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Second annual South Point Senior Shootout will feature minor changes from successful debut
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:00 am
You would be hard-pressed to find a tournament that was more successful in its inaugural year than the South Point Senior Shootout held last November at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. The...
Troy Fandrich, Mark Schulz fire perfect games
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:55 pm
Troy Fandrich and Mark Schulz fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Fandrich’s 300 came in a 766 in the Waun-A-Bowl Suburban League. Schultz’s 11th career...
Update: 2018 USBC Open Championships will return to 5 squads, run March 24 to July 7
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 11:45 am
Update: In late August, USBC announced that it was adding a week to the schedule and that the tournament would start March 24 and have a capacity of more than 8,300 teams. Details are in my story...
Lane patterns set for 2-pattern MAST tourney sponsored by 11thFrame.com
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:00 am
The lane patterns have been selected for the 2-pattern Madison Area Scratch Tour tournament 11thFrame.com is sponsoring. I will be adding $300 to the prize fund of the 2-pattern MAST tournament on...
Megan Jirsa fires 749, Andrea Murray 705 to top Monday scoring
Monday, February 27, 2017 11:55 pm
Megan Jirsa fired a 749 series and Andrea Murray 705 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Jirsa’s 749 came in the Spartan Bowl Major League and was her third 700 of the season....
Jeromey Hodsdon fires 741, Candace Kipp slams 676 to top youth scoring
Sunday, February 26, 2017 11:55 pm
Jeromey Hodsdon fired a 741 and Candace Kipp slammed a 676 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Hodson chained games of 255, 239 and 247 and Kipps 232, 218 and 226, both at Prairie...
Anthony Simonsen wins men’s title, Danielle McEwan women’s title on Liz Johnson’s pocket 7-10 in World Bowling Tour Finals
Sunday, February 26, 2017 6:00 pm
After Jason Belmonte’s historic win in the USBC Masters on Sunday, the World Bowling Tour Finals that followed immediately after on ESPN didn’t seem as serious as it should have. Perhaps...
Vince Biondo beats John Marsala in title match to win Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open
Sunday, February 26, 2017 5:00 pm
Vince Biondo defeated John Marsala 223-215 in the title match to win the GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa on Sunday. The tournament was...
Jason Belmonte wins USBC Masters for eighth major title — next stop ‘Greatest ever’ discussion?
Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:00 pm
If you think the 2-handed haters have a fit when Jason Belmonte wins PBA Tour titles and Player of the Year honors, just wait: By winning the United States Bowling Congress Masters on Sunday for...
John Marsala leads qualifying, cut takes plus 7 at Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open
Sunday, February 26, 2017 2:00 am
John Marsala led Saturday’s qualifying and the cut to the top 60 took plus 7 at the Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa. The left-handed...
History on the line at USBC Masters with TV field of Jason Belmonte. Alex Hoskins, brothers Darren Tang and Michael Tang, Martin Larsen
Saturday, February 25, 2017 11:59 pm
History will be on the line in Sunday’s stepladder finals of the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Masters live on ESPN at noon Central time. Jason Belmonte earned the top seed in...
Father-son due of Jeff Johnson, Evan Johnson win MAST Doubles at Sport Bowl
Saturday, February 25, 2017 8:00 pm
The father and son duo of Jeff Johnson and Evan Johnson won the Madison Area Scratch Tour Doubles tournament at Sport Bowl in Middleton on Saturday. The Johnsons defeated Joe Munro and Chris...
Cundiff’s Pro Shop takes State Tournament team lead with 3,554
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:00 pm
Cundiff’s Pro Shop fired 3,554 on Saturday to take the team lead in the 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament....
Jason Belmonte wins highly charged 're-match' with Mike Machuga to stay in winners bracket in pursuit of record fourth USBC Masters title
Friday, February 24, 2017 11:59 pm
In the era of social media, I’m not sure there has ever been a more highly anticipated bowling match than Jason Belmonte against Mike Machuga in Friday’s third round of the winners...
Matt Krueger slams 805, Ashley Chlebowski fires first career 700
Friday, February 24, 2017 11:55 pm
Matt Krueger slammed an 805 series and Ashley Chlebowski fired her first career 700 to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Krueger competed in the Schwoegler’s Tiger League and...