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Dave Bannach wins Frequency Bowling Tour 8-gamer in Weston
Saturday, January 18, 2014 7:00 pm
Dave Bannach won the Frequency Bowling Tour 8-game tournament at Dale's Weston Lanes in Weston on Saturday. Competing on the 45-foot Kegel Route 66 pattern, Bannach totaled 1,883 on games of 213,...
Chris Paul past highlights, ‘PBA Super Clash’ to fill Feb. 2 ESPN slot
Saturday, January 18, 2014 8:00 am
Highlights of past Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational events and a new “PBA Super Clash” will fill the Super Bowl Sunday time slot on ESPN that originally was scheduled for the Chris...
Tom Smyth slams 806, Kayla Klink fires 720, Lauren Sammel 715; Kyle Nielsen, Bob Richardson, Dave Starr reach perfection
Friday, January 17, 2014 11:55 pm
Tom Smyth slammed an 806 series, Kayla Klink fired a 720, Lauren Sammel 715, and Kyle Nielsen, Bob Richardson and Dave Starr rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Smyth,...
Jason Belmonte named PBA Player of the Year no surprise — at least to me
Friday, January 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Jason Belmonte was named 2012-13 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year live on Xtra Frame on Friday. If you read my blog on my selection, I said Belmonte was an easy choice. My exact wording was,...
Derek Eoff fires perfect game on 52-foot Sport pattern; Matt Ruhland slams 817-300; Luke Ganser, Dan Marks, Charlie Kussow also reach perfection
Thursday, January 16, 2014 11:55 pm
Derek Eoff fired a perfect game on a Kegel version of the 52-foot PBA Badger Sport pattern to highlight a big-scoring Thursday in Madison area bowling. Other highlights were Matt Ruhland’s...
Rick Ramsey has deal with new BTM owner for tourneys that includes carryover money
Thursday, January 16, 2014 2:00 pm
Rick Ramsey said Thursday that he has a deal with the new owner of Bowling This Month for a BTM tournament to be among the tournaments he is holding in conjunction with this year’s...
Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic college tourney expects record 144 teams
Thursday, January 16, 2014 11:00 am
Backhaul Direct announced Thursday that the 45th annual Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic, presented by Columbia 300, is expecting an astounding record 144 varsity college teams based on a full field...
Mark Mansur threatens MBA record in 845 series, John Losse fires 813, Lauren Sammel slams 703
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:55 pm
Mark Mansur came within a 10th frame turkey of setting the all-time Madison Bowling Association record in blasting an 845 series, John Losse fired an 813, and Lauren Sammel slammed a 703 to highlight...
City Tournament adds 2 shifts in wake of water main break Sunday
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 12:12 pm
Two additional shifts have been added to the 2014 Madison Bowling Association Championships — aka the City Tournament — in the wake of Sunday’s water main break outside host center...
As expected, E.J. Tackett voted 2012-13 PBA Rookie of the Year
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:10 am
As expected, E.J. Tackett has been voted 2012-13 Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year, PBA announced Tuesday. Tackett, who dominated statistics for rookies as I reported in this blog, won in an...
Cliff Alt fires first career perfect game; Becky James slams 727
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:55 pm
Cliff Alt fired his first career perfect game and Becky James slammed a 727 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Alt’s 300 came in a 683 series in the Riviera Bowl...
Matt Hamen, Tim Taylor fire perfect games
Monday, January 13, 2014 11:55 pm
Matt Hamen and Tim Taylor fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Hamen’s fifth career 300 and second this season came in a 770 series in the Prairie Lanes Major...
Marshall/Waterloo boys maintain lead after eighth week of area high school bowling
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:00 pm
The Marshall/Waterloo boys maintained their lead after Monday’s eighth week of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. Marshall/Waterloo has 70 points, with Sun Prairie second at 59.5. The...
Petersen Classic moving to AMF Bolingbrook
Monday, January 13, 2014 5:00 am
The venerable Petersen Classic is moving from a northwest Chicago suburb to a southwest Chicago suburb, tournament manager Sandy Patterson confirmed in an email Sunday. The tournament moved from the...
Jeromey Hodsdon’s 749, Taylor Lavine’s 662 and 634 top youth scoring
Sunday, January 12, 2014 11:55 pm
Jeromey Hodsdon fired a 749 and Taylor Lavine slammed 662 and 634 to highlight Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Competing at Prairie Lanes, Hodsdon chained games of 237, 254 and 258,...