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Top seed E.J. Tackett is 'Great Right Hope' with 4 lefties in PBA World Championship stepladder finals
Sunday, December 13, 2015 11:55 pm
How does a right-hander earn the top seed in a tournament otherwise dominated by lefties? When E.J. Tackett is the righty, the logical conclusion is that his incredible power — he is...
Jeromey Hodsdon fires 719, Allison Dempski slams 689 slams to top youth scoring
Sunday, December 13, 2015 11:55 pm
Jeromey Hodsdon fired a 719 series and Allison Dempski slammed a 689 to top Madison area youth scoring over the weekend. Both competed at Prairie Lanes, with Hodson chaining games of 246, 268 and...
Andy Bunkoske wins Frequency Bowling Tour tournament
Sunday, December 13, 2015 8:00 pm
Andy Bunkoske won the Frequency Bowling Tour survivor tournament at Rock River Lanes in Fort Atkinson on Sunday, beating Dave Beres in the title match, according to Facebook posts by tournament...
Ryan Ciminelli stays 42 pins ahead of E.J. Tackett with round to go in PBA World Championship
Sunday, December 13, 2015 5:00 pm
Ryan Ciminelli came into Sunday’s second round of match play at the Rolltech PBA World Championship 172 pins ahead of E.J. Tackett, as I wrote up here. The powerful lefty ended the round...
Jung Dawun’s Masters gold at World Women’s Championships shows depth of Korea’s bowling greatness
Sunday, December 13, 2015 8:00 am
Anyone who follows global bowling knows that Korea has become an equal to the U.S., and arguably even supplanted the U.S. as the pre-eminent bowling power. Korea had won gold in team in the last...
Ryan Ciminelli leads lefty surge at PBA World Championship, threatening Jason Belmonte's hold on Player of the Year three-peat
Saturday, December 12, 2015 11:59 pm
Midway through Saturday night’s first round of match play at the Rolltech PBA World Championship, a PBA Tour ball rep for one of the major companies walked by a group of observers and made a...
Stuart Williams stays on top, but loses some of lead in PBA World Championship
Saturday, December 12, 2015 6:00 pm
Stuart Williams was none too pleased with his cashers round of the PBA World Championship Saturday at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. After being the only player at GEICO World Series of...
Liz Johnson’s perfect game leads Team USA to gold over Korea in World Women's Championships, reversing 2013 title match
Saturday, December 12, 2015 12:00 pm
In the last World Bowling Women’s Championships in 2013, Korea crushed defending champion Team USA in the gold medal team match 1,159-992 as I wrote up here. "We’ll be back,”...
Anthony Simonsen can tie historic PBA record after leading Scorpion Championship; Stuart Williams makes 4th straight cut, leads World Championship
Friday, December 11, 2015 11:59 pm
When Anthony Simonsen and Connor Pickford earned the top seed for the TV finals of the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship during the Fall Classic in October, Simonsen was denied a...
Willie Feltz fires perfect game to top Friday scoring
Friday, December 11, 2015 11:55 pm
Willie Feltz fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Feltz’s 300 came in a 717 in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes 3-Man League. The high series was Matthew Pursell with 720 in...
Germany leads, Team USA 4th after 1st round of team qualifying at World Women's Championships
Friday, December 11, 2015 7:00 am
The biggest news from the first round of team event qualifying at the 2015 World Bowling Women's Championships in Abu Dhabi is that Korea isn’t in one of the top couple of spots. Korean...
The WORLD Series of Bowling: Sweden’s Jesper Svensson runs away with Chameleon Championship qualifying, England’s Stuart Williams leading World Championship
Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:59 pm
Bowlers from outside the U.S. are really putting the “World” in GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VII this week at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno. Young Swedish 2-handed lefty...
Brady Steinberg slams 825, Todd Steckelberg 803; Chad Wilson, Luke Olson fire perfect games
Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:55 pm
Brady Steinberg slammed an 825 series, Todd Steckelberg an 803, and Chad Wilson and Luke Olson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Steinberg competed...
With clutch finish, Danielle McEwan, Kelly Kulick break Korean hold on gold at World Women’s Championships
Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:45 pm
More than three decades ago I was watching a tense action match that ended with a clutch strike during the Super Hoinke Classic when one of the big money backers of a player involved said to me...
Ryan Ciminelli continues hot streak by leading qualifying of PBA Viper Championship
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 11:59 pm
Coming into the fall, Ryan Ciminelli was just one of many solid champions who compete on the PBA Tour. Then the DV8 staffer won the PBA Xtra Frame Las Vegas Open in a stellar Fall Classic and...