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Appleton’s Ken Kempf grabs last match play spot as Chris Loschetter leads PBA Wolf Open qualifying
Thursday, May 23, 2013 10:00 pm
Switching from the longest lane pattern in PBA history (52 feet at the Lucas Oil PBA Badger Open) to the shortest (32 feet) in modern PBA history definitely made for a different looking leaderboard...
Do Sean Rash and Jason Belmonte have the biggest rivalry in bowling history?
Thursday, May 23, 2013 5:00 am
In this story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark made a statement that's generated a fair amount of discussion. Clark said he thought the rivalry between Sean Rash and...
Split conversion, late strike flurry lift Brian Burkhardt, Rick Gatlin to Open Championships doubles lead
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:00 am
A split conversion and a late strike flurry lifted Brian Burkhardt and Rick Gatlin to the doubles lead late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the United States Bowling Congress Open...
New 52-foot lane pattern produces surprising TV finals cast at Lucas Oil Badger Open
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:00 pm
If a betting man looked at a top 24 on the PBA Tour heading into round robin match play that included Chris Barnes, Jason Belmonte, Tommy Jones, Ryan Shafer, Mike Fagan, Mika Koivuniemi, Sean Rash,...
Home of Baker Team Tournament moving with sale of Racine bowling center
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:00 am
The Landreman family announced that it has acquired Paradise West Lanes in Racine and will close its Plaza Bowling Center in that southeast Wisconsin city. Tom Landreman said in a Facebook message...
Jake Peters leads qualifying in GEICO PBA Summer Swing Lucas Oil Badger Open
Monday, May 20, 2013 10:00 pm
If I was going to pick a leader for qualifying on a 52-foot lane pattern, it would be a super high-rev player like Sean Rash or Jason Belmonte — especially on a wood lane surface where the...
A near miss for Mike Shady in Open Championships singles
Sunday, May 19, 2013 10:57 am
I predicted earlier this year that Mike Shady would take the lead in all-events when we bowled the USBC Open Championships. The chance of that happening pretty much ended when he shot 655 in team...
MDA fundraising tournament grows to 26 teams from 16 last year
Saturday, May 18, 2013 10:00 pm
The second annual Whop-Pin Tap Tournament at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes on May 18 grew from 16 teams to 26 and raised $2,556 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The top five teams in order were Jacquie...
Open Championships team event a frustrating but fascinating night
Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:30 am
The bowling geek in me was fascinated by what happened to our 11thFrame.com teams in the USBC Open Championships team event Friday night, even if the competitor in me was frustrated. The thing that...
The best bowling day of the year
Friday, May 17, 2013 10:00 am
Today is the best bowling day of my year: team event day at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. A close second is minor events day. I know there are many bowlers from across...
Randy Pedersen wins in PBA50 Tour debut; Lennie Boresch Jr, just misses stepladder finals
Friday, May 17, 2013 8:33 am
For all those folks who think Randy Pedersen is just that guy who announces bowling on TV, this week’s PBA50 Dayton Classic presented by Roto Grip provided a reminder that the guy is a pretty...
Getting ready to roll in Reno
Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:00 am
The most important two bowling days of my year are almost here. We bowl in the USBC Open Championships on Friday at 7 p.m. with team event on lanes 15 and 16 at the National Bowling Stadium and...
How the King of the Swing event works
Thursday, May 16, 2013 6:00 am
PBA on Wednesday released details on how the new GEICO Summer King of the Swing special event will work. The five-player stepladder finals event that will conclude the Summer Swing will feature a...
Lennie Boresch Jr. stays hot, leads PBA50 Dayton Classic qualifying
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10:00 pm
Skyn to win again? Fresh off winning last week’s PBA50 Miller High Life Classic, Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. — aka “Skyn” — emerged as the qualifying...
Lennie Boresch Jr. fourth, Dale Traber 19th as Darryl Bower leads first round of PBA50 Dayton Classic
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 8:00 pm
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. is fourth and Cedarburg’s Dale Traber 19th as Darryl Bower leads after Tuesday’s first round of the PBA50 Dayton Classic presented by Roto Grip, PBA...