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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...
Dave Laskowski, Randy Adler fall a pin shy of perfection
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:55 pm
Dave Laskowski and Randy Adler fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Laskowski's 299 game came in a 782 series in the Viking Lanes Classic League. Adler's 299...
Swede, Ukrainian take titles at European Champions Cup
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:00 pm
James Gruffman of Sweden and Daria Kovalova of Ukraine won the men’s and women’s titles at the recent European Champions of 2012. Marco Landman, who was involved in running the...
Big scoring Tuesday features 3 perfect games and an 802 series by men, and a 299 game and 772, 729 and 727 series by women
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 11:55 pm
Tuesday was the highest scoring day of the 2012-13 season on Madison area lanes, with three perfect games and an 802 series by men, and a 299 game, 772, 729 and 727 series by women. Competing in the...
Hall of Famer Anne Marie Duggan back on top with USBC Senior Queens win
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 10:00 pm
Just a month after turning 50, Anne Marie Duggan is back on top of the bowling world. In a title match battle of Hall of Famers, Duggan defeated Dana Miller-Mackie 199-173 on Tuesday to win the 2012...
MBA/MWBA League Officer Sweeper and annual meeting set for Oct. 28
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 3:00 am
The 16th annual League Officer Sweeper has been scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 28 at 12:30 p.m. at Waun-A-Bowl in Waunakee, the Madison Bowling Association and Madison Women’s Bowling Association...
Matt Lajter fires perfect game, Paul Kapugi falls a pin shy of perfection
Monday, October 22, 2012 11:55 pm
Matt Lajter fired a perfect game and Paul Kapugi fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Lajter's fourth career 300 came in a 708 series in the Waun-A-Bowl Niters...
Hall of Famer Dana Miller Mackie earns top seed for USBC Senior Queens stepladder finals
Monday, October 22, 2012 10:00 pm
Three of the four stepladder finalists for the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Senior Queens presented by Storm are Hall of Famers. And second seed Char Hammel, the only finalist who isn’t...
Discounts being offered for USBC Open, Women’s Championships
Monday, October 22, 2012 5:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress again is offering discounts in an effort to boost entries in its Championships. As I detailed in this blog in January, USBC offered reduced entry fees for teams...
Erik Minter slams 803 series, youth Braxton Miller falls a pin shy of perfection in 742 series
Sunday, October 21, 2012 11:55 pm
Erik Minter slammed an 803 series and youth bowler Braxton Miller fell a pin shy of perfection in a 742 series to highlight Madison area bowling over the weekend. Minter chained games of 289, 256...
Char Hammel tops USBC Senior Queens qualifying
Sunday, October 21, 2012 10:00 pm
Char Hammel led qualifying at the 2012 United States Bowling Congress Senior Queens presented by Storm, USBC reported. Hammel, who won the Senior Queens in 2010, finished Sunday with a 3,460 total...