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PBA title to be decided Sunday in Paris
Saturday, March 24, 2012 12:00 pm
A PBA Tour title will be on the line Sunday in Paris. It will be the second awarded internationally as part of the PBA's alliance with the World Tenpin Bowling Association. The event is the...
Koivuniemi, Pluhowsky voted 2011 BWAA Bowlers of the Year
Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:00 am
How anyone could have voted for anyone but Mika Koivuniemi for male Bowler of the Year for 2011 is beyond me, but many members of the Bowling Writers Association of America did. Koivuniemi and...
USBC Senior Masters to be webcast on BowlTV
Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:00 am
I wish I was about two months older. That would make me eligible for the U.S. Senior Open and United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters in June in Las Vegas. As it is, I will make my Senior...
Breunig slams 749, Rhyner 747; Jacob Thomas fires perfect game
Friday, March 23, 2012 11:55 pm
Cher Breunig slammed a 749 series, Cindy Rhyner a 747, and Jacob Thomas fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Breunig, who has the Madison area women's season high series...
Update: Clutch finish carries Barta, Miller to Open Championships doubles lead
Friday, March 23, 2012 11:30 am
A clutch finish carried Adam Barta of Girard,Ohio, and retired PBA Tour champion Hugh Miller of Mercer Island, Wash., to the doubles lead early Friday morning at the United States Bowling Congress...
Punzel blasts 888 series in Janesville
Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:59 pm
Kevin Punzel set a Janesville record with one of the 10 highest scores in Wisconsin history Thursday night, firing an 888 series at RiversEdge Bowl. Using a new Storm VIVID, Punzel opened with a 299...
Seven perfect games, Zimmer's 748 highlight hot Thursday
Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:55 pm
The scoring was as hot as the weather Thursday, with seven bowlers firing perfect games in Madison area leagues, and Rachel Zimmer slamming a 748 series. Two of the perfect games were authored by...
Beau Breunig also had 3 perfect games in a season as a junior bowler
Thursday, March 22, 2012 8:00 pm
Do I hear five? I have received the fourth report of a Madison area junior bowler firing three perfect games in a season. This time it was Beau Breunig, who did it in the 2002-03 season when he was...
PBA Doubles show Sunday on ESPN; preliminary stepladder matches on Xtra Frame now
Thursday, March 22, 2012 12:35 pm
I won’t be a spoiler — I did that (with a warning) back in November when it was taped — for the Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship finals airing Sunday at 1:30 p.m....
Red-hot Haug slams 824; Leikness, Tim Fosdick fire perfect games
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:55 pm
Heath Haug slammed an 824 series for his third honor score in the past month, and Doug Leikness and Tim Fosdick fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Haug chained games...
Kick threatens MBA record, sets Schwoegler’s record with 853; Zimmer slams 766
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 11:55 pm
Joey Kick came within three strikes of tying Dan Swenson’s all-time Madison Bowling Association record 878 series before ending with an 853 that set the all-time record for Schwoegler’s...
Update: Broken shoe fixed, Wisconsin bowler goes from 483 in doubles to 785 and lead in singles at Open Championships
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 7:00 am
In the 1991 ABC Tournament (now the USBC Open Championships) in Toldeo, Ohio, my teammate Bret Faulkner did something so unthinkable I would have had trouble believing it if I hadn’t seen it:...
Palermaa wins first international PBA title under WTBA alliance
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:00 am
Osku Palermaa earned $25,000 and his third career PBA title in winning the Kuwait Open on Monday, and I would wager he doesn’t care what anyone thinks of it. The event is the first...
Pounders blasts 802, Frosch fires 705, Sargent slams perfect game
Monday, March 19, 2012 11:55 pm
Mike Pounders blasted an 802 series, Theresa Frosch fired a 705, and Robert Sargent slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Pounders started with games of 245 and 258...
Nick Powers also had 3 perfect games in season as junior bowler
Monday, March 19, 2012 8:00 am
I have received another report of a Madison area junior bowler firing three perfect games in a season. This time it was Nick Powers, who fired the 300s in 2008-09, the season in which he set...