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MBA/MWBA League Officer Sweeper set for Oct. 25 at Schwoegler’s Sugar River Lanes in Belleville
Thursday, October 15, 2015 7:00 am
The 19th annual League Officer Sweeper has been scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at Schwoegler’s Sugar River Lanes in Belleville, the Madison Bowling Association and Madison...
Will Reeves, Dean Kielhofer, Lance Bright, Matt Ripp fire perfect games
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11:55 pm
Will Reeves, Dean Kielhofer, Lance Bright and Matt Ripp fired perfect games Wednesday in one of the highest scoring nights of the 2015-16 season in the Madison Bowling Association. Reeves’ 300...
USBC, Bowlmor AMF take historical step in bringing high level of topographical integrity to U.S. Open
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:00 pm
It was just last year that the folks at Kegel and Lane Analytics spent hours explaining lane topography and its importance to me so I could attempt to explain it in plain English via this story:...
Tim Vils slams 808-300, Becky James fires 740
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:55 pm
Tim Vils slammed an 808 series that included a perfect game, and Becky James fired a 740 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Vils opened with his 300, then added games of 262 and...
Greg Van Haren slams 801 to top Monday scoring
Monday, October 12, 2015 11:55 pm
Greg Van Haren slammed an 801 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Van Haren competed in the Prairie Lanes Men’s League. Austin Powers was next with 771, also in the Prairie...
Junior Gold schedule change rightfully embraces participation, draws minimal opposition on social media
Monday, October 12, 2015 9:00 am
If you’re someone who competes in or follows youth bowling, you undoubtedly know about the changes for the 2016 Junior Gold Championships that were announced in this United States Bowling...
Jim Fosdick fires 802 for season-high 3rd supernational
Sunday, October 11, 2015 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired an 802 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. The MBA Hall of Famer chained games of 266, 253 and 279 in the Dream Lanes Eastside Couples League for his Madison...
Sean Rash overcomes injury to beat idol Pete Weber for 9th career PBA Tour title
Sunday, October 11, 2015 5:00 pm
On Thursday night while at home in suburban Chicago, Sean Rash dropped a ball on his foot, leaving him with a ghastly bruised big toe on his sliding (left) foot, which you can see in my report after...
2016 Paragon Open will have top prize of $16,500
Sunday, October 11, 2015 8:00 am
The 2016 Paragon Open at Paragon Lanes in Grand Rapids, Michigan, will have a top prize of $16,500, up $1,500 from 2015. The tournament is being held Super Bowl weekend, Feb. 6-7, with a special...
Tyler Sheehy wins Elite Youth Tour tourney in Dekalb, Illinois
Saturday, October 10, 2015 11:00 pm
Tyler Sheehy, the top youth bowler in the Madison area, won the Elite Youth Tour tournament in Dekalb, Illinois, on Saturday. Sheehy qualified first with 1,663 for eight games on the World...
Ageless Pete Weber takes qualifying lead at PBA Xtra Frame Iowa Midwest Open
Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 pm
When you consider how Pete Weber continues to be one of the best bowlers in the world at 53, remember that his legendary father Dick Weber made a PBA Regional finals in his 70s — a regular, not...
Kayla Klink fires 700 to top Friday scoring
Friday, October 9, 2015 11:55 pm
Kayla Klink fired a 700 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Klink competed in the Schwoegler’s Tiger Mixed League. Chris Smith was next with 679 in the Prairie Lanes Couples...
Milwaukee Bowling Hall of Fame inducts Jason Kaiser, Chuck Bakewell
Friday, October 9, 2015 9:30 am
The Milwaukee Bowling Hall of Fame inducted Jason Kaiser and Chuck Bakewell as its Class of 2015 on Sept. 19, the Ten Pin Journal reported. Kaiser was a given with his stellar record that includes a...
Why the low entries for PBA Xtra Frame Iowa Midwest Open?
Friday, October 9, 2015 8:00 am
I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that people trotted out a lot of the same old explanations for why entries are lagging for the PBA Xtra Frame Iowa Midwest Open this upcoming weekend at...
Adam Czeskleba fires 814, Ron Vosberg 813, Brittany Pollentier women’s season-high 790-299, Cathy Goodweiler 707; Mark Mansur slams 300
Thursday, October 8, 2015 11:55 pm
Adam Czeskleba fired an 814, Ron Vosberg an 813, Brittany Pollentier a Madison area women’s season-high 790 featuring a 299 game, Cathy Goodweiler a 707, and Mark Mansur slammed a perfect...