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Sweden’s Peter Hellstrom sets World Cup record in opening round
Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00 pm
Sweden's Peter Hellstrom broke the six-game record in Monday’s opening round of the 49th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the United States Bowling Congress reported in this...
Bowlers Journal International 100th anniversary issue a treasure every bowler should have
Monday, November 18, 2013 8:00 am
I finally finished the 300-page — how appropriate! — 100th anniversary edition of Bowlers Journal International and it was worth every hour and minute it took. I’ve been...
Joey Miller’s 708, Taylor LaVine’s 656 top weekend youth bowling
Sunday, November 17, 2013 11:55 pm
Joey Miller fired a 708 and Taylor LaVine slammed a 656 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Miller chained games of 257, 205 and 246, and LaVine 217, 205 and 234. Next were Chad...
Tim Janz wins inaugural Frequency Bowling Tour tournament
Sunday, November 17, 2013 10:00 pm
Tim Janz defeated Todd Fenske 243-238 to win Sunday’s inaugural Frequency Bowling Tour tournament at Badger Bowl, FBT reported on its Facebook page. The first FBT drew 24 bowlers who competed...
Tyler Sheehy, Taylor LaVine, Austin Sorum, Ceila Freitas take top spots in BYBT at Dream Lanes
Sunday, November 17, 2013 8:00 pm
Tyler Sheehy, Taylor LaVine, Austin Sorum and Ceila Freitas won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Dream Lanes. Sheehy, who averaged 229, earned $136...
Rick Erce edges Jeff Prein for MBA Senior Masters title
Saturday, November 16, 2013 8:00 pm
Rick Erce edged Jeff Prein 234-223 in the title match to win the Madison Bowling Association Senior Masters at Schwoegler’s on Saturday. The left-handed Erce had rallied with a 4-bagger and...
2014 Wisconsin Bowling Hall of Fame induction dinner details announced
Saturday, November 16, 2013 8:00 am
The Wisconsin State USBC Bowling Association has announced details on the Jan. 11 induction dinner for the 2014 Wisconsin Bowling Hall of Fame. The class of 2014 is Darold Meisel, Jeff Nimke, Gloria...
QubicaAMF World Cup starts Monday in Siberia
Saturday, November 16, 2013 6:00 am
I’m sure there are plenty of jokes being made by bowlers about it being good to be shipped off to Siberia this week. That’s because the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia is hosting...
Don Leighton fires 18th career perfect game; Lisa Kolosso slams 725 series
Friday, November 15, 2013 11:55 pm
Don Leighton fired his 18th career perfect game and Lisa Kolosso slammed a 725 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Leighton’s second 300 of the season came in a 714 series in...
iGrind releases first ball, also dealing with controversy
Friday, November 15, 2013 5:00 pm
iGrind has released its first bowling ball, the Survivor, made by Columbia. I wrote about the balls in this blog. The spec/promo sheet is attached to this blog as a picture. For pro shops, the...
Intercollegiate Championships head in wrong direction with lane pattern decision
Friday, November 15, 2013 5:00 am
This is one man's opinion. Considering the stances I have taken over the years for open posting of lane patterns, fresh oil for all squads at the USBC Open Championships, etc., I'd be a...
Mark Schoenleber falls a pin shy of perfection
Thursday, November 14, 2013 11:55 pm
Mark Schoenleber fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on late Wednesday and Thursday. Schoenleber’s 299 game came in a 742 series in the Ten Pin Alley Thunder League....
Cooperation leading to big Labor Day weekend of PBA and team bowling in Springfield, Ill.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 10:00 am
Cooperation between the PBA and Jeff Carter is leading to a big Labor Day weekend of PBA and team bowling at King Pin Lanes in Springfield, Ill. As you may recall, Carter’s Mary Teubner...
Gary Strand, Scott Henes, Heath Haug fire perfect games
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 11:55 pm
Gary Strand, Scott Henes and Heath Haug fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Strand, a Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer who won multiple PBA Regional titles...
Cherry Lanes in Dubuque holding annual scratch sweeper Jan. 12
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 5:00 am
Cherry Lanes in the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque is holding its annual scratch sweeper on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. The tournament features six games of qualifying with the top five advancing to a...