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Cream rises to top on brutal Bear pattern at PBA Milwaukee Open
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 10:00 pm
Logically, the harder the conditions, the bigger advantage there is for the best shotmakers. That was exactly the case Wednesday at AMF Bowlero as the Lucas Oil PBA Milwaukee Open moved into the...
Win a spot in the U.S. Open for $20
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 4:00 am
How would you like to win a spot in the U.S. Open for $20? Fox Bowl in Wheaton, Ill., is offering that opportunity on Sunday at 11 a.m. The format of the scratch event is six games across 12 games...
Jason Belmonte charges to top seed of PBA Bear Open, Tom Hess’ 300-207-268 finish puts him in TV finals
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:00 pm
Jason Belmonte rallied from the bottom spot to the top seed at the Lucas Oil PBA Bear Open, but it was Tom Hess’ late rally that stole the show at AMF Bowlero on Tuesday. Belmonte fell to 24th...
Dave Wodka leads Bear Open field into match play on bear of a condition
Monday, May 27, 2013 10:00 pm
Bowling on a U.S. Open-level flat 40-foot pattern, only 42 of 98 bowlers were able to average 200 in Monday’s qualifying at the Lucas Oil PBA Bear Open. Dave Wodka led the field with a 2,235...
Regarding ball info in my PBA reports
Monday, May 27, 2013 10:47 am
I've gotten a few complaints and questions recently that I mostly report details on Storm and Roto Grip balls used by high finishing players on the PBA Tour in my blogs on those events. Guilty...
Ken Wyatt, Jim Graefe win PBA50 Regionals in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
Sunday, May 26, 2013 10:00 pm
Non-member Ken Wyatt and Cedarburg’s Jim Graefe won PBA50 Regionals at Poplar Creek Bowl in Hoffman Estates, Ill. over the weekend. Wyatt won the Lou Stavropolos Allstate Agent Midwest/Central...
Solid 8-pin stops Norm Duke from taking PBA Wolf Open top seed from Chris Loschetter
Friday, May 24, 2013 10:00 pm
Thanks to PBA’s Xtra Frame online channel, one of the worst breaks in PBA history was televised from AMF West on Friday night. Roping it up the gutter on the 32-foot Wolf pattern with a Roto...
PBA Summer Swing tourneys gain Lucas Oil sponsorship
Friday, May 24, 2013 4:00 am
The GEICO PBA Summer Swing tournaments have gained Lucas Oil as a sponsor and now are the Lucas Oil PBA Bear Open, Lucas Oil PBA Badger Open, Lucas Oil PBA Wolf Open, Lucas Oil PBA Milwaukee Open,...
Lomira’s Morgan O’Brien will compete for Junior Team USA in Tournament of Americas
Friday, May 24, 2013 2:00 am
The Junior Team USA rosters have been set for the 2013 Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships and the Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas. PABCON will be in Ponce, Puerto Rico, from...
Appleton’s Ken Kempf grabs last match play spot as Chris Loschetter leads PBA Wolf Open qualifying
Thursday, May 23, 2013 10:00 pm
Switching from the longest lane pattern in PBA history (52 feet at the Lucas Oil PBA Badger Open) to the shortest (32 feet) in modern PBA history definitely made for a different looking leaderboard...
Do Sean Rash and Jason Belmonte have the biggest rivalry in bowling history?
Thursday, May 23, 2013 5:00 am
In this story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark made a statement that's generated a fair amount of discussion. Clark said he thought the rivalry between Sean Rash and...
Split conversion, late strike flurry lift Brian Burkhardt, Rick Gatlin to Open Championships doubles lead
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am
A split conversion and a late strike flurry lifted Brian Burkhardt and Rick Gatlin to the doubles lead late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the United States Bowling Congress Open...
New 52-foot lane pattern produces surprising TV finals cast at Lucas Oil Badger Open
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:00 pm
If a betting man looked at a top 24 on the PBA Tour heading into round robin match play that included Chris Barnes, Jason Belmonte, Tommy Jones, Ryan Shafer, Mike Fagan, Mika Koivuniemi, Sean Rash,...
Home of Baker Team Tournament moving with sale of Racine bowling center
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:00 am
The Landreman family announced that it has acquired Paradise West Lanes in Racine and will close its Plaza Bowling Center in that southeast Wisconsin city. Tom Landreman said in a Facebook message...
Jake Peters leads qualifying in GEICO PBA Summer Swing Lucas Oil Badger Open
Monday, May 20, 2013 10:00 pm
If I was going to pick a leader for qualifying on a 52-foot lane pattern, it would be a super high-rev player like Sean Rash or Jason Belmonte — especially on a wood lane surface where the...