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Failure leads to success as Madison Area USBC Hall of Famer Joel Carlson wins first PBA50Tour title by beating PBA Hall of Famer Ron Mohr 279-279, 10-8 in title match
Sunday, May 5, 2019 9:00 pm
Just four days ago, Joel Carlson suffered through a heartbreaking failure with a 185 final game that dropped him from second to sixth, missing the stepladder finals by two pins in the 2019 PBA50...
Katie Zwiefelhofer wins 2019 Badger Queens, beating top seed Janis Birschbach in title match
Sunday, May 5, 2019 8:00 pm
Katie Zwiefelhofer won the 2019 Badger Queens on Sunday at Dream Lanes in Madison, beating top seed Janis Birschbach in the title match 225-185, the Wisconsin State USBC reported. The tournament...
Seventh grader Travis Weber fires perfect game, champions crowned as 54 teams, 240 singles compete in Wisconsin Middle School Bowling Club State Championships
Sunday, May 5, 2019 6:00 pm
The Wisconsin Middle School Bowling Club State Championships were held Saturday at Ashwaubenon Bowling Alley in suburban Green Bay, with 54 teams (42 boys/co-ed and 12 girls) and 240 singles...
'Icing on the cake'? Mitch Beasley might be adding to his interesting and stellar resume after firing 812 to take singles lead at 2019 USBC Open Championships
Sunday, May 5, 2019 4:00 am
Mitch Beasley is so quiet, you have to listen intently and keep your recorder close to his mouth when doing an interview. It’s also why I think he’s one of the most underappreciated...
Despite problems with 3-6-10, Shannon O'Keefe guts out win at 2019 PWBA Twin Cities Open
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10:00 pm
After Saturday’s title match of the 2019 PWBA Twin Cities Open, it’s a good bet Shannon O’Keefe would be ecstatic if she never left the 3-6-10 again. The 3-6-10 isn’t quite...
Olympics booster, former collegiate All-American Chris Viale leads qualifying at 2019 PBA50 Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center Open
Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 pm
These days, Chris Viale is best known in bowling circles as a huge supporter of the efforts to get bowling into the Olympics. Years ago, he was a collegiate All-American and member the 1992 William...
Reigning PWBA Player of the Year Shannon O'Keefe leads qualifying at 2019 PWBA Twin Cities Open
Friday, May 3, 2019 10:00 pm
Reigning PWBA Player of the Year Shannon O'Keefe rolled a 229 in the 16th and final qualifying game on Friday to take the lead in the 2019 PWBA Twin Cities Open. The 40-year-old right-hander and...
Greg Thomas starts with perfect game, leads after first round of 2019 PBA50 Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center Open
Friday, May 3, 2019 9:00 pm
Greg Thomas started with a perfect game and averaged more than 251 to take the first-round lead Friday in the PBA50 Hamilton Lanes & Entertainment Center Open presented by Columbia 300 in...
Melrose Bowl Red of Minnesota knocks off S&B Pro Shop 1 for team lead at 2019 USBC Open Championships
Thursday, May 2, 2019 11:00 pm
When defending champion S&B Pro Shop 1 took the team lead in the opening days of the 2019 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships it obviously was impossible to know whether their 3,254...
Anthony Colangelo, Bo Goergen, Lowell Lovgren, Chris Barnes elected to USBC Board; delegates follow all recommendations on legislative votes at Annual Meeting at Convention
Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:00 pm
Anthony Colangelo, Bo Goergen, and Lowell Lovgren were elected to the United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors, and delegates followed all USBC recommendations in their legislative votes at...
USBC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 delivers a night of memorable induction speeches, with an interesting twist
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:00 pm
The USBC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will go down in bowling history as one of the greatest and most interesting of all time. The greatness is obvious in the resumes of the seven inducted on...
Walter Ray Williams Jr. adds to his incredible legacy by winning third straight title to open PBA50 Tour season
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:00 pm
As I sat in my room at the Orleans watching Wednesday’s stepladder finals of the 2019 PBA50 Mooresville Open presented by the Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Storm, I felt an...
World Bowling details broadcast, digital reach of World Junior Championships
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:00 pm
World Bowling in this news release detailed the broadcast and digital reach of the World Junior Championships held in the Paris area. The title matches of every event but singles for the players 13...
Madison area scoring leaders again topped by Jim Fosdick, Brittany Pollentier for 2018-19; other headliners include Cody Roedner, Lauren Sammel, Willie Feltz, Jensen Est, Zach Thomas, Allison Dempski
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:00 am
Jim Fosdick and Brittany Pollentier again topped scoring leaders in the Madison area for 2018-19, and Allison Dempski again led youth female honor rolls, but the other headliners were new names Cody...
Applications being accepted for 2019 PBA Billy Welu Scholarship
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:00 am
The PBA has announced that it has begun accepting applications for the 2019 PBA Billy Welu Scholarship Award recognizing exemplary qualities in college students who compete in bowling. The...