “Stylessssss” Vendor page.
Queenie Green-Johnson: TNBA’s Las Vegas Senate recognizes their Bowlers.
TNBA staff writer Danny Mack highlights one of his senate members: “I had the opportunity to bowl with Queenie in the Sunday TNBA mixed fours league at The Orleans Bowling Lanes. Queenie is a great teammate, always willing to help you with your game.”
Read more about Queenie Green-Johnson and other TNBA bowlers on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
TNBA’s Historical Flipbook Stroll Through our King & Queen Program.
The four volume Flipbook of our “TNBA Kings & Queens By Year” historical stroll (for years 1958 thru 2020) is now online. This Flipbook displays our Royal Court, captures the essence of our King & Queen program and exemplifies what our Joe Thomas King & Queen Coronation Ball is all about. To view these volumes and learn more about our King & Queen program, visit our King & Queen Program page.
The September issue of TNBA’s Bowler magazine is now available. Check out our Bowler Magazine Program page to view this issue.
FTNBA’s Collegiate Program
Through TNBA’s Collegiate Program’s communications with bowling
coaches from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU),
several have expressed an interest in female & male bowlers out of the
TNBA Junior Programs for their respective university’s bowling
Director Keith Bridgeforth has listed several colleges and
universities that has Collegiate Bowling scholarship programs. Read more about this on our Collegiate Program Page.
DBS Recognizes one of their Youth
Isabel Ping, a member of the Denver Bowling Senate Junior Bowling Program is a very confident, independent leader with a strong talent for bowling. She is very competitive and strives to compete with the best. She has won multiple individual awards as well as several team and individual championships, including the 2018 – 2019 Queens / Duchess / Princess tournament for women where she placed 3rd in the Duchess division. She also recently bowled an 878 (300, 278, 300) in a Thanksgiving 9-pin No-Tap fundraising tournament for the DBS Jrs. program.
Read more about Isabel on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
Ari Wilson Captures PBA
Western Regional Title
Bowling in the recent Western Regional Member Non-Member doubles tournament held in South Point Bowling Plaza, Ari Wilson along with his doubles partner Zack Hattori won the Western Regional Doubles Title. This feat has only been accomplished by a handful of amateur bowlers. See more on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
TNBA’s Eastern Field Representative Robert Danzy Jr.
gave a refreshing background on the history and structure of TNBA when he was featured in the Thursday 9/19/19 issue of The Daily Gazette located in Schenectady/Albany NY.
In this article, The Daily Gazette said that “ Robert Danzy Jr. is aggressively — and passionately — promoting an old bowling sanctioning body that might not be too familiar to many local keglers.” TNBA’s Vice President, Dr. Michael Boykins points out that it was “really nice work by our newest Eastern Field Representative” See more on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
TNBA Promotional Video — Celebrating our 80th Anniversary
TNBA has produced a short video documentary about our organization, along with several short snippets that have been extracted from the larger documentary highlighting various aspects or specific programs of our organization. These videos educate others about our organization, it’s history and what it is that uniquely sets us apart from other bowling organizations.
The fifth snippet: “Tournaments.” See more on our Bowler Spotlight Page.
Dewann Clark, President, The National Bowling Association, Inc.
Celebrating our 80th Anniversary 1939 – 2019