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Huge cashers round lifts Marshall Kent to lead heading into match play at 2016 U.S Open
Monday, November 7, 2016 4:00 pm
Marshall Kent averaged more than 241 in Monday’s cashers round to soar into the lead heading into match play of the 2016 U.S. Open at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Kent, who set off...
Cherry Lanes hosting annual Dubuque Area Sweeper with potential $1,000 top prize on Sunday, Jan. 8
Monday, November 7, 2016 8:00 am
Cherry Lanes in the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque is holding its annual Dubuque Area Sweeper on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. The tournament features six games of qualifying with the top eight advancing...
Ryan McKee slams 741, Allison Dempski fires 708 to top youth scoring
Sunday, November 6, 2016 11:55 pm
Ryan McKee slammed a 741 series and Allison Dempski fired a 708 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. McKee competed at Dream Lanes and Dempski chained games of 184, 278 and 246 at...
Martin Larsen leads top 57 into cashers round as qualifying ends at 2016 U.S. Open
Sunday, November 6, 2016 11:00 pm
Bowling on the burn squad in his third and final 8-game round of qualifying on Sunday, Martin Larsen closed with a 279 game and 1,826 total to lead the top 57 into Monday’s cashers round at the...
Perfect games by Rick Erce, Jeff Barsness, Todd Steckelberg highlight MBA Senior City Tournament
Sunday, November 6, 2016 8:00 pm
Rick Erce, Jeff Barsness and Todd Steckelberg fired perfect games to highlight the second weekend of the Madison Bowling Association Senior Championships — aka the Senior City Tournament...
Francois Lavoie is second Canadian to lead 2016 U.S. Open in 2 days, as a single shot sets off a social media firestorm
Saturday, November 5, 2016 11:00 pm
It’s called the U.S. Open, but bowling has become a global sport and like golf, most of the best in the world come to compete for the U.S. Open title. And for the second straight day, a...
Andy Bunkoske, Tim Janz win MAST Doubles at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge
Saturday, November 5, 2016 10:00 pm
Andy Bunkoske and Tim Janz won the Madison Area Scratch Tour Doubles tournament at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge on Saturday, beating Cody Ramsden and Brent Ritchie in the title atch 499-411....
Casey Gibney fires 804, Lauren Sammel slams 695; BJ Bailey rolls perfect game
Friday, November 4, 2016 11:55 pm
Casey Gibney fired an 804 series, Lauren Sammel slammed a 695 and BJ Bailey rolled a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Gibney, who slammed an 823 earlier this season, and...
Canada’s Zach Wilkins 'burns' up lanes for first-round lead at 2016 U.S. Open
Friday, November 4, 2016 11:00 pm
You might not know Zach Wilkins, but he bowled like anything but an unknown in taking the first-round lead Friday at the 2016 U.S. Open at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Serious bowling...
Update: PBA Commissioner Tom Clark addresses accusations of influencing teams' picks in PBA League draft
Friday, November 4, 2016 11:45 am
This story originally was posted on Nov. 2. The social media firestorm that followed Mike Fagan's statement and my story was intense.  In a message exchange, PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark...
Rhino Page new leader of PBA Players Committee as Scott Norton steps back from full-time PBA Tour competition
Friday, November 4, 2016 7:30 am
Rhino Page is the new leader of the PBA Players Committee as Scott Norton has stepped back from full-time PBA Tour competition. Norton and before him Mike Fagan had been leading the effort to make...
Rob Hamilton, Chris Schroedl, Rick Erce fire perfect games
Thursday, November 3, 2016 11:55 pm
Rob Hamilton, Chris Schroedl and Rick Erce fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Hamilton’s 300 came in a 784 series in the Dream Lanes Major...
Update: Copperfield Bowl to host Luci with closing of Houston's Bowl on Bellaire
Thursday, November 3, 2016 6:00 pm
Update: This story was originally posted on Oct. 22. On Nov. 3, the Luci posted this announcement on its Facebook page:"...ATTENTION BOWLERS: We are happy to announce the Striking Against Breast...
2016 U.S. Open lane pattern definitely a departure from 'normal'
Thursday, November 3, 2016 4:00 pm
It is not often that I am speechless … or wordless. But the 2016 U.S. Open lane pattern has me in that state. See the PDF of the lane pattern at the end of this story and you will understand....
Dakota Wiltrout fires perfect game, Curt Lanzendorf falls a pin shy of perfection
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 11:55 pm
Dakota Wiltrout fired a perfect game, and Curt Lanzendorf fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Wiltrout’s first career 300 came in a 756 series in the...