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Update: More on the possible Jack Black bowling movie
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:00 am
Update: A reliable source tells me the possible movie actually would be based on the Cinderella story of Tom Smallwood, but the character might be more like Pete Weber. I'm not sure that would...
Dick Paulson fires perfect game
Monday, October 29, 2012 11:55 pm
Dick Paulson fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Paulson's 10th career 300 came in a 747 series in the Badger Bowl MARBA League. Madison Bowling Association Hall of...
Tom Brabender fires 772, Doris Anderson slams 670
Sunday, October 28, 2012 11:55 pm
Tom Brabender fired a 772 and Doris Anderson slammed a 670 to highlight Madison area bowing over the weekend. Brabender competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Survivors League, and Anderson in the...
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. edges Pete Weber for PBA Senior Regional title in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Sunday, October 28, 2012 8:00 pm
Kenosha’s Lennie Boresch Jr. edged Pete Weber 228-227 in the title match to win the PBA Midwest/Central Region Lancer Lanes Senior Viper Open in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sunday. Boresch earned...
Red-hot Mike Hoffman edges Dal Geitz in battle of lefties for MAST title at Village Lanes
Sunday, October 28, 2012 8:00 pm
Mike Hoffman edged Dal Geitz 233-232 to win a battle of left-handers for the Madison Area Scratch Tour title at Village Lanes on Sunday, MAST reported on its Facebook page. Hoffman’s 10th...
Jason Belmonte, Diandra Asbaty win AMF Australian Masters titles
Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:00 am
Jason Belmonte and Diandra Asbaty won the titles at the AMF Australian Masters on Saturday, PBA reported. In a renewal of their rivalry, home country favorite Belmonte rallied for a 2-1 victory over...
Ken Kempf downs Jason Wendt to win CWSBT tourney at Shoreview
Saturday, October 27, 2012 10:00 pm
Ken Kempf defeated teammate Jason Wendt 244-227 to win the Central Wisconsin Scratch Bowlers Tour tournament at Shoreview Lanes in Oshkosh on Saturday, CWSBT operator Dale Hackbart reported in an...
Greg Thomas, Rochelle Blake win big Milwaukee tournaments
Saturday, October 27, 2012 10:00 pm
Greg Thomas and Rochelle Blake on Saturday won the season’s two biggest singles tournaments in the Milwaukee area. Thomas won the 10th annual Milwaukee Open Match Game Championships, which was...
After a quarter century-plus, Jim Graefe wins his first PBA title
Saturday, October 27, 2012 6:00 pm
Jim Graefe was bowling PBA Regionals back in the 1980s and often made match play but never could quite manage to win. The Wisconsin righty took many years off to focus on his family, but eventually...
Dick Thomas fires 805 series
Friday, October 26, 2012 11:55 pm
Dick Thomas fired an 805 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Thomas competed in the Sport Bowl Lions League. Ron Blanchar fell a shot shy of perfection with a 295 game in a 734...
2013 U.S. Opens to be held simultaneously in Columbus, Ohio
Friday, October 26, 2012 10:00 am
I lost count of the number of people who told me last summer that the 2013 men’s and women’s U.S. Opens would be held simultaneously in July in Las Vegas. I referenced that in this blog...
Mark Recknagel rolls 775, Theresa Frosch fires 677, Rick Thomas blasts Beijing with 737
Thursday, October 25, 2012 11:55 pm
Mark Recknagel rolled a 775 series, Theresa Frosch fired a 677, and Rick Thomas blasted the tricky Team USA Beijing pattern with a 737 to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Recknagel...
Ashly Galante replacing Jackie Bowling as sideline reporter for Xtra Frame
Thursday, October 25, 2012 3:00 pm
If you don't watch PBA's Xtra Frame online channel you might have no idea who Jackie Bowling is. For those of us who watch Xtra Frame webcasts — I wish I had time to watch a lot more than I do...
World Series of Bowling nearly here
Thursday, October 25, 2012 10:00 am
The GEICO World Series of Bowling is little more than a week away and the big news is that the field is full with 240 entries representing a record 17 countries, according to PBA. The fourth World...
Henry Hitter 3-Man tourney set for Dec. 15 at Bowl-A-Vard
Thursday, October 25, 2012 5:00 am
The 24th annual Henry Hitter 3-Man Tournament will be Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, Mark Henry announced. The popular tournament attracts many of the top bowlers from Wisconsin and...