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Daniel Chapman edges Chris Gibbons in title match to win first MAST title
Sunday, December 4, 2016 6:30 pm
Daniel Chapman edged Chris Gibbons 238-232 in the title match to win the Madison Area Scratch Tour title at Leisure Lanes in Monroe on Sunday, MAST reported. Chapman earned $453 for his first MAST...
St. Francis women sweep pinfall, bracket titles at Warhawk Open; Midland, UW-Whitewater split men's titles
Sunday, December 4, 2016 6:00 pm
The St. Francis women swept the pinfall and bracket titles and the Midland men won the pinfall title and host UW-Whitewater men the bracket title at the 11th annual Ebonite Warhawk Open in...
E.J. Tackett opens up 151-pin lead over B.J. Moore III after cashers round of PBA World Championship as field cut to 24 in wild finish
Sunday, December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
E.J. Tackett opened up a 151-pin lead over B.J. Moore III after Sunday’s cashers round of the PBA World Championship, but the tournament is far from over with 24 games of round-robin match play...
Marc Lee wins Red Cedar Classic title
Saturday, December 3, 2016 8:00 pm
Marc Lee won the 2016 Red Cedar Classic at Broadway Bowl in Menomonie on Saturday, defeating Eric George 245-181 in the title match, tournament director Mike Holzhueter reported. Lee started the...
Andrew Cain leads PBA Shark Championship qualifying as E.J. Tackett, B.J. Moore III, Mitch Beasley make all 4 animal pattern cuts
Friday, December 2, 2016 11:59 pm
As expected, left-handers haven’t enjoyed anywhere near the success at GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VIII that they did at World Series VII a year ago, but they haven’t been shut out...
Craig 'Fatty' Wells fires near-season-high 847-300; Scott Erickson, Mark Allen, Brent Ritchie also fire perfect games
Friday, December 2, 2016 11:55 pm
Craig "Fatty" Wells fired the second-highest series in the Madison Bowling Association this season with an 847 that included a perfect game, and Scott Erickson, Mark Allen and Brent Ritchie also...
UW-Whitewater hosting Ebonite Warhawk Open collegiate tourney in Madison this weekend
Friday, December 2, 2016 5:00 am
UW-Whitewater is hosting the 11th annual Ebonite Warhawk Open in Madison this weekend. The men will compete at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center and the women at Dream Lanes. All details...
Jason Belmonte breaks through to lead PBA Scorpion Championship qualifying; Brandon Novak makes third straight cut, leads PBA World Championship
Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:59 pm
Jason Belmonte made his first cut and Brandon Novak his third straight cut on Thursday at GEICO World Series of Bowling VIII at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. Belmonte, the reigning 3-time...
Rick Erce fires MBA season-high eighth perfect game; Lisa Kolosso slams 702
Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:55 pm
Rick Erce fired his Madison Bowling Association season-high eighth perfect game and Lisa Kolosso slammed a 702 to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Erce said in a message...
Go Bowling returning as title sponsor of PWBA Players Championship
Thursday, December 1, 2016 6:00 pm
Go Bowling will return as the title sponsor of the PWBA Players Championship in 2017, PWBA announced on Thursday. The Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship is scheduled for June 22-25 at Ashwaubenon...
Now a part-time player, Mike DeVaney shows he still has 'it' in leading PBA Chameleon Championship qualifying
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:59 pm
Whether you’re competing full time, part time or have retired, a champion is forever a champion. Mike DeVaney has cut his PBA Tour schedule to part time, but he showed the talent of a 2-time...
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...