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Nick Kruml leads USBC Masters qualifying as final match play spot comes down to roll-off
Thursday, February 23, 2017 11:59 pm
Nick Kruml, a Chicago area bowler who competed for UW-Whitewater, closed with games of 288 and 266 to edge out 3-time United States Bowling Congress Masters champion Jason Belmonte for the lead as...
Mike Meekma fires perfect game
Thursday, February 23, 2017 11:55 pm
Mike Meekma fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Meekma’s 300 came in a 724 series in the Waun-A-Bowl Beagle’s Classic League. The high...
QubicaAMF sets World Cup for Nov. 4-12
Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:00 pm
QubicaAMF announced that the 53rd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be held Nov. 4-12 in Hermosillo, Mexico. The tournament will be held at Bol 300, a 32-lane center that will be modernized with...
3-time champion Jason Belmonte soars to second, as Michael Tang holds solid lead after second round of USBC Masters
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:59 pm
The biggest of big names made a huge move in Wednesday’s second round of the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Masters, but a young player looking to become a big name retained a solid lead....
April Kaczor fires 742; Kevin Kleutgen, Kurt Opie slam perfect games
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:55 pm
April Kaczor fired a 742 series and Kevin Kleutgen and Kurt Opie slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Kaczor chained games of 267, 235 and 240 in the Bowl-A-Vard...
Sectional assignments announced for 2017 Intercollegiate Team Championships
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Wednesday announced in this news release the sectional assignments for the 2017 Intercollegiate Team Championships. The sectional qualifiers will take...
Only Cotie Holbek’s near-record 2,332 all-events total safe as State Tournament leaderboards get re-write
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 4:00 pm
When Cotie Holbek fired a near-record 2,332 all-events in the first month of the 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — I wrote...
Tom Smallwood leads USBC Masters after first round as he looks to knock on door of another major title
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:59 pm
Soft-spoken Tom Smallwood has quietly become one of the world’s hottest bowlers in recent months. Smallwood, who was voted the 2016 Steve Nagy Sportsmanship award winner by his PBA Tour peers,...
Tony Thaden fires 810, Mary Lo slams 744-297; Chris Pollentier, Bill Borchers roll perfect games
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:55 pm
Tony Thaden fired an 810 series, Mary Lo slammed a 744 with a 297 game, and Chris Pollentier and Bill Borchers rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Thaden, who rolled a...
Record-setting Jakob Butturff highlights 2016 QubicaAMF PBA Regional awards
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Jakob Butturff’s record-setting nine PBA Regional titles in 2016 earned him Player of the Year honors in two of the PBA’s eight regions, PBA said in announcing the 2016 QubicaAMF PBA...
Blake Lobdell Memorial Doubles, Ed Albers Scratch Classic Singles set for April 8-9 at Mystic Lanes in Mason City, Iowa
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:00 am
I like to spend Masters weekend — golf, not bowling — around home watching as much as I can of the world’s greatest golfers attacking the world’s greatest golf course. If...
Katlin Flathau fires perfect game
Monday, February 20, 2017 11:55 pm
Katlin Flathau fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Flathau’s 300 came in a 632 series in the Prairie Lanes Major League. Twoie Gallagher led scoring with 781 in...
Update: Xtra Frame equipment gone, bowling equipment recovered as stolen rental truck found
Monday, February 20, 2017 8:00 am
Update: PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark said in a message near mid-morning Monday that the stolen rental truck was recovered about 35 miles away from the hotel it was stolen from, with the...
Chris Green fires perfect game; Quinn Sheehy slams 783, Allison Dempski 726 to top youth scoring
Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:55 pm
Chris Green fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area adult leagues over the weekend, and Quinn Sheehy slammed a 783 series and Allison Dempski 726 to top youth scoring. Green’s third...
Quinn Sheehy, Candace Kipp, Garrett Pape, Kylie Chandler take top spots in BYBT at Ten Pin Alley
Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Quinn Sheehy, Candace Kipp, Garrett Pape and Kylie Chandler won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Ten Pin Alley in Fitchburg. Sheehy, who averaged...