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Leader Pete Weber captures essence of USBC Masters qualifying
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 11:00 pm
When you bowl a tournament like the United States Bowling Congress Masters, it’s not like bowling a traditional tournament where every pin matters the entire time. The only goal during...
PBA50 Tour adds New York tournament, changes format for standard tournaments
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 11:30 am
The PBA50 Tour has added a 12th tournament for 2015 and changed the format for standard tournaments, PBA announced in this news release on Wednesday. A tentative schedule was announced in September....
Cardinal Ale House and Bowl in Columbus closes abruptly
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 10:00 am
The Cardinal Ale House and Bowl in Columbus closed abruptly on Monday at the direction of the bank that owns it, the Columbus Journal reported in this story. The facility was operated by...
Chris Pounders and Brandon Lindmeier slam 814s, Becky James 742, Doris Anderson 711; Dan Seppa fires perfect game
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 11:55 pm
Chris Pounders and Brandon Lindmeier each slammed an 814 series, Becky James fired a 742, Doris Anderson a 711, and Dan Seppa slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday....
Pete Weber rolls to huge opening round in pursuit of elusive USBC Masters crown
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 11:00 pm
Pete Weber has just two significant holes in his incredible resume: PBA Player of the Year and the United States Bowling Congress Masters. And in reality, the Player of the Year probably...
Matt Lajter’s 784 tops Monday scoring
Monday, February 2, 2015 11:55 pm
Matt Lajter fired a 784 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Lajter competed in the Waun-A-Bowl Niters League. Next was Brian Caulum with 761 in the same league, followed by Jared Eckhoff with...
Marshall/Waterloo/Poynette boys hold on to win area high school bowling crown
Monday, February 2, 2015 8:00 pm
The Marshall/Waterloo/Poynette boys maintained their lead to win the title in the 11th and final weeke of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. Marshall/Waterloo/Poynette finished with 90...
Kasey Horwath fires 2nd career 300 in 797 to top youth bowling
Sunday, February 1, 2015 11:55 pm
Kasey Horwath fired his second career perfect game in a 797 series to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Competing at Dream Lanes, Horwath rolled the fourth 300 and fifth-highest...
Ken Duffield, Brian Hoffman win Super Bowl Doubles title
Sunday, February 1, 2015 8:00 pm
Those of us who made the trip to La Crosse for the Super Bowl Doubles on Super Bowl Sunday likely will remember the weekend for quite some time. Almost everyone who came from out of town made the...
Top seed Chris Gibbons denies Derek Eoff a three-peat in MBA Masters
Saturday, January 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Top seed Chris Gibbons defeated Derek Eoff 247-223 in the title match of the Madison Bowling Association Masters at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center on Saturday to deny Eoff a third straight...
Jason Belmonte aiming for history at USBC Masters at Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley
Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:00 am
When Jason Belmonte won the United States Bowling Congress Masters in 2013 and 2014, he became the first repeat champion of the major in nearly 50 years and only third in its 64-year history. When...
Tony Thaden slams 825 series, Brutus Holcomb fires perfect game
Friday, January 30, 2015 11:55 pm
Tony Thaden slammed an 825 series and Brutus Holcomb fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Thaden chained games of 279, 279 and 267 in the Sport Bowl Friends League....
Norm Duke/Wes Malott run away with top seed of Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship
Friday, January 30, 2015 6:00 pm
In so many ways they are polar opposites: big (6-foot-44) power player Wes Malott and diminutive (5-6) stroker Norm Duke, though Duke can hook the lane when necessary. Put them together in doubles,...
Pete Weber, Tish Johnson voted 2014 Senior Bowlers of the Year by bowling media group
Friday, January 30, 2015 3:00 am
Pete Weber and Tish Johnson have been voted 2014 Senior Bowlers of the Year by the International Bowling Media Association, IBMA President Joan Romeo announced. Weber won the award, which...
Rick Festge fires 815, Trevor Fisher 806, Dave Shaw 801, Brittany Pollentier 719; Sue Brown, Matt Ruhland, Albie Wheeler, Dan Rapp slam perfect games
Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:55 pm
Rick Festge fired an 815 series, Trevor Fisher 806, Dave Shaw 801 and Brittany Pollentier 719, and Sue Brown, Matt Ruhland, Albie Wheeler and Dan Rapp slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area...