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USBC changes Sport league average adjustment scale but better choice would be dumping it
Friday, August 17, 2012 6:00 am
Update: Predictably, this blog prompted a spirited and interesting thread on my Facebook page. To make a more general point, average adjustment scales and slope rating systems and anything of that...
Logistics mean State Senior Tournament can't add 50-54 division until 2015 at earliest
Friday, August 17, 2012 5:00 am
Earlier this summer, the United States Bowling Congress announced that it would be adding a 50-54 age division to the USBC Senior Championships starting in 2013. That begged the question of what the...
Walter Ray clinches Senior Player of the Year as Mohr wins Senior Decatur Open
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:00 pm
Ron Mohr won the PBA Senior Decatur Open presented by Brunswick on Tuesday but PBA Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. was the bigger winner. While Mohr was bagging his eighth PBA Senior...
PBA Senior Player of the Year down to Walter Ray, Edwards as Senior Decatur Open heads to match play
Monday, August 13, 2012 11:00 pm
The 2012 PBA Senior Player of the Year will be decided Tuesday at the PBA Senior Decatur Open. Hugh Miller was eliminated when he finished 38th, missing the top 32 for match play,...
PBA Senior Tour to become ‘PBA50 Tour’ in 2013
Monday, August 13, 2012 8:00 pm
The PBA announced Monday that the PBA Senior Tour would be renamed the "PBA50 Tour" in 2013. PBA Commissioner Tom Clark made the announcement between squads on Monday at the PBA Senior Decatur Open...
Nathan Weimer: A dose of perspective whenever things are going bad on the lanes
Monday, August 13, 2012 5:00 am
When my good buddy Mike Nape called me in June on the way home from his career-worst United States Bowling Congress Open Championships performance, he hit me with something I wasn’t expecting:...
'The Legend' leads after first round at PBA Senior Decatur Open
Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:00 pm
Harry “The Legend” Sullins solved the Shark best to lead after Sunday’s first round of the PBA Senior Decatur Open. Sullins totaled 1,902 for his eight games for a 61-pin lead over...
Soutars’ retirement party a night to cherish
Sunday, August 12, 2012 9:00 am
One of bowling’s all-time greatest couples — Dave and Judy Soutar — were feted at an emotional retirement party Saturday night at Spare Time Lanes, host of the...
Wisconsin Bowling Hall of Fame Class of 2013 is Lennie Boresch Jr., Marc McDowell, Jeff Richgels, Tom Schulz
Sunday, August 12, 2012 8:00 am
On Saturday, I received a message that put a spring in my step and a smile on my face that’s still there on Sunday morning. The Wisconsin State USBC Hall of Fame Class of 2013 is Lennie...
Spink tops Sherman to win PBA Midwest Region non-champions tourney
Saturday, August 11, 2012 10:00 pm
Dan Spink defeated Kyle Sherman 274-165 in the title match to win the PBA Midwest Region St. Charles Lanes Challenger (Non-Champions) Open Presented by Roto Grip Saturday. Spink earned $1,500 and...
Update: CWSBT releases details on 2012-13 schedule
Saturday, August 11, 2012 4:00 am
Update: All of the CWSBT fliers sent out by Hackbart are attached to this blog. A new 4-person Team Quad Masters event kicking off the Badger Elite Wisconsin Masters weekend is the highlight of...
Update: Lane pattern for InsideBowling.com 11thFrame.com Open will have 1.8-1 ratio
Friday, August 10, 2012 1:00 pm
Update: Cherry Lanes general manager Bob Hochrein has released the challenging lane pattern he has developed for the InsideBowling.com 11thFrame.com Open. The 42-foot pattern has a challenging ratio...
Miller’s win at Hammond takes PBA Senior Player of the Year race to final week
Thursday, August 9, 2012 11:00 pm
Hugh Miller skipped the first three PBA Senior Tour tournaments of the season but his win Thursday in the PBA Senior South Shore Open presented by DV8 put him in the hunt for PBA Senior Player of the...
Senior bowlers from across the globe will descend on Vegas in December
Thursday, August 9, 2012 4:00 pm
Senior bowlers from across the globe will descend on Las Vegas in December for a new tournament hosted by Red Rock Resort that offers competition in team, doubles, singles and masters. The 2012...
Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour starts 2012-13 season Oct. 21
Thursday, August 9, 2012 2:00 pm
The Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour starts its 2012-13 season Oct. 21 at Badger Bowl. The BYBT will have six monthly tournaments, closing with its Masters on March 17, 2013 at Schwoegler’s...