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Canada’s Zach Wilkins 'burns' up lanes for first-round lead at 2016 U.S. Open
Friday, November 4, 2016 11:00 pm
You might not know Zach Wilkins, but he bowled like anything but an unknown in taking the first-round lead Friday at the 2016 U.S. Open at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Serious bowling...
Update: PBA Commissioner Tom Clark addresses accusations of influencing teams' picks in PBA League draft
Friday, November 4, 2016 11:45 am
This story originally was posted on Nov. 2. The social media firestorm that followed Mike Fagan's statement and my story was intense.  In a message exchange, PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark...
Rhino Page new leader of PBA Players Committee as Scott Norton steps back from full-time PBA Tour competition
Friday, November 4, 2016 7:30 am
Rhino Page is the new leader of the PBA Players Committee as Scott Norton has stepped back from full-time PBA Tour competition. Norton and before him Mike Fagan had been leading the effort to make...
Rob Hamilton, Chris Schroedl, Rick Erce fire perfect games
Thursday, November 3, 2016 11:55 pm
Rob Hamilton, Chris Schroedl and Rick Erce fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Hamilton’s 300 came in a 784 series in the Dream Lanes Major...
Update: Copperfield Bowl to host Luci with closing of Houston's Bowl on Bellaire
Thursday, November 3, 2016 6:00 pm
Update: This story was originally posted on Oct. 22. On Nov. 3, the Luci posted this announcement on its Facebook page:"...ATTENTION BOWLERS: We are happy to announce the Striking Against Breast...
2016 U.S. Open lane pattern definitely a departure from 'normal'
Thursday, November 3, 2016 4:00 pm
It is not often that I am speechless … or wordless. But the 2016 U.S. Open lane pattern has me in that state. See the PDF of the lane pattern at the end of this story and you will understand....
Dakota Wiltrout fires perfect game, Curt Lanzendorf falls a pin shy of perfection
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55 pm
Dakota Wiltrout fired a perfect game, and Curt Lanzendorf fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Wiltrout’s first career 300 came in a 756 series in the...
Update: Lane patterns posted for South Point Senior Shootout featuring World Series-type format, $20,000-plus added money
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 10:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Feb. 20, 2016, and has been updated many times. There’s a new tournament open to almost all senior bowlers that features a multi-event World Series-type...
Dave Massey fires 825, Chris Pollentier slams 805; Colin Schulz, Paul Wright fall a shot shy of perfection
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 11:55 pm
Dave Massey fired an 825 series, Chris Pollentier slammed an 805, and Colin Schulz and Paul Wright fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Madison Bowling...
'Merica Rooster Illusion barely makes match pay, barely makes stepladder, then soars to PBA Team Challenge title
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 11:00 pm
'Merica Rooster Illusion barely made match pay and barely made the stepladder finals, then swept through the stepladder to win the PBA Team Challenge at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas on...
Fields nearly set for PBA Regional, PBA-PWBA Women’s Regional Challenge events at World Series
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:00 am
The fields are nearly set for the QubicaAMF PBA Regional and PBA-PWBA Women’s Regional Challenge events that will be held Nov. 27 to kick off PBA GEICO World Series of Bowling VIII at the...
Bowl for the Cure Fabulous Four essay contest runs through Nov. 21
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7:00 am
The Bowl for the Cure Fabulous Four program is one of the best things the United States Bowling Congress does. Watching the video of the experience the four women is for me one of the highlights of...
Dave Eaton’s 778, Deb Davidson’s 653 tops Monday scoring
Monday, October 31, 2016 11:55 pm
Dave Eaton fired a 778 series Deb Davidson slammed a 653 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Eaton competed in the Spartan Bowl Major League and Davidson in the Dream Lanes Early Monday Nighters...
International team ‘BFFs’ leads, defending champion ‘Dead Money’ advances in PBA Team Challenge qualifying
Monday, October 31, 2016 11:00 pm
The top two teams should surprise no one, while defending champs Dead Money again proved not to be, in Tuesday’s qualifying for the PBA Team Challenge at South Point Bowling Plaza. The 20-team...
4th annual 2-pattern La Crosse Open presented by La Crescent Wine & Spirit set for Saturday, Nov. 19
Monday, October 31, 2016 4:00 pm
The fourth annual 2-pattern La Crosse Open presented by La Crescent Wine & Spirit has been set for Saturday, Nov. 19 at Pla Mor Lanes, 807 4th St. South in La Crosse. Entry information is in the...