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Badger Bowl installing synthetic lanes; 30 Lane Challenge to be first tourney on them
Friday, May 4, 2012 8:00 am
Badger Bowl is installing new Brunswick ProLane synthetic lanes starting Monday with completion tentatively scheduled for May 25, Badger bowling coordinator John Anderson announced in an email. The...
More details on the Fusion Realtors Open tournaments
Friday, May 4, 2012 5:00 am
Greater Iowa Bowling Association operator Joe Engelkes has released more details on the Fusion Realtors Open tournaments he will put on in Waterloo, Iowa, Sept. 14-16 at Cadillac Lanes and Feb....
J.T. 'Action' Jackson: The most interesting man in bowling
Thursday, May 3, 2012 5:00 am
When I first heard about J.T. “Action” Jackson I have to admit I was skeptical. Either his story had to be exaggerated or his bowling ability had to be exaggerated. But it turns...
Spink wins InsideBowling.com Open in hometown
Thursday, May 3, 2012 2:00 am
Daniel Spink of Florissant, Mo., won the 2012 InsideBowling.com Open laast weekend at Crest Bowl in that St. Louis suburb. Spink defeated defending champion Jake Peters 433-390 in the two-game title...
Day after dad passes, Walter Ray wins PBA Senior Don Carter Memorial Open
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 10:00 pm
Sports stories don’t get much better than this one. A day after the death of his long-ill father and coming off a tough season on the PBA Tour, living legend Walter Ray Williams Jr. won the...
Industry unites for new “8 for 8” youth program starting in fall
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 10:00 am
It’s pretty much a consensus that if there is to be a bowling revival it will have to come from a focus on kids. A great step in that direction was announced this week: a national “8 for...
Changing hands in bowling
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 5:00 am
Most people know the rules on changing hands in bowling. In the PBA you can switch hands whenever you want. In USBC certified competition where handicap is involved, you must be right-handed or...
Prairie Lanes hosting American Cancer Society fundraiser tourney Saturday
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:00 am
Prairie Lanes is hosting an American Cancer Society fundraiser 9-pin no tap tournament on Saturday. The Bank of Sun Prairie Relay for Life event starts at 1 p.m. Cost is $15 per person and you can...
Learn grabs top seed heading into match play at Senior Tour stop
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 11:00 pm
On the PBA Tour, being a rookie usually means struggles as the learning curve is steep. On the PBA Senior Tour, being a “rookie” often is an advantage as all of the players are...
Larsens (no relation) take EBT Masters titles
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 8:00 pm
They share a last name and now they share a prestigious bowling title. Martin Larsen and Rebecka Larsen (no relation) won the men’s and women’s titles at the 5th European Bowling Tour...
Webcasts set for 4 Senior Tour events
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 12:00 pm
Four PBA Senior Tour events will be webcast this season, PBA announced Tuesday via a Mike J. Laneside post on the PBA.com message boards. PBA’s Xtra Frame service will webcast the PBA Senior...
Townsend wins second annual Badgerland Open
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 10:00 am
Matt Townsend won the $500 first prize in the second annual Badgerland Open at Prairie Lanes on Saturday. Townsend rolled games of 244, 266 and 234 for a 744 series, adding 78 pins handicap for an...
New MDA fundraiser tourney set for Bowl-A-Vard May 19
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 8:00 am
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes is the site of a new tournament that will raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The inaugural WHOP Pin Tap Tournament starts at 7 p.m. on May 19. The fee is $60 for...
A salute to the ‘BFI’
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 5:00 am
I got a great note last week about the late Kurt “BFI” Davids from Bill Kreitzman. My good buddy, who ran pro shops in Madison and Green Bay, died suddenly in August 2010. Here is the...
Monacelli grabs lead through two rounds of PBA Senior Don Carter Memorial Open
Monday, April 30, 2012 10:00 pm
The best thing I gained from my short and undistinguished PBA Tour career were a bunch of great friends. Amleto Monacelli was among the very best of the great guys I met on Tour and it was great to...