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Robby Spigner, Erik Galganski fill open spots on USBC Board of Directors
Thursday, November 1, 2012 11:00 am
Robby Spigner of Chicago and Erik Galganski of Orlando, Fla., have joined the United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors effective immediately, USBC announced on Thursday. Spigner was...
Third annual King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial Bowling Tournament set for Jan. 13
Thursday, November 1, 2012 5:00 am
The third annual King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial Bowling Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. at 4 Seasons Bowl in Freeport, Ill. Buss, who died in 2010, was a 2-time PBA...
Dale Traber running a Petersen Classic-like tournament on Nov. 25
Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:00 am
If you enjoy the torture of the Petersen Classic, you will love "The Nightmare III," a tournament being run by Dale Traber at Classic Falls on Sunday, Nov. 25 at noon. The scratch tournament is...
Kent Bryan leads light-scoring Wednesday with 762
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:55 pm
Kent Bryan led a light-scoring Wednesday of Madison area bowling with a 762 series. Next for the men were Chris Gibbons with 760 in the Dream Major League and Dean Kielhofer with 760 in the Dream...
Update: Kegel Beaten Path is lane pattern for All Star Lanes Fall Classic in La Crosse Nov. 3-4
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:00 pm
Update: Tournament operator Daron Schmitz sent me a message that the pattern for the tournament will be Kegel Beaten Path. The 28th annual All Star Lanes Fall Classic will be Nov. 3-4 at All Star...
Declining entries, hectic life lead Dale Hackbart to scale back CWSBT
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:00 am
The Central Wisconsin Scratch Bowlers Tour is over as a "Tour" but CWSBT operator Dale Hackbart will continue to run his biggest three tournaments. Continuing on will be the Badger Elite Quad Team...
Chris Pounders fires perfect game in 803 series
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 11:55 pm
Chris "Bigpapa" Pounders flexed his big muscles on the lanes Tuesday, firing a perfect game in an 803 series to highlight Madison area bowling. The powerful right-hander sandwiched his 25th career...
New stub lane to enable reduced practice on TV pair during ESPN finals at World Series, PBA says
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:30 pm
The PBA announced Wednesday that a new stub lane would be added to cut practice on the TV pair during ESPN tapings at this year’s World Series of Bowling. The stub lane will be built in an...
Update: More on the possible Jack Black bowling movie
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:00 am
Update: A reliable source tells me the possible movie actually would be based on the Cinderella story of Tom Smallwood, but the character might be more like Pete Weber. I'm not sure that would...
Dick Paulson fires perfect game
Monday, October 29, 2012 11:55 pm
Dick Paulson fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Paulson's 10th career 300 came in a 747 series in the Badger Bowl MARBA League. Madison Bowling Association Hall of...
Tom Brabender fires 772, Doris Anderson slams 670
Sunday, October 28, 2012 11:55 pm
Tom Brabender fired a 772 and Doris Anderson slammed a 670 to highlight Madison area bowing over the weekend. Brabender competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Survivors League, and Anderson in the...
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. edges Pete Weber for PBA Senior Regional title in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Sunday, October 28, 2012 8:00 pm
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. edged Pete Weber 228-227 in the title match to win the PBA Midwest/Central Region Lancer Lanes Senior Viper Open in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sunday. Boresch earned...
Red-hot Mike Hoffman edges Dal Geitz in battle of lefties for MAST title at Village Lanes
Sunday, October 28, 2012 8:00 pm
Mike Hoffman edged Dal Geitz 233-232 to win a battle of left-handers for the Madison Area Scratch Tour title at Village Lanes on Sunday, MAST reported on its Facebook page. Hoffman’s 10th...
Jason Belmonte, Diandra Asbaty win AMF Australian Masters titles
Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:00 am
Jason Belmonte and Diandra Asbaty won the titles at the AMF Australian Masters on Saturday, PBA reported. In a renewal of their rivalry, home country favorite Belmonte rallied for a 2-1 victory over...
Ken Kempf downs Jason Wendt to win CWSBT tourney at Shoreview
Saturday, October 27, 2012 10:00 pm
Ken Kempf defeated teammate Jason Wendt 244-227 to win the Central Wisconsin Scratch Bowlers Tour tournament at Shoreview Lanes in Oshkosh on Saturday, CWSBT operator Dale Hackbart reported in an...