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Austin Est fires 729, Allison Dempski slams 720 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 15, 2017 11:55 pm
Austin Est fired a 729 series and Allison Dempski slammed a 720 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Est chained games of 279, 213 and 237 and Dempski 244, 235 and 241, both at...
Andrew Olson, Hannah Yelk, Evan Peterson, Kelli Johnson take top spots in BYBT at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes
Sunday, January 15, 2017 8:00 pm
Andrew Olson, Hannah Yelk, Evan Peterson and Kelli Johnson won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes. Olson, who averaged 239, earned...
Jake Stansbury wins GIBA Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open
Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 pm
Jake Stansbury won the Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open at Ridgewood Lanes in Fort Dodge on Saturday, GIBA reported. Stansbury earned the $1,000 top prize...
Jonathan Schalow beats Todd Fenske to win FBT 4 Ball Challenge tourney
Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:00 pm
Jonathan Schalow defeated Todd Fenske 242-235 in the title match to win the Frequency Bowling Tour 4-Ball Challenge tournament at Point Bowl in Stevens Point on Sunday.  No other details were...
E.J. Tackett rampages through stepladder to win DHC PBA Japan Invitational
Saturday, January 14, 2017 5:00 am
E.J. Tackett rampaged through stepladder finals to win the DHC PBA Japan Invitational on Saturday at Bentencho Grandbowl in Osaka, according to scoring posted on PBA.com here. Tackett, who...
Update: PBA Tour players, celebrity competitors announced for 2017 Chris Paul Family Foundation PBA Celebrity Invitational
Saturday, January 14, 2017 3:00 am
Note: This story originally was posted on Dec. 22 when only three of the five celebrity competitors were revealed.   The PBA Tour players and celebrity competitors for the 2017 Chris Paul...
Kevin Thomas slams 848-300, Brittany Pollentier fires 763; Matt Townsend, Scott Erickson also reach perfection
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:55 pm
Kevin Thomas slammed an 848 series that featured a perfect game, Brittany Pollentier fired a 763, and Matt Townsend and Scott Erickson rolled 300s to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday....
Supreme stylist David Ozio elected to USBC Hall of Fame
Friday, January 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Long-time PBA Tour star David Ozio, who was inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in 1995, has been inducted into the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in the Superior Performance category,...
2017 State Tournament lane patterns should play similar to recent years
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:00 am
The 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — starts in earnest this weekend in the Green Bay area. The tournament opened last weekend...
Rick Ramsey’s BTM, 9-Pin No Tap, 1-2-3 tournaments set for Orleans during USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas
Friday, January 13, 2017 9:00 am
Rick Ramsey’s BTM, 9-Pin No Tap, and 1-2-3 tournaments will be at the Orleans in Las Vegas while the  USBC Open Championships is being held at South Point Bowling Plaza. Ramsey has picked...
Japan’s Shota Kawazoe cruises to top seed of DHC PBA Japan Invitational; Jason Sterner, Sean Rash, Chris Barnes, E.J. Tackett also make stepladder finals
Friday, January 13, 2017 6:00 am
Japan’s Shota Kawazoe on Friday cruised to the top seed for the stepladder finals of the DHC PBA Japan Invitational, according to scoring posted on PBA.com here. Kawazoe went 24-8 and averaged...
‘The Bowling Chronicles’ features great columns by Bowlers Journal's J.R. 'Dr. Jake' Schmidt
Friday, January 13, 2017 5:00 am
If you don’t read the columns in Bowlers Journal International by J.R. "Dr. Jake" Schmidt you are missing some true gems. Schmidt writes some of the most interesting pieces about bowling...
Link Strategy Group is latest marketing agency for major bowling entities
Friday, January 13, 2017 1:00 am
I have a new entity to pull for in the bowling industry: Link Strategy Group. According to this recent news release, the United States Bowling Congress, Bowling Proprietors’ Association of...
Austin Powers fires 809, Chris Smith slams 717
Thursday, January 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Austin Powers fired an 809 series and Chris Smith slammed a 717 to top Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Powers, who had first career 300 earlier this week, chained games of 288, 262...
E.J. Tackett has two 300s, but Japan’s Shota Kawazoe leads DHC PBA Japan Invitational after 2 rounds
Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:00 pm
Fresh off a win last month in the PBA World Championship that might lift him to Player of the Year honors, E.J. Tackett rolled a pair of perfect games in the first two rounds of the DHC PBA Japan...