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2016 State Tournament lane patterns are modified versions of USBC White 2
Friday, January 15, 2016 2:00 am
When it comes to the lane patterns for the State Tournament, you pretty much know what you’re going to get: essentially a modified house shot, which means bring your striking shoes! Back when...
Matt Hamen, Tim Gille fire perfect games; Cathy Goodweiler slams 726 series
Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:55 pm
Matt Hamen and Tim Gille fired perfect games and Cathy Goodweiler slammed a 726 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Hamen’s seventh career 300 came in a 717 series in the...
Victor Emannel fires perfect game
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:55 pm
Victor Emannel fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Emannel, whose series was not reported, competed in the Badger Bowl MARBA League. The high series were Jim...
Pennsylvania's Dale Gerhard bowls 2nd 900 of week, becomes oldest ever with 900
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 10:00 am
After nearly a year without a 900 series, a Pennsylvania bowler fired the second in about 48 hours, according to YouTube videos Tuesday and confirmed by the United States Bowling Congress in this...
GoBowling.com 400 NASCAR race will be May 7 at Kansas Speedway
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:00 am
Kansas Speedway and GoBowling.com on Tuesday announced in a news release a deal for GoBowling.com to be the title sponsor of the May 7 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race at Kansas Speedway. Terms...
Gregg Williams fires 773,  Danie Schulz rolls 619 to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11:55 pm
Gregg Williams fired a 773 series and Danie Schulz rolled a 619 to top Madison area leagues on Tuesday. Williams competed in the Dream Lanes All-Star Classic League and Schulz in the Ten Pin Alley...
Why I'm voting for Jason Belmonte for PBA Player of the Year
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 6:30 pm
Sitting in the National Bowling Stadium bleachers watching the live ESPN broadcast of the Rolltech PBA World Championship, I had an idea my PBA Player of the Year vote was decided when Gary Faulkner...
Dave Eaton fires 803 to top Monday scoring
Monday, January 11, 2016 11:55 pm
Dave Eaton fired an 803 series to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Eaton chained games of 279, 278 and 246 in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Jim Fosdick was next with 789 in the Dream Lanes...
Sun Prairie boys, Sun Prairie/East/Marshall girls remain leaders after 8th week of area high school bowling
Monday, January 11, 2016 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys and Sun Prairie/East/Marshall girls maintained their leads after Monday’s eighth week of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. The Sun Prairie boys have 67.5 points,...
Chad Dempski fires 727, Allison Dempski slams 687 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 10, 2016 11:55 pm
Chad Dempski fired a 727 series and Allison Dempski slammed a 687 to give the siblings the top scores in Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Competing at Prairie Lanes, Chad Dempski chained...
Joe Janz, Tim Damerow defeat Tim Janz, Andy Bunkoske to win MAST Doubles at Schwoegler's
Sunday, January 10, 2016 10:00 pm
In a title match that featured four-fifths of the 2014 USBC Open Championships team all-events champions, Joe Janz and Tim Damerow defeated Tim Janz and Andy Bunkoske 471-391 in the title match...
2-handed lefty David Sewesky fires 900 series in Michigan — 3 weeks after 888
Sunday, January 10, 2016 9:00 pm
David Sewesky, a 2-handed left-hander from Dearborn, Michigan, fired a 900 series on Sunday, according to numerous reports on Facebook. The perfect series came just three weeks after Sewesky, 27,...
Jon Van Hees wins 1st PBA Tour title in 1st PBA Tour TV appearance
Sunday, January 10, 2016 1:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped. Jason Sterner looked unstoppable in the semifinals of the PBA Scorpion...
RIP Gordy Smith: A man who served bowling and bowlers
Sunday, January 10, 2016 7:00 am
From Maine to California, no matter where we bowl, they are the men and women who make it possible for the rest of us to compete.  They are the volunteers who run associations and tournaments,...
Red-hot Kevin Link wins GIBA Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open
Saturday, January 9, 2016 11:00 pm
Red-hot Kevin Link on Saturday won the Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open at Ridgewood Lanes in Fort Dodge, GIBA administrator Joe Engelkes reported. Link...