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My crystal ball says two 2014 Open Championships Eagles already have been won
Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:30 pm
I’m a week or so tardy with my annual predictions for winning scores for the Open Championships, as I just didn’t have the time earlier this week. But it’s just for fun, so who...
Before the First Frame webcast shows stupidity of USBC Open Championships ball surface altering rule
Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:00 am
I believe that most serious bowlers know that USBC rules prohibit the sanding of a bowling ball once competition begins. Rule 18 in the 2013-14 United States Bowling Congress rulebook states this:...
Mark Allen’s 794, Chris Smith’s 659 top Friday scoring
Friday, April 11, 2014 11:55 pm
Mark Allen fired a 794 and Chris Smith slammed a 659 to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Allen competed in the Village Lanes Pinheads League and Smith in the Prairie Lanes Friday Night...
Update: American Bowling Consortium says All-Star, Amateur Match Play tourneys will be in Reno in November
Friday, April 11, 2014 10:00 pm
The American Bowling Consortium announced on Friday, Feb. 14 that it would hold the 2014 U.S. Amateur Match Play Championship and the 2014 American Bowling Consortium All-Star Tournament at the...
Former MLB NL MVP Larry Walker fires first career 300
Friday, April 11, 2014 4:00 am
Maybe Larry Walker should give John Burkett a call. Burkett is by far the best former major league baseball player bowler, but Walker is looking to join the first team, with the latest evidence a...
Not quite six months after heart attack, MBA Hall of Famer Bruce Bryan fires perfect game; Eric Peters also slams 300
Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:55 pm
Back on Oct. 22, Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Bruce Bryan nearly died from a heart attack he suffered while competing in the Dream Lanes All-Star Classic League. It was less than a week...
Global bowling groups unite under one brand: World Bowling
Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:00 am
International bowling organizations are uniting under one brand name: World Bowling, which replaces the FIQ. The new brand is being showcased at the SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey this...
Bradley Thompson fires 807; Dick Paulson, Don Grossen slam perfect games
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:55 pm
Bradley Thompson fired an 807 series, and Dick Paulson and Don Grossen slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Thompson’s 807 featured a 299 game and came in the...
Norm Duke, Parker Bohn III, Mike Scroggins making senior debuts as PBA50 Tour season kicks off Sunday
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 4:00 am
Norm Duke, Parker Bohn III and Mike Scroggins are the most significant players making their senior debuts as the PBA50 Tour season kicks off in Florida on Sunday. Their names can be found on the...
Terry Dunn fires perfect game; Doris Anderson slams 700
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:55 pm
Terry Dunn fired a perfect game and Doris Anderson slammed a 700 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Dunn’s 300 came in a 798 series in the Dream Lanes All-Star Classic...
Jason Belmonte, Liz Johnson voted Bowlers of the Year by IBMA
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:00 pm
Members of the International Bowling Media Association have voted Jason Belmonte and Liz Johnson Bowlers of the Year for 2013, IBMA announced Tuesday. Belmonte, who was named PBA Player of the Year...
Derek Magno grabs 2014 Open Championships singles lead day after Justin Ziegler took it
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 4:00 am
The leading team, team all-events and all-events scores might not change the rest of the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, but the leading singles and doubles scores still are...
Dan Walsh fires second career perfect game
Monday, April 7, 2014 11:55 pm
Dan Walsh fired his second career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Walsh’s 300 came in a 761 series in the Riviera Bowl Special League. Tim Herbrand fell a shot shy...
2014 InsideBowling.com Open looks to pay $10,000 top prize
Monday, April 7, 2014 8:00 am
The fourth annual InsideBowling.com Open will pay $10,000 for first based on 250 entries, which it exceeded last year with 271, operator Mike Flanagan announced recently. Sponsors of the great event...
Second annual Northern Open set for May 2-4 in Sanford, Mich.
Monday, April 7, 2014 7:00 am
The second annual Northern Open is set for May 2-4 at Northern Lanes in Sanford, Mich. Based on 300 entries, first will pay $5,000, second $2,500, down to eighth about $1,000, with a 1-in-5...