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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...
Chris Jackson slams 6th career perfect game; Brittany Pollentier fires 763
Friday, December 20, 2013 11:55 pm
Chris Jackson slammed his sixth career perfect game and Brittany Pollentier fired a 763 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Jackson’s 300 came in a 756 series in the...
PBA budget cuts lead to move of Tournament of Champions, changes in PBA League, elimination of Detroit Xtra Frame event
Friday, December 20, 2013 11:00 am
When organizations make a budget and fail to meet revenue projections, expense cuts are pretty much a certainty. Such is the case with the PBA for 2014, Commissioner Tom Clark said in a phone...
Casey Gibney slams 816, Brittany Pollentier 734; Todd Poole fires perfect game
Thursday, December 19, 2013 11:55 pm
Casey Gibney slammed an 816 series, Brittany Pollentier rolled a 734, and Todd Poole fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Competing in the Dream Lanes...
Dream Lanes again hosting New Year's Day doubles tourney
Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:00 am
Dream Lanes, 13 Atlas Court in Madison, again will be hosting its New Year's Day doubles tournament starting at 10:15 a.m. The Y2K + 14 handicap event has a double elimination match play format....
Nate Sime, Jim Fosdick fire 2nd perfect games of season
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 11:55 pm
Nate Sime and Jim Fosdick each fired their second perfect game of the season to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Sime’s 17th career 300 came in a 786 series in the Viking Lanes...