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Items announced for International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame April auction
Thursday, April 2, 2015 8:00 am
The items available in the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame auction for April have been announced. Proceeds from the monthly auctions benefit the IBMHOF in its mission to preserve the...
Michael Buchanan fires perfect game
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 11:55 pm
Michael Buchanan fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Buchanan’s 300 came in a 694 series in the Spartan Bowl Classic League. The top series were Jerry...
Bill Lillard might be the greatest USBC Open Championships competitor ever
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 4:00 am
It’s one of those sports debates that you almost never find consensus on: who is the greatest (fill in the blank). In the case of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, a...
Jim Fosdick fires 828-300, Cody Bailey also reaches perfection
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired an 828 series that featured a perfect game, and Cody Bailey also reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Fosdick sandwiched his 300 between games of 259...
Josh Blanchard says straighter is greater as he takes 2nd PBA Tour title of month
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Most experts concede that the old saying that “straighter is greater” no longer holds true, as power players like Jason Belmonte mostly dominate bowling. Don’t tell that to Josh...
Please join us for the 3rd annual 2-pattern Riggs Classic April 4 at Badger Bowl
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 8:00 am
The third annual 2-pattern Riggs Classic is set for Saturday, April 4 (the day before Easter) at 11 a.m. at Badger Bowl. The tournament was conceived by the great folks at Badger Pro Shop after I...
Warne Copus falls a pin shy of perfection
Monday, March 30, 2015 11:55 pm
Warne Copus fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Copus’ 299 game came in a 729 series in the Dream Lanes Suburban Merchants League. The high series on...
Bowling With Grapatin anti-cancer fundraiser set for April 25
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00 pm
Bowling With Grapatin, an anti-cancer fundraiser in memory of Scott Grapatin, will be held Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m. at Riviera Lanes, 8600 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis. Michael James, who...
MOTIV offering a PBA Tour staff contract in July 8-9 tournament in Detroit area
Monday, March 30, 2015 9:00 am
Tournaments offering ball contracts as prizes are nothing new, but those contracts usually are fairly minimal with some free balls. MOTIV is taking it to a totally different level with the MOTIV...
InsideBowling.com Open set for April 24-26 in St. Louis
Monday, March 30, 2015 8:00 am
The fifth annual InsideBowling.com Open is set for April 24-26 at Tropicana Lanes in St. Louis, Missouri. First place seems almost certain to again be worth $10,000, as it is based on 225 entries...
Youth bowler Scott Schwoegler, adults Rick Festge, Mike Krachey fire perfect games
Sunday, March 29, 2015 11:55 pm
Youth bowler Scott Schwoegler and adults Rick Festge and Mike Krachey fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Competing at Sugar River Lanes in Belleville, Schwoegler...
PBA League a huge hit in Maine
Sunday, March 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Just over a year ago, the PBA revealed that it would be taking the PBA League to Maine in 2015. While some people scoffed at the concept, here is what I wrote in this blog: In my nearly three...
Dan Lemiesz defeats Derek Eoff for MAST Year End tourney title
Sunday, March 29, 2015 6:00 pm
Dan Lemiesz defeated top seed Derek Eoff 217-171 in the title match to win the Madison Area Scratch Tour Year End tournament over the weekend at Ten Pin Alley. First was $1,000 and second $800. The...
Curt Aemisegger wins 2nd straight PBA50 Regional
Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:43 pm
Curt Aemisegger won his second straight PBA50 Regional and fourth of his career on Saturday at Willowbrook, Illinois. Aemisegger beat Dave Traber 235-183 to win the PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent...
Tom Smyth slams 814-300, Mike Hoffman fires 800
Friday, March 27, 2015 11:55 pm
Tom Smyth slammed an 814 series that featured a perfect game, and Mike Hoffman fired an 800 to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Smyth, who rolled an 838 earlier this season, opened with his...