login subscribe
Bowling’s digital daily newspaper delivering news, analysis and opinion.

All Headlines

NAIA announces 12 men’s, 12 women’s qualifying teams for NAIA Invitationals March 28-30 in Topeka, Kansas
Monday, March 4, 2019 6:00 pm
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on Monday announced in this news release the 12 men’s and 12 women’s team that have qualified for the NAIA Invitationals March 28-30...
U.S. Open moving to FOX as part of PBA Tour TV schedule in 2020; Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln, Nebraska, to host 2020 U.S. Open
Monday, March 4, 2019 11:30 am
NOTE: This story originally posted on Jan. 15, 2019. In news first reported by 11thFrame.com, the U.S. Open will be moving to FOX as part of the PBA Tour TV schedule in February 2020, The...
New podcast on the block: Sweep the Rack is a must-listen show for bowlers
Monday, March 4, 2019 8:00 am
In the realm of bowling radio shows/podcasts, there is enough variety to hopefully provide something for everyone. The weekly Sunday Spare Time Bowling Show on 105.7 FM in Milwaukee treats the PBA...
Keith Dumphy's Facebook group page remains the best devoted to USBC Open Championships
Monday, March 4, 2019 7:00 am
Keith Dumphy is back again this year, two years after he tried to give it up. “It” is the great group Facebook page he runs for the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships....
Wade Gallagher finishes a shot shy of perfection
Sunday, March 3, 2019 11:55 pm
Wade Gallagher finished a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Gallagher rolled a 298 game in a 677 series in the Prairie Lanes Twiliters League. The top...
Dave Beres beats Chris Gibbons at Rock River for fifth career MAST title
Sunday, March 3, 2019 8:00 pm
Dave Beres beat Chris Gibbons 260-247 in the title match at Rock River Lanes in Fort Atkinson to win his fifth career Madison Area Scratch Tour title, MAST reported. Beres, a member of last year's...
Can a 55-year-old win PBA Player of the Year? Norm Duke raises that question after winning the 2-pattern 2019 PBA Jonesboro Open
Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:30 pm
In less than a month, Norm Duke is going to be 55 years old. Unless you're close to as old or older than he is (as I am), I'm not sure you can understand how incredible what Norm Duke has done the...
Burlington, Antigo win boys/co-ed titles; Kenosha Tremper, Beaver Dam take girls titles; Hunter Greifenhagen, Brystal Beyer take singles titles at 2019 Wisconsin High School Bowling State Championships
Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:00 pm
Burlington and Antigo won the boys/co-ed titles, Kenosha Tremper and Beaver Dam claimed the girls titles, and Hunter Greifenhagen and Brystal Beyer took the singles titles at the 2019 Wisconsin High...
Leonard Wilson falls a pin shy of perfection
Friday, March 1, 2019 11:55 pm
Leonard Wilson fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Wilson’s 299 game came in a 750 series in the Dream Lanes Industrial Nites League. The top series were...
Norm Duke’s chance for 40th PBA Tour title steals spotlight from potential importance of 2-pattern 2019 PBA Jonesboro Open TV finals
Friday, March 1, 2019 11:00 pm
The lead is obvious and easy to write: Living legend Norm Duke earned the top seed for Sunday’s stepladder finals of the 2019 PBA Jonesboro Open and will be going for his 40th PBA Tour title...
Mike Fravert fires 814, Matt Gannon slams 803
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:55 pm
Mike Fravert fired an 814 series and Matt Gannon slammed an 803 to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Fravert chained games of 288, 247 and 279 in the Dream Lanes Major...
Seeking rare PBA Tour title territory, Norm Duke takes lead as qualifying ends at 2-pattern 2019 PBA Jonesboro Open
Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:00 pm
In terms of PBA Tour titles, two men stand apart: Walter Ray Williams Jr. with 47 and Earl Anthony with 43. With a 266 final game on Thursday, Norm Duke took the lead heading into Friday’s...
Update: Pros and cons of 2020 USBC Open Championships returning to 4 on a pair for minors with new squad times
Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:30 pm
The United States Bowling Congress announced Thursday in this news release that starting with the 2020 Open Championships it was returning to four bowlers per pair for minors (doubles and...
PWBA Tour Championship returning to Richmond Raceway to close 2019 season Sept. 15-18; QubicaAMF again a sponsor
Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 pm
The PWBA Tour Championship will return for the third consecutive year to Richmond (Virginia) Raceway to end the 2019 PWBA Tour season Sept. 15-18, and national sponsor QubicaAMF again will be...
Dan Swenson and Willie Feltz take doubles lead, Todd Kjell leads Whiskey Ranch II of Edgerton to team all-events lead at State Tournament
Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:00 am
Braving a blizzard over the weekend, Dan Swenson and Willie Feltz of the Madison Area USBC took the doubles lead and Whiskey Ranch II of Edgerton grabbed the team all-events lead at the...