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John Szczerbinski holds lead heading into match play at U.S. Open
Friday, November 6, 2015 6:00 pm
John Szczerbinski held his lead during Friday’s Cashers Round as the field was cut to the top 24 heading into match play at the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open at AMF Garland Lanes. Szczerbinski...
King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial tourney set for Jan. 3 in Freeport, Illinois
Friday, November 6, 2015 8:00 am
The sixth annual King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial Bowling Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 3 at 10:30 a.m. at 4 Seasons Bowl, 1100 W Galena Ave. in Freeport, Illinois. Buss, who died in...
Shawn Burgard fires 794, Brittany Pollentier slams 698
Thursday, November 5, 2015 11:55 pm
Shawn Burgard fired a 794 series and Brittany Pollentier slammed a 698 to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Burgard competed in the Waun-A-Bowl Beagle’s Classic...
Higher scores at U.S. Open not just about lane pattern; John Szczerbinski leads 92 into Cashers Round
Thursday, November 5, 2015 11:00 pm
There is no disputing that scores are somewhat higher at the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open than the past few years. There also is no disputing that using a 1.7-1 lane pattern — detailed here and...
Rich Vertz Jr. falls a pin shy of perfection
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 11:55 pm
Rich Vertz Jr. fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Vertz’s 299 game came in a 738 series in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Mixed Nuts League. The top series on...
Ryan Ciminelli brings to mind Earl Anthony — but that may be a bad omen at U.S. Open
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 11:00 pm
Earl Anthony is indisputably the greatest left-hander bowler ever and arguably the greatest bowler ever, and a big reason is that he so often won or contended in tournaments where no other lefty...
Jesse Parizo leads 2 events as Senior City Tournament off to a high scoring start
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 8:00 am
Jesse Parizo leads in all-events and team as the Madison Bowling Association Senior Championships — aka the Senior City Tournament — got off to a high-scoring start at Badger Bowl over...
MBA, Ten Pin Alley offering Sunday night practice on City Tournament lane pattern
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 7:00 am
The Madison Bowling Association and Ten Pin Alley are offering practice for just $2 per game the next two Sundays from 7-11 p.m. on the lane pattern that will be used for the MBA Championships...
Mark Allen slams 803 series; Jason Stampfli, Dave Biser fire perfect games
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 11:55 pm
Mark Allen slammed an 803 series, and Jason Stampfli and Dave Biser fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Allen chained games of 299, 246 and 258 in the Dream Lanes...
Predictable and unpredictable from the opening day of the 2015 U.S. Open as Cameron Weier leads
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 11:00 pm
There were some very predictable things about Tuesday’s first day of the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open, but also at least one mild surprise. With a slightly softer 1.7-1 pattern and burn and...
It's the first day of the 2015 U.S. Open — be thankful we can say that!
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 8:00 am
The first day of qualifying for the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open started at 8 a.m. Central time at AMF Garland Lanes in that Dallas suburb. Xtra Frame will be webcasting live all of the competition...
WISBT to give it another go this weekend in Sheboygan
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 5:00 am
Carl McDonald is nothing if not persistent. He refuses to give up on his dream of turning his Wisconsin Bowlers Tour into a viable tournament organization for state bowlers, including seniors. Due...
Tom Brabender’s 741 tops Monday scoring
Monday, November 2, 2015 11:55 pm
Tom Brabender rolled a 741 to top a quiet scoring Monday of Madison area bowling. Brabender competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Frosty’s at Five League. Rick Erce was next with 734 in the Dream...
Sun Prairie boys, Monona Grove girls lead after opening week of area high school bowling
Monday, November 2, 2015 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys and Monona Grove girls lead after Monday’s opening week of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. The Sun Prairie boys have 10 points, two more than...
U.S. Open pattern not flat, but looks to offer an interesting challenge
Monday, November 2, 2015 1:30 pm
As soon as it was confirmed that there would be just one oiling for the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open and three squads, it was clear the pattern logically could not be the flat, medium length pattern of...