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Red Carpet comes close to team all-events lead at Open Championships; defending singles champ Henry Teetz, partner Ben Hoefs just miss doubles lead
Sunday, April 7, 2013 4:00 pm
Team all-events leader Team Tilt and team members and doubles leaders Chris Greene and Joe Keltner survived the Power of Cheese on Saturday. After firing 3,499 in team on Friday, Red Carpet...
Red Carpet Lanes overcomes lane breakdown, move to new pair to fire 3,499 at Open Championships
Saturday, April 6, 2013 4:00 am
In all my years of bowling at the National Bowling Stadium — and that includes many PBA tournaments and a World Team Challenge finals as well as several USBC Open Championships — I...
Scott Kramer, Mike Koehler fire perfect games
Friday, April 5, 2013 11:55 pm
Scott Kramer and Mike Koehler fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Kramer’s first career 300 came in a 720 series in the Schwoegler’s Tiger League....
Omaha bowling museum a free treasure all bowling fans should experience
Friday, April 5, 2013 4:00 am
The Memory Lanes Bowling Museum in Omaha, Neb., is a free treasure all bowling fans should experience. You might call it the Field of Dreams of bowling. A labor of love of bowlers and businessmen...
Matt Smith slams 800; Mickey Ramsden fires perfect game; Eric Pederson drills 799 on Team USA Mexico City Sport pattern
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:55 pm
Matt Smith slammed an 800 series, Mickey Ramsden fired a perfect game and Eric Pederson drilled a 799 on the Team USA Mexico City Sport pattern to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Smith...
Jerry Murphy fires perfect game, Patty Spires-Mirkel slams 758 series
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 11:55 pm
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Jerry Murphy fired a perfect game and Patty Spires-Mirkel slammed a 758 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Murphy's ninth career 300...
John Janawicz takes a giant step toward the USBC Hall of Fame
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 9:00 pm
In the 110-year history of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, only four bowlers have won the all-events title more than once. Matt McNiel won in 2010 and 2012, sandwiching a...
Prairie Lanes hosting junior scholarship fundraiser Sunday
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 6:00 pm
Prairie Lanes is hosting its annual fundraiser for its Junior Bowling Scholarship Fund on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The event is 9-pin tap doubles and singles with a $30 entry fee. There will be...
Lodge Lanes Too’s 3,538 breaks Open Championships team event record, but will it win?
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 4:00 am
There are so many interesting angles to Lodge Lanes Too’s record-breaking 3,538 series in team event Tuesday night at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships that it’s hard...
Matt Lajter fires 823, Jeff Bach 816; Bruce Davis slams perfect game
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:55 pm
Matt Lajter fired an 823 series, Jeff Bach an 816, and Bruce Davis slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Lajter’s big series, which featured a 277 game, came in...
Bowl-A-Vard hosting April 12 qualifier for PBA Regional April 21
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 4:00 am
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes announced that it is hosting a qualifying event April 12 at 7 p.m. for the PBA Midwest Regional the center is hosting on April 21.The entry fee is $55 and 1 in 5 entries will win a...
Fox Valley mixed team’s 3,771 sets national record
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 3:00 am
A Fox Valley team’s 3,771 series has set a new record for a mixed team of three men and two women, beating the prior record by 20 pins, the United States Bowling Congress has confirmed. The...
Mike Pounders fires 804; Jon O'Konek falls a pin shy of perfection
Monday, April 1, 2013 11:55 pm
Mike Pounders fired an 804 series and Jon O'Konek fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Pounders chained games of 217, 298 and 289 in the Dream Lanes Suburban...
MBA Hall of Famer Armand Richman dies
Monday, April 1, 2013 4:00 am
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Armand Richman died on Wednesday. He was 85. Richman's obituary is here. Armand was one of the nice guys of Madison area bowling, always with a kind word...
Brad Miller falls a shot shy of perfection
Sunday, March 31, 2013 11:55 pm
Brad Miller fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Miller fired a 298 game in a 768 series in the Prairie Lanes Survivors League. Kiefer Sullivan was high...