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  • 2018 Senior One Pocket Open

    Sammy Jones, Mary Kenniston & Keith Thompson enjoying themselves at the 2018 Senior One pocket Open! Congratulations to co-champions Ike Runnels and James Davis Sr. for making their way through a tough field at Bogies 2018 Annual Senior One Pocket tournament. 36 Players squared off in Houston for the 3rd annual senior event, which began […]

  • 2018 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    2018 HOF Inductees Jeremy Jones, Keith McCready along with family members accepting the plaques for One Pocket Hall of Fame inductee Clem Metz and Lifetime Pool in Action Charles ‘Country’ Martin. The group is flanked by our 2 new MC’s Shannon Daulton and Scott Frost. Back after a 2 year rebuilding period, the 2018 HOF […]

  • Jeremy Jones

    Born April 30, 1971, Jeremy grew up in the Baytown suburb of Houston, TX. He didn’t start playing pool until he was about 17, but he was good at other sports too at that time. He had a friend in Baytown that he worked with at a pizza place that talked him into playing – […]

  • Keith McCready

    Born April 9, 1957, at a young age Keith moved to Anaheim, California with his father and brother. They all played pool and they got young Keith started when he was only about 8, which explains his sidewinder stroke. Keith is proud of that side arm stroke, and considers himself in good company, pointing to […]

  • Eugene Metz

    Born February 6, 1931, Eugene ‘Clem’ Metz was originally from Chicago. His mother and father both had worked at the Boardwalk in Chicago during the Al Capone years, and had in fact served Capone (haircut and manicure). Clem died April 26, 2011. Clem came with his family to Cincinnati at 16 years old, that is […]

  • Charles Martin

    Country came to NYC from West Virginia when he was young, and he brought along his southern drawl – which is why he got his nickname. There was another much older ‘Country’ around NY at that time who Country described as a lemon pool player, but who was “a real smart man” about making games. […]

  • The results are in for the new HOF inductees!

    So it’s official, our new HOF inductees in January will be Jeremy Jones and the late Eugene ‘Clem’ Metz for One Pocket, and then Keith McCready and the late Charles “Country” Martin for Lifetime Pool in Action! The dinner format is going to be VIP dinner and drinks starting at 6 PM, then about 7:15 […]

  • Hall of Fame Dinner returns in 2018!

    That’s right, it’s back! It is official, we will be back for our Hall of Fame dinner Wednesday the 24th of January at the 20th annual Derby City Classic. Please note that is a change from the Tuesday nights we used to hold the dinner, but Wednesday should be an improvement because on Tuesday night we […]