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Kirk Anderson fires 844 to top weekend scoring
Sunday, February 5, 2017 11:55 pm
Kirk Anderson fired an 844 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Anderson chained games of 278, 279 and 287 in the Viking Lanes Specials League. Linda Kilgore led women’s...
Liz Johnson beats Craig Nidiffer to win 10th annual Paragon Open
Sunday, February 5, 2017 8:00 pm
Liz Johnson defeated Craig Nidiffer 454-347 in the title match to win the $20,000 first prize in the 10th annual Paragon Open at Paragon Lanes in Grand Rapids, Michigan over the weekend. Johnson,...
E.J. Tackett voted 2016 PBA Player of the Year, Francois Lavoie Rookie of the Year
Sunday, February 5, 2017 2:15 pm
E.J. Tackett has been voted 2016 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year, PBA announced during the Main Event Terrell Owens PBA Super Clash on ESPN on Sunday. “It’s absolutely...
Derek Eoff wins fourth MBA Masters, Lauren Sammel second MWBA Queens
Saturday, February 4, 2017 8:00 pm
With the Madison Bowling Association and Madison Women’s Bowling Association on course to merge for the 2017-18 season, the two organizations took a step of unity in running their 2017 Masters...
Team USA accepting resumes for Senior Team USA
Saturday, February 4, 2017 9:00 am
If you’re a bowler who will turn 50 during 2017, you can apply to be part of Senior Team USA for the World Senior Championships Aug. 11-20, 2017, at Dream Bowl in Munich, Germany, the United...
Sam Esposito slams 900 series at Strike N Spare Lanes II in Chicago suburb of Lockport
Saturday, February 4, 2017 7:00 am
When I got up Saturday about 3:30 a.m., I immediately knew from the notifications on my phone that something big had happened in bowling. It was news of the second 900 series of 2017 being fired by...
Jerod Kieler fires 805; Mark Recknagel, Greg O’Brien slam perfect games
Friday, February 3, 2017 11:55 pm
Jerod Kieler fired an 805 series, and Mark Recknagel and Greg O’Brien slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Kieler’s second supernational of the season came...
13 duos advance from local competition to Wisconsin Adult-Youth Scholarship Tournament
Friday, February 3, 2017 5:00 am
Thirteen duos advanced from local competition Jan. 21-22 at Riviera Lanes in Sauk City to the Wisconsin Adult-Youth Scholarship Tournament at Lincoln Lanes in Merrill on April 1-2 and 8-9, the...
Brian Hoffman fires 49th career perfect game
Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:55 pm
Brian Hoffman fired his 49th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Hoffman’s third 300 of the season came in a 747 series in the Dream Lanes Major...
Total transparency of visible oil only way for bowling to be widely seen as sport
Thursday, February 2, 2017 9:00 am
Bowlers can argue forever what the best form of the sport is, from hard rubber balls on shellac-covered wood lanes to resin balls on synthetic lanes, and everything in between. This story is not...
Patty Spires-Merkel, Jim Fosdick fire perfect games
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:55 pm
Patty Spires-Merkel and Jim Fosdick fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Spires-Merkel’s first career 300 came in a 642 in the Schwoegler’s Happy Hour...
MBA Masters, MWBA Queens set for Saturday, Feb. 4 at Prairie Lanes
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted Nov. 29, 2016. The Madison Bowling Association Masters and Madison Women’s Bowling Association Queens will be held Saturday, Feb 4 at Prairie Lanes. I...
Cody Roedner slams 803-300, Joe Johnson 803, Mary Beth Thomas fires 725; Dave Shaw, Matt McCulley, Rick Munz also reach perfection
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:55 pm
Cody Roedner slammed an 803 series featuring a perfect game, Joe Johnson rolled an 803, Mary Beth Thomas slammed a 725, and Dave Shaw, Matt McCulley and Rick Munz also recorded 300 games to highlight...
Update: Extra week added to 2017 USBC Open Championship as team entries approach 10,000
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:00 pm
With the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships headed to the new South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in 2017, I was among many predicting that entries would surge well past 10,000...
Tatum Ruffalo of Waterford sets Wisconsin youth girls record with 817 featuring consecutive perfect games
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:00 pm
Update: Tatum Ruffalo's 817 has been certified by USBC and is the highest youth girls series in Wisconsin history.   As best as I can determine, Tatum Ruffalo of Waterford set a Wisconsin...