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Fit and trim Monacelli finally wins a U.S. Open
Friday, June 8, 2012 10:00 pm
The PBA Senior U.S. Open is a marathon grind like no other for the 50 and older bowler so it should come as no surprise that Amleto Monacelli won it in his first year as a senior. Monacelli always...
Miller grabs Senior U.S. Open lead after first round of match play
Friday, June 8, 2012 5:00 am
Using a ball he hadn’t used all week, Hugh Miller opened the first round of match play at the Etonic PBA Senior U.S. Open with games of 300 and 279, propelling him into the lead as the major...
Traber to seek unprecedented third USBC Senior Masters title starting Monday
Friday, June 8, 2012 4:30 am
Five bowlers have won two United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters titles: Tom Baker, Gary Dickinson, Pete Couture, Dave Davis and defending champion Dale Traber of Cedarburg. Only Baker and...
Proprietors Cup partnering with Women's Bowling Alliance
Friday, June 8, 2012 4:00 am
The Proprietors Cup and Women’s Bowling Alliance have announced a partnership for the 2013 WBA MEGABUCK! The tournament will be part of The Proprietors Cup weekend of megabucks tournaments in...
McDowell makes early run in cashers round but misses top 24 as Hall of Famers lead Senior U.S. Open heading into match play
Thursday, June 7, 2012 3:30 pm
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Marc McDowell got off to a blazing start in Thursday's cashers round at the Etonic Senior U.S. Open but couldn't keep his momentum and missed the cut to the...
Behrendt takes Petersen lead with 1,627 — first 1,600 of year
Thursday, June 7, 2012 4:00 am
Steve Orf’s squad out of the St. Louis area rattled the anicent pins at the 102nd annual Petersen Classic last Sunday with several players making a run at the lead and Tim Behrendt taking it...
McDowell only cheesehead to advance to cashers round as Ventura leads qualifying at Senior U.S. Open
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 10:00 pm
In his first national PBA event since 1996, Marc McDowell was the lone Wisconsinite to advance to the cashers round as Sammy Ventura led qualifying at the Etonic PBA Senior U.S. Open. The top 55 in...
McDowell falls back as Salvemini, Ventura lead after second round of Senior U.S. Open
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 10:00 pm
Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Marc McDowell fell back a bit in the second round of the Etonic PBA Senior U.S. Open in Las Vegas on Tuesday as he was unable to record long strings of...
Stadium for USBC championships at South Point in Las Vegas a hot topic but apparently not a done deal
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 5:00 am
Reporters learn quickly that where there’s smoke there’s often fire. And where there’s a lot of smoke, there’s almost always fire. I’ve received a lot of electronic...
Unreported average results in State Tournament disqualification, but checks won’t be held up, La Porte says
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 4:00 am
An unreported average has resulted in a disqualification for the 2012 State Tournament, but checks won’t be held up, according to Wisconsin State Bowling Association manager Phil La Porte. "A...
GEICO Summer Shootout shows start airing July 7
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 3:00 am
The 15 GEICO Summer Shootout shows that were taped last weekend at the 10pin bowling lounge in Chicago will air on ESPN starting Saturday, July 7, PBA announced. The first four of the 30-minute...
McDowell has 'solid' start as Dias leads PBA Senior U.S. Open
Monday, June 4, 2012 11:00 pm
Marc McDowell had a “pretty solid” start in his first national PBA tournament in more than 15 years as lefty Mike Dias took the lead after Monday’s opening round in an atypically...
Hess tops Tomsu for Regional title in South Dakota
Sunday, June 3, 2012 6:00 pm
Tom Hess made his PBA debut as a Brunswick staffer a successful won, winning the PBA Midwest Region Midcontinent Communications Open Presented By Ebonite at Empire Bowl in Sioux Falls, S.D. over the...
Cheeseheads Mike Kaul, Eric Fritton win $5,000 in wackiest, craziest new tournament in bowling
Sunday, June 3, 2012 9:00 am
In April, I wrote this blog about a new tournament with the headline: “What a deal! A long weekend in Vegas and entry in a doubles tourney paying $5,000 for first for just $500.” That...
Vadakin fifth inductee to Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame
Friday, June 1, 2012 8:00 am
It’s hard to imagine a coach who has groomed more superstar bowlers than Gordon Vadakin. The long-time head coach at Wichita State University has been at the helm for 17 of the school’s...