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PBA Senior Tour great Gene Stus dies
Monday, August 18, 2014 4:30 pm
PBA Senior Tour great and PBA and USBC Hall of Famer Gene Stus died Monday. He was 74. Stus had not bowled for about a decade due to heart problems and had been in declining health, close friend and...
Cadillac Lanes starting scratch trio tournament in memory of Adrian Erickson on Sept. 20
Monday, August 18, 2014 7:55 am
Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa is starting a scratch trio tournament in memory of long-time owner Adrian Erickson, who died earlier this year. The A.E. Classic Trio Tournament at 1 p.m. on...
Craig Nidiffer takes advantage of good breaks, beats top seed Brett Wolfe for $10,000 top prize at New Mexico Open
Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Craig Nidiffer took advantage of some good breaks in beating top seed Brett Wolfe for the $10,000 top prize at the 11th annual New Mexico Open on Sunday. Nidiffer, a rising star from the Detroit...
Matt Gasn cruises in stepladder, defeats top seed Jonathan Schalow to win 11thFrame.com Open title
Sunday, August 17, 2014 10:00 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa — Matt Gasn grabbed the lead early in Sunday’s 12 games of semifinals at the 2014 GIBA 11thFrame.com Open, extended it to more than 200 pins and then held on until the last...
Greg Thomas conquers demanding condition to lead 11thFrame.com Open qualifying
Saturday, August 16, 2014 11:00 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa — Greg Thomas handily led qualifying in the 11thFrame.com Open Saturday at Cherry Lanes in Dubuque, Iowa. Thomas totaled 1,406 for six games as the tournament sponsored by Coors...
Junior Team USA’s Wesley Low earns silver as Sweden, Japan win Masters gold medals at World Youth Championships
Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:00 pm
Junior Team USA’s Wesley Low completed his medal haul at the 2014 World Youth Championships in Hong King with a silver in Masters as Jesper Svensson of Sweden and Mirai Ishimoto of Japan won...
Madison Area Scratch Tour announces 2014-15 schedule
Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:00 pm
The Madison Area Scratch Tour has announced its 2014-15 schedule. The PDF of the schedule is at the bottom of this blog. MAST again will feature a mix of lane patterns from house shots to USBC Blue...
Amleto Monacelli, Bob Learn Jr. team up in new Bowling Revolutions Coaching
Thursday, August 14, 2014 6:00 am
Friends and PBA Tour champions Amleto Monacelli and Bob Learn Jr. have teamed up in a new coaching company called Bowling Revolutions Coaching. Their first coaching clinics will be Aug. 23-24 in...
11thFrame.com Open Aug. 16-17 in Dubuque, Iowa to feature at least $4,000 in sponsorship, no expenses or lineage out of entry fee
Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:00 am
Thanks to the great people and entities putting it on, the 11thFrame.com Open set for Aug. 16-17 at beautiful Cherry Lanes inside the Diamond Jo casino in Dubuque, Iowa will be a bowler’s...
Green Acres Boxer Rescue is charity tie-in to 11thFrame.com Open
Thursday, August 14, 2014 1:00 am
Anyone who knows me knows that I have had two beloved “kids” in my life: knuckleheaded, sweethearted boxers Norman and Clifford, named for the great characters from Cheers, my all-time...
Norm Duke claims PBA50 Tour Player of the Year honors as the greatest champion in bowling history wins another title
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:00 pm
There can be an argument over whether Walter Ray Williams Jr. is the greatest bowler ever, but there is no debate that he is the greatest champion in bowling history. On Wednesday, Williams added to...
Junior Team USA boys win team gold, Wesley Low wins all-events gold at World Youth Championships
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:00 pm
Defending champion Junior Team USA won the boys gold medal and Japan the girls gold medal at the 2014 World Youth Championships in Hong Kong, the United States Bowling Congress reported. Team...
PBA50 Tour Player of the Year contenders Norm Duke, Pete Weber and Tom Baker advance to match play at Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 pm
The PBA50 Tour Player of the Year race is coming down to the final day of the season Wednesday with all three contenders alive and all of the action on PBA Xtra Frame. Norm Duke leads the PBA50...
3rd annual Coaches Summit, Storm MatchMaker set for Sept. 20-21 at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:00 am
The third annual Coaches Summit is set for Sept. 20-21 at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes in Madison, with a Storm MatchMaker to follow on Sept. 21. The weekend will feature some of the biggest names in coaching,...
Mike Edwards leads frictitious 1st round of PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open
Monday, August 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Last week’s PBA50 Tour stop in Hammond, Indiana was all about hold and high scores on the 47-foot PBA50 Tour Scorpion pattern. Anyone who complained about those two things is getting the...