login subscribe
Bowling’s digital daily newspaper delivering news, analysis and opinion.

All Headlines

Paul Swart fires 782, Cathy Goodweiler slams 667 to top Thursday scoring
Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:55 pm
Paul Swart fired a 782 series and Cathy Goodweiler slammed a 667 to top Madison area bowling on Thursday. Swart competed in the Dream Lanes Suburban Atlas League, and Goodweiler in the Bowl-A-Vard...
Heading into another double-major February, Jason Belmonte remains 1 from PBA record, 2 from Don Carter’s true historical record
Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:00 am
For the second straight year, Jason Belmonte goes into a double-major February seeking bowling history. Belmonte won his ninth major in an incredible PBA World Championship in November 2017,...
New leaders emerge in doubles, team, team all-events at State Tournament
Thursday, January 31, 2019 5:00 am
New leaders emerged over the weekend in doubles, team, and team all-events at the 117th annual Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — at...
Eric Pederson, Dennis Grossman, Tom Reinke slam perfect games
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:55 pm
The record cold didn’t stop three bowlers — Eric Pederson, Dennis Grossman, Tom Reinke — from firing perfect games on a reduced scheduled of Wednesday leagues in the Madison area....
Delegates will have a choice in 2019 USBC Board of Director elections
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:00 pm
At the 2018 United States Bowling Congress Annual Meeting, the delegates were given three nominees for three positions on the Board of Directors, with no candidates running from the floor. Dramatic...
JBST Strike Force wins U15 spot in USA Bowling National Championships
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:20 pm
The JBST Strike Force teams won a U15 spot in the USA Bowling National Championships presented by Sixlets in the Heartland Regional at Bloomington, Illinois, on Saturday. USBC is holding 16...
BowlTV will become pay service, USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy says in '2018 Recap, 2019 Preview'
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 3:00 pm
BowlTV will become a pay service in 2019, United States Bowling Congress Executive Director Chad Murphy wrote in his annual recap of the past year and preview of the coming year — what some...
JoDon Thompson slams 811, Devan Andruss fires 734, Rachel Zimmer 722; Dino Bratz rolls perfect game
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:55 pm
JoDon Thompson slammed an 811 series, Devan Andruss fired a 734, Rachel Zimmer a 722, and Dino Bratz rolled a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday.  Thompson chained games...
New USOC-mandated SafeSport requirements with RVP mean USBC certified coaches outside the U.S. have lost certified status and been removed from BOWL.com
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:00 am
Coaches outside the U.S. who have earned Level I, Bronze, Silver or Gold status from the United States Bowling Congress no longer are “certified” or listed on BOWL.com effective Jan. 1,...
Braxton Miller fires 804 to top Monday scoring
Monday, January 28, 2019 11:55 pm
Braxton Miller fired an 804 series to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Miller’s 804 came in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Arick Ecker was next with 780 in the same league. Other...
Youth bowler Jensen Est, 13, fires perfect game; Scott Roelke tops adult scoring with 300 in 764 series
Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:55 pm
Youth bowler Jensen Est, 13, and adult bowler Scott Roelke fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Competing at Prairie Lanes in the Ebonite Juniors League, Est...
More than just an improbable 10th frame enabled Dick Allen to edge Sean Rash for 2-pattern PBA Lubbock Sports Open title
Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:00 pm
You might think Dick Allen edged Sean Rash 201-200 in the title match of the 2-pattern PBA Lubbock Sports Open because Rash missed a 10-pin in the 10th frame, and Allen then rolled the 2-pin, carried...
Woodruff Lanes routs All Cox No Box in title match to win Prairie Open Over 40 3-Person tourney
Saturday, January 26, 2019 9:00 pm
Woodruff Lanes routed All Cox No Box 759-637 in the title match to win the Prairie Open Over 40 3-Person tournament on Saturday at Prairie Lanes. Woodruff’s Kyle Blaese, Russ Smith and Nick...
Jacob Ligenza beats Kevin Olsen to take Wolf River Non-Pro at Keglers in Manawa
Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Jacob Ligenza defeated Kevin Olsen 204-191 in the title match to win the Wolf River Non-Pro at Keglers in Manawa on Saturday. First was $496 and second $300. Here is video of the title match. The...
Seeking second straight PBA Tour title, Sean Rash goes 8-0 in final round of match play to soar to top seed of PBA Lubbock Sports Open
Saturday, January 26, 2019 6:00 pm
Coming off what he said was the worst year of what will certainly end up being a Hall of Fame career, Sean Rash is off to a start that looks like the makings of his second PBA Player of the Year...