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Jim Fosdick falls a pin shy of 4th perfect game of season
Sunday, January 3, 2016 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fell a pin shy of his fourth perfect game of the season to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Fosdick’s 299 came in a 760 series in the Dream Lanes Eastside Couples...
Chad Nelson repeats as Chippewa Valley Match Games champion for 4th overall title
Sunday, January 3, 2016 7:00 pm
Chad Nelson beat close friend Dan Bock 265-235 to win his second straight and fourth overall title of the Chippewa Valley Match Games over the weekend at Wagner’s Lanes in Eau Claire. First...
Elliot Smith’s solid 8-pin gives Fidel Marchena King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial tourney title
Sunday, January 3, 2016 6:00 pm
Needing a 10th frame strike to win, Elliot Smith left a crushing solid 8-pin to give Fidel Marchena the sixth annual King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial Bowling Tournament title on Sunday at 4 Seasons...
Swedish 2-handed lefty Jesper Svensson blows away righties in winning PBA Chameleon Championship
Sunday, January 3, 2016 1:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped.  Shortly after lefty Jesper Svensson had crushed right-hander Stuart...
Team Labinski defeats Team Northey for win in low-game-out Lake Ripley Lanes team tourney
Saturday, January 2, 2016 10:00 pm
A team captained by Dave Labinski defeated a team captained by Al Northey to win Saturday’s low-game-out Lake Ripley Lanes team tourney in Cambridge, proprietor Jeremy Porter reported. The...
2016 Team USA Trials start Sunday in Las Vegas, with spots reserved for top non-professional male and female
Friday, January 1, 2016 4:00 am
The 2016 Team USA Trials start Sunday in Las Vegas, and a spot will be reserved on both the men’s and women’s team for the highest finishing male and female who are not members of the PBA...
Kyle Gumtow edges Kristine West to win Kurt Davids Memorial New Year’s Eve Classic
Thursday, December 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Although the Kurt Davids Memorial New Year’s Eve Classic at Badger Bowl is a tournament offering handicap, the titles have mostly gone to scratch bowlers. I think that mostly has come from the...
Dustin Meisel fires 1st career perfect game
Thursday, December 31, 2015 2:00 am
Dustin Meisel finally fired his first career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday. Meisel, the son of the late USBC Hall of Famer and Madison area native Darold Meisel and...
Mark Mansur fires MBA-leading 4th perfect game of season
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 11:55 pm
Mark Mansur fired his Madison Bowling Association-leading fourth perfect game of the season to highlight area bowling on Wednesday. Mansur’s 21st career 300 came in a 729 in the Bowl-A-Vard...
Mike Durbin, Kim Adler elected to USBC Hall of Fame
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 3:45 pm
Mike Durbin and Kim Adler have been elected to the United States Congress Hall of Fame via the national ballot process, USBC reported in this news release. Steve Kloempken, Harry Sullins, and Joan...
Kurt Davids Memorial New Year's Eve day tourney 1 squad again
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 5:00 am
The Kurt Davids Memorial New Year’s Eve Day Handicap Singles Tournament is going to be a single squad again this year. The tournament drew 145, 155 and 145 bowlers from 2010-12 when New...
Heath Haug, Jeff Loos fire perfect games; Becky James slams 719 series
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:55 pm
Heath Haug and Jeff Loos fired perfect games and Becky James slammed a 719 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Haug’s second 300 of the season came in a 757 in the Village...
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...