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Perfect game propels Rob Schuh into great position to take State Tournament all-events lead
Saturday, March 12, 2016 8:00 pm
Back when I started bowling the Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — in the late 1970s, conditions typically were difficult and scores low....
Trevor Fisher falls a pin shy of perfection
Friday, March 11, 2016 11:55 pm
Trevor Fisher fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Fisher left a 4-pin on his final ball for his 299 in a 749 series in the Schwoegler’s Tiger Mixed...
Opening webcast of 2016 Open Championships confirms similar toughness of team pattern to 2015
Friday, March 11, 2016 10:00 pm
The experts I talked to for my story analyzing the lane patterns for the 2016 USBC Open Championships all said the patterns should play much like they did in 2015, as they are just slightly tweaked...
UW-Whitewater’s Nick Kruml, Racine native Stephanie Schwartz among 40 qualifiers for Intercollegiate Singles Championships
Friday, March 11, 2016 8:00 pm
UW-Whitewater’s Nick Kruml and Racine native Stephanie Schwartz were among 24 men and 16 women who on Friday advanced to next month’s 2016 Intercollegiate Singles Championships, the...
Do I hear 4,000? St. Louis team sets all-time record with 3,986 series
Friday, March 11, 2016 3:30 am
For decades, the greatest team in bowling history — the famed St. Louis-based Budweisers led by Don Carter and Dick Weber — held the 5-person team series record with their immortal 3,858....
$1,500 guaranteed top prize for inaugural Hometown Trophies & More Open June 5 at 4 Seasons in Freeport, Illinois
Friday, March 11, 2016 1:00 am
There will be a $1,500 guaranteed top prize for the inaugural Hometown Trophies & More Open on Sunday, June 5 at 4 Seasons bowling center in Freeport, Illinois. Justin Fryer is hosting the...
Joe Braatz fires perfect game in 811 series
Thursday, March 10, 2016 11:55 pm
Joe Braatz fired his fifth career perfect game in an 811 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Braatz, who had an 808 series almost exactly two years ago, competed in the Waun-A-Bowl...
Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo sparks spin-off events that award spot in Expo
Thursday, March 10, 2016 8:00 am
The Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo has become so popular that it has sparked spin-off events that award spots in the Expo, Turbo reported in a news release here. The 2016 Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo will...
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes holding Monday night practice sessions on 2016 Open Championships team pattern
Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:00 am
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, 2121 E. Springs Drive, again this year will hold Monday night practice sessions on the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships team pattern. A group of lanes will be...
Jason Belmonte, Liz Johnson voted 2015 Bowlers of the Year by bowling media
Thursday, March 10, 2016 3:00 am
In results that should surprise no one, Jason Belmonte and Liz Johnson have been voted 2015 Bowlers of the Year by the International Bowling Media Association, IBMA announced in a news release late...
Dwain Holznagel fires perfect game; Brittany Pollentier slams 757 series
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 11:55 pm
Dwain Holznagel fired a perfect game and Brittany Pollentier slammed a 757 series — both in the Dream Lanes Major League — to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. ...
All PBA Regionals will pay out more than entry fees with QubicaAMF sponsorship
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 7:00 pm
A few weeks ago, I was told the PBA was close to a deal with QubicaAMF for an umbrella sponsorship of the PBA Regional Tour program. What I didn’t have were details, which I hoped to get in an...
Update: World Series of Bowling VIII set for Nov. 27-Dec. 11 in Reno, PBA says as it adds more Xtra Frame events, $10,000 Xtra Frame points bonus
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 5:00 pm
The Summer Swing remains off the 2016 PBA Tour schedule — see my story here — but a few more Xtra Frame events have been added to the schedule, along with a $10,000...
U.S. Open will be at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in fall, USBC announces
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:30 pm
The 2016 U.S. Open will be at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in the fall, the United States Bowling Congress announced Wednesday in this news release. USBC said the tournament has a...
Teenager Ahmed Al Awadhi beats Osku Palermaa to win Kingdom of Bahrain International Open
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:00 pm
Teenager Ahmed Al Awadhi of Bahrain, defeated veteran PBA Tour champion Osku Palermaa of Finland in the title match to win the PBA International-World Bowling Tour 14th Kingdom of Bahrain...