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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...
Doris Anderson defeats Lisa Kolosso to win MWBA Queens
Saturday, January 9, 2016 8:00 pm
Doris Anderson defeated Lisa Kolosso in the title match to win the 10th annual Madison Women's Bowling Association Queens held Sunday at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center, the MWBA reported....
6th annual Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo set for July 12-14 just before Junior Gold in Indianapolis
Saturday, January 9, 2016 8:00 am
The sixth annual Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo for high school bowlers is scheduled for July 12-14 at Western Bowl in Indianapolis, Turbo announced. That puts the event just before the Junior Gold...
Bob Richardson sets Sport Bowl record with 856 series
Friday, January 8, 2016 11:55 pm
Bob Richardson fired a Sport Bowl-record 856 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Richardson chained games of 289, 289 and 278 in the Lions league to set the all-time record at the...
In repeat of 2012, Marshall Kent, Danielle McEwan win 2016 Team USA Trials
Thursday, January 7, 2016 11:59 pm
In 2012, Marshall Kent and Danielle McEwan won the Team USA Trials, earning the right to compete in the QubicaAMF World Cup in Wroclaw, Poland. In 2015, both lost the title matches of the Team USA...
Casey Gibney slams 816; Bob Krembs, Nate Sime, Jim Fosdick fire perfect games
Thursday, January 7, 2016 11:55 pm
Casey Gibney slammed an 816 series, and Bob Krembs, Nate Sime and Jim Fosdick fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Gibney chained games of 266, 298 and...
An idea to ‘solve’ bowling’s lefty-righty problem; Update: LPBT tried it in 1990s
Thursday, January 7, 2016 12:00 pm
Is there any way to “solve” the lefty-righty issues that have plagued bowling seemingly forever? I did come up with a way for the PBA Tour, although it was more tongue-in-cheek idea than...