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Hall of Fame lock: Clutch finish gives Bill O'Neill 2020 PBA Players Championship for second major title 
Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:00 pm
An athlete spends much of their life working for moments like this: the final frame, win or lose, fate in your hands. Succeeding in those situations is the greatest feeling an athlete can...
Video of a 7 series PURPLE HAMMER testing illegally soft illustrates why USBC urethane ball hardness tests are needed — and where it goes from here
Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:00 pm
(Note: It is my style for 11thFrame.com to fully capitalize the names of bowling balls to make them stand out and be found easily by readers. Also, this story is so important it is free for all to...
Bob Richardson slams 857-300; Mike Pounders, Jay Roderick, Kyle Nielsen also reach perfection
Friday, February 14, 2020 11:55 pm
Madison Area USBC Hall of Famer Bob Richardson slammed an 857 series featuring a perfect game, and Mike Pounders, Jay Roderick and Kyle Nielsen also fired perfect games to highlight Madison area...
Improved marketing promised for 2021 Las Vegas Classic Feb. 22-26, tournament director Ron Mohr says
Friday, February 14, 2020 8:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Feb. 11, 2020. Update Feb. 14, 2020: Mohr said in an email that a minor scheduling conflict at South Point Bowling Plaza forced the 2021 Las Vegas Classic...
Tez Stevenson, Danny Verdecchia fire perfect games
Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:55 pm
Tez Stevenson and Danny Verdecchia fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Stevenson’s first career 300 came after games of 267 and 223 for a 790 in...
Jason Belmonte’s stunning gutter in final frame hands top seed of 2020 PBA Players Championship to E.J. Tackett; Bill O’Neill, Marshall Kent, Kris Prather also make stepladder finals
Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:00 pm
Jason Belmonte and E.J. Tackett entered the position-round game of the 2020 PBA Players Championship close enough to each other and so far ahead of the rest of the top 24 that the winner of their...
Keith Dumphy's Facebook group page remains the best devoted to USBC Open Championships
Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:30 pm
Keith Dumphy is back for the 11th time running what is hands down the best Facebook group page devoted to the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. The comprehensive page offers pretty...
Room for 600 more teams as USBC adds 6 more days to 2020 USBC Open Championships, now ending July 11/12
Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:00 pm
The 2020 USBC Open Championships starts March 21 and originally was scheduled to end July 4 for team and July 5 for minors. USBC last month extended that a day to July 5/6, and on Thursday it...
Near misses: Tony Pena, Bob Edgren, Blair Warren fall shot shy of perfection
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:55 pm
Tony Pena, Bob Edgren and Blair Warren all fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Pena rolled a 298 game in a 792 series in the Dream Lanes OM Cubed League....
Jason Belmonte retakes lead at 2020 PBA Players Championship as he pursues historic 12th major title
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:00 pm
Jason Belmonte re-took the lead after Wednesday’s first round of match play at the 2020 PBA Players Championship as he seeks to break a tie with Don Carter and win a record 12th major...
Norm Duke moves past Jason Belmonte for lead as top 24 advance to match play at 2020 PBA Players championship
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:00 pm
Norm Duke moved past Jason Belmonte in the third round of qualifying to take the lead as the top 24 advanced to match play at the 2020 PBA Players Championship at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in...
Clint Seltzner slams 815; Drew Latsch, Troy Cox fire perfect games
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:55 pm
Clint Seltzner slammed an 815 series, and Drew Latsch and Troy Cox fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Seltzner competed in the Prairie Lanes Big 10 League....
Lefties struggle again as Jason Belmonte takes lead after second round of 2020 PBA Players Championship in pursuit of historic 12th major title
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 pm
Two main storylines emerged in Tuesday’s first day of qualifying at the 2020 PBA Players Championship at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in Columbus, Ohio. The first is that a big second...
Viewership for 2020 PBA Tournament of Champions on FOX highest for a PBA tournament since 2010 TOC won by Kelly Kulick
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:00 pm
The 2020 PBA Tournament of Champions TV finals on FOX on Sunday drew the highest viewership of any regular PBA Tour TV show since the historic 2010 PBA Tournament of Champions won by Kelly Kulick,...
Matt Anderson fires 805 series, Theresa Holmes slams 690
Monday, February 10, 2020 11:55 pm
Matt Anderson fired an 805 series and Theresa Holmes slammed a 690 to top Madison area bowling Sunday and Monday. Anderson competed in the Schwoegler’s Good Neighbors League and Holmes in the...