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Biggest State Tournament in country can’t escape bowling’s broken nature
Friday, March 21, 2014 10:00 am
While it’s far from perfect, the Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — has long been the biggest in the country with more than 2,000 teams...
PBA Summer Swing saved, set for Oklahoma May 17-25
Friday, March 21, 2014 9:30 am
PBA Commissioner Tom Clark confirmed Friday that the Summer Swing is on for May 17-25 in Oklahoma. The Summer Swing had been in doubt due to budget cuts I reported in December in this story. But...
North Dakota father and son edge into doubles lead at 2014 Open Championships
Friday, March 21, 2014 4:00 am
It’s becoming clear that the fresh minor events lane pattern at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships is about as difficult this year as it was last year, when the winning...
Jacob Thomas fires 9th career perfect game
Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:55 pm
Jacob Thomas fired his ninth career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Thomas, who rolled an 820 earlier this season, finished with a 795 in the Dream Lanes...
Chris Sand misses 2014 Open Championships all-events lead by 8 pins
Thursday, March 20, 2014 4:00 am
Lefty Chris Sand fell 8 pins shy of leaving the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships with two leads. Sand was part of the Storm Products team that took the lead in team event with...
Tom Reinke fires 813, Olivia Derico 721-298, Theresa Frosch 712; Spencer Strunic slams perfect game
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:55 pm
Tom Reinke fired an 813 series, Olivia Derico slammed a 298 game in a 721, Theresa Frosch rolled a 712, and Spencer Strunic reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Reinke...
USBC confirms 900 series by Maryland man
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress has confirmed that Todd James of East New Market, Md., rolled a 900 series Tuesday night at Bryan's Bowling Center in Laurel, Del. The 31-year-old right-hander was...
Mike Jasnau’s coaching menu during the USBC Open Championships
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9:00 am
The USBC VIP program isn’t the only way to get coaching from Mike Jasnau during the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. As I reported in this blog, the $229.95 VIP package...
Next season’s GIBA Fusion Realtors Opens tentatively set for Sept. 12-14, Jan. 23-25
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:00 am
Two weekends Midwest scratch bowlers will want to block out on their calendars for next season are Sept. 12-14 and Jan. 23-25. Those are the tentative weekends for the Greater Iowa Bowling...
Storm Products grabs 2014 Open Championships team lead with 3,341
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 4:00 am
Gold level coach and Storm Products executive Hank Boomershine is recovering from wrist surgery and unable to bowl with his Storm Products team in the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open...
Becky James fires 722; Jay Millin falls a shot shy of perfection
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 11:55 pm
Becky James fired a 722 series and Jay Millin fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. James rolled a high game of 259 in her 722 in the Ten Pin Alley Fifth...
Towne & Country Lanes 1 adds 2014 Open Championships team all-events lead to team lead
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 4:00 am
A day after taking the team lead, Towne & Country Lanes 1 of Burlington took the team all-events lead at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, USBC reported. The team...
Dennis Breunig, Keith Sorenson fire perfect games
Monday, March 17, 2014 11:55 pm
Dennis Breunig and Keith Sorenson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Breunig’s third career 300 came in a 736 series in the Riviera Bowl Specials League....
Matt Zagar leads Towne & Country Lanes 1 to first 3,300 of 2014 Open Championships
Monday, March 17, 2014 4:00 am
Matt Zagar fired a 734 to lead Towne & Country Lanes 1 of Wisconsin to the first 3,300 of the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, USBC reported. Zagar rolled games of 254,...
Youth bowler Shane Quam fires fourth career perfect game; Doris Anderson slams 780
Sunday, March 16, 2014 11:55 pm
Youth bowler Shane Quam fired his fourth career perfect game and Doris Anderson slammed a 780 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Quam’s 300 came in a 756 series at Ten...