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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...
Dream Lanes Y2K + 16 doubles tourney set for New Year's Day
Monday, December 28, 2015 9:00 am
Dream Lanes, 13 Atlas Court in Madison, again will be hosting its New Year's Day doubles tournament starting at 10:15 a.m., with practice at 10 a.m. The Y2K + 16 handicap event on Friday has a...
Spots open for low-game-out Lake Ripley Lanes team tourney Jan. 2
Monday, December 28, 2015 7:00 am
One of the funnest tournaments I bowled last year was a 5-man team tournament at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge.  It wasn't fun just because our 11thFrame.com team of myself, Chris Pounders,...
Nathanial Sime fires perfect game in 806 series
Sunday, December 27, 2015 11:55 pm
Nathanial Sime fired a perfect game in an 806 series to highlight Madison area weekend bowling. Sime competed in the Viking Lanes Specials League. Casey Gibney was next with 773 in the same league,...
Chris Gibbons edges Doug Leikness for 30th annual Tough Lanes Challenge title
Sunday, December 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Chris Gibbons edged Doug Leikness 183-176 in the title match to win the 30th annual Tough Lanes Challenge at Schwoegler’s on Sunday. Neither player doubled in the title match, and the only...
Ryan Ciminelli says he 'absolutely' deserves to be PBA Player of the Year after Viper Championship win
Sunday, December 27, 2015 1:00 pm
Note: This story is an updated version of this “spoiler alert” story I wrote after the TV show was taped.  Ryan Ciminelli said one of the easiest wins a PBA Tour player could ask...
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...