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Kaylin Wikoff is changing the face of WPBA ~ Kollet Probst

If you had one opportunity to tell the world something about you, what would it be? For Kaylin Wikoff, who’s transgender, it’s she wants to be judged for who she is, not what she is. She started shooting when she was 10 with her father’s direction. What started as a male bonding with her father,

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Jaden Dupree Interview ~ Brian Pauley

More and more young people are playing pool and that is good for the future of the game.  Most gravitate to the normal pool games but one young man gravitated to both regular pool and artistic pool. (trickshots)  Meet 14 year old Jaden Dupree.  Jaden got into both regular pool and trickshots and used social

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CJ Wiley: The Tao Of The Pool Warrior ~ Patrick Sampey

The Tao flows through all things, and is the underlying current that electrifies CJ Wiley’s pool game — guiding him towards a greater meaning and purpose in life — the life of a consummate martial artist, and professional pool player.   “Lao Tzu, in the Tao Te Ching explains that the Tao is not a

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Starcade Billiards ~ Patrick Sampey

Dave Proctor — Starcade Billiards “I know what they don’t wanna tell you Just hope you’re heaven-sent, and you’re hell-proof I walk up in the world and cut the lights off And confidence is a stain they can’t wipe off” — Lil Wayne. When I think of all the pool players that have won various

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Kollet Probst Interview ~ Brian Pauley

The billiard world has some of the most dedicated fans of any sport in the world.  Fans routinely travel to events hours and states away to see their favorite players up close and personal and to hopefully interact with their favorite player.  Fans show their appreciate in many ways.  Some wear billiard related clothing, some

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Lone Wolf Pool Network: Nick Rodgers Interview ~ C. Fiorilla

Streaming Pool with the Lone Wolf Pool Network The Lone Wolf Pool Network is an organization that runs leagues and tournaments in the North Carolina area. Recently they began live streaming pool matches and discovered it to be a big hit with the players. Sneaky Pete Mafia had the opportunity to talk with founder Nickolus

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ZenSports: The Future of Amateur Sports ~ Catherine Fiorilla

Have you ever found yourself wondering if there were any leagues or tournaments going on in the area? Did you ever miss an event because you didn’t have cash for the entry fee and the director couldn’t take a credit card? Maybe you were out of town and looking for a pickup game or just

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JB Custom Cases — A Case For All Seasons ~ Patrick Sampey

For pool players, we live in a day and age where there’s a plethora of varying products for the billiards enthusiast to choose from. We have low deflection shafts, phenolic tips, jump cues, break cues, cue extensions, billiards gloves, layered tips, etc. With all the gear to select from, it can be hard to determine

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Trista Ingham Interview ~ Brian Pauley

“The youth are our future” is a quote used by many people to describe multiple aspects of life.  In pool, it is ever so true.  All throughout the county, there is a growing number of young people playing the game and getting into the sport more seriously as opposed to just something to do.  There

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WEST MICHIGAN NINE-YEAR-OLD PHENOM PARKER JAKUBCZAK ~ Peggy Mallen

  Nine-year-old Parker Jakubczak from West Michigan is tearing up the felt! This young man, who started playing at the ripe old age of seven, has placed in five tournaments since June 21, 2015. That’s only 15 months of playing in tournaments! Did I mention that he was only nine years old? I had a

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