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Sun Prairie boys, Sun Prairie Red girls finish off title-winning seasons of Madison area high school bowling; La Follette, Monona Grove boys, Monona Grove girls also qualify for State High School Championships
Monday, February 11, 2019 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys and Sun Prairie Red girls already had clinched the titles of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling heading into the 11th and final week, but much else was decided at Prairie...
Austyn Lynch fires 717, Cila Freitas slams 681 to top youth scoring
Sunday, February 10, 2019 11:55 pm
Austyn Lynch fired a 717 series and Cila Freitas slammed a 681 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Lynch chained games of 235, 256 and 226 at Prairie Lanes and Freitas...
After winning 2019 PBA Tournament of Champions for 10th major title, Jason Belmonte reflects on possibly being considered bowling’s GOAT
Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:00 pm
LeBron James or Michael Jordan? Tom Brady or Joe Montana? Tiger Woods or Jack Nicklaus? The GOAT (greatest of all time) debate is never-ending and never settled in sports. Feb. 10, 2019 can be...
Kai Strothers, 10-year-old who was on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE after firing perfect game, gets front row seat at PBA Tournament of Champions on Sunday
Sunday, February 10, 2019 8:00 am
On Jan. 19, 10-year-old Kai Strothers fired a perfect game in New Jersey. That earned him an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE. And on Sunday it earns him a front row seat for the TV finals of the...
Becky James fires eighth career perfect game in 780 series in Women's City Tournament
Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:00 pm
Becky James fired her eighth career perfect game in a 780 series in the Madison Area USBC Women’s Championships — aka the Women’s City Tournament — on Saturday at Spartan Bowl...
Brent Ritchie fires 845, Brittany Pollentier slams 712; Dick Thomas reaches perfection
Friday, February 8, 2019 11:55 pm
Brent Ritchie fired an 845 series, Brittany Pollentier slammed a 712, and Dick Thomas rolled a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Ritchie chained games of 277, 289 and 279 in...
For second time in a year, Jason Belmonte a game from taking a step toward top of bowling’s major mountain after earning top seed for 2019 PBA Tournament of Champions
Friday, February 8, 2019 10:00 pm
On Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, Tom Smallwood beat Jason Belmonte 259-239 in the title match of the PBA Players Championship, denying the 2-handed Australian a step toward the top of bowling’s major...
Luke Olson fires 825-300, Mike Gannon slams 813; Mike Hoffman, Gabe Callies, Todd Daugherty also reach perfection
Thursday, February 7, 2019 11:55 pm
Luke Olson fired an 825 series featuring a perfect game, Mike Gannon slammed an 813, and Mike Hoffman, Gabe Callies and Todd Daugherty also rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late...
Jason Belmonte extends lead to 264 pins with 16 games to go before TV finals of 2019 PBA Tournament of Champions
Thursday, February 7, 2019 10:00 pm
If he just keeps doing what he’s been doing through the first two days of the 2019 PBA Tournament of Champions, Jason Belmonte will find himself one game from taking a step forward in history...
PWBA to hold 1-day Regionals on Sundays after 5 PWBA Tour stops, with extra event for winners on CBS Sports Network
Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:00 pm
The PWBA announced in this news release on Thursday that it has scheduled five PWBA Regional tournaments in conjunction with 2019 PWBA Tour stops, including a special televised event featuring...
Jason Belmonte extends lead to 225 pins heading into match play at 2019 PBA Tournament of Champions
Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:30 pm
As I detailed in this preview story, Jason Belmonte is just one major title from tying the PBA record of 10 and two from tying the true historical record of 11 by Don Carter. The 2-handed...
Mary Lo fires 708 to highlight Wednesday scoring
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:55 pm
Mary Lo fired a 708 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Lo’s 708 came in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Mixed Nuts League and was her sixth 700 of the season, behind only Brittany...
Jason Belmonte takes initial step in march to history by leading opening day of 2019 PBA Tournament of Champions
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:00 pm
As I detailed in this preview story, Jason Belmonte is just one major title from tying the PBA record of 10 and two from tying the true historical record of 11 by Don Carter. That’s a long...
Update: BowlerX.com, Pepsi, Nationwide returning in 2019 as PWBA Tour title sponsors
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 4:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted on Jan. 24, 2019. BowlerX.com, Pepsi and Nationwide are returning as PWBA Tour title sponsors in 2019, the PWBA announced in this news release and this...
Bowling’s Olympics quest: Can Paris 2024 be different than Tokyo 2020?
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 8:00 am
If you don't know or have forgotten how bowling did not make it into the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and why, this lengthy story I posted on Oct. 1, 2015, explains it in great detail. The Tokyo 2020...