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Patrick Allen nearly fires perfect game on PBA Challenge Finals show
Sunday, January 24, 2016 4:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped. The PBA Challenge Series Finals TV show was taped Saturday, Dec. 18 at...
U.S. Opens, USBC Masters, Queens not part of World Bowling Tour in 2016
Saturday, January 23, 2016 8:00 am
When I got the 2016 World Bowling Tour schedule a couple of weeks ago, there were some big tournaments missing: the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, United States Bowling Congress Masters and USBC...
Rick Thomas’ 792 tops Friday scoring
Friday, January 22, 2016 11:55 pm
Rick Thomas rolled a 792 to top Madison area bowling on Friday. Thomas competed in the Sport Bowl Lions League. Roger Dushack was next with 781 in the Dream Lanes Minor League, followed by Bob...
USBC President Frank Wilkinson, director Mark Martin, industry executive Jeff Ussery nominees for USBC board positions
Friday, January 22, 2016 5:00 am
United States Bowling Congress President Frank Wilkinson, incumbent director Mark Martin, and industry executive Jeff Ussery have been nominated for the USBC Board of Directors, USBC announced in...
Charlie Ponti, Rollie Truehl fire perfect games
Thursday, January 21, 2016 11:55 pm
Charlie Ponti and Rollie Truehl fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Ponti's first career 300 came in a 770 series in the Dream Lanes Suburban Atlas League. Truehl's...
Wisconsin Women’s Bowling Scholarship application available
Thursday, January 21, 2016 5:00 am
The Wisconsin Women’s Bowling Scholarship application is available for graduating seniors, the Wisconsin Women’s Bowling Association announced. The WWBA said it will give out 11...
Dwain Holznagel fires 847 with near-double 300, Brittany Pollentier slams 741; Jeremy Krueger, Cody Bartow also roll perfect games
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 11:55 pm
Dwain Holznagel fired an 847 series that featured a 300 and a 299, Brittany Pollentier slammed a 741, and Jeremy Krueger and Cody Bartow rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on...
Jason Belmonte edges Ryan Ciminelli for 2015 PBA Player of the Year in one of closest votes ever
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 3:30 pm
In one of the closest votes in PBA Tour history, Jason Belmonte edged Ryan Ciminelli  for 2015 Chris Schenkel Player of the Year 47.36 percent to 43.22 percent. Belmonte is the fourth player to...
Tony Franklin offers great perspective on 900 after firing 876 (free for non-subscribers)
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 11:00 am
In only about 48 hours earlier this month, bowlers in Michigan and Pennsylvania fired 900 series, as I wrote up here and here. Predictably, the scores were greeted with much scorn on social media,...
Jim Fosdick fires 773 to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 11:55 pm
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Jim Fosdick fired a 773 series to lead Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Fosdick, who leads the MBA this season with four 800 series and its tied for the...
Mitch Beasley named 2015 PBA Midwest Region Player of the Year
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:00 pm
Mitch Beasley of Clarksville, Tennessee, has earned 2015 PBA Midwest Region Player of the Year honors, PBA announced Wednesday in this news release announcing 2015 award winners from all regions....
H2M Management, Ebonite International announce sponsorship deal for 2016
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 8:00 am
H2M Management, the Indianapolis-based bowling tournament, event, and lane maintenance company, on Tuesday announced a sponsorship agreement with Ebonite International for 2016. The partnership...
Huntley Singles and Doubles in suburban Chicago has ambitious expansion goals
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 5:00 am
Marvin Zoellick’s Huntley Singles and Doubles Tournament a Bowl-Hi Lanes in the Chicago suburb of Huntley paid out $45,000 in prize money last year and has paid out more than $800,000,...
Jim Fosdick’s 790, Jen Braun’s 671 top Monday scoring
Monday, January 18, 2016 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired a 790 series and Jen Braun slammed a 671 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Fosdick competed in the Dream Lanes MARBA League and Braun in the Dream Nighters League. Next were...
Sun Prairie boys, Sun Prairie/East/Marshall girls maintain leads after 9th week of area high school bowling
Monday, January 18, 2016 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys and Sun Prairie/East/Marshall girls maintained their leads after Monday’s ninth week of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. The Sun Prairie boys have 76.5 points,...