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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...
Michael Martell wins FBT Ironman tournament with 'Flanagan format'
Sunday, November 27, 2016 10:00 pm
Michael Martell won the Frequency Bowling Tour Ironman tournament at Revs Bowl Bar & Grill in Oshkosh on Sunday,  the FBT reported. The format was eight games on the 40-foot Kegel Chichen...
Jason Wendt, Doug Forde win WSBT Over 40/Under 40 Doubles
Saturday, November 26, 2016 10:00 pm
Jason Wendt and Doug Forde defeated Rob Schuh and Brad Kuhr in the title match to win Saturday's WSBT Over/Under 40 Doubles tournament at Revs Bowl Bar & Grill in Oshkosh, WBST operator Terry...
PBA Player of the Year biggest jewel at stake in GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII
Saturday, November 26, 2016 8:00 am
The biggest news of GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII arguably is that the TV finals of the four animal pattern events will air live on ESPN3 online and the WatchESPN app, as announced Friday by...
Larry Van Natta fires 811, Todd Gille 803; Bill Reithmeyer slams perfect game
Friday, November 25, 2016 11:55 pm
Larry Van Natta fired an 811 series, Todd Gille rolled an 803, and Bill Reithmeyer slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Van Natta competed in the Sport Bowl Lions...
Doug Leikness defeats Herb Kimpel for Plastic Classic title at Schwoegler’s
Friday, November 25, 2016 4:00 pm
Doug Leikness defeated Herb Kimpel 215-187 in the title match to win the 8th annual Plastic Classic on Friday at Schwoegler’s. With the closing of Badger Bowl, the Plastic Classic moved this...
TV finals of animal pattern events at World Series will air live on ESPN3, WatchESPN app, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark says
Friday, November 25, 2016 2:00 pm
The TV finals of the four animal pattern events at GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII will air live on ESPN3 online via WatchESPN and the ESPN app, PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark announced...