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Women's pro tour next venture for iGrind Bowling?
Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:00 am
It looks like a new women's professional bowlers tour is the next ambitious goal of iGrind Bowling, the Chicago area-based group that has been shaking up the bowling world. Melanie DeCarlo, who is...
Kevin Gmach, Greg Thomas, Jason Wendt, Ken Kempf win Badger Elite Team Quad Masters
Saturday, October 19, 2013 2:00 am
The top seeded team of Kevin Gmach, Greg Thomas, Jason Wendt and Ken Kempf won the Badger Elite Team Quad Masters Friday night at Weston Lanes. With 234, 224, 219 and 258, respectively, they totaled...
Matt Ziegler slams 801
Friday, October 18, 2013 11:55 pm
Matt Ziegler slammed an 801 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Ziegler chained games of 257, 289 and 255 in the Sport Bowl Lions League. Todd Gille was second with 789 in the...
U.S. Opens won't be held in 2014, but will 'reboot' and return in 2015, BPAA says
Friday, October 18, 2013 3:20 pm
When I went out on the PBA Tour in 1987, the first tournament of the year was the U.S. Open and it was the first year of the huge Seagram’s sponsorship. It was the richest —...
Badger Queens set for Jan. 4-5 at Dale’s Weston Lanes
Friday, October 18, 2013 4:00 am
The Badger Queens, which was reborn two seasons ago, will be held this season on Jan. 4-5 at Dale’s Weston Lanes in suburban Wausau, the Wisconsin Women’s Bowling Association announced....
Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour starts 2013-14 season Sunday at Badger Bowl
Friday, October 18, 2013 3:00 am
The Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour starts its 2013-14 season Sunday at Badger Bowl. The rest of the schedule is Nov. 17 at Dream Lanes, Dec. 15 at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, Jan. 19 at Prairie Lanes, Feb. 16...
Chris Steele, Bruce Bryan slam perfect games
Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:55 pm
Chris Steele and Bruce Bryan slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Steele’s 300 came in a 736 series in the Schwoegler’s Gyspises League....
Racine Team Baker Tournament has new home in 5th year
Thursday, October 17, 2013 2:00 pm
The fifth annual Team Baker Tournament in Racine has a new home. The Landreman family earlier this year acquired Paradise West Lanes and closed its Plaza Bowling Center in that southeast Wisconsin...
Darin Powers makes run at all-time MBA record, ‘settles’ for 866 series; Dan Ripp fires 808
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 11:55 pm
Darin Powers made a run at Dan Swenson’s all-time Madison Bowling Association record 878 series before "settling" for an 866 to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Competing in the...
Update: BPAA confirms Steve Johnson out as CEO
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 1:15 pm
Steve Johnson has resigned as chief executive officer of the Bowling Proprietors Association of America. The news was first reported early Wednesday afternoon in this blog, based on statements by...
Eric Pierson’s ‘The Long and Short of it Doubles’ tourney returning New Year’s Day in Oak Creek
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:00 am
After a 2-year absence, Eric Pierson’s ‘The Long and Short of it Doubles’ tournament will return on New Year’s Day at 11 a.m. at Classic Lanes in Oak Creek, the USBC head lane...
New scratch doubles tourney at Waukesha center has 4 divisions by age
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:00 am
A new scratch doubles tournament being held at FoxRun Lanes in Waukesha features four divisions based on the combined ages of the teams. Eric Pierson’s “Age Defining Doubles”...
Heath Haug slams 17th perfect game
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:55 pm
Health Haug slammed his 17th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Using a Storm MARVEL, Haug sandwiched the 300 between games of 212 and 216 for a 728 series in the...
Popular Over 40/Under 40 doubles tourney set for Nov. 30 in Appleton
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:30 am
Terry Kulibert’s Over 40/Under 40 Doubles, which is annually one of the state’s most popular scratch tournaments, is set for Saturday, Nov. 30 at noon at Super Bowl in Appleton. The...
16-game Ironman Tournament set for Nov. 17 at New Berlin Bowl
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:00 am
The 16-game Ironman Tournament is set for Sunday, Nov. 17 at New Berlin Bowl, 16000 W. Cleveland Ave. in New Berlin. The tournament features two 8-game blocks with a re-oil between them starting at...