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Matt McNiel, teammates announce new 2-team group for USBC Open Championships
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:00 am
New United States Bowling Congress Open Championships rules I detailed in this story are sure to lead to some interesting new line-ups for the 2017 tournament  in Las Vegas. One of those...
Jerry Ewers fires 758 to top Monday scoring
Monday, September 19, 2016 11:55 pm
Jerry Ewers fired a 758 series to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Ewers competed in the Spartan Bowl Major League, which also featured Nate Sime’s 751. Al Kapugi was second on Monday with...
Practice turns golden for Missy Parkin in PABCON Adult Championships singles
Monday, September 19, 2016 11:00 pm
It was a Columbia sweep in Colombia on Monday. In singles at the 2016 PABCON Adult Championships, Team USA’s Missy Parkin won the gold medal, Colmbia’s Clara Guerrero silver, and Team...
Milwaukee Open set for Oct. 23; again part of Four Diamonds series
Monday, September 19, 2016 5:00 am
The 14th annual Milwaukee Open Match Game Championships is set for Sunday, Oct. 23 at Bluemound Bowl in Brookfield. The tournament again will be part of the Four Diamonds Series with...
Nate Sime fires 764 to top weekend scoring; Ryan McKee leads youth scoring with 671
Sunday, September 18, 2016 11:55 pm
Nate Sime fired a 764 series to top Madison area bowling over the weekend, while Ryan McKee led youth scoring with 671. Sime competed in the Viking Lanes Specials League. Kari Capener was high for...
Casey Murphy thinks his way to becoming first 2-time champion of GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open
Sunday, September 18, 2016 10:00 pm
Casey Murphy edged Kyle Sherman 245-232 in the title match Sunday to become the first two-time champion of the GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open. And it may have been his brain...
Team USA's Marshall Kent goes undefeated in winning Masters gold medal at PABCON Adult Championships
Saturday, September 17, 2016 11:00 pm
Team USA’s Marshall Kent did not lose a game in winning four straight best-of-3 matches to win the Masters gold medal at the 2016 Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships at...
Kyle Sherman takes huge lead in qualifying at GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open
Saturday, September 17, 2016 10:00 pm
On a condition so difficult that the cut took just a 195 average, Kyle Sherman averaged more than 243 to lead Saturday’s qualifying in the GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank...
Paul Thony fires sixth career perfect game
Friday, September 16, 2016 11:55 pm
Paul Thony fired his sixth career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Thursday and Friday. Thony’s 300 came in a 747 series in the Dream Lanes Moonlight League on Thursday...
With huge finish, Team USA wins PABCON team gold
Friday, September 16, 2016 11:00 pm
In a seesaw battle for the team gold medal Friday at the 2016  Pan American Bowling Confederation Adult Championships, Team USA took the lead from Canada, then lost it back, then grabbed it for...
Update: GIBA releases lane pattern details for Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open Sept. 17-18
Friday, September 16, 2016 4:00 pm
Note: This story has been updated. The lane pattern for the GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa, on Sept. 17-18 will be the shortest ever used...
USBC soliciting bids for 2022 Open Championships, 2021 and 2024 Women’s Championships, so Mobile out for women in 2021
Friday, September 16, 2016 12:30 pm
The United States Bowling Congress is soliciting bids for the 2022 Open Championships, and the 2021 and 2024 Women’s Championships, according to ads in SportsTravel magazine that were first...
Qualifying sites set for 2017 USA Bowling National Championships
Friday, September 16, 2016 5:00 am
If you watched the CBS Sports Network telecasts of the finals of the first USA Bowling National Championships — my stories are here and here — you know what a neat event it is. As...
Herb Kimpel slams 803, Chris Gibbons fires 46th career perfect game
Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:55 pm
Herb Kimpel slammed an 803 series and Chris Gibbons fired his 46th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Kimpel chained games of 278, 236 and 289 in the...
Canada leads, Team USA second halfway through PABCON team event
Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:00 pm
In any international competition, the team championship always is the most coveted by the players, which should be easy to understand: You’re there representing your country with teammates....