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2020 PBA50 Tour schedule announced: Will it be the year of Chris Barnes?
Friday, January 10, 2020 5:00 pm
Every year, rookies join the PBA Tour, some with more fanfare than others — remember when Rick Steelsmith was an unfathomably good young bowler before he blew out his shoulder? But,...
Tom Clark says PBA Tour eyeing 'larger goals' as it prepares to kick off pivotal first year under Bowlero Corp. with more prize money, competitive changes
Friday, January 10, 2020 9:00 am
When PBA Tour Commissioner Tom Clark became PBA’s head man after the departure of CEO Geoff Reiss in September 2013, the PBA was heading into its darkest hours since three tech executives saved...
Team USA member, PBA Regional champion Nick Pate elected to USBC Board of Directors
Friday, January 10, 2020 5:00 am
United States Olympic Committee rules require that at least 20 percent of the members of Boards of Directors of National Governing Bodies are athletes. The United States Bowling Congress is the NGB...
Rick Erce, Nate Smith, Augie List, Joe Yelk fire perfect games; Cher Breunig slams 702 series
Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:55 pm
Rick Erce, Nate Smith, Augie List and Joe Yelk fired perfect games, and Cher Breunig slammed a 702 series to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Erce’s 32nd career 300...
As 2020 PBA Tour season kicks off, Bill O'Neill talks about his great 2019, being an EBI staffer now in a Brunswick world, his friendship with Jason Belmonte and more
Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:00 am
I’ve tried to establish a tradition of doing Q&As with the PBA Player of the Year and PWBA Player of the Year early in the next year, but with Jason Belmonte and Shannon O’Keefe...
Andy Wright, Brian Wratney fire perfect games
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 11:55 pm
Andy Wright and Brian Wratney fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Wright’s 300 came in a 750 series in the Schwoegler’s Happy Hour Rollers League....
As CEO Corey Dykstra promised, Brunswick maintains EBI's sponsorship of 2020 Junior Gold Championships, with Hammer as presenting brand
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 2:00 pm
Back on the November weekend when Brunswick Bowling Products stunned the bowling world by acquiring EBI’s brands of Ebonite, Hammer, Columbia 300, and Track, CEO Corey Dykstra told...
Jack Sarver fires first career perfect game
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:55 pm
Jack Sarver fired his first career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Sarver’s 300 came in a 713 series in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Merchants League. The top series were...
Kelly Kulick completes a record-setting performance, and Matt Russo and Lauren Pate finish off a fairytale as 2020 Team USA Trials come to a close
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:00 pm
The 2020 Team USA Trials will forever be remembered for two things: USBC Hall of Famer Kelly Kulick’s record-setting dominance and the fairytale story of Matt Russo and Lauren Pate, who not...
Update: Sean Rash to 900 Global, Stefanie Johnson to Roto Grip, Diana Zavjalova to Storm, A.J. Johnson to MOTIV headline ball staff changes for 2020
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Jan. 3, 2019. Tis the season for ball company staff changes involving pro bowlers, perhaps pushed a little more than usual by Brunswick’s acquisition of...
Jeremy Krueger fires 15th career perfect game
Monday, January 6, 2020 11:55 pm
Jeremy Krueger fired his 15th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Krueger’s 300 came in a 712 series in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Arick Ecker slammed the...
While Kelly Kulick maintains her dominance of 2020 Team USA Trials, men’s leader Matt Russo and Lauren Pate are writing a fairytale script
Monday, January 6, 2020 11:00 pm
The 2020 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas have turned into the Kelly Kulick show, as the USBC Hall of Famer has dominated the women’s division, totaling just 10 points through...
Collin Krachey fires 741, Brianna Thurston slams 682 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 5, 2020 11:55 pm
Collin Krachey fires 741, Brianna Thurston slams 682 to top youth scoring Krachey chained games of 243, 277 and 221 and Thurston bowled 242, 258 and 182, both at Prairie Lanes. Next were Tyler...
Tyler Ingalls, Shannon Pluhowsky lead third round at 2020 Team USA Trials; Alex Glinski, Kelly Kulick lead overall standings with 2 days to go
Sunday, January 5, 2020 11:00 pm
Tyler Ingalls and Shannon Pluhowsky led Sunday’s third round at the 2020 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas, while Alex Glinski and Kelly Kulick lead the overall points standings...
2020 Madison Area USBC City Tournament won’t be quite the shootout it usually is
Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:00 pm
The Madison Area USBC has taken a commendable chance with the 2020 City Tournament at Schwoegler’s: Instead of the usual wet-dry slightly modified house shot that invariably turns into a cliff...