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Tom Darrow fires 819-300, Todd Steckelberg, Curt Lanzendorf slam perfect games
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:55 pm
Tom Darrow fired and 819 series that featured a perfect game, and Todd Steckelberg and Curt Lanzendorf slammed 300s to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Competing in the Sugar River Lanes...
PBA lands iconic brand L.L. Bean as sponsor of PBA League at iconic Bayside Bowl  
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:00 pm
Fans of the PBA Tour and bowling have a new opportunity to help the PBA and the sport, thanks to a new sponsorship agreement announced by the PBA on Wednesday. PBA announced that iconic brand L.L....
Eagle winners says hidden lane patterns don’t mean much change in their Open Championships preparation
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:00 am
A primary reason cited by the United States Bowling Congress in its decision to hide the lane pattern information for the 2017 Open Championships is the perception that those who have been able to...
Middle School Bowling League starting March 6 at Dream Lanes
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:00 am
A Middle School Bowling League is starting March 6 and running through April 3 at Dream Lanes in Madison. Like the local High School League, the Middle School League bowls each Monday at 4:45 p.m.,...
Becky James fires 781, Sarah Maciejeski 737; Nate Smith slams perfect game
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 11:55 pm
Becky James fired a 781 series, Sarah Maciejeski rolled a 737, and Nate Smith slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. James chained games of 269, 279 and 233 in the Ten...
Arick Ecker, Twoie Gallagher fire perfect games
Monday, February 13, 2017 11:55 pm
Arick Ecker and Twoie Gallagher fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Ecker’s 23rd career 300 came in a 791 series in the Spartan Bowl Major League....
Under light hand of new coach Bill Holbrook, Midland men win Hoosier Classic title; Wichita State women win fourth straight crown
Sunday, February 12, 2017 11:59 pm
For many college bowling teams, the coach directs everything from arsenal choices to ball surfaces to lane play strategy. Midland University isn’t one of those teams after going through a...
Andrew Olson fires 749, Hannah Yelk slams 692 to top youth scoring
Sunday, February 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Andrew Olson fired a 749 series and Hannah Yelk slammed a 692 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Olson chained games of 237, 256 and 256 and Yelk rolled 221, 238 and 233, both at...
Jason Belmonte ends victory drought with PBA Players Championship win, moves step closer to top of career major wins list — though that isn’t on his mind
Sunday, February 12, 2017 8:00 pm
Bowling like a man who wanted his PBA Player of the Year crown back, Jason Belmonte accomplished much in capping a nearly wire-to-wire victory by winning the Barbasol PBA Players Championship on...
Lowell Lynde, Jaelynn Hoehnen, Quintin Masias win JBST titles at Prairie Lanes
Sunday, February 12, 2017 6:00 pm
Lowell Lynde, Jaelynn Hoehnen and Quintin Masias won the titles at Sunday’s Junior Bowlers Scholarship Tour tournament at Prairie Lanes, JBST operator Chris Tuskowski reported. Lynde, a...
Jacob Thomas wins at Viking Lanes for second straight MAST title
Saturday, February 11, 2017 8:00 pm
Jacob Thomas won his second straight Madison Area Scratch Tour tournament, beating Joe Johnson 212-171 in the title match at Viking Lanes in Stoughton Sunday. Thomas, the son of MBA Hall of Famer...
Calumet Crimson Wave men wash over opening day of Hoosier Classic; Lindenwood leads women
Saturday, February 11, 2017 5:00 pm
The Calumet Crimson Wave on Saturday took a step toward a big goal for the program, totaling 6,275 for six games of traditional team bowling to take a 143-pin lead over UW-Whitewater and William...
Lack of round-robin bonus pins doesn’t preclude exciting finish as Jason Belmonte earns top seed for Barbasol PBA Players Championship
Friday, February 10, 2017 11:59 pm
Earlier this week, Jason Belmonte admitted he had learned a lesson from a winless 2016 when he had a chance for an unprecedented fourth straight PBA Player of the Year crown. “I had a lot of...
Chris Pounders pounds 803, Sarah Maciejeski slams 704; Chris Jackson, Scott Erickson fire perfect games
Friday, February 10, 2017 11:55 pm
Chris Pounders pounded an 803 series, Sarah Maciejeski slammed a 704, and Chris Jackson and Scott Erickson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Pounders used a Roto Grip...
2017 Xtra Frame schedule of PBA Tour events features 8 events in battle for $50,000 Storm Cup bonus money
Friday, February 10, 2017 10:00 pm
I broke the news in December that Storm Products would be providing a big boost to the points bonus money for the PBA Tour Xtra Frame series in 2017 in this Q&A with PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom...