Fields, Orensky Take Top Honors at Parker's Junior Scholarship Tournament
September 04, 2011--Diante Fields of Mt. Royal, NJ, and Sara Orensky of Freehold, NJ won the Scratch and Handicap Divisions of the 12th Annual Parker Bohn III Junior Scholarship Tournament.
Held each year at Howell Lanes in Howell, NJ, Parker's Junior Scholarship Tournament has awarded over $50,000 in scholarship funds to junior bowlers, and provides competition for young bowlers of all abilities.
Fields, who qualified 2nd in the Scratch Division after 6 games emerged from the five-game round-robin Match Play in the lead, and waited for the other qualifiers to battle it out before winning the final match of the Stepladder Finals over Ross Whitehead of Walden, NY. He has $1,000 to his credit towards his further education, with Whitehead credited with $500.
Orensky also led the field on the Handicap side, narrowly edging out Justin Bohn by four pins. She maintained her stronghold on First Place during the five-game round-robin, and also won her final match over Ambrose Shirk of Fredricksburg, PA, 138-112. Sara has $750 in her scholarship account as a result.
900 Global Defeats Team Brunswick, Goes On to Sweep Stepladder Finals and Win GEICO PBA Team Shootout
July 3, 2011--San Antonio, Texas-based 900 Global pulled off the biggest upset in the five-year history of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour's summer series special events, winning the Manufacturer's Cup to conclude the GEICO PBA Team Shootout at 10pin Bowling Lounge.
900 Global (Steve Jaros, Robert Smith, Brian Voss, Michael Haugen, and Missy Parkin) defeated Team Brunswick (Parker, Chris Loschetter, Ronnie Russell, Tom Smallwood, and Sean Rash) in a close first match in the stepladder, and went on to take the whole thing. Details and full story available here.
Parker Helps Jeff Gordon Honor Cancer Survivors from Riley Hospital for Children
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 28, 2011) – Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation celebrated 10 years of support for Riley Hospital for Children during a news conference in the hospital's atrium this afternoon. The four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion was joined by 10 Riley Hospital cancer survivors from each of the years the bowling tournament has been held and by 7-year-old Emily Hampton of Simi Valley, Calif., whose life was saved because of research led by Riley physicians. Read more.
Parker Bohn III Receives BPAA's Dick Weber Bowling Ambassador Award
June 27, 2011--PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III joined a short list of outstanding individuals who have been named recipients of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America Dick Weber Bowling Ambassador Award during BPAA’s annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas, on June 27.
Bohn’s contributions to the sport, on and off the lanes, exemplify the contributions made by the late bowling legend.
“Receiving this award will go among the best achievements of my career,” Bohn said. “When I think of Dick Weber, I think of a class act, an honorable, true gentleman and a great ambassador for our sport.”
Parker Bohn III Junior Scholarship Tournament Set for Saturday, September 3, 2011
May 18, 2011--PB3 Entertainment has secured the date for this year's 12th Annual Parker Bohn III Junior Scholarship Tournament for September 3, 2011 at Howell Lanes. Watch the website for tournament application and details.
Parker WINS Monmouth County Masters Tournament
AlphaMax Rolls him to Victory!
February 27, 2011--Although the PBA was on TV Sunday determining the champion of the US Open, Parker was competing in his local Monmouth County Masters tournament.The tournament got underway with a 3 game qualifier, then the field was cut. An additional 3 games rolled for a 6 game total taking the top 15 plus the defending champion to Sunday. Parker defeated Rusty Thomsen for the title. Great way to end the week! PB3 is on a roll...