Monthly Archives of : October, 2008

U.S. Open Billiards Event Set to Begin


U.S. Open Billiards Event Set to Begin
U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships / Chesapeake, VA
by Skip Maloney, InsidePOOL Staff
The gathering has begun in Chesapeake, VA. With top-ranked players coming from the four corners of the globe, tournament officials are expecting between 240-275 entrants in the 33rd U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships at the Chesapeake Conference Center this weekend. […]

Team Poison Races For The Cure


Team Poison Races For The Cure
In addition to donating profits from the Pink Ribbon Poison cues sales, a team of Poison employees is participating in the 2008 North Florida Race for the Cure. 
The race is taking place Saturday, October 18 in Jacksonville, Florida.  We have gathered a a group of employees, friends, and family running […]

Inside Pool Announces Interactive Interview Challenge


Inside Pool Announces Interactive Interview Challenge
By Samm Diep
What would you ask your favorite pro?  On October 19-25, the Inside Pool Xtreme News team will be reporting from Chesapeake, VA at the 33rd Annual US Open 9-Ball Championships. This event draws the largest international field of players from all over the globe and now YOU can […]

Johnson Scores Undefeated Victory


Johnson Scores Undefeated Victory
Pechauer All-American Tour / West Peoria, IL
by InsidePOOL Staff
The third stop of the Pechauer All American Tour was hosted by Dave’s Good Times in West Peoria, IL, October 11. The $500-added event featured 28 players in a double-elimination 8-ball format on 7-foot bar boxes, with Josh Johnson marching undefeated to the finals.
In […]

Grau Grabs First on CNY Opening Stop


Grau Grabs First on CNY Opening Stop
CNY 9-Ball Tour / Syracuse, NY
by Skip Maloney, InsidePOOL Staff
Dave Grau took two out of three from David Pound to win the opening event of the CNY 9-Ball Tour October 11. The $460-added, A,B-handicapped event drew 51 entrants to Salt City Billiards in Syracuse, NY.
Grau and Pound grappled first […]

Kight Stops Schwartz at Castle Billiards


Kight Stops Schwartz at Castle Billiards
Tri-State Tour / East Rutherford, NJ
by Skip Maloney, InsidePOOL Staff
Robert Kight twice came within a game of falling to a one-loss side challenge by Jason Schwartz but hung on to win the Tri-State Tour stop on October 11. The $500-added, B-C-D-handicapped event drew 34 entrants to Castle Billiards in East […]

Pros Challenge at Obelisk Billiard Club


Pros Challenge at Obelisk Billiard Club
Newport News, Virginia-  On October 18,2008 The Obelisk Billiard Club in Newport News (VA) will be hosting The Poison Challenge Match with Charlie Williams and Yu Ram Cha.  Dragon Promotions and Predator Group, creators of Poison Cues, once more team up to bring fans closer to the pool stars they […]

Heather Lloyd wins at Rusty’s Billiards


 
Heather Lloyd wins at Rusty’s Billiards; Cristina DeLaGarza wins WPBA Qualifier
Rusty’s Billiards in Arlington, Texas hosted the 6th event of the year for the OB Cues Ladies 9-Ball Tour September 27-28.  Fifty-one ladies came to compete and many new faces were in attendance!  Welcome to all the new players!
On hand were the owners of OB […]

Mueller Recreational Products and OB Cues Partner


Mueller Recreational Products and OB Cues Partner 
Nick Maser at Muellers stated from his Lincoln, Nebraska office, “We have talked to Royce Bunnell at OB Cues for some time now about being able to provide OB Cues products to the players.  We are excited this has come to fruition because the OB-1 Cue shafts are not […]

Buddies Rack up Billiards World Record


Buddies Rack up Billiards World Record
By Cassandra Locke
Owner, B & C Advertising (official event sponsor)
SPRING LAKE, N.C. — At 2 p.m. October 10 Brian Lilley broke the first rack of balls, not knowing he and buddy Daniel Maloney would break the previous “Longest Marathon Billiards Match,” noted in the Guiness Book of World Records of […]