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Update: Sean Rash to 900 Global, Stefanie Johnson to Roto Grip, Diana Zavjalova to Storm, A.J. Johnson to MOTIV headline ball staff changes for 2020
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Jan. 3, 2019. Tis the season for ball company staff changes involving pro bowlers, perhaps pushed a little more than usual by Brunswick’s acquisition of...
Jeremy Krueger fires 15th career perfect game
Monday, January 6, 2020 11:55 pm
Jeremy Krueger fired his 15th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Krueger’s 300 came in a 712 series in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Arick Ecker slammed the...
While Kelly Kulick maintains her dominance of 2020 Team USA Trials, men’s leader Matt Russo and Lauren Pate are writing a fairytale script
Monday, January 6, 2020 11:00 pm
The 2020 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas have turned into the Kelly Kulick show, as the USBC Hall of Famer has dominated the women’s division, totaling just 10 points through...
Collin Krachey fires 741, Brianna Thurston slams 682 to top youth scoring
Sunday, January 5, 2020 11:55 pm
Collin Krachey fires 741, Brianna Thurston slams 682 to top youth scoring Krachey chained games of 243, 277 and 221 and Thurston bowled 242, 258 and 182, both at Prairie Lanes. Next were Tyler...
Tyler Ingalls, Shannon Pluhowsky lead third round at 2020 Team USA Trials; Alex Glinski, Kelly Kulick lead overall standings with 2 days to go
Sunday, January 5, 2020 11:00 pm
Tyler Ingalls and Shannon Pluhowsky led Sunday’s third round at the 2020 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas, while Alex Glinski and Kelly Kulick lead the overall points standings...
2020 Madison Area USBC City Tournament won’t be quite the shootout it usually is
Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:00 pm
The Madison Area USBC has taken a commendable chance with the 2020 City Tournament at Schwoegler’s: Instead of the usual wet-dry slightly modified house shot that invariably turns into a cliff...
Jayson Miner wins 2020 King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial
Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:00 pm
Jayson Miner won the 2020 King Classic Ritchie Buss Memorial tournament on Sunday at 4 Seasons Bowling Center in Freeport, Illinois. Miner beat Larry Tripamer III in the title match. Kyle Geurtsen...
Final frame missed spare enables Nick Plouff to edge Andy Mills to win 2020 Chippewa Valley Match Games
Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:00 pm
Nick Plouff edged Andy Mills when Mills missed a 7-pin in the final frame to win the 2020 Chippewa Valley Match Games at Wagner’s Lanes in Eau Claire over the weekend. The final score of the...
Nick Pate, Kelly Kulick lead Day 2 at 2020 Team USA Trials, but young Jillian Martin makes another splash
Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:00 pm
Nick Pate topped the men and Kelly Kulick led the woman for a second straight day in Saturday’s second round of the 2020 Team USA Trials at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas. But it was 15-year-old...
Chris Gibbons wins Madison Area USBC Masters, Lauren Sammel takes Queens, Gibbons wins Champions Challenge match
Saturday, January 4, 2020 10:00 pm
Chris Gibbons won the Madison Area USBC Masters, Lauren Sammel took the Queens, and Gibbons beat Sammel in the Champions Challenge match at Schwoegler's Entertainment Center on Saturday. Gibbons...
Adam Resop defeats Bill Sell to take Wolf River Scratch Bowlers Tour at Resch Lanes in Wittenberg
Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:00 pm
Adam Resop defeated Bill Sell 220-196 in the title match to win the Wolf River Scratch Bowlers Tour tournament at Resch Lanes in Wittenberg on Sunday, the WRSBT reported at its Facebook page....
Lisa Kolosso fires 716, Megan Jirsa 705 to top Friday scoring
Friday, January 3, 2020 11:55 pm
Lisa Kolosso fired a 716 series and Megan Jirsa rolled a 705 to top Madison area bowling on Friday. Kolosso’s 716 came in the Schwoegler’s Tiger Mixed League and was her fourth 700 of...
Matt Russo, defending champion Kelly Kulick lead after first day of 2020 Team USA Trials
Friday, January 3, 2020 11:00 pm
The points system used for the Team USA Trials makes it a competition that can’t be won on the first day, but certainly can be lost. The standings are determined by points based on...
Phil Burr fires perfect game, Rob Ladik, Brennan Stanelle, Pete Yelk fall a shot shy of perfection
Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:55 pm
Phil Burr fired a perfect game, and Rob Ladik, Brennan Stanelle, and Pete Yelk all fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Burr’s 300 came in a 770 series...
2020 Red Cedar Classic set for Saturday, Jan. 11 in Menomonie
Thursday, January 2, 2020 6:00 pm
The 2020 Red Cedar Classic is set for Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. at Broadway Bowl in Menomonie, tournament operator Mike Holzhueter announced. The tournament has an $90 entry fee, with $78 going...