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Airport-style moving walkways to help bowlers navigate lengthy walk to South Point Bowling Plaza
Monday, November 21, 2016 8:00 am
As I detailed in this story, South Point Bowling Plaza is a magnificent facility geared for bowlers. But it does have one drawback — the long distance, some of it slightly uphill, to get from...
Famed coach Bill Spigner giving away 2 free lessons
Monday, November 21, 2016 7:00 am
In celebration of his 100th newsletter, famed coach and USBC Hall of Famer Bill Spigner is giving away two free lessons. There are two ways people can win: One name will be selected from anyone who...
Kirk Fakes fires perfect game to highlight weekend leagues
Sunday, November 20, 2016 11:55 pm
Kirk Fakes fired his second career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Fakes’ 300 came in a 699 in the Prairie Lanes Twilighters League. The high series were Bob...
Jakob Butturff makes PBA history by winning ninth PBA Regional title of year
Sunday, November 20, 2016 8:00 pm
Jakob Butturff made history on Sunday by winning the PBA West/Northwest 3rd Capital City Open Sponsored by DV8, Genesis and Mongoose for his ninth PBA Regional title of the year. The powerful...
USBC makes restrictive video policy official for 2017 Open Championships
Sunday, November 20, 2016 11:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has confirmed what was hinted at and widely expected: with lane patterns being secret, the video policy for the 2017 Open Championships will be far more restrictive...
Mike Shady elected to USBC Hall of Fame; National ballot has 6 men, 2 women
Sunday, November 20, 2016 8:00 am
The last week of April 2017 is going to be very special for our 11thFrame.com team: Before we compete in the 2017 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships on Friday-Saturday, April 28-29, at...
Nick Wetzel defeats Dave Beres to win La Crosse Open sponsored by La Crescent Wine & Spirit
Saturday, November 19, 2016 10:00 pm
Nick Wetzel won the fourth annual 2-pattern La Crosse Open sponsored by La Crescent Wine & Spirit at Pla-Mor Lanes on Saturday. Wetzel was the top seed and therefore had to be beaten twice by...
Steve Studee, Arick Ecker, Chris Pounders slam perfect games
Friday, November 18, 2016 11:55 pm
Steve Studee, Arick Ecker and Chris Pounders slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Studee’s ninth career 300 game in a 763 series in the Dream Lanes Minor League....
Lennie Boresch Jr. completes domination of South Point Senior Shootout by winning SPSS Championship
Friday, November 18, 2016 10:00 pm
Lennie Boresch Jr. concluded his stunning domination of the South Point Senior Shootout by winning the SPSS Championship on Friday. Even though the field excluded any player with three or more PBA...
Rollie Truehl, Dennis Grossman fire perfect games; Todd Gille falls just shy of 800, 300
Thursday, November 17, 2016 11:55 pm
Rollie Truehl and Dennis Grossman fired perfect games and Todd Gille fell just shy of both an 800 series and 300 game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Truehl’s...
Lennie Boresch Jr. show continues at South Point Senior Shootout as USBC Hall of Famer leads heading into final day of SPSS Championship
Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:00 pm
Lennie Boresch Jr. has his fellow competitors shaking their heads in awe and admiration at this week’s South Point Senior Shootout at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. The USBC Hall of...
Logo Infusion signs as official jersey provider for Junior Gold Championships for 2017, 2018
Thursday, November 17, 2016 7:00 pm
Logo Infusion has reached a 2-year deal to be the official jersey manufacturer of the Junior Gold Championships presented by the Brands of Ebonite International, the company and the International...
PWBA retains Nationwide as sponsor
Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:00 pm
The PWBA announced this week that it has retained Nationwide as its official insurance sponsor for the 2017 season. The deal includes title sponsorship of the PWBA Tour stop July 13-15 at AMF Gates...
Tony Pena, Nick Peterson slam perfect games; Kim Zimmerman fires 705 series
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:55 pm
Tony Pena and Nick Peterson slammed perfect games and Kim Zimmerman fired a 705 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Pena’s seventh career 300 came in a 710 series in the...
Lennie Boresch Jr. continues domination of South Point Senior Shootout, winning Haynes Bowling Supply Challenge
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:00 pm
Back in the summer after Lennie Boresch finished second in consecutive PBA50 Tour tournaments to Hall of Famers Pete Weber and Brian Voss, I jokingly told him that it might work out for the best...