Monthly Archives: January 2012

Shane Van Boening Breaks Derby City Classic Records as Top Performer in Event History

Shane Van Boening Breaks Derby City Classic Records as Top Performer in Event History

By NYC Grind Contributor, Alison M. Fischer On the final day of the 2012 Derby City Classic, history was made when “The South Dakota Kid” … Continue reading

The Striking Viking is Back! Ewa Mataya Laurance Wins the WPBA Masters

The Striking Viking is Back! Ewa Mataya Laurance Wins the WPBA Masters

  By NYC Grind Contributor, Alison M. Fischer After going fourteen years without winning an event on the WPBA Tour, Ewa Mataya Laurance was not … Continue reading

The Field Narrows to Four Undefeated Players and Eight with One Loss at the WPBA Masters

The Field Narrows to Four Undefeated Players and Eight with One Loss at the WPBA Masters

Midway through the third day of the WPBA Masters, there are now only four undefeated players. Each four of these players were seeded in the … Continue reading

Five Remain in the Derby City Classic 9-Ball with Live Streaming of All Remaining Final Matches Today

Five Remain in the Derby City Classic 9-Ball with Live Streaming of All Remaining Final Matches Today

The four-day long 9-Ball division, which marks the last remaining event to finish at the Derby City Classic, is now in it’s final day. While … Continue reading

Shane Van Boening Wins His 2nd Straight Derby City One Pocket Title – Fatboy Challenge and 14.1 Move to Final Rounds

Shane Van Boening Wins His 2nd Straight Derby City One Pocket Title – Fatboy Challenge and 14.1 Move to Final Rounds

The One Pocket semifinal showdown at the Derby City Classic on Accu-Stats on the evening of Thursday, January 26 featured defending champion Shane Van Boening … Continue reading

Match Results from Day 1 of the WPBA Masters at Soaring Eagle Casino

Match Results from Day 1 of the WPBA Masters at Soaring Eagle Casino

The opening event of the WPBA’s 2012 Season has completed Day 1 at the Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. In this … Continue reading

Derby City One Pocket Final to Feature Shane Van Boening vs Joey Gray

Derby City One Pocket Final to Feature Shane Van Boening vs Joey Gray

The fans at the 2012 Derby City Classic will be treated to an All-American finale to the One Pocket event… as defending champion Shane Van … Continue reading

Four Players Remain in the Derby City One Pocket while the First Rounds of Action in 9-Ball are Underway

Four Players Remain in the Derby City One Pocket while the First Rounds of Action in 9-Ball are Underway

Round by round, the field in the revered Derby City Classic One Pocket event has continued to narrow as the event has reached its final … Continue reading

Playing to Build Lives at the 3rd Western Women’s Charity 9-Ball Challenge

Playing to Build Lives at the 3rd Western Women’s Charity 9-Ball Challenge

Tournaments dedicated to raising funds for a charity are common across a wide variety of sports, and billiards is no exception. Ranging from celebrity charity … Continue reading

John Morra Has a Banner Win in the Derby City Classic 9-Ball Banks while Competition in One Pocket Continues

John Morra Has a Banner Win in the Derby City Classic 9-Ball Banks while Competition in One Pocket Continues

The 2012 Derby City Classic is now moving through its sixth day of competition at the Horseshoe Casino outside of Louisville, KY. On Monday, January … Continue reading

CSI Supports BCA as Governing Body for Cue Sports in North America

CSI Supports BCA as Governing Body for Cue Sports in North America

While professional pool in the US has continued to strive for growth despite challenging economic times, the number of American pool players participating in international … Continue reading

The 14th Annual Derby City Classic is Underway at the Horseshoe Casino

The 14th Annual Derby City Classic is Underway at the Horseshoe Casino

Written by NYC Grind Contributor, Alison M. Fischer The start of the New Year is always an exciting time, but for pool players and fans … Continue reading

Ron Gabia Wins His 2nd Tri-State Event of the Season at Castle Billiards

Ron Gabia Wins His 2nd Tri-State Event of the Season at Castle Billiards

A great turnout of forty-seven players gathered to battle at Castle Billiards in East Rutherford, NJ for the Tri-State Tour stop on Saturday, January 14. … Continue reading

Rack Starz Calendar Achieves International Success

Rack Starz Calendar Achieves International Success

In a fresh and exciting effort to shine light on the world of women’s professional pool, the NYC-based group of pro and semi-pro players Rack … Continue reading