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Defending Women’s Championships team champs take lead in bid to repeat
Thursday, May 7, 2015 10:00 pm
The defending United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships team champions took the lead on Thursday and out themselves in good positions to repeat their title, USBC reported. The...
11thFrame.com Open set for Aug. 22-23
Thursday, May 7, 2015 2:00 am
If there was one thing we heard at this year’s Greater Iowa Bowling Association 11thFrame.com Open it was that bowlers would love to see it be during, or at least closer to, the traditional...
Mike Scroggins continues red-hot return from injury with 2nd PBA50 Tour win of season
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 10:00 pm
Mike Scroggins was on the sidelines for nearly a year with a foot injury but he’s leaped beyond that — figuratively and literally. The smooth lefty continued his red-hot debut on the...
Summer Swing again offers Jason Belmonte a chance to put hammerlock on Player of the Year honor
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 8:00 am
A year ago, Jason Belmonte came into the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort PBA Summer Swing with a chance to all but lock up his second straight Player of the Year honor. He won the Oklahoma Open, which...
Madison Women’s Bowling Association annual meeting Tuesday, May 12
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 4:00 am
The Madison Women’s Bowling Association annual meeting is set for Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, 2121 E. Springs Drive, the MWBA announced. Elections will be held for...
Minor adjustment boosts Mike Scroggins to qualifying lead as he seeks 2nd PBA50 Tour title of year
Monday, May 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Saying it’s the best he’s felt in two years after battling a foot injury, Mike Scroggins is eyeing his second PBA50 Tour title of his “rookie” season. Scroggins, who won the...
Emily Eckhoff’s win in Intercollegiate Singles shows straighter can be greater
Monday, May 4, 2015 8:00 pm
Emily Eckhoff’s win of the 2015 XBowling Intercollegiate Singles Championships women's title showed that straighter still can be greater. The other three finalists on the CBS Sports Network...
Matt McNiel in position to go where no bowler has gone before after taking Open Championships all-events lead
Sunday, May 3, 2015 11:00 pm
Conventional wisdom says the nearly flat patterns at the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships need to be managed properly to create the opportunity for high scores. That should...
New Hall of Famer Liz Johnson surges into all-events, doubles lead at Women's Championships
Sunday, May 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Liz Johnson already has established herself as part of the conversation when the topic is greatest female bowler of all time. But she certainly isn’t done building her resume, which she may...
John Conroy leads after opening round of PBA50 Johnny Petraglia BVL Open
Sunday, May 3, 2015 9:00 pm
As a decorated paramedic who responded to both the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and 9-11 terrorist attacks, John Conroy isn’t likely to panic under pressure while competing as a bowler. He...
Varsity Lanes in Milton closing May 31
Sunday, May 3, 2015 8:00 pm
Varsity Lanes in Milton will close at the end of the month, manager Todd Williams announced on Facebook on Sunday night. Here was what Williams posted: “It is with great sadness that we, at...
Shannon Labinski beats Crystal Brooks for Badger Queens title
Sunday, May 3, 2015 6:00 pm
Shannon Labinski ran the stepladder and defeated Crystal Brooks 212-193 in the title match to win the Badger Queens on Sunday at Shoreview Lanes in Oshkosh. With many bowlers and the Wisconsin...
7-pin costs Ronnie Sparks Jr. 800, but 793 takes singles lead at Open Championships
Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Only a 7-pin kept Ronnie Sparks Jr. from recording the first 800 series of the 2015 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, but his 793 was enough to give him the lead in singles, USBC...
Mike Flanagan’s InsideBowling.com partnering with Ebonite International
Saturday, May 2, 2015 9:00 am
Ebonite International and InsideBowling.com on Friday made official a partnership IB owner Mike Flanagan talked about on the webcasts of last weekend’s IB Open. “Mike and his team will...
Dynamic young proprietor Frank Wilkinson elected USBC president
Friday, May 1, 2015 8:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress board of directors made what I believe is a great decision in electing Frank Wilkinson the organization’s new president. Wilkinson, a dynamic young...