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Sean Rash edges past Francoise Lavoie for lead after cashers round, Marshall Kent wins roll-off for last spot in match play at 2019 U.S. Open.
Monday, October 28, 2019 5:00 pm
Sean Rash edged past Francoise Lavoie for the lead after Monday’s cashers round and Marshall Kent won a roll-off for the 24th and last spot in match play at the 2019 U.S. Open at Victory Lanes...
Schwoegler's sets 34th annual Tough Lanes Challenge for Sunday, Dec. 15
Monday, October 28, 2019 3:00 pm
The 33rd annual Tough Lanes Challenge last year was nowhere near as tough as the tournament traditionally has been, as I detailed in my story on Ben Hafeman winning the tournament. The cut for the...
Ryan Leikness fires 709, Allison Dempski slams 657 to top youth scoring
Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:55 pm
Ryan Leikness fired a 709 series and Allison Dempski slammed a 657 to top Madison area youth bowling. Leikness competed at Dream Lanes, and Dempski rolled games of 217, 205 and 235 in the Prairie...
Francois Lavoie loses some of lead as qualifying ends at 2019 U.S. Open
Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:00 pm
Francois Lavoie came into Sunday’s third round of qualifying at the 2019 U.S. Open with a 122-pin lead and ended with a 92-pin lead as the 144-player field was cut to the top 36 for...
On nearly same pattern he won 2016 U.S. Open on, Francois Lavoie soars to lead in second round of 2019 U.S. Open
Saturday, October 26, 2019 11:00 pm
The lane patterns used in the 2016 U.S. Open and Saturday's second round of the 2019 U.S. Open are nearly identical on the right side. Both featured ratios of 1.73-1 middle-outside track, 1.16-1...
Justin Fryer, Jordan Hastings win MAST Sport Bowl Doubles, beating Ron Wallenkamp, Zach Woelfel in title match
Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Justin Fryer and Jordan Hastings beat Ron Wallenkamp and Zach Woelfel 463-424 in the title match to win the Madison Area Scratch Tour Doubles at Middleton Sport Bowl on Saturday, MAST reported in...
Lauren Sammel slams 756 for second-highest women’s series of season
Friday, October 25, 2019 11:55 pm
Lauren Sammel slammed a 756 series on Friday for the second-highest Madison area women’s series of the season. Sammel’s second 700 of the season came in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes 3-Man...
Jason Belmonte takes a step toward a happy retirement by edging buddy Bill O’Neill for lead after brutal first day at 2019 U.S. Open
Friday, October 25, 2019 11:00 pm
Jason Belmonte took a first step toward a happy retirement on Friday at Victory Lanes in Mooresville, N.C. Not necessarily in the short term, but for sure in the long term. Belmonte totaled 1,777...
6 invited zone athletes for 2019 World Bowling Tour Finals named
Friday, October 25, 2019 8:00 am
The six invited zone athletes for the 2019 World Bowling Tour Finals were announced Friday by World Bowling in this news release. As I detailed in this story, for the first time in the history of...
Nate Smith, Chris Scharnke, Phil Dowling fire perfect games
Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:55 pm
Nate Smith, Chris Scharnke and Phil Dowling fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Smith rolled his second 300 of the season to start a 766 series in the...
2019 U.S. Open lane patterns are longer flat pattern, new short pattern, slightly shorter version of main pattern from 2018 U.S. Open, and a non-'Hoagland Special' main pattern
Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00 pm
Those anticipating a "Nick Hoagland Special" for the No. 4 main pattern that will be used for the cashers round, all 24 games of match play and the stepladder finals of the 2019 U.S. Open had to be...
Kyle DesRochers fires 756, Sherri Seefeldt rolls 631 to top Wednesday scoring
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:55 pm
Kyle DesRochers fired a 756 series and Sherri Seefeldt rolled a 631 to top Madison area bowling on Wednesday. DesRochers competed in the Village Lanes Businessmen’s League, and Seefeldt in the...
Gary Faulkner Jr. leads PTQ as 53 players advance to complete field for 2019 U.S. Open
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:30 pm
Gary Faulkner totaled 1,768 for eight games to lead Wednesday’s PTQ for the 2019 U.S. Open at Victory Lanes in Mooresville, N.C.   From the field of 66 players, 53 advanced to complete...
Don Dudley fires 805, Teri Taylor slams 666 to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:55 pm
Don Dudley fired an 805 series and Teri Taylor slammed a 666 to top Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Dudley competed in the Prairie Lanes Big Ten League, and Taylor in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes...
Elimination of pro shop and Lane 81 a late addition to National Bowling Stadium renovations as booming Reno prepares for 2020 USBC Open Championships
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:00 am
Note: The National Bowling Stadium photos at the bottom of this story were taken by Jay Kersting during the unveiling of the renovated Stadium on Jan. 15, 2020. The Reno that competitors in the...