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Craig 'Fatty' Wells fires near-season-high 847-300; Scott Erickson, Mark Allen, Brent Ritchie also fire perfect games
Friday, December 2, 2016 11:55 pm
Craig "Fatty" Wells fired the second-highest series in the Madison Bowling Association this season with an 847 that included a perfect game, and Scott Erickson, Mark Allen and Brent Ritchie also...
UW-Whitewater hosting Ebonite Warhawk Open collegiate tourney in Madison this weekend
Friday, December 2, 2016 5:00 am
UW-Whitewater is hosting the 11th annual Ebonite Warhawk Open in Madison this weekend. The men will compete at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center and the women at Dream Lanes. All details...
Jason Belmonte breaks through to lead PBA Scorpion Championship qualifying; Brandon Novak makes third straight cut, leads PBA World Championship
Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:59 pm
Jason Belmonte made his first cut and Brandon Novak his third straight cut on Thursday at GEICO World Series of Bowling VIII at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. Belmonte, the reigning 3-time...
Rick Erce fires MBA season-high eighth perfect game; Lisa Kolosso slams 702
Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:55 pm
Rick Erce fired his Madison Bowling Association season-high eighth perfect game and Lisa Kolosso slammed a 702 to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Erce said in a message...
Go Bowling returning as title sponsor of PWBA Players Championship
Thursday, December 1, 2016 6:00 pm
Go Bowling will return as the title sponsor of the PWBA Players Championship in 2017, PWBA announced on Thursday. The Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship is scheduled for June 22-25 at Ashwaubenon...
Now a part-time player, Mike DeVaney shows he still has 'it' in leading PBA Chameleon Championship qualifying
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:59 pm
Whether you’re competing full time, part time or have retired, a champion is forever a champion. Mike DeVaney has cut his PBA Tour schedule to part time, but he showed the talent of a 2-time...
Patty Spires-Merkel slams 727, Matt Ruhland fires perfect game
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:55 pm
Patty Spires-Merkel slammed a 727 series and Matt Ruhland fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Spires-Merkel competed in the Schwoegler’s Happy Hour Rollers...
Perfect finish lifts Brandon Novak to qualifying lead of PBA Cheetah Championship
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:59 pm
Brandon Novak made his first big national splash in bowling by winning the all-events Eagle at the 2016 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, as I detailed in this story. Anyone who has...
Jill Doucette slams women’s season-high 805; Chris Green fires 825-300, Chris Pollentier 817, Jeff Barsness 809; Justin Pounders, Mike Henes, Crispin Elvambuena also reach perfection
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:55 pm
In the highest scoring night of the 2016-17 season in the Madison area, Jill Doucette slammed a women’s season-high 805, Chris Green fired 825-300, Chris Pollentier 817, Jeff Barsness 809, and...
Prairie Lanes to host MBA City Tournament 4 weekends in January
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 8:00 am
Prairie Lanes will host the 2016-17 Madison Bowling Association Championships — aka the City Tournament — for four straight weekends starting Jan. 7-8. Squad times are 11:30 a.m. and 3...
Brian Anderson’s 783, Marcia Fraley’s 645 top Monday scoring
Monday, November 28, 2016 11:55 pm
Brian Anderson slammed a 783 series and Marcia Fraley fired a 645 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Anderson competed in the Spartan Bowl Major League and Fraley in the Dream Lanes Early Monday...
Monona Grove boys, Marshall/Cambridge/East girls hold leads in Madison area high school bowling after fourth week
Monday, November 28, 2016 8:00 pm
The Monona Grove boys and Marshall/Cambridge/East girls maintained their leads in Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling after the fourth week of the season Monday. Eleven boys teams and five...
Newest synthetic lanes fairly resistant to lofting damage, but experts still would ban lofting if they owned a center
Monday, November 28, 2016 8:00 am
It was the shot heard round the bowling world — figuratively, although it likely was literally heard around much of South Point Bowling Plaza considering it landed well past the arrows after...
Matt O'Grady, Missy Parkin, Walter Ray Williams Jr. win PBA Challenge events as GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII begins
Sunday, November 27, 2016 11:59 pm
Matt O’Grady, Missy Parkin and Walter Ray Williams Jr. on Sunday won the special PBA Challenge events to kick off GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII, presented by Silver Legacy Resort and...
Ed Larson fires 760 to top youth scoring
Sunday, November 27, 2016 11:55 pm
Ed Larson fired a 760 series to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Larson competed at Village Lanes. Cila Freitas had the lone girls’ score of 600 or higher with 625 at Dream...