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Update: Marshall Kent replaces injured Jakob Butturff; Tommy Jones, Kelly Kulick, Danielle McEwan selected for Team USA for 2017 World Games
Friday, July 14, 2017 6:00 pm
Update: Marshall Kent has replaced Jakob Butturff on the Team USA roster for upcoming World Games at Sky Bowling in Wroclaw, Poland, USBC announced on July 14. The change was made...
Petersen Classic host center Brunswick Zone River Grove faces flooding threat
Friday, July 14, 2017 8:00 am
If you live in the upper Midwest and pay attention to the news at all, you know that southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois were pummeled by incredible amounts of rain earlier this week,...
Update: Record field of 3,551 set to compete at Junior Gold in Cleveland area next week
Thursday, July 13, 2017 5:00 am
Note: A version of this story was first posted on June 6. If you’re a youth bowler, family member or friend of a youth bowler, or simply a bowling fan, you probably know of the logistical...
Jason Belmonte wins third straight, fourth overall ESPY
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:00 pm
E.J. Tackett dethroned Jason Belmonte as PBA Player of the Year in 2016, but he couldn’t knock him off the ESPY throne: Belmonte on Wednesday night won his third straight and fourth overall...
Sin Li Jane rebounds from title match loss to become Malaysia’s second PWBA Tour champion by winning Pepsi Lincoln Open
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:00 pm
Only roughly a couple of hours after losing the title match of the PWBA Wichita Open to countrywoman Siti Rahman, Malaysia’s Sin Li Jane rebounded to win the Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open. Both...
Proposed NAIA rules changes to drastically limit bowlers' competitive freedom in path to varsity status drawing passionate responses from all sides
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:00 am
Note: This story has been extensively expanded with comments from additional coaches of NAIA teams after my original story Tuesday morning drew an incredible amount of attention. NAIA bowling...
As expected, MBA Manager Bill Dennis hired as manager of new Madison Area USBC
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:00 am
As expected, the new boss is the same as the old boss. The new Madison Area USBC officially starts on Aug. 1 and on Monday it officially got its manager: Bill Dennis, long-time manager of the...
Jennifer King winning all-events, team titles highlights 2017 USBC Women's Championships
Monday, July 10, 2017 11:00 pm
Jennifer King was the biggest star at the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships, winning the all-events title and leading The Big Ticket 1 of Columbia, South Carolina, to...
A.J. Rice wins Proprietors Cup for second time
Sunday, July 9, 2017 11:00 pm
A.J. Rice on Sunday won the Proprietor’s Cup for the second time in its six years, taking home the $27,500 top prize at Beaver Vu Bowl in Beavercreek, Ohio. Rice, a 2-handed lefty who puts his...
Anthony Simonsen leads as top 50 in stunningly strong field advance to cashers round in Proprietors Cup VI
Sunday, July 9, 2017 5:00 am
In a stunningly strong 250-player field arguably comparable to a USBC Masters or U.S. Open, PBA superstar Anthony Simonsen averaged 246.3 on Saturday to lead the top 50 into Sunday’s cashers...
Breaking through is the story in PWBA St. Petersburg-Clearwater Open, as Shannon O'Keefe, Giselle Poss, Danielle McEwan, Clara Guerrero make TV finals
Saturday, July 8, 2017 10:00 pm
As June ended, stars Shannon O’Keefe, Danielle McEwan and Clara Guerrero together had made just one TV show and won no titles during the 2017 PWBA Tour season, and rookie Giselle Poss had never...
The feel-good bowling story of the year: Jason Belmonte subbing with a group of regular guys at the USBC Open Championships
Saturday, July 8, 2017 12:00 pm
After seeing posts on social media and listening to fellow competitors on the PBA Tour talking about the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, Jason Belmonte wanted to experience the...
Shannon O'Keefe leads qualifying of PWBA St. Petersburg-Clearwater Open
Friday, July 7, 2017 10:00 pm
Shannon O’Keefe was one of the PWBA Tour’s dominant players in 2016, winning three of her four career titles. The long-time Team USA member and DV8 staffer has yet to make a TV finals in...
Tom Hankey, Allie Leiendecker win Teen Masters varsity titles
Friday, July 7, 2017 9:00 pm
Tom Hankey and Allie Leiendecker won the varsity titles Friday as the Teen Masters ended in Richmond, Virginia. The 209 boys and 113 girls bowled three 6-game qualifying rounds over Monday, Tuesday...
Gail Myers Jr., Bob Richardson, Bill Pounders elected to MBA Hall of Fame
Thursday, July 6, 2017 5:00 am
Gail Myers Jr., one of the greatest ever from the Madison Bowling Association and a USBC Hall of Fame candidate; Bob Richardson, a prolific honor score shooter and 2009 MBA Masters champion; and Bill...