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Janz’s Home Improvement of Beaver Dam storms to 3,499 to again grab Open Championships team lead
Friday, April 4, 2014 4:00 am
Janz’s Home Improvement of Beaver Dam blasted 3,499 at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno on Thursday to put themselves in the same spot they were three years ago: on top of the team event...
MBA Hall of Famer Jerry Murphy just misses 10th career perfect game
Thursday, April 3, 2014 11:55 pm
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Jerry Murphy fell a pin shy of his 10th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Murphy, who is in his mid-70s and had his first...
Matthew Pursell fires 819 at Youth State Tournament
Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:00 am
Matthew Pursell fired an 819 in team event the weekend of March 29-30 at the Youth State Tournament, Madison Women’s Bowling Association Manager and proud grandmother Marge Pursell reported....
Kami Anderson slams 714
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11:55 pm
Kami Anderson slammed a 714 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Anderson’s 714 in the Sugar River Lanes Badger League featured a 279 game and was her second 700 of the...
Michigan uses State Tournament averages for its State Tournament
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:00 pm
In my lengthy story here on the problems the Wisconsin State Tournament experiences with averages, handicap and sandbaggers, I noted that one intriguing option used by Michigan is an average based on...
Months from brush with death, Hall of Famer Bob Hart becomes 14th with 100,000 pins at Open Championships
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 4:00 am
If you read my blog, you know what a beloved figured USBC Hall of Famer Bob Hart is. I had the pleasure of spending a few days with Bob representing Storm Products and the Hall of Fame at the...
Mark Allen slams 825, Eric Serfort fires 803; Todd Dougherty rolls second perfect game of past week
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 11:55 pm
Mark Allen slammed an 825 series, Eric Serfort fired an 803, and Todd Dougherty rolled his second perfect game in as many weeks to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Allen chained games of...
Father and son improbably grab doubles lead at 2014 Open Championships
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:00 am
You could hardly find a more improbable story than father and son Jimmy and Brandyn Cox grabbing the doubles lead at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Brandyn was a...
Rob Bloxham falls a pin shy of perfection
Monday, March 31, 2014 11:55 pm
Rob Bloxham fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Bloxham’s 299 game came in a 744 series in the Schwoegler’s Good Neighbors League. The top series...
Sean Rash on Sports Science segment on ESPN April 13
Monday, March 31, 2014 7:00 am
PBA Tour star Sean Rash will be on a Sports Science segment on ESPN on Sunday, April 13, the day of the 2014 PBA League championship match on ESPN. John Brenkus hosts the Sports Science segments,...
Matt Maly fires perfect game; Heather Zimmer slams 721 series
Sunday, March 30, 2014 11:55 pm
Matt Maly fired a perfect game and Heather Zimmer slammed a 721 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Maly’s 300 came in a 736 series in the Dream Lanes Eastside League....
Defending champs out as PBA League semifinal goes down to final frame
Sunday, March 30, 2014 8:00 pm
Pete Weber and his New York City WTT KingPins were eliminated in the final frame of their PBA League semifinal match with L.A. X in a show that aired Sunday on ESPN. After the singles, doubles and...
Tom Carter rolls through bracket to win low scoring PBA50 Regional at Carpentersville, Ill.
Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:00 pm
The PBA Cheetah pattern often gets grief for being too soft. Of course, there is no such thing as THE Cheetah pattern, as it (like all of the PBA animal patterns) has gone through numerous changes...
International Art of Bowling re-opening 'Team Circle'
Saturday, March 29, 2014 4:00 am
Jason Belmonte and Diandra Asbaty of the International Art of Bowling announced that they are re-opening their bowling “team” and coaching program, Team Circle. The program is aimed at...
Bob Richardson slams 804, Leonard Wilson fires 803; Mike Hoffman, Tom Smyth, Larry VanNatta reach perfection
Friday, March 28, 2014 11:55 pm
Bob Richardson slammed an 804 series, Leonard Wilson fired an 803, and Mike Hoffman, Tom Smyth and Larry VanNatta reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Richardson chained...