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PBA League draft stirs passions
Monday, November 4, 2013 6:00 pm
On the small scale of bowling, the PBA League draft stirred passions as intense as the drafts do in major sports. You had to have been in Las Vegas – I wasn’t at the draft but was at...
Quinn Sheehy, 13, fires perfect game; Meredith Holt slams girls season-high 714
Sunday, November 3, 2013 11:55 pm
In a big weekend for Madison area youth bowling, 13-year-old eighth grader Quinn Sheehy fired a perfect game in a 708 series and Meredith Holt slammed a 714 for the girls season-high series....
Spoiler alert: World Series of Bowling TV finals — and more on the visible oil
Sunday, November 3, 2013 10:00 pm
If you don't want to know who won the tournaments at the World Series of Bowling at South Point in Las Vegas, do not read this blog. PBA posted the scores from the weekend tapings of the TV finals...
Nick Heilman knocks off teammate Andy Mills to win All-Star Lanes Fall Classic
Sunday, November 3, 2013 8:00 pm
Nick Heilman knocked off teammate Andy Mills to win the 29th annual All Star Lanes Fall Classic over the weekend at All Star in La Crosse. Mills was the top seed and Heilman had to beat him twice...
Can Pete Weber make history this weekend?
Saturday, November 2, 2013 9:00 am
Just as I have with past taped PBA Tour TV finals, I will be blogging the results of this weekend’s TV finals of World Series of Bowling V — but in a way that those who don’t...
Alex Shekey fires perfect game in 805, Steve Studee also reaches perfection
Friday, November 1, 2013 11:55 pm
Alex Shekey fired a perfect game in an 805 series and Steve Studee also reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Shekey sandwiched games of 236 and 269 around his third career...
Kerry Painter completes Super Senior threepeat
Friday, November 1, 2013 6:00 pm
Kerry Painter completed a Super Senior threepeat by winning the inaugural International Training and Research Center Super Senior Classic in Arlington, Texas on Friday. Painter, who won a roll-off...
Revolutionary new visible oil to be used on PBA animal pattern TV shows
Friday, November 1, 2013 1:15 pm
I have long maintained that the biggest hindrance to bowling’s acceptance as a sport by non-bowlers is their inability to understand the sport’s challenges. Simply put, bowling’s...
Marc McDowell fires 46th career perfect game
Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:55 pm
Retired PBA Tour star Marc McDowell fired his 46th career perfect game and Cher Breunig slammed a 718 series to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. McDowell, an Ebonite...
Pete Weber, Tom Smallwood emerge from wild position round to join Dom Barrett, Sean Rash, Mike Fagan on PBA World Championship TV show
Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:00 pm
It’s long been said by many that the most exciting portion of a PBA Tour event is the position round game, when 10 or more players sometimes are battling for positioning and spots for the TV...
Willie Wells grabs lead as qualifying ends in ITRC Super Senior Classic
Thursday, October 31, 2013 8:00 pm
Willie Wells grabbed the lead from Kerry Painter as qualifying ended Thursday in the inaugural International Training and Research Center Super Senior Classic, the United States Bowling Congress...
Kenny Smith holding Chris Rector Memorial 3-Person tourney Dec. 15 at Prairie Lanes
Thursday, October 31, 2013 4:00 am
Kenny Smith announced that he will be holding the fourth annual Chris Rector Memorial 3-Person tourney Sunday, Dec. 15 at Prairie Lanes. Chris died 4 years ago in a tragic accident at home. He was...
Jerry Murphy blasts 821 series, Matt Ruhland fires 21st career perfect game
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:55 pm
Jerry Murphy blasted an 821 series and Matt Ruhland fired his 21st career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Murphy, a Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer and one of...
Dom Barrett retains lead, Sean Rash’s huge rally puts him comfortably in second with round to go in PBA World Championship
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:00 pm
With one round of match play to go before the TV finals field is set, Dom Barrett and Sean Rash have separated themselves from the field at the PBA World Championship at South Point in Las Vegas....
Kerry Painter on top in pursuit of another Super Senior title
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 8:00 pm
Back in August, Kerry Painter won the PBA50 Senior/Super Senior Doubles Classic with Tom Adcock and then the inaugural High Roller Super Senior Masters. The affable right-hander is aiming for a...