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MBA/MWBA League Officer Sweeper set for Oct. 27 at Badger Bowl
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 3:00 am
The 17th annual League Officer Sweeper has been scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 27 at 12:30 p.m. at Badger Bowl, the Madison Bowling Association and Madison Women’s Bowling Association announced....
Osku Palermaa, Kelly Kulick to be inducted into WBW Hall of Fame
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 2:00 am
Osku Palermaa of Finland and Kelly Kulick of the U.S. have been elected to the 2013 World Bowling Writers International Bowling Hall of Fame. The ceremonies are scheduled to take place during this...
Willie Feltz fires another 814, Doris Anderson slams 722; Gregg Williams rolls 53rd career perfect game
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 11:55 pm
Willie Feltz fired an 814 series for the second straight week, Doris Anderson slammed a 722, and likely future Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Gregg Williams rolled his 53rd career perfect...
PBA drops shoe restrictions everywhere but PBA Tour
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 4:30 pm
Update: It turns out that my original report was correct. I have rewritten the blog with details and explanation. Sorry for the confusion! Effective last weekend, the PBA has dropped all...
Scratch division added for seventh annual Junior Hall of Fame tournament Nov. 10
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 7:00 am
A scratch division has been added for the seventh annual Hammer Junior Hall of Fame tournament Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at AMF Bowlero Lanes in Wauwatosa, organizer Shannon Labinski announced....
Pete Weber speaks out: PBA members need to support the PBA
Monday, September 9, 2013 10:00 am
The PBA Midwest Region held three tournaments at Thunderbowl in Council Bluffs, Iowa over the weekend: A PBA Regional, a PBA50 Regional, and a Baker format tournament with teams of PBA and PBA50...
New star emerges as Diana Zavjalova wins 2013 USBC Queens
Sunday, September 8, 2013 11:00 pm
A new star emerged as 22-year-old Queens rookie Diana Zavjalova defeated USBC Hall of Famer Leanne Hulsenberg 190-160 in the title match to win the 2013 United States Bowling Congress Queens, USBC...
Casey Murphy, Dale Traber win PBA Regionals in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Sunday, September 8, 2013 8:00 pm
A full weekend of PBA Regional action in Council Bluffs, Iowa ended with Casey Murphy and Dale Traber winning titles on Saturday and Pete Weber leading his team to a win in the additional Baker...
Dal Geitz defeats Brent Ritchie at Spartan Bowl for second MAST title
Sunday, September 8, 2013 6:00 pm
Lefty Dal Geitz won his second career Madison Area Scratch Tour title on Sunday at Spartan Bowl by defeating Brent Ritchie 249-215 in the title match, MAST reported. Geitz last season won the MAST...
Las Vegas lands 2015 WTBA World Senior Championships, Qatar 2016 WTBA World Singles Championships
Sunday, September 8, 2013 2:00 pm
The second editions of two new World Tenpin Bowling Association events have been awarded in bidding processes, WTBA announced Saturday. The 2015 World Senior Championships have been awarded to Sam's...
New children’s book centers on bowling
Sunday, September 8, 2013 4:00 am
I received an email recently from a publicist touting a new children’s book centered on bowling. The book from Candlewick Press is “Mitchell Goes Bowling.” Barbara Fisch of Blue...
Rick Erce’s 760 tops Friday scoring
Friday, September 6, 2013 11:55 pm
Rick Erce fired a 760 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Erce competed in the Dream Lanes Moonlight League. Mitch Eveland was next with 751 in the Dream Minor League. The lone...
Heath Coenen slams 801, Brittany Pollentier fires 771, Brent Ritchie reaches perfection
Thursday, September 5, 2013 11:55 pm
Heath Coenen slammed an 801 series, Brittany Pollentier fired a 771, and Brent Ritchie reached perfection to highlight Madison area bowling. Coenen chained games of 289, 243 and 269 in the Dream...
PBA League transaction expansion for 2014 season should boost fan interest
Thursday, September 5, 2013 8:00 pm
Update: All transactions have been finalized and rosters have been completed with four players to a team in advance of the Nov. 4 draft that will provide the final player for each team. Full rosters...
Dan Ripp's 794, Barb Dorn's 621 top Wednesday scoring
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 11:55 pm
Dan Ripp rolled a 794 and Barb Dorn fired a 621 to lead Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Ripp competed in the Viking Lanes Classic League and Dorn in the Waun-A-Bowl Belles League. Dave Eaton was...