Monthly Archives of : July, 2007

Sayginer and Cha Shoot Down Massey and Sakai


Sayginer and Cha Shoot Down Massey and Sakai The KIA Motors Showdown, presented by Dragon Promotions, took place in Seoul, Korea to once and for all settle who ruled trickshots and all around play. Undisputed artistic carom champion Semih Sayginer would take on the winningest pool trickshot champion in history, Mike Massey. Korea’s #1 Woman’s […]

Rocket Rodney Morris Named UPA Representative


Rocket Rodney Morris Named UPA Representative Phoenix, Arizona The United States Professional Poolplayers Association (UPA) recently made some administrative transitions to, in effect, renew the association and its presence in the pool community. One of those positive changes was to name Rocket Rodney Morris (arguably one of the most recognized male pool players internationally) as […]

Kressel Crowned King in Virginia


Kressel Crowned King in Virginia 2007 Virginia State 9-Ball Championships / Richmond, VA Rarely do four-year-old tournaments have much tradition, but the Virginia State 9-Ball Championships, presented by 5 Hour Energy Drink, already has more than its share. From the handmade trophies of local walnut off the family property of tournament director Joshua Dickerson to […]

Nevel and Cole Rock the House


Nevel and Cole Rock the House Viking 9-Ball Tour / Atlanta, GA by Rick Davis The Viking Cue 9-Ball Tour got back in action over the July 28-29 weekend, where 117 players entered the combined divisions at Mr. Cues II in Atlanta, GA. The open division was owned by Larry “The Truth” Nevel, while the […]

Lloyd Scores Second Hunter Classics Tour Win


Lloyd Scores Second Hunter Classics Tour Win Hunter Classic Women’s Tour / Tulsa, OK by Rick Davis The Hunter Classics Tour held their sixth stop over the July 28-29 weekend where a talented 36-player field mixed things up at Magoo’s Billiards in Tulsa, OK. In the end it came down to the battle of past […]

Billiard Education Foundation Awards Academic All-Americans


Billiard Education Foundation Awards Academic All-Americans It was a proud day for the sport of pocket billiards as 39 of the 136 junior players competing in the 2007 Junior National 9-Ball Championships were given the BEF Academic All-American award. Medals and Certificates of Achievement were presented to each youngster by BEF Executive Director Laura Smith […]

2007 Junior National Artistic Pool Champions


2007 Junior National Artistic Pool Champions Maestros in Mankato The 15th Annual Junior National Artistic Pool competition took place July 12-13 concurrently with the BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships, held at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Once again, Tom “Dr. Cue” and Marty “Ms. Cue” Rossman provided the direction for participants to demonstrate their special cue […]

Sayginer Leads Carom Team in KIA Masters of the Trickshot


Sayginer Leads Carom Team in KIA Masters of the Trickshot Billiard News – For the first time ever in billiards history, Pocket Billiards took on Carom Billiards in a team trickshot event. The Pocket Ball Team was captained by USA’s famed Mike Massey while the Carom Team was captained by Turkey’s Semih Sayginer. The Pool […]

Johnson Commands Tiger Canadian Women’s Tour Stop


Johnson Commands Tiger Canadian Women’s Tour Stop Tiger Canadian Women’s Pool Tour / Burlington, ONT by Carolina Fernandez The Tiger Canadian Women’s Pool Tour held its fourth event of the 2007 season July 15 at Bobby D’s Billiards Grill in Burlington, Ontario. Out of the field of 27 players, Sunday saw the return of the […]

2007 Philippines World Pool Championship


2007 Philippines World Pool Championship Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines Matchroom Sport can announce they will be changing the format for the opening round of the 2007 Philippines World Pool Championship. Double elimination play will be introduced for the first time in the nine years that the UK-based sports promotion company has been promoting the event. […]