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New PBA-PWBA partnership looks like a winner for all sides
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 4:00 am
A new partnership between the Professional Bowlers Association and Professional Women’s Bowlers Association looks to me like a win-win deal. According to this joint news release, the new...
Herb Kimpel slams 815; Jon O’Konek, Kevin Thompson fire perfect games
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:55 pm
Herb Kimpel slammed an 815 series and Jon O’Konek and Kevin Thompson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Kimpel recorded his second supernational of the season...
Open Championships singles lead lasts a day as Mike Pelham fires 748
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 4:00 am
With the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships picking up steam, it’s totally expected to see new leaders emerging. And that’s what happened on Monday as Mike Pelham...
Al Kapugi’s 746, Diane Hust’s 678 top Monday scoring
Monday, March 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Al Kapugi fired a 746 and Diane Hust slammed a 678 to top Monday scoring in the Madison area. Kapugi competed in the Prairie Lanes Major League and Hust in the Ten Pin Alley First Ladies League....
Nathan Paske fires 7th youth perfect game of season; Larry Beranek leads adult scoring with 814
Sunday, March 22, 2015 11:55 pm
Nathan Paske fired the seventh perfect game in Madison area youth bowling this season and Larry Beranek slammed an 814 to lead adult scoring to highlight area bowling over the weekend. Using a Storm...
Wisconsin teammates Chris Pounders, Ken Duffield take all-events, singles leads at Open Championships
Sunday, March 22, 2015 6:00 pm
In 2007, I was at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno when Ken Duffield and Chris Pounders took the lead in doubles in the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, eventually ending up...
Josh Blanchard has new title: PBA Tour champion
Sunday, March 22, 2015 4:00 pm
Josh Blanchard might forever be known as that guy who fell on TV when he stepped out on the lane and slipped on the oil. But in the bowling world at least, he now also will be known as a PBA Tour...
Now backed by Wheaties, PBA League, Xtra Frame Maine Shootout next on PBA schedule
Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:00 am
The PBA will make its first trip to Maine when the PBA League and  PBA Xtra Frame Maine Shootout are held at Bayside Bowl in Portland late this month. The PBA League competition is being held...
Given reprieve, Curt Aemisegger rolls to PBA50 Regional title
Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:00 pm
As old bowling sayings go, it is one of the most accurate: If you can lock out a bowler and fail to do it, you will lose. That was the case at Saturday’s PBA50 Boys & Girls Club...
Tyler Jensen fires 1,981 to take all-events lead at Open Championships
Saturday, March 21, 2015 4:00 am
Tyler Jensen, one of the country’s best players who is not a full-time professional, edged into the all-events lead at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships with 1,981 on...
Lisa Kolosso slams 717, Cher Breunig fires 714; Rick Thomas blasts 46th career perfect game
Friday, March 20, 2015 11:55 pm
Lisa Kolosso slammed a 717 series, Cher Breunig fired a 714, and Rick Thomas blasted his 46th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Kolosso’s second 700 of the...
Cher Breunig blasts 741, Kayla Klink slams 726; Chad Wilson, Ross Bussan, Adam Czeskleba fire perfect games
Thursday, March 19, 2015 11:55 pm
Cher Breunig blasted a 741 series, Kayla Klink slammed a 726, and Chad Wilson, Ross Bussan and Adam Czeskleba fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday....
Lockport, Illinois center holding Win A Spot tourney for PBA Regional
Thursday, March 19, 2015 8:00 am
You’d like to compete in a PBA Regional but can’t afford the entry fee, which can be as much as $285? What if you could win a spot for $65? Strike and Spare II in Lockport, Illinois, is...
David Henes fires season-high 866 with 300, 299; Jeremy Gudmandsen also slams perfect game
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 11:55 pm
David Henes fired a Madison Bowling Association season-high 866 series that included a perfect game and a 299, and Jeremy Gudmandsen also slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on...
Update: No secret to success, Open Championships doubles leader Tom Woodworth says
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 4:00 am
Even after taking the lead in doubles with 1,372 – the first truly big score of the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships – the leaders aren’t sure exactly what...