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New USBC Bowling Academy a bonanza for bowlers looking to improve
Monday, September 29, 2014 7:30 am
How many times do you see or hear it? Someone moaning that they get nothing for their United States Bowling Congress certification fee. Moaner, meet the USBC Bowling Academy. Even if you got...
Tyler Sheehy fires 704, Candace Kipp slams 666 to top youth scoring; Scott Erickson slams perfect game in adult action
Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:55 pm
Tyler Sheehy fired a 704 and Candace Kipp slammed a  666 to top youth scoring, while Scott Erickson slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Sheehy chained...
Chad Kloss defeats Brent Ritchie for 2014 Straight Shot Open title
Saturday, September 27, 2014 4:00 pm
Chad Kloss defeated Brent Ritchie 210-180 in the title match to win the 2014 Straight Shot Open title at Fox Valley Lanes in Neenah. First was $450 and $230 in the tournament, which drew a...
Fans have chance for 1-ball shootout against a pro on World Series TV finals
Saturday, September 27, 2014 3:00 pm
How would you like to bowl against a famous PBA pro on ESPN? If you attend the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling ESPN TV finals tapings Nov. 1-2 at the new South Point Bowling Stadium in Las Vegas,...
Madison Women’s Bowling Association Senior Tournament set for Sunday, Oct. 5 at Ten Pin Alley
Saturday, September 27, 2014 2:00 pm
The Madison Women’s Bowling Association Senior Tournament is set for Sunday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. at Ten Pin Alley. The entry fee for the singles tournament for MWBA members age 50 and older is...
Petersen Classic now heading to Brunswick Zone River Grove?
Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:00 am
Multiple bowlers are reporting that the Petersen Classic will move to Brunswick Zone River Grove in suburban Chicago in 2015, not back to AMF Hoffman Estates. I reported in this blog that the...
Leonard Wilson falls a pin shy of perfection
Friday, September 26, 2014 11:55 pm
Leonard Wilson fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Wilson’s 299 came in a 724 series in the Dream Lanes Industrial Nite League. Rick Erce had the high...
Scott Roelke slams 800, Joe Siriani fires 2nd career perfect game before injury ends league session early
Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:55 pm
Scott Roelke slammed an 800 series and Joe Siriani fired his second career perfect game before an injury ended his league session early, highlighting Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday....
Bradley Thompson fires 2nd career perfect game; Chad Churchill rolls 802, Lauren Sammel slams 703
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Bradley Thompson fired his second career perfect game, Chad Churchill rolled an 802 series and Lauren Sammel slammed a 703 to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Thompson’s 300 came in...
Matt Pursell fires 2nd career perfect game, Becky James slams women’s season-high 767
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Matt Pursell fired his second career perfect game and Becky James slammed a women’s season-high 767 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Pursell’s 300 came in a 672...
Bowlmor AMF completes acquisition of Brunswick centers
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 8:30 am
Bowlmor AMF on Tuesday announced that it has completed its acquisition of  Brunswick’s Retail Bowling business of 85 bowling centers. As I wrote up here, Brunswick announced July 17 that...
8th annual Hammer Junior Hall of Fame tournament set for Sunday, Nov. 9 at AMF Bowlero
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 8:00 am
The 8th annual Hammer Junior Hall of Fame tournament is set for Sunday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. at AMF Bowlero Lanes in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa, organizer Shannon Labinski announced. The popular...
20th annual Badger State Bowling Council Mixed Handicap Tournament set for late October, November in Minocqua
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:00 am
The 20th annual Badger State Bowling Council Mixed Handicap Tournament will be held the last weekend of October and the first four weekends of November at Island City Lanes in Minocqua. The BSBC...
Rick Baker’s 754, Kayla Klink’s 641 top Monday scoring
Monday, September 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Rick Baker fired a 754 and Kayla Klink slammed a 641 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Baker competed in the Schwoegler’s Good Neighbors League and Klink in the Ten Pin Alley Hangover...
Jason Belmonte’s ‘Confessions of a Pro Bowlers Mind’ a great look at thinking of a champion in 2013 USBC Masters title match
Monday, September 22, 2014 8:00 am
If you’ve ever wondered what goes through a top bowler’s mind as they compete for a championship, Jason Belmonte’s “Confessions of a Pro Bowlers Mind” is for you. The...