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Casey Gibney’s 782 tops weekend scoring
Sunday, April 2, 2017 11:55 pm
Casey Gibney fired a 782 series to top a light weekend of Madison area bowling. Gibney competed in the Viking Lanes Specials League. Bob Richardson was next with 735 in the Sport Bowl Odd Couples...
Mike Hoffman edges Jacob Thomas to win MAST Year End tourney at Spartan Bowl
Sunday, April 2, 2017 8:00 pm
Mike Hoffman wasn’t as dominant in Sunday’s match play and stepladder finals as he was in Saturday’s qualifying of the Madison Area Scratch Tour Year End tournament, but it ended up...
Ethan Linderman’s 823 leads Surfside Bowl to 3,637 for State Tournament team lead, Zagars grabs team all-events lead with 10,326
Sunday, April 2, 2017 7:00 pm
Ethan Linderman fired an 823 series to lead Surfside Bowl to 3,637 to take over the team lead and Zagars totaled 10,326 to grab the team all-events lead over the weekend at the 115th annual...
Mike Hoffman averages nearly 265 in leading MAST Year End tourney qualifying at Spartan Bowl; back on the DL for me
Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 pm
After Mike Hoffman rolled a 268 in Saturday’s first game of qualifying in the Madison Area Scratch Tour Year End tournament, I joked to him that he’d probably average that for the day....
With clutch finish, Steve De Kerf Jr. ties Matt Gasn’s 802 for 2017 Open Championships singles lead
Friday, March 31, 2017 11:59 pm
It’s one of the oldest axioms in bowling: When you need multiple strikes at the end to win, stay calm until after the last one to avoid getting over-amped and ruining a shot you need....
Danny Verdecchia fires 814 with perfect game, Lauren Sammel slams 752 with 299
Friday, March 31, 2017 11:55 pm
Danny Verdecchia fired an 814 series that included a perfect game, and Lauren Sammel slammed a 752 that featured a 299 game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Competing in the Ten Pin...
John Losito named 2017 BPAA Proprietor of the Year
Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 pm
John Losito has done it all as a proprietor, hosting everything from the PWBA Tour to college and international championships at his Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln, Nebraska, and serving on committees...
Chemistry, teamwork help Connecticut’s Hall of Fame Silver Lanes 1 to team lead with 3,239 at 2017 Open Championships
Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:59 pm
It’s a given that talent is needed to succeed on the tough conditions at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Tony Reynaud thinks chemistry matters as well and his Hall of...
Brent Ritchie fires 814, Tony Thaden 800; Jim Knudtson slams perfect game
Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:55 pm
Brent Ritchie fired an 814 series, Tony Thaden an 800, and Jim Knudtson slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Ritchie chained games of 255, 290 and...
Slow bowling plaguing 2017 USBC Open Championships, leading to squad time changes, late squad relegation for 2018 for slow groups
Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:00 am
There are few issues that get bowlers of all levels riled up more than slow bowling. I definitely am one of those: I don’t anger easily, but one thing that will get me ticked off in PBA and...
Curt Lanzendorf falls a shot shy of perfection
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:55 pm
Trying for his second perfect game of the season, Curt Lanzendorf fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Lanzendorf, who rolled a 300 on Feb. 15 in the Dream...
Whitehouse Grading II takes team all-events lead, Joe Johnson’s huge year continues at State Tournament; our highlight comes off the lanes
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:00 pm
Whitehouse Grading II of Random Lake took the team all-events lead over the weekend at the 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament...
Foes in last 2 title matches — 2015 winner Nebraska, 2016 winner Stephen F. Austin — make 8-team 2017 NCAA Women's Bowling Championship field
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 4:00 pm
The teams that met in the last two title matches — 2015 winner Nebraska and 2016 winner Stephen F. Austin — made the 8-team 2017 National Collegiate Women's Bowling Championship field...
New Mexico high school senior Carson Opela named 2017 Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:00 pm
The Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow award has 19 years less history than the Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow award, but it also features an illustrious list of winners that includes PBA Tour champions...
54th annual Dream Lanes Team Tournament running April 17 through May 4
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:00 am
The 54th annual Dream Lanes Team Tournament will run from April 17 through May 4. The 3-person team tournament is 85 percent handicap based off of 230, with no negative pins for teams...