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Andrew Anderson earns top seed for 2018 USBC Masters, seeks to take next step of budding young career
Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:59 pm
Andrew Anderson has been taking big steps in his budding young bowling career in 2018, and appears ready to take the biggest one on Sunday at the Oncenter in Syracuse, N.Y. Anderson in January...
Vanderbilt edges defending champion McKendree to win 2018 NCAA Bowling Championship
Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00 pm
Vanderbilt edged defending champion McKendree 4-3 on Saturday to win the 2018 NCAA Bowling Championship at Tropicana Lanes in St. Louis. Fourth seeded Vanderbilt’s path to the title included...
Defending champion Jason Belmonte faces long road Saturday to make TV finals of 2018 USBC Masters
Friday, April 13, 2018 11:59 pm
Defending champion Jason Belmonte is alive at the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Masters, but he faces a long road to Sunday’s stepladder finals live at noon Central time on ESPN. In his...
Ricky Thaden falls a pin shy of perfection
Friday, April 13, 2018 11:55 pm
Ricky Thaden fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Thaden’s 299 game came in a 750 series in the Dream Lanes Minor League. The top series were Jim...
Finnish Bowling Federation President Perttu Jussila will run for president of World Bowling in 2019 — with backing of European Tenpin Bowling Federation
Friday, April 13, 2018 7:00 am
If you want to understand this story, you first need to read this story I did late last year on Finnish Bowling Federation President Perttu Jussila, who, as I wrote then, has his eyes on shaking up...
Final 2 match play spots come down to 4-player roll-off at 2018 USBC Masters
Thursday, April 12, 2018 11:59 pm
While Stuart Williams was cruising to the qualifying lead of the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Masters on Thursday, great drama was playing out in the battle for the final spots in the...
Chris Smith fires 730 for third 700 of season
Thursday, April 12, 2018 11:55 pm
Chris Smith fired a 730 series for her third 700 of the season to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Smith competed in the Prairie Lanes Classic League. Gregg Williams...
Nick Heilman tells how Nicholas J’s Pro Shop group again found Open Championships success
Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:00 am
Forgive me if I take some pride in the continuing success of the Nicholas J’s Pro Shop group based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin. They burst on the national scene when the first team of their...
Stuart Williams leads as 2018 USBC Masters heads to last day of qualifying
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 11:59 pm
Stuart Williams and the other leaders can almost put it in cruise control as the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Masters heads to Thursday’s final day of qualifying at the Oncenter in...
Bradley Thompson fires 807; Jordan Walsh, Scott Olson, Brian Call, Anthony Bisco slam perfect games
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 11:55 pm
Bradley Thompson fired an 807 series, and Jordan Walsh, Scott Olson, Brian Call and Anthony Bisco slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Thompson chained games of 268,...
The USBC Board of Directors owes USBC members answers to these questions regarding 'Bullygate'
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:00 am
When I posted this story last Friday on the decline of the United States Bowling Congress under Chad Murphy and his 'bully' behavior, I offered Murphy the opportunity to write a response that I would...
Trying to follow in father’s footsteps, Jacob Kent takes first-round lead at 2018 USBC Masters
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 11:59 pm
It’s the easiest cool story in the world to write, but also 100 percent legitimate: A son following in his father’s sporting footsteps. In the case of the United States Bowling Congress...
Clint Seltzner tops Tuesday scoring with 763
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 11:55 pm
Clint Seltzner topped Madison area bowling on Tuesday with a 763 series. Seltzner competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes U-Play-U-Pay League. Earl Chandler was next with 740 in the Dream Lanes All-Star...
Spicing up the 11thFrame YouTube channel has begun
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am
Last summer, I detailed in this story how we had created an 11thFrame YouTube channel and posted the video of our 11thFrame.com group’s competition at the 2017 United States Bowling Congress...
2022 USBC Open Championships in Houston Astrodome?
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 5:00 am
Update: This story originally posted Oct. 7, 2016. Mark London, a columnist for The Bowling News of Texas and a freelancer from the Houston area, provided a detailed update on Houston potentially...