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Youth fundraiser pro-am set for Dec. 21 at Cardinal Lanes in Brodhead
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 8:00 am
A youth fundraiser pro-am is set for Saturday, Dec. 21 at Cardinal Lanes in Brodhead. I’ll be one of the four pros taking part. The others will be Jerry Marrs, who won the PBA Regional at...
Sun Prairie’s Nick Powers makes Wichita State select team
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 4:00 am
Sun Prairie High School graduate Nick Powers has made Wichita State University’s select bowling team for 2013-14, The Bowling News reported. Four men and four women were added to the select...
Mike Pounders falls a pin shy of perfection in 812 series
Monday, September 30, 2013 11:55 pm
Mike Pounders fell a pin shy of perfection in an 812 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Pounders chained games of 276, 299 and 237 in the Dream Lanes Suburban Merchants League....
Long-time Bowlers Journal editor, columnist Jim Dressel retires
Monday, September 30, 2013 4:00 am
Jim Dressel is a writer I’ve looked up to for years and a man I might have called boss. I met him and then Bowlers Journal International owner and publisher Mort Luby Jr. in the summer of 1985...
Chad Dempski’s 729, Grace Geiser’s 643 top youth scoring; Pat LaShore slams 714 to highlight adult scoring
Sunday, September 29, 2013 11:55 pm
Chad Dempski fired a 729 series and Grace Geiser rolled a 643 to top youth scoring, while Pat LaShore slammed a 714 to highlight adult scoring in the Madison area over the weekend. The top youth...
Xima synthetic lanes an interesting new experience
Sunday, September 29, 2013 8:00 pm
I headed to Lancer Lanes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for Sunday’s Senior Scratch Bowlers Association Triple Eliminator ready for some serious friction. That’s because Lancer, which I’ve...
Mike Hoffman’s 757, Cher Breunig’s 691 top Friday scoring
Friday, September 27, 2013 11:55 pm
Mike Hoffman fired a 757 and Cher Breunig blasted a 691 to top Madison area scoring on Friday. Hoffman competed in the Sport Bowl Friday Friends League and Breunig in the Prairie Lanes Couples...
Schwoegler's hosting MBA Senior Masters, Senior City Tournament
Friday, September 27, 2013 8:00 am
The 2013-14 Madison Bowling Association Senior Masters and Senior City Tournament will be held next month at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center, MBA Manager Bill Dennis announced this week. The...
Gregg Williams, Brent Ritchie fire 2nd perfect games of season
Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:55 pm
Gregg Williams and Brent Ritchie fired their second perfect games of the season to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Williams’ 300 came in a 773 series in the Prairie...
New-to-U.S. Lanetalk software brings wealth of statistics to bowling
Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:00 am
What’s one thing that most sports have that bowling doesn’t? I mean besides large amounts of prize money at the professional level! Rich statistical data is the answer. Swedish company...
Eric Pederson fires 815, Dave Eaton slams 813
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:55 pm
Eric Pederson fired an 815 series and Dave Eaton slammed an 813 to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Pederson, the powerful lefty who is the most prolific honor score shooter in Madison...
RIP Alvina Frye, matriarch of family that owned Oregon Bowl for decades
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 5:00 pm
Alvina Frye, matriarch of the family that owned Oregon Bowl from 1961 to 1995, died peacefully at her home on Sept. 15. She was 86. It is with some embarrassment that I pass on this news in that I...
Badger Elite events set with Oct. 18 Team Quad Masters and Oct. 19 Match Games
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 8:00 am
The Badger Elite events at Dale’s Weston Lanes are down to just team and singles this year, with the women’s event dropped after drawing few entries two years in a row. Tournament...
Herb Kimpel hammers 835, Michael Meekma 822, Becky James 735; Chris Pounders, Dan Herfel, Mark Edgren all fire perfect games
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 11:55 pm
Herb Kimpel hammered an 835 series, Michael Meekma an 822 and Becky James a 735, and Chris Pounders, Dan Herfel and Mark Edgren all fired perfect games to highlight the hottest scoring night of the...
Dave Eaton slams 800 series, Gary Tobeyek fires perfect game
Monday, September 23, 2013 11:55 pm
Dave Eaton slammed an 800 series and Gary Tobeyek fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Eaton chained games of 296, 279 and 225 in the Spartan Bowl Major League....