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Do I hear 4,000? St. Louis team sets all-time record with 3,986 series
Friday, March 11, 2016 3:30 am
For decades, the greatest team in bowling history — the famed St. Louis-based Budweisers led by Don Carter and Dick Weber — held the 5-person team series record with their immortal 3,858....
$1,500 guaranteed top prize for inaugural Hometown Trophies & More Open June 5 at 4 Seasons in Freeport, Illinois
Friday, March 11, 2016 1:00 am
There will be a $1,500 guaranteed top prize for the inaugural Hometown Trophies & More Open on Sunday, June 5 at 4 Seasons bowling center in Freeport, Illinois. Justin Fryer is hosting the...
Joe Braatz fires perfect game in 811 series
Thursday, March 10, 2016 11:55 pm
Joe Braatz fired his fifth career perfect game in an 811 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Braatz, who had an 808 series almost exactly two years ago, competed in the Waun-A-Bowl...
Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo sparks spin-off events that award spot in Expo
Thursday, March 10, 2016 8:00 am
The Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo has become so popular that it has sparked spin-off events that award spots in the Expo, Turbo reported in a news release here. The 2016 Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo will...
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes holding Monday night practice sessions on 2016 Open Championships team pattern
Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:00 am
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, 2121 E. Springs Drive, again this year will hold Monday night practice sessions on the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships team pattern. A group of lanes will be...
Jason Belmonte, Liz Johnson voted 2015 Bowlers of the Year by bowling media
Thursday, March 10, 2016 3:00 am
In results that should surprise no one, Jason Belmonte and Liz Johnson have been voted 2015 Bowlers of the Year by the International Bowling Media Association, IBMA announced in a news release late...
Dwain Holznagel fires perfect game; Brittany Pollentier slams 757 series
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 11:55 pm
Dwain Holznagel fired a perfect game and Brittany Pollentier slammed a 757 series — both in the Dream Lanes Major League — to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. ...
All PBA Regionals will pay out more than entry fees with QubicaAMF sponsorship
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 7:00 pm
A few weeks ago, I was told the PBA was close to a deal with QubicaAMF for an umbrella sponsorship of the PBA Regional Tour program. What I didn’t have were details, which I hoped to get in an...
Update: World Series of Bowling VIII set for Nov. 27-Dec. 11 in Reno, PBA says as it adds more Xtra Frame events, $10,000 Xtra Frame points bonus
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 5:00 pm
The Summer Swing remains off the 2016 PBA Tour schedule — see my story here — but a few more Xtra Frame events have been added to the schedule, along with a $10,000...
U.S. Open will be at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in fall, USBC announces
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:30 pm
The 2016 U.S. Open will be at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in the fall, the United States Bowling Congress announced Wednesday in this news release. USBC said the tournament has a...
Teenager Ahmed Al Awadhi beats Osku Palermaa to win Kingdom of Bahrain International Open
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:00 pm
Teenager Ahmed Al Awadhi of Bahrain, defeated veteran PBA Tour champion Osku Palermaa of Finland in the title match to win the PBA International-World Bowling Tour 14th Kingdom of Bahrain...
Henry Teetz takes all-events lead, Kevin Muenchow singles lead, Merrill Lynch 1 team all-events lead at State Tournament
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 8:00 am
The leaderboards at the Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — are being re-written almost every weekend. In the opening weekend of March,...
Heath Coenen fires 837-300, Jon Parr 804; Jim Fosdick slams 70th career perfect game
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 11:55 pm
Heath Coenen tied the Ten Pin Alley house record with an 837 series that featured a perfect game, Jon Parr fired an 804 series and Jim Fosdick slammed his 70th career and Madison Bowling...
Kingdom of Bahrain International Open heads to final day with 18 players alive
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 9:30 am
The PBA International-World Bowling Tour 14th Kingdom of Bahrain International Open headed to its final day Wednesday with 18 players alive. Six players advanced from Tuesday’s Round 3 to join...
Lefty Mark Stenger with a first report from 2016 Open Championships after 703 in singles, 1,810 all-events
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 7:00 am
Left-hander Mark Stenger, a PBA Regional champion from Washington, Illinois, fired a 703 in singles in 1,810 for all-events to take second in both categories in the opening days of the 2016 USBC Open...