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Jeromey Hodsdon’s 697, Allison Dempski’s 639 top youth scoring
Sunday, March 20, 2016 11:55 pm
Jeromey Hodsdon fired a 697 and Allison Dempski rolled a 639 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Both competed at Prairie Lanes, where the next-highest scores also were shot: 673s by...
Sean Yonan Memorial weekend in Sheboygan again raises nearly $17,000
Sunday, March 20, 2016 10:00 pm
The Sean Yonan Memorial Scratch Scholarship Tournament, established in honor of youth bowler Sean Yonan who died in 1995 from a severe asthma attack, again awarded nearly $17,000 in scholarships over...
Andrew Olson, Hannah Yelk, Brody Way, Kylie Chandler take top spots in BYBT Masters at Village Lanes
Sunday, March 20, 2016 8:00 pm
Andrew Olson, Hannah Yelk, Brody Way and Kylie Chandler won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour Masters at Village Lanes in Monona. Olson, who averaged 227, earned...
Joe Janz beats Derek Eoff in title match to win 12th MAST title
Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:00 pm
Joe Janz beat Derek Eoff 225-189 in the title match at Ten Pin Alley on Saturday to win his 12th career Madison Area Scratch Tour title. First was $547 and second $302. The tournament drew 52...
Pete Weber, Shea Bittenbender win GIBA 2-Pattern Doubles tourney in Muscatine, Iowa in dominating fashion
Saturday, March 19, 2016 8:00 pm
Pete Weber and Shea Bittenbender won Saturday’s Greater Iowa Bowling Association 2-Pattern Doubles tournament at Rose Bowl in Muscatine, Iowa in dominating fashion. Weber and Bittenbender led...
Sue Hepler’s 683, Jim Fosdick’s 761 top Friday scoring
Friday, March 18, 2016 11:55 pm
Sue Hepler fired a 683 series and Jim Fosdick rolled a 761 to top Madison area bowling on Friday. Hepler competed in the Village Lanes A League of Our Own League and Fosdick in the Dream Lanes...
bowlingball.com steps up as sponsor of PBA Maine Shootout, PBA League’s Silver Lake Atom Splitters
Friday, March 18, 2016 5:00 am
bowlingball.com has become the title sponsor of what is now the bowlingball.com PBA Maine Shootout presented by Xtra Frame and the sponsor of PBA League’s two-time defending champion...
Dan Eith, BIll Cook, Steve Reiber fire perfect games; Brittany Pollentier slams 709 series
Thursday, March 17, 2016 11:55 pm
Dan Eith, Steve Reiber and Bill Cook fired perfect games, and Brittany Pollentier slammed a 709 series to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Eith’s 300 came in a 720...
The most amazing thing about Syl Thiel’s record-tying 71 years of Open Championships competition
Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:00 am
Note: I am adding to the story I wrote last year after Sylvester Thiel competed in his 70th USBC Open Championships. On Wednesday at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, the 93-year-old Thiel...
Mary Lo fires 708 to top Wednesday scoring
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:55 pm
Mary Lo fired a 708 to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Lo competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Mixed Nuts League. Kurt Opie led men’s scoring with 781 in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes...
Robert J. Bures, teammates are latest to re-set top of leaderboards at 2016 Open Championships
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 11:59 pm
As is often the case early in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, new leaders have emerged frequently, although perhaps not on quite the near-daily basis of this year. However,...
Kent Bryan slams 800 series; Cody Zirbel, Kevin Johnson fire perfect games
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 11:55 pm
Kent Bryan slammed an 800 series and Cody Zirbel and Kevin Johnson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Bryan’s supernational came in the Dream Lanes All-Star...
Anthony Simonsen earns 'call up' to Team USA
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 11:00 am
In a move somewhat akin to a baseball player being called up the major league club after tearing up the minors, 2016 USBC Masters champion Anthony Simonsen has been added to the Team USA roster for...
Wickliffe Lanes of Ohio takes team lead with first 3,200 of 2016 Open Championships
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:00 am
If you go back to Facebook in March of last year after ND Storm closed team event with a 1,223 game (for 3,149), you’d probably see a decent amount of speculation about what it meant for scores...
Matt Ruhland’s 767 tops Monday scoring
Monday, March 14, 2016 11:55 pm
Matt Ruhland rolled a 767 to top a quiet night of scoring in Madison area leagues. Ruhland competed in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Tom Rogers was next with 755 in the Prairie Lanes Major League,...