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4 men, 4 women advance to TV finals of XBowling Intercollegiate Singles Championships
Monday, April 14, 2014 10:00 pm
Four men and four women on Monday advanced to the TV finals of the XBowling Intercollegiate Singles Championships, the United States Bowling Congress reported. The men's semifinals will feature...
APBI debut in July will be in partnership with Proprietors Cup
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:00 pm
The debut tournament of the Alliance of Professional Bowlers International will be in conjunction with Billy Eysoldt’s Proprietors Cup July 8-10 at Beaver Vu Bowl in Beavercreek, Ohio, the...
Cortisone shot scheduled for my #$%^@& wrist
Monday, April 14, 2014 7:00 am
I’m providing this update on my wrist, which I talked about on The Bowlers Show on Sunday night, because it’s easier to put it here and use it to answer questions on Facebook or Twitter...
Tom Brabender’s 726, Tammy Belz’s 658 top weekend scoring
Sunday, April 13, 2014 11:55 pm
Tom Brabender fired a 726 and Tammy Belz slammed a 658 to lead Madison area bowling over the weekend. Brabender competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Survivors League and Belz in the Prairie Lanes Co-Ed...
Darin Hays leads Pasco County Open after first round in PBA50 Tour debut
Sunday, April 13, 2014 11:00 pm
There are seven Hall of Famers in the top 11 after Sunday’s first round of the PBA50 Pasco County Open, but a journeyman with an improbably story making his PBA50 debut leads them all. Darin...
Atom Splitters rally to win 2014 PBA League title over L.A. X
Sunday, April 13, 2014 10:00 pm
The Silver Lake Atom Splitters fired the last seven strikes to overcome a big deficit and defeat the L.A. X in the decisive Baker format team game to win the 2014 PBA League title in a show that...
Jeff Grego takes 2014 Open Championship singles lead with 798
Sunday, April 13, 2014 4:00 am
Jeff Grego stepped up for his final frame on Saturday two strikes away from the first 800 series of 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. He got the first strike, then went high...
My crystal ball says two 2014 Open Championships Eagles already have been won
Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:30 pm
I’m a week or so tardy with my annual predictions for winning scores for the Open Championships, as I just didn’t have the time earlier this week. But it’s just for fun, so who...
Before the First Frame webcast shows stupidity of USBC Open Championships ball surface altering rule
Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:00 am
I believe that most serious bowlers know that USBC rules prohibit the sanding of a bowling ball once competition begins. Rule 18 in the 2013-14 United States Bowling Congress rulebook states this:...
Mark Allen’s 794, Chris Smith’s 659 top Friday scoring
Friday, April 11, 2014 11:55 pm
Mark Allen fired a 794 and Chris Smith slammed a 659 to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Allen competed in the Village Lanes Pinheads League and Smith in the Prairie Lanes Friday Night...
Update: American Bowling Consortium says All-Star, Amateur Match Play tourneys will be in Reno in November
Friday, April 11, 2014 10:00 pm
The American Bowling Consortium announced on Friday, Feb. 14 that it would hold the 2014 U.S. Amateur Match Play Championship and the 2014 American Bowling Consortium All-Star Tournament at the...
Former MLB NL MVP Larry Walker fires first career 300
Friday, April 11, 2014 4:00 am
Maybe Larry Walker should give John Burkett a call. Burkett is by far the best former major league baseball player bowler, but Walker is looking to join the first team, with the latest evidence a...
Not quite six months after heart attack, MBA Hall of Famer Bruce Bryan fires perfect game; Eric Peters also slams 300
Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:55 pm
Back on Oct. 22, Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Bruce Bryan nearly died from a heart attack he suffered while competing in the Dream Lanes All-Star Classic League. It was less than a week...
Global bowling groups unite under one brand: World Bowling
Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:00 am
International bowling organizations are uniting under one brand name: World Bowling, which replaces the FIQ. The new brand is being showcased at the SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey this...
Bradley Thompson fires 807; Dick Paulson, Don Grossen slam perfect games
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:55 pm
Bradley Thompson fired an 807 series, and Dick Paulson and Don Grossen slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Thompson’s 807 featured a 299 game and came in the...