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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...
Paul Fischer slams 11th career perfect game
Monday, October 14, 2013 11:55 pm
Paul Fischer slammed his 11th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Fischer’s 300 came in a 723 series in the Prairie Lanes Major League. Jim Fosdick had the high...
Storm University at Badger Bowl postponed to early 2014
Monday, October 14, 2013 3:00 pm
Update: The Storm University weekend at Badger Bowl has been postponed to early 2014, likely February or March. The highly regarded Storm University coaching clinic is scheduled for Badger Bowl in...
Ian DeWild fires 756, Austin Sorum 740 for top youth series of season
Sunday, October 13, 2013 11:55 pm
Ian DeWild fired a 756 and Austin Sorum a 740 for the top youth series of the season to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. DeWild chained games of 253, 225 and 278 at Ten Pin Alley,...
Pete Weber wins 51st PBA Regional title
Sunday, October 13, 2013 8:00 pm
Whether it’s the flat and brutal U.S. Open condition or  a simple house shot, Pete Weber wins. He proved it again Sunday in capturing his third PBA50 Regional title and overall 51st PBA...
Gail Myers Jr., Derek Eoff win MAST doubles at Lake Ripley Lanes
Saturday, October 12, 2013 8:00 pm
Gail Myers Jr. and Derek Eoff won the Madison Area Scratch Tour doubles tournament at Lake Ripley Lanes in Cambridge on Saturday. In the title match, Myers fired a 254 and Eoff added 204 to my 213...
Mike Jakubowski joining Randy Pedersen for ESPN telecasts a great move for PBA
Saturday, October 12, 2013 9:00 am
Mike Jakubowski will replace Lon McEachern in the announcing booth with Randy Pedersen for PBA telecasts on ESPN starting with the World Series of Bowling, PBA announced Friday in this news release....
How much POY value in Mika Koivuniemi’s third overseas PBA Tour title of season?
Saturday, October 12, 2013 7:00 am
Mika Koivuniemi won his third PBA Tour title of the 2012-13 season on Sunday, raising interesting questions for PBA Player of the Year voters. Koivuniemi’s 258-237 championship match win over...
Mike Hoffman slams perfect game
Friday, October 11, 2013 11:55 pm
Mike Hoffman slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Hoffman’s first 300 of the season — he has more than 50 in his career — came in a 731...