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Doug Forde and Jason Wendt fire Baker 300 game, win Frequency Bowling Tour Doubles tourney
Saturday, October 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Doug Forde and Jason Wendt fired a Baker format perfect game in winning Saturday’s Frequency Bowling Tour Doubles tournament at Whitetail Lanes in Amherst Junction, FBT reported. The win was...
What improved TV ratings, younger demographics mean for PBA
Saturday, October 17, 2015 10:00 am
It’s not new news that PBA enjoyed a big spike in TV ratings during the 2014-15 season: it put out news releases and I wrote about the higher ratings in stories here and here. Officially, PBA...
Milwaukee Open set for Oct. 25; Triple Crown becomes Four Diamonds
Saturday, October 17, 2015 9:00 am
The 13th annual Tri City Bank Milwaukee Open Match Game Championships is set for Sunday, Oct. 25 starting at 8:30 a.m. at Village Bowl in Menomonee Falls. The tournament annually is part of the...
Roger Dushack fires 810 to top Friday scoring
Friday, October 16, 2015 11:55 pm
Roger Dushack fired an 810 series to top Friday scoring in the Madison area. Dushack chained games of 268, 278 and 264 in the Dream Lanes Minor League. Chris Jackson was next with 772 in the...
USBC adopting strong conflict of interest policy banning employees from staff contracts, winning money at USBC events
Friday, October 16, 2015 4:30 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Friday adopted a strong conflict of interest policy that, in general terms, bans its employees from having staff contracts with USBC partners such as ball...
PBA Team Challenge proves to be only tough draw of Fall Classic at South Point — but what a field
Friday, October 16, 2015 10:00 am
Note: This blog originally was posted Sept. 8 and has been updated.  When the South Point Bowling Plaza Fall Classic was announced in June as a replacement for World Series of Bowling VII...
Strength of Team USA squad shows in those not selected for World Women’s Championships
Friday, October 16, 2015 9:00 am
If you want a difficult job, try selecting the six members of Team USA for the 2015 World Tenpin Bowling Association World Women’s Championships, which will take place Dec. 5-14 in Abu Dhabi,...
Popular Henry Hitter 3-Man tourney set for Saturday, Dec. 19 at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes
Friday, October 16, 2015 8:00 am
The 27th annual Henry Hitter 3-Man Tournament will be Saturday, Dec. 19  at 11 a.m. at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, tournament founder and director Mark Henry announced. The popular tournament will be...
Tony Thaden, Derek Eoff fire perfect games on Statue of Liberty pattern
Thursday, October 15, 2015 11:55 pm
Tony Thaden and Derek Eoff fired perfect games on the Kegel Statue of Liberty pattern in the Ten Pin Alley Bullseye Masters League to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Thaden's 300 came in...
Schwoegler’s sets 30th annual Tough Lanes Challenge for Sunday, Dec. 27
Thursday, October 15, 2015 11:00 am
Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center announced this week that the 30th annual Tough Lanes Challenge would be Sunday, Dec. 27 at 11:30 a.m. The tournament features bizarre lane conditions, towels...
MBA City Tournament set for 4 weekends starting Nov. 21-22 at Ten Pin Alley
Thursday, October 15, 2015 10:00 am
The 2015-16 Madison Bowling Association Championships — aka the City Tournament — will be held at Ten Pin Alley in Fitchburg for four straight weekends starting Nov. 21-22. The City...
MBA/MWBA League Officer Sweeper set for Oct. 25 at Schwoegler’s Sugar River Lanes in Belleville
Thursday, October 15, 2015 7:00 am
The 19th annual League Officer Sweeper has been scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at Schwoegler’s Sugar River Lanes in Belleville, the Madison Bowling Association and Madison...
Will Reeves, Dean Kielhofer, Lance Bright, Matt Ripp fire perfect games
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 11:55 pm
Will Reeves, Dean Kielhofer, Lance Bright and Matt Ripp fired perfect games Wednesday in one of the highest scoring nights of the 2015-16 season in the Madison Bowling Association. Reeves’ 300...
USBC, Bowlmor AMF take historical step in bringing high level of topographical integrity to U.S. Open
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:00 pm
It was just last year that the folks at Kegel and Lane Analytics spent hours explaining lane topography and its importance to me so I could attempt to explain it in plain English via this story:...
Tim Vils slams 808-300, Becky James fires 740
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 11:55 pm
Tim Vils slammed an 808 series that included a perfect game, and Becky James fired a 740 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Vils opened with his 300, then added games of 262 and...