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Arick Ecker, Jim Fosdick fire perfect games; Becky James slams 730
Monday, September 28, 2015 11:55 pm
Arick Ecker and Jim Fosdick fired perfect games, and Becky James slammed a 730 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend and on Monday. Ecker’s 300 — he has many in his...
It's official: Tokyo 2020 crushes bowling's Olympic dreams
Monday, September 28, 2015 4:30 am
It's official: the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee has crushed bowling's Olympic dreams.  This Tokyo 2020 news release confirms what was first reported by the Kyodo News in...
Brett Schulze's 707 tops youth scoring
Sunday, September 27, 2015 11:55 pm
Brett Schulze rolled a 707 to top Madison area youth scoring over the weekend. Schulze chained games of 230, 222 and 255 at Prairie Lanes. Next were Jeromey Hodsdon's 689 and Zach...
Update: Shawn Maldonado finishes 5th in effort for PBA Regional five-peat
Sunday, September 27, 2015 3:15 pm
Shawn Maldonado made a solid effort at winning his fifth straight PBA Southwest Region Regional, finishing fifth this weekend in the PBA Tomball Southwest Open. Here is my story on Maldonado's...
Dave Beres, Chris Pierson win MAST Doubles as Pierson fires 300 in title match
Saturday, September 26, 2015 8:00 pm
Dave Beres and Chris Pierson won the Madison Area Scratch Tour Doubles tournament at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge, as Pierson fired a perfect game in the title match. The Milwaukee area duo led...
Earl Chandler’s 788, Connie Cashin’s 695 top Friday scoring
Friday, September 25, 2015 11:55 pm
Earl Chandler fired a 788 and Connie Cashin slammed a 695 to top Madison area bowling on Friday. Chandler competed in the Dream Lanes Pinheads League, and Cashin in the Sport Bowl Friends League....
What Jason Belmonte thinks about being THIS close to a 3rd straight Player of the Year crown
Friday, September 25, 2015 5:00 pm
As the PBA Tour gets ready for the stretch run of 2015, Jason Belmonte almost has locked up his third straight Player of the Year crown. The only thing keeping the almost in that sentence is the...
Nate Sime slams 833, Scott Holznagel 814; Brittany Pollentier fires 751; Derek Eoff rolls perfect game on Kegel Statute of Liberty pattern
Thursday, September 24, 2015 11:55 pm
Nate Sime just missed the Madison Bowling Association season-high with an 833 series, Scott Holznagel slammed an 814, Brittany Pollentier fired 751, and Derek Eoff rolled a perfect game on the Kegel...
Shawn Maldonado’s amazing four-peat of PBA Regional wins looks like a record
Thursday, September 24, 2015 4:00 pm
In the last four PBA Southwest Region tournaments, Shawn Maldonado has done something no other bowler in PBA history has done — apparently. I’ve spent some time this week pestering...
Prairie Lanes youth bowler Tyler Sheehy fires 4th career 300 in JBST tourney
Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:00 pm
Tyler Sheehy, the top youth bowler in the Madison area, fired his fourth career perfect game during the Junior Bowlers Scratch Tour tournament at King Pin Lanes in West Bend on Sunday. Sheehy, who...
Jim Fosdick slams MBA season-high 836; Andrew Mihal, Chris Gieck fire perfect games
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick slammed a Madison Bowling Association season-high 836 series and Andrew Mihal and Chris Gieck fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Fosdick, who rolled an...
#BuyTheBlog to #ReadTheBlog — Why I’m making 11thFrame.com a subscription site
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:00 am
I started The 11th Frame bowling blog at Madison.com as a volunteer endeavor in my free time a few years ago when the newspaper company I work for began having reporters write blogs for the beats we...
Wisconsin Bowlers Tour will make more changes after another sparse turnout over weekend in Madison
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 8:00 am
Are there simply too many options for tournament bowlers in this area? Is $100 too high an entry fee? Are two tournaments in one weekend too much? Are Carl McDonald and his Wisconsin Bowlers Tour...
Cody Ramsden fires perfect game; Becky James slams women’s season-high 773
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 11:55 pm
Cody Ramsden fired a perfect game and Becky James slammed a women’s season-high 773 to highlight Madison area bowing on Tuesday. Using my former Storm HY-ROAD PEARL, a 15-pounder I gave up...
David Young Jr. slams MBA season-high 832
Monday, September 21, 2015 11:55 pm
David Young Jr. slammed a Madison Bowling Association season-high 832 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Young chained games of 298, 289 and 245 in the Riviera Bowl Special League....