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Set squad times adopted for Bowlers Journal tourney
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 5:17 pm
The United States Bowling Congress announced Wednesday that it was adopting set squad times for the Storm Bowlers Journal Championships starting Thursday. USBC spokesman Matt Cannizzaro posted the...
PBA50 Sun Bowl shows again that given enough games, the cream rises to the top
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:00 pm
I’ve always maintained that even on the easiest house shot, the cream always rises to the top if given enough games. The PBA Cheetah pattern is the softest and highest scoring PBA pattern, but...
My buddy Steve Richter knows how to do good
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6:00 am
I’ve always admired my good friend and doubles partner Steve Richter, but the work he did that culminated in an event a couple of weekends ago in the Sheboygan area was over the top....
The Villages PBA50 Tour stop latest to show the bastardization of Cheetah
Monday, April 22, 2013 10:00 pm
The PBA Cheetah lane pattern was conceived as a pattern for bad lane surfaces that forced/enabled bowlers to play the less worn outside part of the lane. Used on those surfaces, it was a great...
Memorable year continues for John Szczerbinski with singles, all-events leads at Open Championships
Sunday, April 21, 2013 11:00 pm
If John Szczerbinski wasn’t a household name in bowling heading into 2013, he has to be one now. A memorable bowling year continued for Szczerbinski over the weekend at the United States...
Joe Scarborough’s 900 series in PBA50 Tour event amazing for many reasons
Sunday, April 21, 2013 10:00 pm
Joe Scarborough’s 900 series to start qualifying in the PBA50 Sun Bowl in The Villages tournament on Sunday was amazing for many reasons. Not that any 900 series isn’t amazing, but this...
Gerald Marrs crushes Ken Kempf in title match at Bowl-A-Vard to win first PBA Regional
Sunday, April 21, 2013 8:00 pm
In a battle of non-members, Gerald Marrs crushed Ken Kempf 290-169 in the title match to win Sunday’s PBA Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Midwest Open. “Words can’t describe what I’m...
Spoiler alert: Intercollegiate Championships winners
Saturday, April 20, 2013 10:00 pm
If you’re a college bowling fan, Sun Valley Lanes in Lincoln, Neb., was the place to be on Saturday. Those who couldn’t be there will have to wait until the Friday nights of May 3, 10,...
Team practice solidifies our game plans for the Open Championships
Saturday, April 20, 2013 9:30 am
Seven of the 10 members of our 11thFrame.com teams (formerly Turbo 2-N-1 Grips) traveled to Sheboygan Falls on Friday afternoon for a practice session on the United States Bowling Congress Open...
Jeremy Krueger fires 815, Don Grossen slams perfect game in 803
Friday, April 19, 2013 11:55 pm
Jeremy Krueger fired an 815 series and Don Grossen slammed a perfect game in an 803 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Both bowled in the Schwoegler's Jesters League....
Big-name teams will battle for college titles
Friday, April 19, 2013 10:00 pm
They aren't big names in any of the major sports, but the four schools that will compete Saturday for the titles of the the 2013 xbowling Intercollegiate Team Championships are big names in...
BowlU PBA Player Development Camps a great concept
Friday, April 19, 2013 7:00 am
Back when I joined the PBA in 1986 we were required to go to PBA School, which taught you everything about being a PBA player except for the bowling itself. PBA School eventually was eliminated, and...
Dick Paulson slams 803, Tom Franklin fires perfect game
Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:55 pm
Dick Paulson slammed an 803 series and Tom Franklin fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Paulson chained games of 246, 279 and 278 in the Dream Lanes MARBA League....
If bowling were big, Marshall Kent probably would be going pro
Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:00 am
If Marshall Kent competed in a big-time sport, he’d probably be going pro — or already have done so. But considering the sad state of the PBA Tour and the fact that he can win money...
Connecticut bowler’s 900 series confirmed by USBC
Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:00 am
James Williams of Pawcatuck, Conn., rolled a 900 series Tuesday night at Old Mountain Lanes in nearby Wakefield, R.I., the United States Bowling Congress confirmed. Here is cell phone video of the...