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Jesper Svensson winning national sports award in Sweden giving boost to bowling
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:00 pm
As posted in numerous places on social media — including my Facebook page — on Monday, Jesper Svensson has been named Rookie of the Year for 2016 for all Swedish sports. The...
Baton Rouge USBC Women's Championship numbers look short of Las Vegas, but ahead of prior 3 years in Reno, paper reports
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 6:00 pm
Entries for the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, likely will fall short of last year in Las Vegas — as any knowledgeable observer would...
From unknown to the top: The meteoric rise of Jakob Butturff
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:00 am
When I interviewed Jakob Butturff in December at the World Series of Bowling, my aim was to tell the story of a bowler who had risen from virtual unknown to record-setting PBA Champion in 18 months....
Jim Fosdick fires 805, Anthony Bisco slams perfect game
Monday, January 16, 2017 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired an 805 series and Anthony Bisco slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Competing in the Dream Lanes Suburban Merchants League, Fosdick chained games of...
Mike Stabenaw fires 838-300, Schemm Bowling Inc. 3,531 to take leads in City Tournament
Monday, January 16, 2017 8:00 am
Mike Stabenaw fired an 838 series that featured a perfect game to highlight the second weekend of what has been a high scoring Madison Bowling Association Championships — aka the City...
Austin Est fires 729, Allison Dempski slams 720 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 15, 2017 11:55 pm
Austin Est fired a 729 series and Allison Dempski slammed a 720 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Est chained games of 279, 213 and 237 and Dempski 244, 235 and 241, both at...
Andrew Olson, Hannah Yelk, Evan Peterson, Kelli Johnson take top spots in BYBT at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes
Sunday, January 15, 2017 8:00 pm
Andrew Olson, Hannah Yelk, Evan Peterson and Kelli Johnson won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes. Olson, who averaged 239, earned...
Jake Stansbury wins GIBA Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open
Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 pm
Jake Stansbury won the Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open at Ridgewood Lanes in Fort Dodge on Saturday, GIBA reported. Stansbury earned the $1,000 top prize...
Jonathan Schalow beats Todd Fenske to win FBT 4 Ball Challenge tourney
Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:00 pm
Jonathan Schalow defeated Todd Fenske 242-235 in the title match to win the Frequency Bowling Tour 4-Ball Challenge tournament at Point Bowl in Stevens Point on Sunday.  No other details were...
E.J. Tackett rampages through stepladder to win DHC PBA Japan Invitational
Saturday, January 14, 2017 5:00 am
E.J. Tackett rampaged through stepladder finals to win the DHC PBA Japan Invitational on Saturday at Bentencho Grandbowl in Osaka, according to scoring posted on PBA.com here. Tackett, who...
Update: PBA Tour players, celebrity competitors announced for 2017 Chris Paul Family Foundation PBA Celebrity Invitational
Saturday, January 14, 2017 3:00 am
Note: This story originally was posted on Dec. 22 when only three of the five celebrity competitors were revealed.   The PBA Tour players and celebrity competitors for the 2017 Chris Paul...
Kevin Thomas slams 848-300, Brittany Pollentier fires 763; Matt Townsend, Scott Erickson also reach perfection
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:55 pm
Kevin Thomas slammed an 848 series that featured a perfect game, Brittany Pollentier fired a 763, and Matt Townsend and Scott Erickson rolled 300s to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday....
Supreme stylist David Ozio elected to USBC Hall of Fame
Friday, January 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Long-time PBA Tour star David Ozio, who was inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in 1995, has been inducted into the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in the Superior Performance category,...
2017 State Tournament lane patterns should play similar to recent years
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:00 am
The 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — starts in earnest this weekend in the Green Bay area. The tournament opened last weekend...
Rick Ramsey’s BTM, 9-Pin No Tap, 1-2-3 tournaments set for Orleans during USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas
Friday, January 13, 2017 9:00 am
Rick Ramsey’s BTM, 9-Pin No Tap, and 1-2-3 tournaments will be at the Orleans in Las Vegas while the  USBC Open Championships is being held at South Point Bowling Plaza. Ramsey has picked...