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New PBA eligibility rules for USBC Open Championships tied to performance, not participation
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 3:45 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Tuesday afternoon announced new eligibility rules for PBA members for the Open Championships starting in 2014 and they are based on performance, not...
World Bowling Tour Finals field of 3 men, 3 women all but set, WTBA says
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 4:00 am
For the second straight year, the World Tenpin Bowling Association World Bowling Tour Finals is being held as part of the PBA’s World Series of Bowling. And while there still is one WBT...
Jim Fosdick, Blaine Haugen enjoy a perfect Monday
Monday, October 8, 2012 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick and Blaine Haugen fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. The prolific Fosdick's 45th career 300 — and second this season — came in a 791 series in...
Rick Festge fires perfect game, junior Skyler Viken falls a shot shy of perfection
Sunday, October 7, 2012 11:55 pm
Rick Festge fired a perfect game and junior bowler Skyler Viken fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Festge's 300 came in a 729 series in the Bowl-A-Vard...
Mike Hoffman defeats Kevin Punzel for MAST title at Viking Lanes
Sunday, October 7, 2012 8:00 pm
Mike Hoffman defeated Kevin Punzel 259-202 in the title match to win the Madison Area Scratch Tour tournament at Viking Lanes in Stoughton on Sunday, MAST reported. First paid $443 and second $244,...
Mike Edwards, Mike Dias, Marc Lineberry take PBA Midwest/Southwest Regionals
Sunday, October 7, 2012 8:00 pm
Mike Edwards, Mike Dias and Marc Lineberry all won combined Midwest/Southwest PBA Regionals over the weekend. Edwards won the PBA Midwest/Southwest Region Barney’s Open at Enterprise Park...
Vienna Open win is 14th PBA Tour title for Chris Barnes
Sunday, October 7, 2012 6:00 pm
Chris Barnes defeated Sean Rash 257-214 in the title match to win the 10th Columbia 300 Vienna Open, according to reports. It was Barnes’ second Vienna Open title and 14th career PBA Tour...
Ken Kempf defeats Andy Mills to win CWSBT tourney at Point Bowl
Saturday, October 6, 2012 8:00 pm
Ken Kempf started his day with a flourish, faltered and had to rally to make the first cut, then surged to the title with another flurry of strikes at the Central Wisconsin Scratch Bowlers Tour...
Chad Baker fires perfect game
Friday, October 5, 2012 11:55 pm
Chad Baker fired a perfect game and Leonard Wilson and Scott Holznagel fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Baker's fifth career 300 came in a 760 series in the...
Muscular Dystrophy 9-pin tap fundraiser set for Nov. 11
Friday, October 5, 2012 5:00 am
The seventh annual 9-pin tap tournament that raises funds for the fight against Muscular Dystrophy will be on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes. The tourney is organized by Bradley...
BowlTV webcast schedule a must for college bowling fans
Friday, October 5, 2012 2:00 am
If I was retired and my days were filled with free time, I’d fill many of the hours with BowlTV and XtraFrame. As it is, I only get to watch a fraction of the webcasts on those USBC and PBA...
Marc McDowell fires perfect game, Scott Hauge slams 798 series
Thursday, October 4, 2012 11:55 pm
Marc McDowell fired a perfect game and Scott Hauge slammed a 798 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. McDowell’s 43rd career 300 came in a 722 series in the Village Lanes...
South Korean Cho Young-Seon defeats Chris Barnes for WBT PIT Thailand Open title
Thursday, October 4, 2012 4:00 pm
Cho Young-Seon of Chris Barnes defeated PBA superstar Chris Barnes 234-212 in the title match to win the WTBA World Bowling Tour PTT Thailand Open, PBA reported in this news release. First prize was...
A program that stems the tide of bowler erosion?
Thursday, October 4, 2012 4:00 am
The numbers don’t lie: bowling has no problem attracting new participants but it has a terrible time retaining them. Madison Bowling Association Manager Bill Dennis has years of MBA membership...
Dave Kielhofer, Casey Lappen fall a shot shy of perfection
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 11:55 pm
Dave Kielhofer and Casey Lappen each fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Kielhofer rolled a 299 game in a 666 series in the Dream Lanes Classic League....