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SMART sending more than $1 million back to tournament operators from expired accounts
Friday, December 30, 2016 7:00 am
The SMART (Scholarship Management and Accounting Reports for Tenpins) Corp. announced earlier this month that it will send more than $1 million from expired accounts back to providers —...
Dan Herfel fires 781 to top Thursday scoring
Thursday, December 29, 2016 11:55 pm
Dan Herfel fired a 781 series to top Madison area bowling on Thursday. Herfel competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Wally Warner League. Todd Steckelberg was next with 780 in the Prairie Lanes Classic...
A.J. Ziegler fires 824-300, Matt Krueger 804, Jerod Kieler 800, Kim Zimmerman 700; Jim Fosdick, Scott Holznagel, Kyle Bowman, Steve Kraft slam perfect games
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:55 pm
A.J. Ziegler fired an 824 series that included a perfect game, Matt Krueger rolled his second supernational of the week with an 804, Jerod Kieler recorded an 800, Kim Zimmerman a 700, and Jim...
Austin Est, Allison Dempski win titles of Madison area high school bowling tournament
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Austin Est and Allison Dempski won the titles at the Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling Singles tournament on Wednesday at Prairie Lanes. The winners earned spots in the State High School...
USBC offering tournament-long 8-person brackets in addition to — not instead of — daily 8-person brackets at 2017 Open Championships
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 4:00 pm
One of the much-discussed problems with the new 3-division format for the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships is what it may do to brackets. The addition of the Standard...
Cody Roedner slams 800, Becky James fires 742; Ross Bussan, Dan Lockman roll perfect games
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 11:55 pm
Cody Roedner slammed an 800 series, Becky James fireed a 742, and Ross Bussan and Dan Lockman rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Roedner chained games of 279, 278 and...
Kurt Davids Memorial New Year's Eve day tourney to Schwoegler’s, 2 squads again
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 4:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Nov. 27, 2016. There will be two significant different things about this year’s Kurt Davids Memorial New Year’s Eve Day Handicap Singles Tournament....
Matt Krueger threatens MBA record with 868 series, Kevin Graffunder fires perfect game in 812
Monday, December 26, 2016 11:55 pm
Matt Krueger threatened the all-time Madison Bowling Association record as he slammed an 868 series with a perfect game, and Kevin Graffunder fired an 812 with a perfect game to highlight Madison...
Francois Lavoie ruins run at history by Walter Ray Williams Jr. in title match of PBA Shark Championship
Sunday, December 25, 2016 3:30 pm
Note: This story first appeared as this Spoiler alert story on the day (Dec. 10) the Shark Championship TV finals were taped for ESPN and aired live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN app. Also, Williams won...
Tommy Jones moves a title closer to hallowed PBA ground with win in Scorpion Championship
Sunday, December 25, 2016 2:30 pm
Note: This story first appeared as this Spoiler alert story on the day (Dec. 10) the Scorpion Championship TV finals were taped for ESPN and aired live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN app. Tommy Jones is...
Mitch Beasley’s long journey to a PBA Tour title ends in Chameleon Championship
Saturday, December 24, 2016 1:00 pm
Note: This story first appeared as this Spoiler alert story on the day (Dec. 10) the Chameleon Championship TV finals were taped for ESPN and aired live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN app. Few bowlers in...
Craig Wells fires 790, Nicole Russell slams 717 to top Friday scoring
Friday, December 23, 2016 11:55 pm
Craig Wells fired a 790 series and Nicole Russell slammed a 717 to top Madison area bowling on Friday. Wells and Russell both competed in the Schwoegler’s Tiger League. Next for the men were...
As expected, round-robin match play with bonus pins ditched for PBA Players Championship, Tournament of Champions
Friday, December 23, 2016 11:00 am
As expected, the formats for the 2017 Barbasol PBA Players Championship and 2017 FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions will not include the traditional round-robin match play with bonus pins that has...
Nate Sime fires 814-300; Dan Swenson, Dave Massey also reach perfection
Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:55 pm
Nate Sime fired a perfect game in an 814 series, and Dan Swenson and Dave Massey also slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Competing in the Village...
Martin Larsen, Danielle McEwan top seeds for World Bowling Tour Finals on ESPN on Feb. 26
Thursday, December 22, 2016 12:00 pm
Martin Larsen and defending champion Danielle McEwan will be the top seeds for the World Bowling Tour Finals that will be contested live on ESPN on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. Central time, PBA...