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Mike Fagan on hiatus from bowling, working toward a career in high finance
Friday, November 20, 2015 9:00 am
Where is Mike Fagan? That question was asked many times on social media during the recent U.S. Open. The answer is that Fagan quietly has moved on to a new phase in his life: studying for his MBA...
Tom Franklin, Jeff Schneider, Dan Marks, Brian Call fire perfect games
Thursday, November 19, 2015 11:55 pm
Tom Franklin, Jeff Schneider, Dan Marks and Brian Call fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Franklin’s fourth career 300 came in a 753 series in...
Hong Kong’s Wu Siu Hong, Colombia's Clara Guerrero win World Cup titles
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 pm
Wu Siu Hong gave Hong Kong its first title and Clara Guerrero of Colombia successfully defended her title as the 51st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup concluded Thursday, the United States Bowling...
Chippewa Valley Match Games set for Jan. 2-3
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 am
One of the biggest tournaments in the northern half of Wisconsin is set for Jan. 2-3 in Eau Claire, tournament organizer Denny Burkart announced. The 58th annual Chippewa Valley Match Games will be...
Brian Hoffman sets MBA record with 289 triplicate for near-record 867 series
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:00 am
Brian Hoffman set a Madison Bowling Association record with a 289 triplicate on Wednesday night. Hoffman fired his 867 series in the Dream Lanes Major League, falling just 11 pins shy of Dan...
Curt Lanzendorf slams 808 series
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:55 pm
Curt Lanzendorf slammed an 808 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Lanzendorf, who was a youth teammate of myself and Marc McDowell, chained games of 279, 269 and 260 in the Dream...
Kingpins are on the clock: Who do they pick from 65 players in PBA League draft?
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 7:30 pm
The eight teams in the PBA League each will pick two players in the draft for the 2016 PBA League that will be held Dec. 17 during the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VII in Reno. They will have a...
South Africa’s Francis Louw, defending champ Clara Guerrero of Colombia maintain leads at World Cup
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 7:00 pm
Francois Louw of South Africa and defending champion Clara Guerrero of Colombia maintained their lead as the field was cut from 24 to eight Wednesday at the 2015 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, the...
Chad Baker’s 795, Janine Elliott’s 650 top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:55 pm
Chad Baker fired a 795 series and Janine Elliott rolled a 650 to top Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Baker competed in the Prairie Lanes Big 10 League, and Elliott in the Spartan Bowl Datex Ohmeda...
South Africa’s Francis Louw, defending champ Clara Guerrero of Colombia take leads at World Cup
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:00 pm
Francois Louw of South Africa and defending champion Clara Guerrero of Colombia moved into the leads as the first cut was made after the third round of qualifying Tuesday at the 2015 QubicaAMF...
How I might bet the PBA World Championship
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:00 pm
With just a handful of exceptions over the years, the only sports wagers I make are on trips to Nevada, where sports betting is legal. I’ve won a few memorable bets, including a ridiculous...
WISBT operator cancels Nov. 21-22 tournaments due to hospitalization
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 7:02 pm
Wisconsin Bowlers Tour director Carl McDonald has cancelled the tournaments scheduled for AMF West in Milwaukee on Saturday and Sunday due to a medical emergency.  "I have to cancel both events...
7th annual Plastic Classic day after Thanksgiving at Badger Bowl
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:00 pm
Badger Bowl's seventh annual Plastic Classic will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, its traditional day after Thanksgiving place on the calendar. The tournament restricts bowlers to plastic...
Arick Ecker slams 811 series; Brian Caulum, Joseph Yelk, Broc Bussan fire perfect games
Monday, November 16, 2015 11:55 pm
Arick Ecker slammed an 811 series, and Brian Caulum, Joseph Yelk, and Broc Bussan fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Ecker chained games of 286, 268 and 257 in the...
Team USA’s Shannon Pluhowsky leads, Kamron Doyle 2nd in World Cup after 2nd round
Monday, November 16, 2015 11:00 pm
Competing in their home country at Sam’s Town in Las Vegas, Shannon Pluhowsky took the lead and Kamron Doyle moved into second after Monday’s second round of the 2015 QubicaAMF Bowling...