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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...
Cotie Holbek nearly sets State Tournament all-events record with 2,332
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:00 am
The 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — have barely begun and the prime individual title already may have been decided. Cotie...
Carey Emerson fires 13th career perfect game
Monday, January 30, 2017 11:55 pm
Carey Emerson fired his 13th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Emerson’s second 300 of the season came in a 751 series in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Frosty’s at...
Sun Prairie boys clinch title, Marshall/Cambridge/East girls finish season on top after 10th week of Madison area high school bowling
Monday, January 30, 2017 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys clinched the title and the Marshall/Cambridge/East girls finished the season on top in Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling after the 10th week of the season Monday. Eleven...
Cody Roedner takes all-events title, Joe Johnson grabs singles title in final weekend of MBA City Tournament
Sunday, January 29, 2017 11:59 pm
Cody Roedner totaled 2,240 to win the all-events title and Joe Johnson fired 815 to grab the singles title in the final weekend of what was a high scoring Madison Bowling Association Championships...
Youth bowler Tayler Dunn fires second perfect game of season
Sunday, January 29, 2017 11:55 pm
Tayler Dunn fired his second perfect game of the season to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Using a Storm PHAZE II, Dunn opened his session at Prairie Lanes with 300, then added...
Nate Stubler sets national records in winning Illinois High School State singles title
Saturday, January 28, 2017 11:00 pm
Nate Stubler set two national records as he went on a striking binge in winning the Illinois High School Association State Tournament singles title Friday and Saturday at St. Clair Bowl in Fairview...
Bob Richardson fires 808 featuring 47th career perfect game
Friday, January 27, 2017 11:55 pm
Bob Richardson fired an 808 series featuring his 47th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Competing in the Sport Bowl Lions League, Richardson opened with 300, then...
PBA Super Clash on Super Bowl Sunday could get big boost if Terrell Owens is elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame
Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 pm
The Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees are announced on the Saturday of Super Bowl weekend and the Class of 2017 could give bowling a boost. That would come via the election of Terrell Owens since...