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Once powerful UW-La Crosse bowling program on way back
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 8:00 am
There was a time when the UW-La Crosse bowling program was one of the best in the country. Two of my teammates who are PBA Tour champions were part of the program: Mike Shady, who went there before...
Brandon Lindmeier slams 803 to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:59 pm
Brandon Lindmeier slammed an 803 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Lindmeier competed in the Schwoegler’s Sportsmen’s League. Travis Miller fell a shot shy of...
Dave Young Jr.’s 772, Pat LaShore’s 632 top Monday scoring
Monday, March 28, 2016 11:59 pm
Dave Young Jr. fired a 772 and Pat LaShore rolled a 632 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Young competed in the Riviera Bowl Spares and Strikes Forever League and LaShore in the Bowl-A-Vard...
Badger Pro Shop going out of business with big sale through Wednesday
Monday, March 28, 2016 8:30 am
In a stunning announcement Monday morning, Badger Pro Shop posted on Facebook that it was going out of business. Badger Pro Shop owners Jim and Jessica Wipperfurth ran my Riggs Classic at Badger...
Analysis shows likely more than half of banned MOTIV balls exceeded USBC differential standard
Monday, March 28, 2016 8:00 am
Update: On Aug. 9, 2016, USBC announced in this news release that it denied MOTIV's appeal of its decision to revoke USBC approval of the JACKAL and JACKAL CARNAGE balls. MOTIV the next day...
The fascinating science of RG and differential and what it means in bowling ball motion
Monday, March 28, 2016 7:59 am
Victor Marion has a special bowling ball in his lab at Storm Products that dramatically demonstrates the most important thing anyone considering the science of differential in bowling balls must...
Jim Strom fires 717, Pat LaShore and Gayle Seltzner 600 each to top weekend scoring
Sunday, March 27, 2016 11:59 pm
Jim Strom fired a 717 series, and Pat LaShore and Gayle Seltzner each rolled a 600 to top a quiet weekend of league scoring in the Madison area. Strom competed in the Dream Lanes Opposites League,...
Joe Janz beats Dan Ripp to win 4th annual 2-pattern Riggs Classic
Saturday, March 26, 2016 8:00 pm
On a day when 200 was an excellent score, Joe Janz defeated Dan Ripp 222-194 in the title match to win the fourth annual 2-pattern Riggs Classic on Saturday at Badger Bowl in Madison. The tournament...
Alex Shekey slams 836, Brent Ritchie 809, Chris Chandler 800; Nick Schulze fires perfect game
Friday, March 25, 2016 11:55 pm
Alex Shekey slammed an 836 series, Brent Ritchie an 809, Chris Chandler an 800, and Nick Schulze fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday.  Shekey chained games of 236,...
Ronnie Russell closes Canadian Tour Q-School with 83 in fourth round
Friday, March 25, 2016 5:30 pm
PBA Tour champion Ronnie Russell carded an 83 Friday in the final round of the beginning of what he hopes will be a journey that will one day make him PGA Tour champion Ronnie Russell. The...
Latest offering from H2M Management is Hoinke-like Indianapolis Fall Classic
Friday, March 25, 2016 5:00 am
Tournament operator H2M Management this week announced its latest tournament offering: the Indianapolis Fall Classic presented by Ebonite is similar to the Hoinke Classic or an association...
Ronnie Russell cards 80 in third round of Canadian Tour Q-School
Thursday, March 24, 2016 11:59 pm
PBA Tour champion Ronnie Russell carded an 80 Thursday in the third round of the beginning of what he hopes will be a journey that will one day make him PGA Tour champion Ronnie Russell. The...
Shawn Mitchell fires 824, Luke Ganser slams perfect game
Thursday, March 24, 2016 11:55 pm
Shawn Mitchell fired an 824 series and Luke Ganser slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Mitchell, who rolled an 816 earlier this season, had a high...
4th annual 2-pattern Riggs Classic March 26 at Badger Bowl will have added money
Thursday, March 24, 2016 9:00 am
The fourth annual 2-pattern Riggs Classic is set for Saturday, March 26 (the day before Easter as always) at 11 a.m. at Badger Bowl in Madison. Our plans include two new lane patterns as well as...
Brad Weiss and Trent Sanders take doubles lead, Team Gametime takes team all-events lead at State Tournament
Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:00 am
Brad Weiss and Trent Sanders grabbed the doubles lead and Team Gametime took the team all-events lead at the Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament....