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Joe Braatz slams 808, Nick Larson fires perfect game
Monday, March 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Joe Braatz slammed an 808 series and Nick Larson fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Braatz’s 808 came in the Ten Pin Alley Hangover League and featured a 279...
Tim Myers, Ryan Losli grab 2014 Open Championships doubles lead to top Pacific Northwest group’s strong effort
Monday, March 24, 2014 4:00 am
Tim Myers and Ryan Losli totaled 1,343 on Sunday to grab the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships doubles lead by a single pin over another duo from their group from the Pacific...
Joey Miller fires 750, 14-year-old Allison Dempski slams 720
Sunday, March 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Joey Miller fired a 750 and 14-year-old Allison Dempski slammed a 720 to highlight Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Competing at Prairie Lanes, Miller chained games of 258, 258 and 234,...
Spectators to a big weekend at State Tournament
Sunday, March 23, 2014 11:00 pm
We bowled the Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament —- over the weekend and were mostly spectators to a lot of strikes. Our 11thFrame.com...
Philadelphia Hitmen sweep Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits to set PBA League semifinals
Sunday, March 23, 2014 10:00 pm
The best part of Sunday’s PBA League match that aired Sunday on ESPN was the jawing between captains Jason Couch of the Philadelphia Hitmen and Tim Mack of the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits: it was...
Marshall Kent breaks through for first PBA Tour title — and don't tell me he didn't!
Sunday, March 23, 2014 6:00 pm
According to PBA rules, the PBA Tour title Marshall Kent won on Sunday doesn’t count as a PBA Tour title because he’s not a PBA member. Whatever silly semantic games PBA wants to play...
Sean Yonan Memorial weekend in Sheboygan raises nearly $17,000
Sunday, March 23, 2014 5:00 pm
The Sean Yonan Memorial Scratch Scholarship Tournament, established in honor of youth bowler Sean Yonan who died in 1995 from a severe asthma attack, awarded nearly $17,000 in scholarships over the...
Danial Carlson nearly perfect in title match at Bowl-A-Vard to win first MAST title
Saturday, March 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Danial Carlson of Waukesha won his first Madison Area Scratch Tour title in style, firing a 296 game in the title match at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes on Saturday, MAST reported. Competing on the 2014 USBC...
Rick Thomas slams 804
Friday, March 21, 2014 11:55 pm
Rick Thomas slammed an 804 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Thomas chained games of 267, 258 and 279 in the Sport Bowl Lions League for his second supernational of the season....
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...