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New Rockford Area Scratch Trios Classic tourney set for May 6 at Cherry Bowl
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 9:00 am
The inaugural Rockford Area Scratch Trio Tournament is set for Sunday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Illinois. The 3-person teams must include one senior (age 50 or older). The cost...
Tournament seeks to answer question: Is lane pattern or technology bigger factor in scoring?
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 8:00 am
I did a Q&A conference call with IBPSIA members last week and it led to Craig Spencer of the Phoenix area sending me the flyer for a totally cool tournament I want to see happen around Madison so...
Jim Fosdick fires 810 and 300, Anthony Bisco, Tom Rendall also reach perfection
Monday, February 26, 2018 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired an 810 series and his 93rd career perfect game in separate league sessions, and Anthony Bisco and Tom Rendall also reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday....
Ball companies have until March 15 to respond to USBC’s latest proposed ball specifications — see what they are in this story
Monday, February 26, 2018 8:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has sent updated proposed specification and rule revisions to bowling ball manufacturers, who have until March 15 to offer feedback. In a letter to the...
Spoiler alert: Results of the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship
Sunday, February 25, 2018 11:59 pm
If you don't want to know who won the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday, do not read this story. The show aired live...
Tom Smallwood denies history for Jason Belmonte in running stepladder to win Barbasol PBA Players Championship
Sunday, February 25, 2018 11:58 pm
Just about every top level bowler has had one of those days where it seems like you just can’t lose: You throw it great, your shots carry when you need them and your opponents shots don’t...
Andrew Olson fires 781, Taylor Jensen 671 to top youth scoring
Sunday, February 25, 2018 11:55 pm
Andrew Olson fired a 781 series and Taylor Jensen slammed a 671 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Olson rolled games of 270, 266 and 245, and Jensen chained 206, 209 and 256, both...
Chris Pounders takes me along for the ride for another MAST doubles title
Saturday, February 24, 2018 10:00 pm
Chris Pounders and I have been having a pretty good 2018 in doubles tournaments, winning the Madison Area Scratch Tour at Schwoegler’s on Jan. 14, dominating the Super Bowl Doubles in La Crosse...
Jason Belmonte, Bill O’Neill coast to top seed of Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship; young stars E.J. Tackett, Marshall Kent earn No. 2 seed
Friday, February 23, 2018 11:59 pm
As someone who has had a fair amount of success in doubles and team competition, I feel qualified to assert that a big key to such success is chemistry among teammates. Obviously, two people without...
Rachel Zimmer fires 750, Ashley Chlebowski 739, Cher Breunig 719; Kenn Chavez slams perfect game
Friday, February 23, 2018 11:55 pm
Rachel Zimmer fired a 750 series, Ashley Chlebowski a 739, Cher Breunig a 719, and Kenn Chavez slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Zimmer chained games of 246,...
Barbasol PBA Players Championship top seed Jason Belmonte a game away from history of 10th PBA major title; Marshall Kent, Kris Prather, Patrick Girard, Tom Smallwood also make stepladder finals
Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:59 pm
If you are a bowling fan, you will want to make sure you are watching ESPN from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Central time on Sunday. After all, it’s not every day you might see bowling history made. As I...
Cody Roedner fires perfect game on World Bowling Rome Sport-level lane pattern; Jim Fosdick fires eighth perfect game of season
Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:55 pm
Cody Roedner fired a perfect game on the Sport-level World Bowling Rome lane pattern and Jim Fosdick fired his Madison Area Bowling Association-leading eighth perfect game of the season to highlight...
Jason Belmonte continues to dominate Barbasol PBA Players Championship, Roth/Holman PBA Doubles Championship with partner Bill O’Neill after 4 rounds
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:59 pm
Jason Belmonte lost a little of one lead but extended the other in Wednesday’s two 5-game rounds of the combined Barbasol PBA Players Championship and Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles...
Matt Pursell fires 810, David Krissinger falls a pin shy of perfection
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:55 pm
Matt Pursell fired an 810 series and David Krissinger fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Pursell chained games of 236, 287 and 287 in the Schwoegler’s...
Sectional assignments announced for 2018 Intercollegiate Team Championships
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Wednesday announced in this news release the sectional assignments for the 2018 Intercollegiate Team Championships. The sectional qualifiers will take place at...