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Joe Ryan fires 777, Mary Lo rolls 639 to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:55 pm
Joe Ryan fired a 777 series and Mary Lo rolled a 639 to top Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Ryan competed in the Prairie Lanes Big Ten League and Lo in the Ten Pin Alley Fifth Quarter League. Next...
Jakob Butturff again earns dominating top seed at U.S. Open; Kris Prather, E.J. Tackett, Dom Barrett, Marshall Kent will battle in stepladder for right to bowl Butturff for title
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:00 pm
Jakob Butturff has authored one of the most impressive achievements in bowling history in the last two U.S. Opens, yet if he doesn’t win the 2018 title in Wednesday night’s stepladder...
Rory Holland fires second perfect game of season
Monday, October 29, 2018 11:55 pm
Rory Holland fired his second perfect game of the season to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Holland’s 30th career 300 came in a 791 series in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Holland...
Kris Prather, Jakob Butturff open 347-pin lead on third heading into final day of match play at 2018 U.S. Open
Monday, October 29, 2018 11:00 pm
What had been the Kris Prather show through three days became the Kris Prather and Jakob Butturff show on Monday at the 2018 U.S. Open. Prather led the tournament at Northrock Lanes in Wichita,...
Kris Prather extends lead, Jakob Butturff soars to second heading into match play at 2018 U.S. Open
Monday, October 29, 2018 2:30 pm
Kris Prather extended his lead from 101 to 124 pins heading into match play at the 2018 U.S. Open, but Player of the Year contender Jakob Butturff made the biggest news in Monday’s cashers...
Collin Krachey, Austin Minor fires 724, Allison Dempski rolls 663 to top youth scoring
Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:55 pm
Collin Krachey and Austin Minor fired a 724 series and Allison Dempski rolled a 663 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Krachey chained games of 227, 238 and 259 at Prairie Lanes,...
Kris Prather struggles in third round, but still leads by 101 at 2018 U.S. Open; Jason Belmonte fails to make first cut, out of Player of the Year race
Sunday, October 28, 2018 11:00 pm
Kris Prather didn’t even average 200 in Sunday’s third round of the 2018 U.S. Open, but still holds a 101-pin lead heading into Monday’s cashers round at Northrock Lanes in Wichita,...
Jonathan Schalow survives brutal conditions to win 2018 Wisconsin Masters with amazing final game
Sunday, October 28, 2018 10:00 pm
If I had made it to the title match of the 2018 Wisconsin Masters over the weekend at Day’s Bowl-A-Dome in Wausau and you had told me I could have 232, I’d have taken it and bet every...
Red-hot Kris Prather opens astounding 225-pin lead after second round of 2018 U.S. Open
Saturday, October 27, 2018 11:00 pm
It’s almost incomprehensible to think that any player could out-average the best players in the world by 14 pins a game through two rounds of any tournament, much less the U.S. Open. But...
Beyond brutal: No one averages 200 in Wisconsin Masters qualifying round
Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00 pm
I’ve been bowling in adult competition for more than four decades and seen about as much as any bowler could ever imagine seeing. When it comes to brutal lane conditions, there is, of course,...
Frustrations of an aging superstar: Pete Weber goes off on USBC after withdrawing from U.S. Open due to chronic hip injury
Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:00 am
After a long week at my real job and writing for 11thFrame.com that featured way less sleep than is considered healthy, I collapsed in bed at 6:30 p.m. Friday and slept a solid nine hours. I needed...
Lauren Sammel slams 713 for second 700 of season
Friday, October 26, 2018 11:55 pm
Lauren Sammel slammed a 713 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Sammel’s 713 came in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes 3-Man League and was her second 700 of the season, tying Mary Lo for...
Red-hot Kris Prather leads first round at 2018 U.S. Open featuring scores well above expectations
Friday, October 26, 2018 11:00 pm
With the first round of 2018 U.S. Open being contested on a 37-foot flat lane pattern, most players and knowledgeable observers — including this writer — predicted low scores. That...
Mark Davis fires 786, Christine Smith slams 682 to top Thursday scoring
Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:55 pm
Mark Davis fired a 786 series and Christine Smith slammed a 682 to top Madison area bowling on Thursday. Davis competed in the Sport Bowl Businessmen League and Smith in the Prairie Lanes Classic...
Team USA's Matt Russo completes perfectly golden 2018 PABCON Champion of Champions with Masters win
Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:00 pm
Think of Matt Russo as the baseball rookie called up from the minor leagues who hits four home runs in four at bats in his first game in the majors. Competing for Team USA internationally for the...