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  • One Pocket Hall of Fame 2010 Inductees

    A shot of some of the fun at the 2011 HOF Social Hour The One Pocket Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s class of inductees in the categories of One Pocket, Bank Pool and Lifetime Pool in Action to be honored at our 7th annual One Pocket Hall of Fame dinner, January […]

  • Legendary Player George Rood Dies

    George Rood was honored by the One Pocket Hall of Fame for ‘Lifetime Pool in Action’ in 2007 George Rood, the legendary pool player who nearly bridged the 20th Century pool scene, died peacefully early in the morning of October 10 at the Widow’s Home in Dayton Ohio. George was born November 11, 1914 in […]

  • Sylver Ochoa Wins 2010 Hollywood Jack Memorial

    The late ‘Hollywood Jack’ The Hollywood Jack Memorial One Pocket was rescued this year and held in Bellflower, California at Hard Times Billiards over the 4th of July weekend! The One Pocket play was spectacular all weekend as fans filled the room and many more watched online to see who would earn the title. Matches […]

  • One Pocket Hall of Fame Raffle

    Steve Booth announces the Johnston City 50th anniversary guests at the HOF dinner OnePocket.org is pleased to announce a raffle to benefit the One Pocket Hall of Fame, made possible by the generous donations of people like TR McIntosh (Derby Cues), Pat Fleming (Accustats), Freddy the Beard (Banking with the Beard) and Diana Hoppe (Pool […]

  • Jeanette Lee wins 2010 Derby City Louie Roberts Award

    The ‘Black Widow’ in action at this year’s Derby City Classic In an arena dominated by males, Jeanette Lee stood head and shoulders above the rest to capture the 2010 “St. Louie” Louie Roberts Action and Entertainment Award at the Derby City Classic. The voting of the award by DCC attendees and members of the […]

  • Sylver wins Gold at T-Town One Pocket Classic

    Sylver Ochoa, with the Pool Action TV live stream crew in the background Photo courtesy Shawn Smith Sylver Ochoa came out on top of a field of 42 players at the T-Town One Pocket Classic tournament that wrapped up at Magoo’s Billiards in Tulsa, Oklahoma last night. Sylver followed up his second place finish in […]

  • Dave ‘Viffer’ Peat Wins the 2011 Louie Roberts Award

    Dave ‘Viffer’ Peat, AKA ‘Dippy Dave’ 2011 Derby City Classic Action/Entertainment Award winner After the votes had been tallied, David “Dippy Dave” Peat dominated in winning the 2011 “St. Louie” Louie Roberts Action and Entertainment Award at the Derby City Classic (DCC). In a world where there’s often more woof than bite, Dippy Dave’s action […]

  • 2010 Derby City Classic

    Frost Wins the Derby City One Pocket Title Scott Frost prevailed over from Texas, Sylver Ochoa.With Reyes falling in the earlier money rounds, and Bustamante in the semifinals, it felt a little like a new generation of players in the finals. Frost was heavily favored by the standing room only crowd (including the balconies!), someone […]

  • 2010 One Pocket Hall of Fame Dinner

    Diana Hoppe photo Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame inductees! The One Pocket Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s class of inductees in the categories of One Pocket, Bank Pool and Lifetime Pool in Action. This year we have two One Pocket inductees, the well travelled professional player, Jose Parica, and […]

  • 2009 Hall of Fame votes are in!

    A younger Jose Parica competing back in the 80’s (Mike Haines/Bill Porter photo) The One Pocket Hall of Fame is pleased to announce this year’s class of inductees in the categories of One Pocket, Bank Pool and Lifetime Pool in Action. This January we will have two One Pocket inductees, the well traveled professional player, […]

  • Trick Shot Icon ‘Willie Jopling’ Dies

    Willie Jopling at the Derby City Classic, demonstrating one of his pet games, “Kiss Pool”, in which object balls are caromed off the cue ball in order to score. Born William Jopling Marshall, Jr. in Bedford, Virginia January 20, 1926, but better known in the pool world as ‘Willie Jopling’, Marshall died suddenly in his […]

  • Michael Surber, 1955-2009

    Mike competing at the Derby City Classic last year One of the top all-around players from Mississippi and beyond, ‘Biloxi Mike’ Surber, was found dead in his home earlier this week. Officials have ruled the cause of his death murder, and have named a “person of interest” in the case. Mike was a very popular […]