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PBA World Championship show one of best in PBA history
Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:00 pm
I was lucky enough to see the taping of the PBA World Championship stepladder finals live, as I was in Las Vegas for the USBC Hall of Fame Committee meetings. Watching the show on ESPN —...
Jermey Wolfe beats Nick Heilman to win Triple Elimination Shootout
Sunday, December 29, 2013 6:00 pm
Jermey Wolfe beat Nick Heilman in the final two games to win Sunday’s Triple Elimination Shootout at Badger Bowl. The format is what the name states: you are eliminated after you lose three...
Jerry Sikora takes overall title at Divisions Tournament at Weston Lanes
Saturday, December 28, 2013 6:00 pm
Jerry Sikora was the overall winner of Saturday’s Divisions Tournament at Weston Lanes, tournament operator Dale Hackbart announced. The tournament, which was part of the former Central...
Kayla Klink slams 750-300, Willie Feltz fires 816-300, Don Leighton 800; Kevin Thomas, Rick Erce also reach perfection
Friday, December 27, 2013 11:55 pm
Kayla Klink slammed a perfect game in a 750 series, Willie Feltz fired a perfect game in an 816 series, Don Leighton delivered an 800, and Kevin Thomas and Rick Erce also rolled 300 games to...
Craig Sweel’s 792, Cathy Goodweiler’s 661 top Thursday scoring
Thursday, December 26, 2013 11:55 pm
Craig Sweel fired a 792 and Cathy Goodweiler slammed a 661 to top Thursday scoring in the Madison area. Sweel competed in the Schwoegler’s Gypsies League and Goodweiler in the Bowl-A-Vard...
iGrind still looking to move forward with woman’s tournaments
Thursday, December 26, 2013 8:00 am
iGrind still is looking to move forward with woman’s tournaments working with Paula Vidad and her Woman’s Bowling Association. “We are working with 2 different sponsors now to get...
Jesse Buss wins inaugural Christmas Eve Classic in Freeport, Ill.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 4:00 pm
Jesse Buss edged out Mike Dole in the final game to win the inaugural Christmas Eve Classic at 4 Seasons Bowl in Freeport, Ill., proprietor Jeff Johnson reported. Buss fired a 279 final game to...
Nick Powers defeats Tim Janz to win Santa's Matchplay tourney in Milton
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 2:00 pm
Nick Powers defeated Tim Janz 246-167 in the title match to win the Santa's Matchplay Scratch Bowling Tournament at Varsity Lanes in Milton on Tuesday, tournament director Todd Williams reported on...
Steve Cook, Doug Kent elected to USBC Hall of Fame
Monday, December 23, 2013 7:00 pm
Steve Cook and Doug Kent have been elected to the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame out of the six bowlers who had advanced to the national ballot. Previously, the USBC Hall of Fame...
Jason Belmonte an easy choice as PBA Player of the Year
Monday, December 23, 2013 9:00 am
Last season, I struggled mightily in deciding between Sean Rash, Michael Fagan and Jason Belmonte for my vote for 2012-13 PBA Chris Schenkel Player of the Year. As I explained in this blog, I ended...
Todd Husebo fires 3rd career perfect game
Sunday, December 22, 2013 11:55 pm
Todd Husebo fired his third career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Husebo’s 300 came in a 729 series in the Dream Lanes Opposites League. Jeff Hisel was next...
Tom Smallwood takes advantage of Marshall Kent’s misfortune to grab PBA Scorpion Championship title
Sunday, December 22, 2013 8:00 pm
Bowling is not a fair game and sometimes the player that makes the best shots doesn’t win. Every serious bowler knows that. I’ve long felt that one of the most difficult things as a...
Bill Sell wins 2nd MAST title at Schwoegler's
Sunday, December 22, 2013 6:00 pm
Bill Sell defeated Jeff Johnson 246-220 in the title match to win the Madison Area Scratch Tour tournament at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center on Sunday. Sell’s second career MAST title...
Deal with HotelPlanner.com makes it PBA’s official travel partner
Sunday, December 22, 2013 11:00 am
When I interviewed PBA Commissioner Tom Clark Friday morning for this blog on the PBA’s latest cuts, he said there were a couple of sponsorship deals close to being announced. Later on...
Jonathan Schalow defeats Bryan Bannach to win Frequency Bowling Tour 4-Ball Challenge tourney at Point Bowl
Saturday, December 21, 2013 8:00 pm
Jonathan Schalow defeated Bryan Bannach 258-188 in the title match to win the Frequency Bowling Tour’s 4-Ball Challenge tournament at Point Bowl in Stevens Point on Saturday. First was $500...