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Arick Ecker, Drew Braam fire perfect games; Megan Jirsa slams 703 series
Monday, January 13, 2020 11:55 pm
Arick Ecker, Drew Braam fire perfect games; Megan Jirsa slams 703 series Ecker’s 26th perfect game came in a 763 series in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Braam’s 300 came in a 711 in...
Packy Hanrahan leads PTQ that completes field for season-opening PBA Hall of Fame Classic
Monday, January 13, 2020 9:00 pm
Lefty 2-hander Packy Hanrahan totaled 1,836 for eight games to lead Monday’s PTQ that completed the 56-player field for the season-opening PBA Hall of Fame Classic that starts Wednesday at the...
2020 Open Championships now on pace for 9,600 teams, membership declines another 3.5%, USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy says in '2019 Recap, 2020 Preview'
Monday, January 13, 2020 8:00 pm
On Halloween 2019, USBC reported that entries for the 2020 Open Championships at the newly renovated National Bowling Stadium in Reno already had surpassed the 8,063 teams that competed at the...
Location of 2022 USBC Open Championships revealed by CEO of Harris County-Houston Sports Authority
Monday, January 13, 2020 6:00 pm
In December 2018, USBC announced that the 2022 Open Championships would be in a new mixed-use, state-of-the-art sports facility being developed in north Houston, as I detailed in this story. Chris...
As 2020 PBA Tour season kicks off, Bill O'Neill talks about his great 2019, being an EBI staffer now in a Brunswick world, his friendship with Jason Belmonte and more
Monday, January 13, 2020 8:00 am
I’ve tried to establish a tradition of doing Q&As with the PBA Player of the Year and PWBA Player of the Year early in the next year, but with Jason Belmonte and Shannon O’Keefe...
Riley Allen fires 718, Skye Farr slams 643 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:55 pm
Riley Allen fires 718, Skye Farr slams 643 to top youth scoring Allen chained games of 234, 228 and 256), and Farr 217, 220 and 206, both at Prairie Lanes. Next in house shot leagues were Collin...
Andy Mills wins 2020 Red Cedar Classic with 2 wins over top seed Brady Stearns
Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:00 pm
A week after missing a spare in the final frame to lose the title match of the Chippewa Valley Match Games, Andy Mills of La Crosse spared in the final frame to win the Red Cedar Classic...
Fourth annual Compete For Kids' Sake fundraiser tourney will be trios Feb. 29 at Schwoegler's
Sunday, January 12, 2020 10:00 am
The first three Compete for Kids' Sake tournaments that raised funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County were singles events. The fourth annual Compete For Kids' Sake BBBS fundraiser will be...
Update: 1 charge re-filed, so now 2 against PBA Regional champion, actor J.T. 'Action' Jackson in Kevin Hart sex tape case
Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Dec. 14, 2019. Update Jan. 12, 2020: One charge has been re-filed against PBA Regional champion and actor J.T. 'Action' Jackson in the Kevin Hart sex tape case,...
As expected, bowling won’t be part of 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Africa
Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:00 pm
There was no expectation that bowling would be a part of the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal, but it might have helped bowling’s chances for eventually becoming part of the Olympics....
Brittany Pollentier fires 800-299, Chris Smith slams 297 game, Connie Cashin rolls 719
Friday, January 10, 2020 11:55 pm
Brittany Pollentier fired an 800 series that featured a 299 game, Chris Smith slammed a 297 game, and Connie Cashin rolled a 719 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Competing in the...
2020 PBA50 Tour schedule announced: Will it be the year of Chris Barnes?
Friday, January 10, 2020 5:00 pm
Every year, rookies join the PBA Tour, some with more fanfare than others — remember when Rick Steelsmith was an unfathomably good young bowler before he blew out his shoulder? But,...
Tom Clark says PBA Tour eyeing 'larger goals' as it prepares to kick off pivotal first year under Bowlero Corp. with more prize money, competitive changes
Friday, January 10, 2020 9:00 am
When PBA Tour Commissioner Tom Clark became PBA’s head man after the departure of CEO Geoff Reiss in September 2013, the PBA was heading into its darkest hours since three tech executives saved...
Team USA member, PBA Regional champion Nick Pate elected to USBC Board of Directors
Friday, January 10, 2020 5:00 am
United States Olympic Committee rules require that at least 20 percent of the members of Boards of Directors of National Governing Bodies are athletes. The United States Bowling Congress is the NGB...
Rick Erce, Nate Smith, Augie List, Joe Yelk fire perfect games; Cher Breunig slams 702 series
Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:55 pm
Rick Erce, Nate Smith, Augie List and Joe Yelk fired perfect games, and Cher Breunig slammed a 702 series to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Erce’s 32nd career 300...