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Joey Kick fires 813, Scott Roelke slams 801
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:55 pm
Joey Kick fired an 813 series and Scott Roelke slammed an 801 to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Kick chained games of 266, 259 and 288 in the Schwoegler’s Elk/Moose League. Roelke...
Mike Shady holding Peak Performance Bowling camps in Ashwaubenon on July 11
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 4:00 am
Mike Shady has had several offerings of private lessons and his Peak Performance Bowling Camp in Wisconsin in the last several years. This year, he has scheduled two sessions on one day: Saturday,...
Brad Miller tops Tuesday scoring with 770
Monday, April 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Brad Miller fired a 770 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Miller competed in the Prairie Lanes Major League. Al Kapugi was next with 733 in the same league. No women’s series of 600 or...
Jim Fosdick’s 786, Pat LaShore’s 676 top weekend scoring
Sunday, April 5, 2015 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired a 786 and Pat LaShore slammed a 676 to top weekend scoring in the Madison area. Fosdick and La Shore both competed in the Dream Lanes Eastside Couples League. Casey Gibney was...
Jason Belmonte, Wes Malott win roll-offs for teams in PBA League
Sunday, April 5, 2015 8:00 pm
In a second straight show filled with highs and lows, Jason Belmonte and Wes Malott won one-ball roll-offs for their teams in the PBA League telecast that aired Sunday on ESPN. After losing a game...
Lucrative new World Bowling Tour event in Tokyo aims to boost Olympics effort
Sunday, April 5, 2015 10:00 am
2020 Olympics host Japan is one of the key countries in bowling’s effort to get into the Olympics, as I wrote up in this blog last month. So it should come as no surprise that a lucrative new...
Junior Team USA Support 1 makes strong case for being new kings of USBC Open Championships
Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Led by Erik Vermilyea, Junior Team USA Support 1 is making a strong case for being the new kings of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. On Friday and Saturday, Vermilyea took the...
Riggs Classic lane patterns prove tougher than expected
Saturday, April 4, 2015 8:00 pm
When we chose Mike Flanagan’s 44-foot InsideBowling.com pattern from 2014 and the 34-foot World Bowling Stockholm pattern as the lane patterns for this year’s Riggs Classic, I anticipated...
Rick Thomas fires 805-300, Jim Fosdick 802-300, Lauren Sammel 706, Paul Wille 300
Friday, April 3, 2015 11:55 pm
Rick Thomas fired an 805 series that featured a perfect game, Jim Fosdick an 802 with a 300, Lauren Sammel slammed a 706, and Paul Wille also recorded a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling...
Ray Nelson, Brent Ritchie fire perfect games
Thursday, April 2, 2015 11:55 pm
Ray Nelson and Brent Ritchie fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Nelson’s 17th career 300 came in a 667 series in the Prairie Lanes Classic...
Items announced for International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame April auction
Thursday, April 2, 2015 8:00 am
The items available in the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame auction for April have been announced. Proceeds from the monthly auctions benefit the IBMHOF in its mission to preserve the...
Michael Buchanan fires perfect game
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 11:55 pm
Michael Buchanan fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Buchanan’s 300 came in a 694 series in the Spartan Bowl Classic League. The top series were Jerry...
Bill Lillard might be the greatest USBC Open Championships competitor ever
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 4:00 am
It’s one of those sports debates that you almost never find consensus on: who is the greatest (fill in the blank). In the case of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, a...
Jim Fosdick fires 828-300, Cody Bailey also reaches perfection
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired an 828 series that featured a perfect game, and Cody Bailey also reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Fosdick sandwiched his 300 between games of 259...
Josh Blanchard says straighter is greater as he takes 2nd PBA Tour title of month
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Most experts concede that the old saying that “straighter is greater” no longer holds true, as power players like Jason Belmonte mostly dominate bowling. Don’t tell that to Josh...