Monthly Archives of : May, 2011

Sullivan Sweeps Great Southern Billiards Event


Sullivan Sweeps Great Southern Billiards Event Great Southern Billiard Tour / Murfreesboro, TN by Lea Andrews Brad Sullivan’s first tournament win was the best kind—the local player went undefeated, getting past Robert Frost twice in the later rounds to become the last man standing out of a 44-player field. The $1,500-added Great Southern Billiard Tour’s […]

Khan Topples Mason for Tri-State Billiards Title


Khan Topples Mason for Tri-State Billiards Title Tri-State Tour / New York City, NY by InsidePOOL Staff Ron Mason went undefeated to the final match of the May 28 stop on the Tri-State Tour, only to be upended by Carl Yusuf Khan for the billiards title. The $1,000-added Memorial Day weekend event took place at […]

High School Billiards – A Decade of Champions


High School Billiards – A Decade of Champions The 2011 BEF Texas State High School 9-Ball Championship completed the historic 10th year of the successful BETTER High School Billiard Program based in Dallas, Texas on May 17th, 2011. Last years runner-up, the South Garland H.S. Colonels, rebounded from a heart-breaking loss in the previous years […]

Windy City Teams Prevail at 35th BCAPL Nationals


Windy City Teams Prevail at 35th BCAPL Nationals More divisions and events were created for players at this year’s (35th) BCAPL National 8-Ball Championships. With the addition of the Men’s and Women’s 9-Ball Open Singles divisions, two new 9-ball team divisions were added to the end of the 10-day extravaganza so players could have more […]

Association of Billiard Professionals Announces Members and Goals


Association of Billiard Professionals Announces Members and Goals The Association of Billiard Professionals (ABP) represents the world’s best billiard players that are uniting together for a common goal. Over the years, players have endured many hardships and has found it necessary to try to reach common ground between the promoters of events, international associations, and […]

Association of Billiard Professionals Announces Members and Goals


Association of Billiard Professionals Announces Members and Goals The Association of Billiard Professionals (ABP) represents the world’s best billiard players that are uniting together for a common goal. Over the years, players have endured many hardships and has found it necessary to try to reach common ground between the promoters of events, international associations, and […]

ACS Nationals Results from Las Vegas


USA and Canada Share Honors at the 2011 Lucasi Hybrid Cues ACS Nationals in Las Vegas Moving the 2011 ACS National Championships to the newly-renovated Tropicana Las Vegas, May 7-14 – at the urging of the ACS board of directors – proved a shrewd move, as the service-oriented property bent over backwards with its friendliness […]

Van Boening Surges in Mosconi Cup Rankings


2011 US Mosconi Cup Rankings Latest Shane Back in Business After Riviera Glory Shane Van Boening, an ever-present in the US team at the past four Mosconi Cups, played his way back into contention for this year’s side with victory at the US Open 10-Ball Championship at the Riviera, Las Vegas. ‘The South Dakota Kid’ […]

Van Boening Snares U.S. Open 10-Ball Title


Van Boening Snares U.S. Open 10-Ball Title Shane Van Boening defeated Spain’s David Alcaide by a score of 11-6 to snare the U.S. Open 10-Ball title at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Van Boening picked up $15,000 for his performance while Alcaide earned $8,500. The finals of the 3rd U.S. Open […]

Dechaine Blanks Archer at 3rd U.S. Open 10-Ball Championship


Dechaine is Story of Day 4 at the 3rd U.S. Open 10-Ball Championship Going into Friday morning at the 3rd Annual U.S. Open 10-Ball Championship the story on everyone’s lips was the outstanding performance by currently #1 U.S. ranked player “Fireball” Mike Dechaine. As the field gets smaller, the matches get tighter. Although moved to […]