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Chad Dempski wins Fred G. Engelke scholarship
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 4:00 am
Chad Dempski of Marshall is the recipient of the $1,000 Fred G. Engelke memorial scholarship, the Madison Bowling Association announced in this news release this week. The scholarship continues to...
Walter Ray Williams Jr. wins PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open in greatest stepladder finals of all time — and why the rest of us bother trying
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:00 pm
With 171 PBA Tour title among the five players, Tuesday night’s stepladder finals of the PBA50 Tour Pasco County Florida Open was the greatest in PBA history. And the greatest winner of the...
Team NABR moves into third in team all-events with 9,525 at 2016 Open Championships
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:00 pm
2015 team champion Team NABR made a run at the team all-events, but came up a bit short Tuesday at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. After 3,132 in team before the BowlTV...
Magical season of Racine’s Stephanie Schwartz continues as she makes TV show for 2016 Intercollegiate Singles Championships
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 8:00 pm
The magical season of Racine native Stephanie Schwartz continued Tuesday as she made the 8-player TV field for the Intercollegiate Singles Championships, the United States Bowling Congress reported....
Facing long odds, defending champion Team NABR grinds to 3,132 to move into ninth at 2016 Open Championships
Monday, April 18, 2016 11:59 pm
I think most serious United States Bowling Congress Open Championships competitors would agree that the hardest game you bowl all year is the first game of team event at the tournament. The lanes...
With Parker Bohn III as 'guide,' PBA50 Tour rookie John Donovan leads qualifying at Pasco County Florida Open
Monday, April 18, 2016 11:57 pm
John Donovan had a great “guide” for his PBA50 Tour debut: Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III, the defending champion of the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open at Lane Glo Bowl in New Port...
Tony Ballweg fires perfect game
Monday, April 18, 2016 11:55 pm
Tony Ballweg fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday as the 2015-16 season winds down. Ballweg’s 300 came in a 655 series in the Prairie Lanes Major League. The top...
Rick Volhard, Derek Eoff narrowly miss doubles lead at 2016 Open Championships
Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 pm
Going into the 10th frame of their final game of doubles Monday afternoon at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, Rick Volhard and Derek Eoff could have struck out for 1,382,...
Craig Auerbach overcomes grip troubles at start to take first-round lead at PBA50 Tour opener
Sunday, April 17, 2016 10:00 pm
Craig Auerbach’s opening round of the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open couldn’t have gotten off to a much worse start. In a Facebook post, Auerbach said he was having an issue with his...
New York City WTT KingPins dethrone Silver Lake Atom Splitters in opening show of 2016 PBA League
Sunday, April 17, 2016 4:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped. The PBA League will have its first new champion since 2013. In the first show...
Clutch finish lifts Scott Radtke, Bob Nowaczyk into State Tournament doubles lead with 1,501
Saturday, April 16, 2016 10:00 pm
Bob Nowaczyk knew  what he needed when he stepped up in the final frame of doubles at the Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — at...
Stephen F. Austin overcomes tough lane to win deciding game, first NCAA title in reversal of 2015 championship match
Saturday, April 16, 2016 8:00 pm
Bowling on lane 8 in game six of the best-of-7 NCAA Championship title match, Nebraska routed Stephen F. Austin 237-160 to even the match. As top seed, Nebraska had earned the right to choose which...
Once powerful UW-La Crosse bowling program is officially back as sport
Saturday, April 16, 2016 6:00 pm
As I reported in this story last month, the once powerful UW-La Crosse bowling program was disbanded for lack of interest in 2007, but a group at the school started working to resurrect the program...
Robert J. Bures feeling good about singles score, surprised all-events total still leads at 2016 Open Championships
Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:00 pm
When Robert J. “Bobby” Bures walked off the lanes at the National Bowling Stadium on March 15, it was hard to know what to make of his 815 in singles and 2,122 in all-events that were...
Mike Hoffman soars to State Tournament all-events lead with 2,270
Saturday, April 16, 2016 11:00 am
When Rob Schuh of our 11thFrame.com team fired 2,204 all-events March 12-13 to take the lead at the Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — I...