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‘The Bowling Chronicles’ features great columns by Bowlers Journal's J.R. 'Dr. Jake' Schmidt
Friday, January 13, 2017 5:00 am
If you don’t read the columns in Bowlers Journal International by J.R. "Dr. Jake" Schmidt you are missing some true gems. Schmidt writes some of the most interesting pieces about bowling...
Link Strategy Group is latest marketing agency for major bowling entities
Friday, January 13, 2017 1:00 am
I have a new entity to pull for in the bowling industry: Link Strategy Group. According to this recent news release, the United States Bowling Congress, Bowling Proprietors’ Association of...
Austin Powers fires 809, Chris Smith slams 717
Thursday, January 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Austin Powers fired an 809 series and Chris Smith slammed a 717 to top Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Powers, who had first career 300 earlier this week, chained games of 288, 262...
E.J. Tackett has two 300s, but Japan’s Shota Kawazoe leads DHC PBA Japan Invitational after 2 rounds
Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:00 pm
Fresh off a win last month in the PBA World Championship that might lift him to Player of the Year honors, E.J. Tackett rolled a pair of perfect games in the first two rounds of the DHC PBA Japan...
Latest GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open set for Feb. 24-26 in Waterloo, Iowa
Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:00 am
The second of this season’s two Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Opens is set for Feb. 24-26 at topography-maximized Maple...
MWBA Women’s City Tournament set for next 2 weekends at Spartan Bowl
Thursday, January 12, 2017 7:00 am
The Madison Women’s Bowling Association announced that the MWBA Championships — aka the Women’s City Tournament — will be held the next two weekends at Spartan Bowl in...
Richard Wollin, Carey Emerson, Rick Badger fire perfect games
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 11:55 pm
Richard Wollin, Carey Emerson and Rick Badger fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Wollin’s 300 came in a 769 series in the Village Lanes Businessmen’s...
70-year-old John Buchanan fires 900 series at Franklin Lanes in Evansville, Indiana
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:00 pm
John Buchanan on Wednesday fired a 900 series in a senior league at Franklin Lanes in Evansville, Indiana, according to multiple messages and Facebook posts I have received. Buchanan is 70, which...
Becky James fires 713, Dana McClelland 708, Megan Jirsa 707; Justin Pounders, Austin Powers reach perfection
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:55 pm
Becky James fired a 713 series, Dana McClelland 708 and Megan Jirsa 707, and  Justin Pounders and Austin Powers slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. James’...
Sean Yonan Memorial weekend of tournaments set for March 17-19 in Sheboygan
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:00 am
The Sean Yonan Memorial weekend of youth and adult tournaments will be March 17-19 at Lakeshore Lanes.in Sheboygan, the Yonan family announced. The Celebrity Pro-Am Baker Tournament is Friday night,...
Andrea Murray fires 767; Luke Ganser slams perfect game
Monday, January 9, 2017 11:55 pm
Andrea Murray fired a 767 series and Luke Ganser slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Murray’s series came in the Prairie Lanes Major League and was the...
Sun Prairie boys take lead, Marshall/Cambridge/East girls maintain lead in Madison area high school bowling after eighth week
Monday, January 9, 2017 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys took the lead and the Marshall/Cambridge/East girls maintain their lead in Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling in the eighth week of the season Monday. Eleven boys teams...
Night-before sweeper a new addition for King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial tourney set for Jan. 15 in Freeport, Illinois
Monday, January 9, 2017 8:00 am
The seventh annual King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial Bowling Tournament on Sunday, Jan. 15 will have a new twist: a sweeper the night before. The sweeper at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 is three games...
Jakob Butturff, Erin McCarthy win 2017 Team USA Trials; Matt Russo, Julia Bond take U.S. Amateur titles
Sunday, January 8, 2017 11:59 pm
Jakob Butturff and Erin McCarthy won the 2017 Team USA Trials and Matt Russo and Julia Bond the U.S. Amateur Championships titles at Sunset Station in suburban in Las Vegas, the United States Bowling...
Brett Schulze fires 719, Devan Andruss slams 720 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 8, 2017 11:55 pm
Brett Schulze fired a 719 series and Devan Andruss slammed a 720 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Schulze chained games of 257, 228 and 234 and Andruss rolled games of 249, 214...