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Quam tied Westfall for junior 300 record
Friday, March 16, 2012 2:00 am
I wrote last month about Shane Quam firing three perfect games this season at Oregon Bowl. I said the Oregon High School junior achieved “what I am certain is a Madison area record for junior...
Engeseth fires 816, Stittleburg slams 750
Thursday, March 15, 2012 11:55 pm
Gary Engeseth fired an 816 series and Carolyn Stittleburg slammed a 750 to highlight Madison area bowling on Thursday. Engeseth, who came in with a 201 average, chained games of 278, 259 and 279 in...
Second Insidebowling.com Open set for April 28-29 in St. Louis
Thursday, March 15, 2012 4:00 am
The second annual Insidebowling.com Open is set for April 28-29 at Crest Bowl in St. Louis, with a guaranteed first prize of $5,000. The tournament put on by Mike Flanagan and his Insidebowling.com...
PBA adds 'Champions Field' event within Tournament of Champions
Thursday, March 15, 2012 2:00 am
In a clear and logical effort to draw more entries for the Tournament of Champions, the PBA announced that it is adding an optional “Champions Field” even within the tournament that is...
Kick fires 803, Meixlsperger falls a shot shy of perfection
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 11:55 pm
Joey Kick fired an 803 series and Joel Meixlsperger fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Kick’s 803, which included a 279 game, came in the...
Baton Rouge confusion
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12:41 pm
I’ve been meaning to write more about the lane pattern for the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, but I can’t figure out what to write. One report says there was a good...
Update: USBC, Turbo hold events aimed at connecting high school bowlers and college programs
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 9:00 am
As it is with most sports, the most talented high school athletes in bowling are recruited by the top colleges. The problem for many young bowlers below that top level is getting noticed by and...
Tourney season in high gear for junior bowlers
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 8:00 am
It’s tournament time for junior bowlers, with a variety of events set for the rest of March. In Oconomowac on Saturday, there is a tournament for the top five boys and top five girls from each...
A must listen for serious bowlers: Phantom Radio starts new series on lane topography
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 5:00 am
What is the combined least known/most important component of ball motion? Lane topography. I could not even begin to explain it sufficiently, but a man who can is Ted Thompson of Kegel. And on...
Hoffman slams 835 to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:55 pm
Mike Hoffman slammed an 835 series to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Hoffman chained games of 279, 289 and 267 in the Village Lanes All-Star Co-Ed Classic League. Shannon Dins was next...
LaFollette girls second in State High School Storm Doubles
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:00 am
I must apologize for missing the Storm Doubles portion of the recent Wisconsin High School Bowling Tournament, which I blogged about here. The final standings — boys are here and girls are...
Annual Anchor Girl Trio tourney set for May 20 at AMF Bowlero
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:00 am
The annual Anchor Girl Trio tournament is scheduled to return Sunday, May 20 at 9 a.m. at AMF Bowlero in Wauwatosa. The tournament, which is organized by Dawn Behr Mariscal, features teams made up...
March 25 tourney in Chicago area is tune up for Open Championships
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 3:00 am
One Sunday a month, Town and Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill., hosts a tournament that usually is a simple 8-game sweeper for both scratch and handicap bowlers. But on Sunday, March 25 at 10 a.m., Town...
Gannon fires 836, Williams slams 825
Monday, March 12, 2012 11:55 pm
Matt Gannon fired an 836 series and Gregg Williams slammed an 825 to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Gannon chained games of 289, 278 and 269 in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Big 8 League....
Another one for the old guys: Duke romps to 35th PBA Tour title
Monday, March 12, 2012 8:00 am
Relative youth and devastating power have been served on the PBA Tour this year with Mike Fagan, Jason Belmonte and Sean Rash dominating. But veteran savvy and finesse have come out on top...