Danielle Bonner Essay

The Women of Billiards: A Pattern for Success {mosimage}For the past thirteen years, I have been exposed to many facets of the billiards industry through the professional involvement of my mother, Carla Bonner, and our close family friend, Peg Ledman. These two women have played a strong role in my life and have influenced me …

Andrea Gadon Essay

How Billiards has Touched My Life {mosimage}”Solids or stripes?” She asks her father while preparing for her second shot. Her opponent reaches into my pocket. “15. You’re stripes.” She nods, applies chalk on the tip of the cue stick, and angles it. Her elbow leans on my pea green felt and I can almost see …

Allison Kelliher Essay

{mosimage}I�ve was never taught how to shoot pool by a professional, I have never competed nationally, and I rarely shoot a perfect game, but billiards has had a profound impact on my life. When I was about 6 years old I started shooting pool with my dad. We had a 7 foot Valley pool table …

Karli MacDonald Essay

“Racking” up a Relationship {mosimage}I�ll never forget the first time I played a game of pool with my father. I was merely six years old. It happened at Humperdinks, a restaurant not more than three minutes from my house. The house rules were that no one under eighteen was allowed to play; however, my father …
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