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Ryan Ciminelli stays 42 pins ahead of E.J. Tackett with round to go in PBA World Championship
Sunday, December 13, 2015 5:00 pm
Ryan Ciminelli came into Sunday’s second round of match play at the Rolltech PBA World Championship 172 pins ahead of E.J. Tackett, as I wrote up here. The powerful lefty ended the round...
Jung Dawun’s Masters gold at World Women’s Championships shows depth of Korea’s bowling greatness
Sunday, December 13, 2015 8:00 am
Anyone who follows global bowling knows that Korea has become an equal to the U.S., and arguably even supplanted the U.S. as the pre-eminent bowling power. Korea had won gold in team in the last...
Ryan Ciminelli leads lefty surge at PBA World Championship, threatening Jason Belmonte's hold on Player of the Year three-peat
Saturday, December 12, 2015 11:59 pm
Midway through Saturday night’s first round of match play at the Rolltech PBA World Championship, a PBA Tour ball rep for one of the major companies walked by a group of observers and made a...
Stuart Williams stays on top, but loses some of lead in PBA World Championship
Saturday, December 12, 2015 6:00 pm
Stuart Williams was none too pleased with his cashers round of the PBA World Championship Saturday at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. After being the only player at GEICO World Series of...
Liz Johnson’s perfect game leads Team USA to gold over Korea in World Women's Championships, reversing 2013 title match
Saturday, December 12, 2015 12:00 pm
In the last World Bowling Women’s Championships in 2013, Korea crushed defending champion Team USA in the gold medal team match 1,159-992 as I wrote up here. "We’ll be back,”...
Anthony Simonsen can tie historic PBA record after leading Scorpion Championship; Stuart Williams makes 4th straight cut, leads World Championship
Friday, December 11, 2015 11:59 pm
When Anthony Simonsen and Connor Pickford earned the top seed for the TV finals of the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship during the Fall Classic in October, Simonsen was denied a...
Willie Feltz fires perfect game to top Friday scoring
Friday, December 11, 2015 11:55 pm
Willie Feltz fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Feltz’s 300 came in a 717 in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes 3-Man League. The high series was Matthew Pursell with 720 in...
Germany leads, Team USA 4th after 1st round of team qualifying at World Women's Championships
Friday, December 11, 2015 7:00 am
The biggest news from the first round of team event qualifying at the 2015 World Bowling Women's Championships in Abu Dhabi is that Korea isn’t in one of the top couple of spots. Korean...
The WORLD Series of Bowling: Sweden’s Jesper Svensson runs away with Chameleon Championship qualifying, England’s Stuart Williams leading World Championship
Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:59 pm
Bowlers from outside the U.S. are really putting the “World” in GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VII this week at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. Young Swedish 2-handed lefty...
Brady Steinberg slams 825, Todd Steckelberg 803; Chad Wilson, Luke Olson fire perfect games
Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:55 pm
Brady Steinberg slammed an 825 series, Todd Steckelberg an 803, and Chad Wilson and Luke Olson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Steinberg competed...
With clutch finish, Danielle McEwan, Kelly Kulick break Korean hold on gold at World Women’s Championships
Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:45 pm
More than three decades ago I was watching a tense action match that ended with a clutch strike during the Super Hoinke Classic when one of the big money backers of a player involved said to me...
Ryan Ciminelli continues hot streak by leading qualifying of PBA Viper Championship
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 11:59 pm
Coming into the fall, Ryan Ciminelli was just one of many solid champions who compete on the PBA Tour. Then the DV8 staffer won the PBA Xtra Frame Las Vegas Open in a stellar Fall Classic and...
Jordan Zirbel fires perfect game
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 11:55 pm
Jordan Zirbel fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Zirbel’s second career 300 came in a 734 series in the Schwoegler’s Sportsmen’s League. The high...
Celebration of life of MBA Hall of Famer Bob Bussan set for June 4
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 4:00 pm
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer (Class of 1982) Bob Bussan died Nov. 25. He was 87. There will be a celebration of his rich and well-lived life on June 4, 2016, from 2-6 p.m. at Prairie...
PWBA Tour expands from 11 to 14 tournaments for 2016, Players Championship returns in Ashwaubenon
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:00 pm
The success of the relaunch season of the PWBA Tour in 2015, which I detailed in this story, has resulted in an expanded schedule of 14 events in 2016, PWBA announced Wednesday. The highlight will...