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10th annual Estrogen Open set for Sunday, Aug. 11 at Poplar Creek Bowl in suburban Chicago
Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:00 am
The 10th annual Estrogen Open is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. at Poplar Creek Bowl in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates. The tournament is an 8-game scratch tournament for...
Jim Fosdick fires 825, Mary Lo slams 738
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 11:55 pm
Jim Fosdick fired an 825 series and Mary Lo slammed a 738 to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Fosdick chained games of 247, 289 and 289 in the Dream Lanes Paul’s MARBA League for...
Roger Dushack slams Madison Area USBC season-high 848; Tony Thaden, Ryan Fritz slam perfect games
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:55 pm
Roger Dushack slammed a Madison Area USBC season-high 848 series, and Tony Thaden and Ryan Fritz slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Dushack’s 848 featured a...
Wisconsin proprietors' group BCAW moving forward as best it can with new SafeSport requirements for Registered Volunteer Program
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 8:00 am
As I said in this story in November when the new SafeSport requirements for the Registered Volunteer Program were announced, I know of no decent person who is against taking all possible and...
Rory Holland fires 803 series; Mike Knipfer slams perfect game
Monday, December 17, 2018 11:55 pm
Rory Holland fired an 803 series and Mike Knipfer slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Holland chained games of 246, 290 and 267 in the Spartan Bowl Major League....
Sun Prairie boys, Sun Prairie Red girls maintain leads after Week 6 of Madison area high school bowling
Monday, December 17, 2018 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie boys and the Sun Prairie Red girls maintained their leads after Monday’s sixth week of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. The boys and girls both competed at Village...
Robby Spigner, Mike Fagan re-enter bowling as their Triple Shift Entertainment acquires 10 bowling centers in the Twin Cities region
Monday, December 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Two big bowling names are back in bowling. Robby Spigner is the son of USBC Hall of Famer Bill Spigner and his wife Barb, who were the long-time owners of Hawthorn Lanes in the north Chicago suburb...
Jersey war: RAM Group files lawsuit against H5G alleging breach of contract, illegal dissemination of intellectual property
Monday, December 17, 2018 1:30 pm
RAM Group Inc. filed a lawsuit earlier this month in Milwaukee County Circuit Court against fellow Milwaukee area jersey company H5G, related company Transcendent and CEO Todd Molbeck —...
Thoughts on playing wet-dry conditions and an arsenal for older bowlers
Monday, December 17, 2018 8:00 am
A couple of my readers sent in great story ideas that I’m finally making time to turn into this story. Scott Starks asked how best to deal with wet-dry conditions, and Ken Fleming asked for...
Dream Lanes Y2K + 19 doubles tourney set for New Year's Day
Monday, December 17, 2018 5:00 am
Dream Lanes, 13 Atlas Court in Madison, again will be hosting its New Year's Day doubles tournament starting at 10:15 a.m., with practice at 10 a.m. The Y2K + 19 handicap event Tuesday, Jan. 1 has a...
Allison Dempki falls a pin shy of perfection, Allison Powers fires 722, Michael Powley rolls 715
Sunday, December 16, 2018 11:55 pm
Allison Dempki fell a pin shy of perfection, Allison Powers fired a 722 series and Michael Powley rolled a 715 to highlight Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Dempski, who has the Madison...
Zach Thomas, Stephanie Handford, Riley Deininger, Natalie Curtis take top spots in BYBT at Dream Lanes
Sunday, December 16, 2018 8:00 pm
Zach Thomas, Stephanie Handford, Riley Deininger and Natalie Curtis won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Dream Lanes. Thomas, who averaged 234,...
Ben Hafeman edges Doug Leikness in not-so-tough 33rd annual Tough Lanes Challenge
Sunday, December 16, 2018 8:00 pm
Ben Hafeman edged top seed Doug Leikness 214-210 in the title match to win the 33rd annual Tough Lanes Challenge at Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center on Sunday. The Tough Lanes was nowhere...
Team MRM beats defending champs Team Jack in title match to win 30th annual Henry Hitter
Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:00 pm
Team MRM beat defending champions Team Jack 641-599 in the title match to win the 30th annual Henry Hitter at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes on Saturday. Matt Hamen led Team MRM with 226 Ray Percoski added...
Petersen Classic will pay 75 $1,000 spots, boost Hotel prize list in 2019
Saturday, December 15, 2018 8:00 am
The Petersen Classic announced Thursday that it will pay 75 $1,000 spots and boost the Hotel prize list in 2019. Although entries declined 6 percent from 2,788 in 2017 to 2,624 in 2018, the Petersen...