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Chris Barnes beats J.T. 'Action' Jackson in All-In Showdown match that brings out 'Thumb Thugs'
Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 am
Friday’s All-In Showdown match between Chris Barnes and J.T. “Action” Jackson was over quickly as Barnes followed a spare with a long string of strikes while Jackson was struggling....
Danny Wiseman one of many top pros to give back with youth scholarship tourneys
Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 am
I got an interesting message last week from the great PBA Tour champion Danny Wiseman asking if I’d publicize the tournament he put on Oct. 12 at AMF Country Club Lanes in Baltimore. He...
PBA Challenge TV finals set as Amleto Monacelli, Walter Ray Williams Jr., Josh Blanchard, E.J. Tackett, Missy Parkin, Clara Guerreo advance
Saturday, October 25, 2014 2:00 am
The GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI officially opened Friday at South Point in Las Vegas with the qualifiers for the PBA Challenge show on ESPN. The TV finals will feature two from the PBA50...
Nick Schulze fires perfect game
Friday, October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Nick Schulze fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Schulze’s 15th career 300 came in a 722 series in the Dream Lanes Moonlight League. Rick Festge had the high...
Latest version of bowling’s dream team should be heavy favorite to win gold at World Championships
Friday, October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
The bowling world has dramatically closed the gap on the United States and U.S. dominance of international competition no longer is a given. Team USA still can easily field the strongest team,...
Popular former MBA President Charlie Reithmeyer dies
Friday, October 24, 2014 10:00 am
Affable and popular former Madison Bowling Association President Charlie Reithmeyer died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 74. Charlie was a member of the MBA for 53 years who served...
Update: Reno tourism agency delays decision on hiking fees it pays to USBC for Open, Women’s Championships, paper reports
Friday, October 24, 2014 6:00 am
Update: The RSCVA board on Wednesday voted to table the proposed increase in the surcharge until its Dec. 4 meeting, according to this story from the Reno Gazette-Journal on how the issue of...
Update: Derek Eoff fires 300 in 812, Mark Mansur slams 815, Mike Stabbenaw rolls 300
Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Derek Eoff fired a perfect game in an 812 series on the Kegel Route 66 Challenge pattern, Mark Mansur slammed an 815, and Mike Stabbenaw rolled a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late...
Tony Thaden, Scott Olson fall a pin shy of perfection
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Tony Thaden and Scott Olson fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Thaden’s 299 came in a 773 series in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Lake City League....
Mike Edwards replaces injured Ron Mohr in PBA Champions Challenge PBA50 qualifier
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:00 am
Mike Edwards has replaced an injured Ron Mohr in the PBA Champions Challenge PBA50 qualifier that will be held Friday at the GEICO World Series of Bowling VI in Las Vegas. Mohr said in a message...
MBA Hall of Famer Bruce Bryan fires perfect game in 803 series on near-anniversary of heart attack
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:55 pm
It was 364 days ago that 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. That was less...
Bob Glass, Chris Peters, Barb Wilt elected to PBA Hall of Fame
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:00 am
Bob Glass, Chris Peters and Barb Wilt have been inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame, PBA announced Monday. Glass, who was a dominant player during a 10-year career on the PBA50 Tour that was ended by...
LeRoy Smith fires perfect game
Monday, October 20, 2014 11:55 pm
LeRoy Smith fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Smith’s 300 came in a 691 series in the Badger Bowl Utility League. The high series were Arick Ecker’s 790...
King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial tourney set for Jan. 11 in Freeport, Illinois
Monday, October 20, 2014 11:00 am
The fifth annual King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial Bowling Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at 4 Seasons Bowl, 1100 W Galena Ave. in Freeport, Ill. Buss, who died in...
Update: All Star Lanes Fall Classic in La Crosse canceled
Monday, October 20, 2014 10:00 am
Update: Nick Heilman reports that Nancy Kaiser told him the 30th annual All Star Lanes Fall Classic at All Star in La Crosse that was set for Saturday, Nov. 1 has been canceled.  Entries...