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TIMES-NEWS OPEN
CHAMPIONS PROFILE

John Hricsina
PASSED AWAY IN 2016

TIMES-NEWS OPEN CHAMPION
1973

Finals were conducted at:

Frontier Lanes


TIMES-NEWS OPEN RECORD

Times-News Open Tournaments : 4

Times-News Open Finals : 2

All-Time Tournament Average : 200.6

Total Tournament Pinfall : 24,074

Total Tournament Games : 120

All-Time Finals Average : 203.3

Total Finals Pinfall : 9,758

Total Finals Games  : 48

Total Match Play Wins - 29  Losses - 19  Ties - 0  W/L % - .604

Other Top 5 Finishes :
2nd - 0
3rd - 0
4th - 1
(1976)
5th - 0

Senior PBA Tournament Victories (7)
St. Charles AMF Bobcat Senior Classic - 1990
Woodside Senior Open - 1992
Rocky Mountain Senior Open
- 1993
Canadian Senior Open -
1993
Palm Beach Open - 1995
Showboat Vermont Senior Classic - 1997

Senior PBA Bowler of the Year - 1990

Senior PBA Tour Records
 55 consecutive 200+ games - 1997 Showboat Jackson Senior Open
Most 300's in a season - 4 in 1991
Highest Scoring TV Match - 543 - def. Mike Durbin 276-267 - Showboat Vermont Senior Classic
300 in Championship Round - def. Avery LeBlanc (213) 1996 Reno Open

Made TV finals in 27 of first 50 SPBA events

Other Bowling Achievements :
WTAE-TV Channel 4 - Greater Pittsburgh Bowling Championship
Western Crawford County B.A. Hall of Fame
PA Sports Hall of Fame - Metro Erie Chapter
Meadville Tribune - Greatest Sports Figures of All Time
Joined the PBA Tour in 1981