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PWBA retains Nationwide as sponsor
Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:00 pm
The PWBA announced this week that it has retained Nationwide as its official insurance sponsor for the 2017 season. The deal includes title sponsorship of the PWBA Tour stop July 13-15 at AMF Gates...
Tony Pena, Nick Peterson slam perfect games; Kim Zimmerman fires 705 series
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:55 pm
Tony Pena and Nick Peterson slammed perfect games and Kim Zimmerman fired a 705 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Pena’s seventh career 300 came in a 710 series in the...
Lennie Boresch Jr. continues domination of South Point Senior Shootout, winning Haynes Bowling Supply Challenge
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:00 pm
Back in the summer after Lennie Boresch finished second in consecutive PBA50 Tour tournaments to Hall of Famers Pete Weber and Brian Voss, I jokingly told him that it might work out for the best...
Tim Morris grabs singles, all-events titles of MBA Senior City Tournament
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 6:00 am
Tim Morris followed up a stellar 799 in team with 663 in doubles and 738 in singles to win the singles and all-events titles of the Madison Bowling Association Senior Championships — aka the...
Nate Smith slams 811, Chris Pounders 803, Chris Pollentier 802; Brian Hoffman fires perfect game
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:55 pm
Ten Pin Alley recently switched to Kegel Fire oil and the center’s scores have been soaring. That continued Tuesday as Chris Pounders slammed an 803 series, Chris Pollentier an 802 and Brian...
Lennie Boresch Jr. stays hot at South Point Senior Shootout, winning Logo Infusion Challenge
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:00 pm
Lennie Boresch Jr. and Brian Kretzer are making the South Point Senior Shootout their personal playground through the first two days of the 5-day event at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. In...
With closing of Badger Bowl, 8th annual Plastic Classic day after Thanksgiving moves to Schwoegler’s
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:00 am
With the closing of Badger Bowl, the eighth annual Plastic Classic will have a new home: Schwoegler’s, where Jim and Jessica Wipperfurth run the pro shop after years of running it at Badger....
4th annual King of the Phill Baker tournament set for Sunday, Dec. 18 in Dickeyville
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:00 am
The fourth annual King of the Phill Baker tournament is set for Sunday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. Sunset Lanes in Dickeyville. The format is 3-person team bowling 12 games of Baker format qualifying over...
Jim Fosdick’s 782, Sue Heiser’s 644 top Monday scoring
Monday, November 14, 2016 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired a 782 series and Sue Heiser a 644 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Fosdick competed in the Dream Lanes Suburban Merchants League and Heiser in the Dream Early Monday Nighters...
Brian Kretzer edges Mike Klosin to win South Point Senior Shootout Turbo Challenge
Monday, November 14, 2016 10:00 pm
Any knowledgeable observer would have to rate Brian Kretzer and Lennie Boresch Jr. among the favorites at this week’s South Point Senior Shootout, which doesn’t allow any player with...
Monona Grove boys, Marshall/Cambridge/East girls lead Madison area high school bowling after second week
Monday, November 14, 2016 8:00 pm
The Monona Grove boys and Marshall/Cambridge/East girls lead Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling after the second week of the season Monday at Dream Lanes. Eleven boys teams and five girls...
Stoughton's Viking Lanes next Madison area center to switch to synthetic lanes
Monday, November 14, 2016 7:00 am
It’s been the year of synthetic lanes in Madison. Bowl-A-Vard Lanes replaced its 40 synthetics that were more than two decades old with news ones, as I detailed in this story. And then...
Nate Sime slams perfect game; Austin Minor’s 718, Allison Dempski’s 684 top youth scoring
Sunday, November 13, 2016 11:55 pm
Nate Sime slammed a perfect game and Austin Minor fired a 718 series and Allison Dempski a 684 to top youth scoring to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Sime’s second career 300...
Junior Hall of Fame tournament again awards more than $10,000 in scholarship funds
Sunday, November 13, 2016 10:00 pm
The 10th annual Junior Hall of Fame Tournament drew a record 99 teams, nine more than the previous high, and again awarded more than $10,000 in scholarship funds on Sunday at AMF Bowlero, tournament...
Rick Erce defeats Kevin Thompson for third MBA Senior Masters title
Sunday, November 13, 2016 8:00 pm
Rick Erce defeated Kevin Thompson 227-197 in the title match to win the Madison Bowling Association Senior Masters at Waun-A-Bowl on Sunday. Erce earned $257 for his third MBA Senior Masters title,...