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Tenure as USBC president over, Andrew Cain back on the PBA Tour
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:00 am
When Andrew Cain lost his PBA Tour exemption after 2009 and then later became president of the United States Bowling Congress, it was logical to assume he was finished as a full-time professional...
Items announced for International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame January auction
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 8:00 am
The items for the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame’s January auction have been announced. Proceeds from the monthly auctions benefit the IBMHOF in its mission to preserve the...
Ricky Thaden fires perfect game
Monday, December 28, 2015 11:55 pm
Ricky Thaden fired a perfect game to highlight a storm-reduced Monday of Madison area bowling. Thaden’s 300 came in a 727 series in the Riviera Bowl Special League. The top series were Bud...
Dream Lanes Y2K + 16 doubles tourney set for New Year's Day
Monday, December 28, 2015 9:00 am
Dream Lanes, 13 Atlas Court in Madison, again will be hosting its New Year's Day doubles tournament starting at 10:15 a.m., with practice at 10 a.m. The Y2K + 16 handicap event on Friday has a...
Spots open for low-game-out Lake Ripley Lanes team tourney Jan. 2
Monday, December 28, 2015 7:00 am
One of the funnest tournaments I bowled last year was a 5-man team tournament at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge.  It wasn't fun just because our 11thFrame.com team of myself, Chris Pounders,...
Nathanial Sime fires perfect game in 806 series
Sunday, December 27, 2015 11:55 pm
Nathanial Sime fired a perfect game in an 806 series to highlight Madison area weekend bowling. Sime competed in the Viking Lanes Specials League. Casey Gibney was next with 773 in the same league,...
Chris Gibbons edges Doug Leikness for 30th annual Tough Lanes Challenge title
Sunday, December 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Chris Gibbons edged Doug Leikness 183-176 in the title match to win the 30th annual Tough Lanes Challenge at Schwoegler’s on Sunday. Neither player doubled in the title match, and the only...
Ryan Ciminelli says he 'absolutely' deserves to be PBA Player of the Year after Viper Championship win
Sunday, December 27, 2015 1:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped.  Ryan Ciminelli said one of the easiest wins a PBA Tour player could ask...
Chris Barnes returns to competition after back surgery
Sunday, December 27, 2015 8:00 am
I sent Chris Barnes a message on Saturday asking how his recovery was going from back surgery and when he might return to the lanes and his first replay was a picture of a scoresheet from an Over...
Mark Allen fires 19th career perfect game
Thursday, December 24, 2015 11:55 pm
Mark Allen fired his 19th career perfect game in a 784 series in the Dream Lanes Major League to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday. Allen, who was using a Roto Grip HYSTERIA that...
Merrry Christmas from 11thFrame.com
Thursday, December 24, 2015 12:00 pm
Merry Christmas too all of our subscribers — passing 800 strong and growing. I hope you have enjoyed you $1.66 or $1.99 per month of journalistic coverage of the sport of bowling. I assume...
Dick Thomas, Brian Call fire perfect games
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Dick Thomas and Brian Call fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Thomas’ 36th career 300 and second of the season came in a 760 series in the Sport Bowl All-Star...
Winter GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open set for Feb. 26-28 in Waterloo, Iowa
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 6:00 pm
One of the biggest and best tournaments in the Midwest is set for its winter version. The Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open will be...
With PBA World Championship completed, fields set for World Bowling Tour Finals
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 11:00 am
The completion of the Rolltech PBA World Championship completed setting the fields for the World Bowling Tour Finals, PBA reported on this news release. The World Championship was the final...
Where’s Rory blasts 3,624 on final day to take City Tournament team title; Eric Shelby takes all-events with 2,236
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 9:00 am
Where’s Rory blasted 3,624 at Ten Pin Alley on Sunday to take the Madison Bowling Association Championships — aka City Tournament — team title on the final day. The score is listed...