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Evaluating the PBA League draft even tougher than analyzing drafts in other sports
Monday, November 12, 2012 5:00 am
Analyzing drafts in sports involves little more than educated guesswork, even for experts like Mel Kiper. I mean, who knew Peyton Manning would be one of the greatest ever and Ryan Leaf would be one...
Junior Grace Geiser falls a pin shy of perfection; Jesse Hauge ties MBA season-high with 823
Sunday, November 11, 2012 11:55 pm
Grace Geiser, a junior at DeForest High School, fired a 299 game and Brandon Combs blasted a 773 series to highlight Madison area junior bowling over the weekend, while Jesse Hauge slammed an 823...
Bob Elgas takes overall title, nearly $5,000 raised in Muscular Dystrophy 9-pin tap fundraiser
Sunday, November 11, 2012 8:00 pm
Bob Elgas took the overall title as nearly $5,000 was raised Sunday at Bowl-A-Vard Lanes in the seventh annual 9-pin tap tournament that raises funds for the fight against Muscular Dystrophy....
Joey Miller, Andrea Roeber, Austin Decker, Karis Rogers take top spots in BYBT at Dream Lanes
Sunday, November 11, 2012 6:00 pm
Joey Miller, Andrea Roeber, Austin Decker and Karis Rogers won the division titles in the Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament Sunday at Dream Lanes. Miller, who averaged 222, earned $146 for...
Junior Hall of Fame tourney awards $10,000 in scholarship funds
Sunday, November 11, 2012 5:00 pm
The sixth annual Hammer Junior Hall of Fame Tournament drew 96 teams, up from 72 a year ago, and awarded $10,000 in scholarship funds, nearly double a year ago, on Sunday at AMF Bowlero, tournament...
Twoie Gallagher, Mike Hoffman fall a pin shy of perfection
Friday, November 9, 2012 11:55 pm
Twoie Gallagher and Mike Hoffman each fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Gallagher, who rolled a perfect game earlier this week, slammed his 299 in a 763...
2013 USBC Hall of Fame inductions promise another long, entertaining night
Friday, November 9, 2012 5:00 pm
When nine people were elected to the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in the class of 2012, there were plenty of people nervous about how the evening would come off. Fortunately, none of...
PBA World Championship stage set for renewal of Belmonte-Rash rivalry
Friday, November 9, 2012 1:00 am
A rivalry that began with “Bottlegate” has become all about bowling — the best bowling on the planet. Sean Rash edged out Jason Belmonte and Mike Fagan for Player of the Year last...
Marc McDowell, Nate Sime, Todd Bush fire perfect games
Thursday, November 8, 2012 11:55 pm
Marc McDowell, Nate Sime and Todd Bush fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. McDowell's 44th career 300 and second this season came in the Village Lanes Golfers League....
USBC VIP program again a value for serious competitors of Open, Women’s Championships
Thursday, November 8, 2012 6:00 pm
When the United States Bowling Congress announced its inaugural VIP program for the Open Championships in Baton Rouge last year, I analyzed it in this blog and deemed the $199.95 package a decent...
2013 USBC Open Championships to feature different lane patterns for team, minors
Thursday, November 8, 2012 11:00 am
Using separate lane patterns for team and minors (doubles and singles) at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, which USBC announced Thursday it would do starting in 2013, could be...
Sixth annual Hammer Junior Hall of Fame tournament aiming for 108 teams at Bowlero Nov. 11
Thursday, November 8, 2012 8:00 am
Update: The tournament is up to 95 teams. The list of raffle prizes has been added to the end of this blog. The sixth annual Hammer Junior Hall of Fame tournament is set for Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11...
Tim Fosdick fires perfect game in 821 series; Jeremy Gudmandsen, Chris Scharnke also perfect
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 11:55 pm
Tim Fosdick fired a perfect game in an 821 series and Jeremy Gundmandsen and Chris Scharnke slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Fosdick's 19th career 300 and...
Dom Barrett grabs lead heading into final match play round of PBA World Championship
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 10:00 pm
England’s Dom Barrett jumped from fifth place into the lead Wednesday night in the PBA World Championship at South Point in Las Vegas, PBA reported. Barrett blasted games of 280, 247, 277,...
Dave Rasmussen slams 822, Marc McDowell fires 804; Twoie Gallager, Joel Janssen, Cody Bailey reach perfection
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 11:55 pm
Dave Rasmussen slammed an 822 series, Marc McDowell fired an 804, and Twoie Gallager, Joel Janssen and Cody Bailey all rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Rasmussen...