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Tony Majcher beats David Tyrell to win PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent Midwest Open Presented by 900 Global
Sunday, January 31, 2016 8:00 pm
Tony Majcher beat David Tyrell in the title match to win the PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent Midwest Open Presented by 900 Global at Arlington Lanes in Arlington Heights, Illinois, on Sunday....
Amleto Monacelli keeps Dom Barrett's TV tough luck going with DHC PBA Japan Invitational title match win
Sunday, January 31, 2016 3:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped.  The stepladder finals of the DHC PBA Japan Invitational were taped on...
To get finals on TV, PWBA Tour will tape groups of 4 shows at 3 sites in 2016
Sunday, January 31, 2016 8:00 am
The way the PWBA Tour is aiming to get all of its finals on TV in 2016 apparently was the worst kept secret in bowling — I just wasn’t in on it until recently. When I interviewed PBA...
Derek Eoff wins MBA Masters for third time in 4 years
Saturday, January 30, 2016 11:00 pm
There is no doubt Derek Eoff is the best bowler in the Madison Bowling Association. There also is no doubt that at one time Marc McDowell was the best bowler in the MBA — and in 1992 was the...
Anthony Lavery-Spahr leads Regional that serves as qualifier for PBA Tournament of Champions
Saturday, January 30, 2016 9:00 pm
Anthony Lavery-Spahr led Saturday’s qualifying round of the PBA Grand Hotel, Casino & Resort Winter Open Regional at FireLake Bowling Center that determined the final 26 qualifiers for the...
Mike Hoffman fires 834 to top Friday scoring
Friday, January 29, 2016 11:55 pm
Mike Hoffman fired an 834 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Hoffman’s second supernational of the season included a 299 game and came in the Sport Bowl Friends League. Brent...
Dale Chlebowski, Kirk Anderson, Jeff Prein fire perfect games
Thursday, January 28, 2016 11:55 pm
Dale Chlebowski and Kirk Anderson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Chlebowski’s 15th career 300 came in a 706 series in the Prairie Lanes Classic League....
PBA50 Tour adds 4th major for 2016 season
Thursday, January 28, 2016 2:30 pm
Since I turned 50 in 2012, the PBA50 Tour has featured two majors: The PBA Senior U.S. Open and the USBC Senior Masters. In November, the PBA announced the addition of a third major — the...
Carl McDonald schedules more WISBT tourneys starting in Green Bay on Saturday
Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:00 am
Wisconsin Bowlers Tour director Carl McDonald refuses to give up on his effort to create a new tournament series. The WISBT has struggled to draw entries in its initial season, but McDonald has made...
Kegel Chichen Itza will be lane pattern for MBA Masters Saturday, Jan. 30 at Ten Pin Alley
Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:00 am
Note: This story originally was posted on Jan. 10. The Madison Bowling Association announced Thursday that Kegel Chichen Itza will be the lane pattern for the eighth annual MBA Masters on...
Jim Fosdick fires perfect game in 824 series; Brittany Pollentier slams 700
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired a perfect game and an 824 series and Brittany Pollentier slammed a 700 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday.  Fosdick's 300 and 800 were his fifth each this...
Jay Heinzelman, David Eaton fire perfect games
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:55 pm
Jay Heinzelman and David Eaton fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Heinzelman, who has dozens of 300s, rolled his latest in a 769 series in the Village Lanes All-Star...
Jason Belmonte aims to win 4th straight USBC Masters, 3rd straight TOC, but they're not what he really wants in 2016
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 8:00 am
Jason Belmonte understandably will be the center of attention when perhaps the biggest month in bowling history kicks off with the PBA FireLake Tournament of Champions presented by Oklahoma Grand...
Dave Eaton fires 795, Sue Heiser rolls 620 top Monday scoring
Monday, January 25, 2016 11:55 pm
Dave Eaton fired a 795 series and Sue Heiser rolled a 620 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Eaton competed in the Spartan Bowl Major League and Heiser in the Dream Lanes Early Niters League....
Sun Prairie boys, Sun Prairie/East/Marshall girls maintain leads after 10th week of area high school bowling
Monday, January 25, 2016 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys and Sun Prairie/East/Marshall girls maintained their leads after Monday’s 10th week of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. The Sun Prairie boys have 86.5 points,...