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USBC finally makes smart move to tiered pricing for 2015 Open Championships
Monday, February 24, 2014 1:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Friday announced in this news release that it was moving to tiered pricing for the 2015 Open Championships, as well as changing squad times to make them more...
Kasey Horwath fires ninth perfect game of season by youth bowler
Sunday, February 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Kasey Horwath fired the ninth perfect game by a Madison area youth bowler this season, highlighting weekend bowling. Horwath’s first career 300 came in a 756 series at Dream Lanes. The other...
Science shows why Jason Belmonte is becoming the Tiger Woods of bowling
Sunday, February 23, 2014 11:00 pm
After he won the PBA Tournament of Champions last month, I wrote that Jason Belmonte was the best because he’s Jason Belmonte, not because he bowls 2-handed. The TOC was the seventh time in...
Casey Murphy downs Troy Fuller in 2-frame roll-off to win Fusion Realtors Open
Sunday, February 23, 2014 8:00 pm
After the first tie in the title match in Fusion Realtors Open history, Casey Murphy defeated Troy Fuller 49-47 in a ninth and 10th frame roll-off to win the title on Sunday at Maple Lanes in...
Masters top seed E.J. Tackett set to take next step in career
Saturday, February 22, 2014 11:00 pm
As far as I can tell, E.J. Tackett has silenced the critics of his decision to leave Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne and a golf scholarship to pursue a professional bowling career just over a year ago....
Father and son Dick and Rick Thomas do it with 800s this time; Nicole Russell, Lisa Kolosso, Lauren Sammel slam 700s
Friday, February 21, 2014 11:55 pm
Father and son teammates Dick and Rick Thomas, who fired perfect games on the same night last month, rolled 800 series together Friday night, while Nicole Russell, Lisa Kolosso and Lauren Sammel...
Jason Belmonte in prime position for repeat win at USBC Masters
Friday, February 21, 2014 11:00 pm
You can hate his 2-handed style. You can hate his perceived arrogance on the lanes. You can hate him for Bottlegate. Judging by the responses I received since I wrote this story following...
Mike Hoffman fires 803, Lauren Sammel 707, Sara Maciejeski 704; Brent Ritchie rolls 4th perfect game of season
Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:55 pm
Mike Hoffman fired an 803 series, Lauren Sammel a 707, Sara Maciejeski a 704, and Brent Ritchie rolled his fourth perfect game of the season to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and...
Best storylines as USBC Masters heads into match play
Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:00 pm
If the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Masters were a “normal” major tournament, the top storyline would be obvious: defending champion and reigning PBA Player of the Year Jason...
Olivia Derico fires 700; Cory Kaschub, Tyler Clark, Mike Richards fall a shot shy of perfection
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 11:55 pm
Olivia Derico fired a 700 series and Cory Kaschub, Tyler Clark and Mike Richards fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Derico competed in the...
Walter Ray flashes his famous magic, grabs USBC Masters lead
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Walter Ray Williams Jr. may be 54 now, but on Wednesday at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Masters he showed that he is not done being a factor at the top level of bowling. Unlike his fellow...
USBC announces sectional fields for Intercollegiate Team Championships
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 6:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Wednesday announced sectional qualifying assignments for the 2014 XBowling Intercollegiate Team Championships. USBC said in this news release that the four...
Aaron Lomax fires 801, Becky James slams 738
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 11:55 pm
Aaron Lomax fired an 801 series and Becky James slammed a 738 to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Lomax chained games of 290, 243 and 268 in the Schwoegler’s Elks/Moose League....
John Szczerbinski takes first-round lead at Masters but cut position is what matters
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 11:00 pm
John Szczerbinski averaged more than 248 on Monday to grab the first-round lead of the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Masters, but first isn’t the position the competitors truly care about...
A radical idea that could 'save' bowling
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 8:00 am
I have a radical idea that could “save” bowling. I put save in quotes because it's hard to imagine bowling going away — it's a fun recreation for tens of millions. What needs...