Monthly Archives of : April, 2008

Archer Earns Top Gun Honors


Archer Earns Top Gun Honors 10-Ball Desert Shootout / Tempe, AZ by Skip Maloney Veteran billiard player Johnny Archer struggled through some middle matches in the 10-Ball Desert Shoot-Out but roared back in the double-elimination finals to defeat Mika “Iceman” Immonen twice and take home the $12,500 first prize. Immonen got off the first shot […]

Torres Wins Big at Bogies


Torres Wins Big at Bogies Junior National Qualifier / Houston, TX by InsidePOOL Staff Eleven-year-old Joey Torres, pool-playing prodigy, made his way through a 22-player field at Bogies Billiards in Houston, TX, to earn a ticket to the Junior Nationals in Tucson, AZ. In the quarterfinals, Torres wreaked revenge upon Brandon Turner, who had sent […]

Fuller goes undefeated in Carolina Tour Stop


Fuller goes undefeated in Carolina Tour Stop Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour / Greensboro, NC Mike Fuller worked his way through a field of 40 entrants on the Jacoby Custom Cues Carolina Tour stop at Fast Eddie’s in Goldsboro, NC, the weekend of April 26-27. He sent Larry Faulk to the one-loss side of the […]

Heidrich Hangs on to Win


Heidrich Hangs on to Win Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour / Parsippany, NJ by Skip Maloney In a true double-elimination final match on the Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour in Parsippany, NJ, Dan Heidrich withstood a strong attack that put him on the brink of defeat. He rallied in the second match to defeat Adam Kielar and […]

Homegrown Billiard Talent Shines


Homegrown Billiard Talent Shines The Canadian 9-Ball Tour – Event VII, Bourbon Street Billiards, Winnipeg, Manitoba The Canadian 9-Ball Tour presented by Indigo Chapters bookstores and Cineplex Entertainment brought only eight men back for play on Sunday morning at Bourbon Street Billiards. Of these eight, the four undefeated names on the right hand side of […]

Efren Reyes Leads All Star Asian Force into the Predator International 10-Ball Championship


Efren Reyes Leads All Star Asian Force into the Predator International 10-Ball Championship Fans and pro players alike, everyone knows the inevitable was coming. Pool’s most powerful pro continent is sending a true force to be reckoned with, as none other than pool master and maestro Efren Reyes leads Asia into Las Vegas for the […]

Viking Billiards Tour Offers Health Insurance


Viking Billiards Tour Offers Health Insurance Just about every day, a staff member at Viking Tour gets asked the following question: Do you have a health insurance program for player members or business associate members? Beginning this month, the answer is yes! The Viking Cue 9-Ball Tour has just launched a new membership-only benefit: Viking […]

Canadian 9-Ball Tour Hits Bourbon Street Billiards


Canadian 9-Ball Tour Hits Bourbon Street Billiards The seventh stop of the Canadian 9-Ball Tour, presented by Indigo Chapters bookstores and Cineplex Entertainment, saw unseasonably cold weather once again greet the 64 players making their way back to the venue for Saturday morning play. Apparently the cooler temperatures affected some of the players’ sleeping patterns. […]

Archer and Immonen to Meet at High Noon


Archer and Immonen to Meet at High Noon 10-Ball Desert Shoot-Out / Tempe, AZ By Skip Maloney It’s only fitting that the last two winning billiards “cowboys” still standing in the 10-Ball Desert Shoot-Out in Tempe, AZ, will meet in the desert at high noon on the tournament’s last day. Johnny Archer continued his blistering […]

Rock-Ola Goes Green


Rock-Ola Goes Green Torrance, CA — The Rock-Ola wraps up the “green conversion” of its Torrance factory just in time for Earth Day on April 22. The facility’s prominent new green awnings are a sign of the environmentally conscious changes taking place inside the renowned 70,000 square foot factory. Throughout the Rock-Ola headquarters and factory […]