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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...
Led by 2-handers Palermaa and Belmonte, power players dominate Scorpion Championship
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:00 pm
Power ruled the day Tuesday at South Point Bowling Center in Las Vegas, as two-handers Osku Palermaa and Jason Belmonte, traditional power player Jason Sterner and no-thumber Tom Daugherty grabbed...
World Bowling Tour growing to 15 events next season
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:00 am
The World Tenpin Bowling Association announced that the World Bowling Tour will grow to 15 events — two just for women — in its next season, which started this week with the PBA World...
Tim Taylor fires perfect game
Monday, November 5, 2012 11:55 pm
Tim Taylor fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Taylor’s 300 came in a 757 series in the Prairie Lanes Major League. Greg VanHaren was high for the men with a 774...
Diverse Chameleon Championship TV finalists include a 2-hander, a living legend stroker, a lefty, and a Bahraini
Monday, November 5, 2012 10:00 pm
I don’t think you could ask for more diversity than what the stepladder finals of the Chameleon Championship  provide. The top seed is two-hander Jason Belmonte. The second seed is living...
Sun Prairie, Cambridge boys tied, Deforest/Poynette girls lead after first week of area high school bowling
Monday, November 5, 2012 8:00 pm
The Sun Prairie and Cambridge boys are tied for first and the Deforest/Poynette girls lead alone after Monday’s opening day of Wisconsin District 4 High School Bowling. The two boys squads...
Eric Pederson blasts 815 series, Jim Fosdick and Jason Rhyner fire perfect game, junior Vinny Stewart falls a pin shy of perfection
Sunday, November 4, 2012 11:55 pm
Eric Pederson blasted an 815 series, Jim Fosdick and Jason Rhyner fired perfect games, and Todd Gille and junior Vinny Stewart fell a pin shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling over the...