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Chris Barnes returns to competition after back surgery
Sunday, December 27, 2015 8:00 am
I sent Chris Barnes a message on Saturday asking how his recovery was going from back surgery and when he might return to the lanes and his first replay was a picture of a scoresheet from an Over...
Mark Allen fires 19th career perfect game
Thursday, December 24, 2015 11:55 pm
Mark Allen fired his 19th career perfect game in a 784 series in the Dream Lanes Major League to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday. Allen, who was using a Roto Grip HYSTERIA that...
Merrry Christmas from 11thFrame.com
Thursday, December 24, 2015 12:00 pm
Merry Christmas too all of our subscribers — passing 800 strong and growing. I hope you have enjoyed you $1.66 or $1.99 per month of journalistic coverage of the sport of bowling. I assume...
Dick Thomas, Brian Call fire perfect games
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Dick Thomas and Brian Call fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Thomas’ 36th career 300 and second of the season came in a 760 series in the Sport Bowl All-Star...
Winter GIBA Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open set for Feb. 26-28 in Waterloo, Iowa
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 6:00 pm
One of the biggest and best tournaments in the Midwest is set for its winter version. The Greater Iowa Bowling Association Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open will be...
With PBA World Championship completed, fields set for World Bowling Tour Finals
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 11:00 am
The completion of the Rolltech PBA World Championship completed setting the fields for the World Bowling Tour Finals, PBA reported on this news release. The World Championship was the final...
Where’s Rory blasts 3,624 on final day to take City Tournament team title; Eric Shelby takes all-events with 2,236
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 9:00 am
Where’s Rory blasted 3,624 at Ten Pin Alley on Sunday to take the Madison Bowling Association Championships — aka City Tournament — team title on the final day. The score is listed...
Shawn Mitchell fires back-to-back perfect games in 816 series; Kevin Morrical, Eugene Stark also slam 300s
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 11:55 pm
Shawn Mitchell fired back-to-back perfect games in an 816 series and Kevin Morrical and Eugene Stark also slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Competing in the...
Update: ESPN wants PBA back on prime time next season as deeper details show viewership grew during live World Championship telecast
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 10:00 am
Update: Deeper Nielsen ratings details on the live ESPN telecast of the PBA World Championship on Thursday show some interesting slightly postive notes for the telecast, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark...
Nick Larson’s 767, Kayla Klink’s 617 top Monday scoring
Monday, December 21, 2015 11:55 pm
Nick Larson fired a 767 series and Kayla Klink rolled a 617 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Larson competed in the Riviera Bowl Special League, and Klink in the Ten Pin Alley Hangover League....
George Branham III happy to lose distinction as only African-American PBA Tour champ, hopes Gary Faulkner Jr. inspires others
Monday, December 21, 2015 9:00 am
On Thursday night, George Branham III was at home in Indianapolis watching TV trying to find a basketball game at about 7 p.m. Eastern time. “Then I looked up,” the 5-time PBA Tour...
Matt Townsend fires perfect game; youth bowler Allison Dempski slams girls season-high 738 series
Sunday, December 20, 2015 11:55 pm
Matt Townsend fired a perfect game and youth bowler Allison Dempski slammed a girls season-high 738 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Townsend’s first career 300 came...
Zach Davidson, Candace Kipp, Mason Schellin, Emily Curtis take top spots in BYBT at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes
Sunday, December 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Zach Davidson, Candace Kipp, Mason Schellin and Emily Curtis won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes. Davidson, who averaged 228,...
Given 2nd chance, Parker Bohn III fires flush strike to win PBA Cheetah Championship
Sunday, December 20, 2015 2:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped. The most helpless feeling in bowling is sitting on the bench with your...
Mike Hoffman, Jim Ring, Jeff Barsness win 27th annual Henry Hitter
Saturday, December 19, 2015 7:00 pm
Team Jack — Mike Hoffman, Jim Ring and Jeff Barsness — won the 27th annual Henry Hitter at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes on Saturday.  They beat Sucks- Stars Wars Does — Cody...