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Don Leighton's 741 tops Friday scoring
Friday, April 10, 2015 11:55 pm
Don Leighton fired a 741 to top scoring on a quiet Friday in Madison area bowling as the 2014-15 season winds down. Leighton competed in the Dream Lanes Minor League. Rick Festge was next with 708...
USBC deal has CBS Sports Network airing finals of U.S. Opens, PWBA Tour Championship, Intercollegiate Championships, Junior Gold Championships
Friday, April 10, 2015 10:45 am
“Together We Can” is the mantra that has been coming out of bowling headquarters in Arlington, Texas for some time. Perhaps the biggest accomplishment of that collective spirit and work...
Matt Ruhland slams 805, Frank Harp fires 1st career perfect game
Thursday, April 9, 2015 11:55 pm
Matt Ruhland slammed an 805 series, and Frank Harp fired his first career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Ruhland chained games of 278, 279 and 248 in the...
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. tabbed for Team USA for World Bowling Senior Championships
Thursday, April 9, 2015 8:00 am
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. was one of eight bowlers selected for Team USA for the 2015 World Bowling Senior Championships, which are scheduled for Aug. 24-30 at Sam's Town Bowling Center in...
Lane patterns released for USBC Women's Championships, Mixed Championships
Thursday, April 9, 2015 7:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has released the lane patterns for the 2015  Women’s Championships and Mixed Championships, which start Friday at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno....
Tim Herrington, Dick Thomas, Len Hendricks fire perfect games
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 11:55 pm
Tim Herrington, Dick Thomas and Len Hendricks fired  perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Using a Storm CRUX drilled by Gregg Goldstein of the pro shop at Ten Pin...
Former major league pitcher John Burkett an intriguing ‘rookie’ as PBA50 Tour kicks off in Florida
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:00 am
One intriguing thing about the PBA50 Tour each season is the newest crop of ‘rookies’ — players who have turned 50 and become eligible to compete. The focus usually is on PBA Tour...
Joey Kick fires 813, Scott Roelke slams 801
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:55 pm
Joey Kick fired an 813 series and Scott Roelke slammed an 801 to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Kick chained games of 266, 259 and 288 in the Schwoegler’s Elk/Moose League. Roelke...
Mike Shady holding Peak Performance Bowling camps in Ashwaubenon on July 11
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 4:00 am
Mike Shady has had several offerings of private lessons and his Peak Performance Bowling Camp in Wisconsin in the last several years. This year, he has scheduled two sessions on one day: Saturday,...
Brad Miller tops Tuesday scoring with 770
Monday, April 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Brad Miller fired a 770 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Miller competed in the Prairie Lanes Major League. Al Kapugi was next with 733 in the same league. No women’s series of 600 or...
Jim Fosdick’s 786, Pat LaShore’s 676 top weekend scoring
Sunday, April 5, 2015 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired a 786 and Pat LaShore slammed a 676 to top weekend scoring in the Madison area. Fosdick and La Shore both competed in the Dream Lanes Eastside Couples League. Casey Gibney was...
Jason Belmonte, Wes Malott win roll-offs for teams in PBA League
Sunday, April 5, 2015 8:00 pm
In a second straight show filled with highs and lows, Jason Belmonte and Wes Malott won one-ball roll-offs for their teams in the PBA League telecast that aired Sunday on ESPN. After losing a game...
Lucrative new World Bowling Tour event in Tokyo aims to boost Olympics effort
Sunday, April 5, 2015 10:00 am
2020 Olympics host Japan is one of the key countries in bowling’s effort to get into the Olympics, as I wrote up in this blog last month. So it should come as no surprise that a lucrative new...
Junior Team USA Support 1 makes strong case for being new kings of USBC Open Championships
Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Led by Erik Vermilyea, Junior Team USA Support 1 is making a strong case for being the new kings of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. On Friday and Saturday, Vermilyea took the...
Riggs Classic lane patterns prove tougher than expected
Saturday, April 4, 2015 8:00 pm
When we chose Mike Flanagan’s 44-foot InsideBowling.com pattern from 2014 and the 34-foot World Bowling Stockholm pattern as the lane patterns for this year’s Riggs Classic, I anticipated...