2009 Junior National Champions

Shuffett, Lovely, Crockett and Miller reign The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) crowned four winners in the 2009 BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships. A total of 92 junior pocket billiard players gathered in the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University on July 23-26 to compete for the title in 4 divisions. In the 19-and-under boys’ …

Zachary Bradley Essay

{mosimage} I can only speak to my personal experience in stating that playing the sport of billiards has definitely improved my hand-eye coordination and enhanced my social skills. As a teen diagnosed with PDD-NOS w/Dyspraxia (under the Autism Spectrum with motor processing delays), social and physical ability does not come naturally or easily to me …

Sean Lehman Essay

{mosimage} My father grew up shooting pool at the gas station in their small town. There wasn’t much to do by way of entertainment way out there, so all the boys congregated at the store and lined up to take their turns at a game. Billiards became part of who he was and he developed …

Sean Drimmel Essay

{mosimage} Life and Pool: Inextricably Intertwined My eyes dart around the green expanse with a predaciousness unmatched by even the most ruthless members of the animal kingdom. The lamps positioned above the Brunswick Gold Crown accentuate every ball’s curvature, every minute speck (that mayor may not be there), and every possible route my cue ball …
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