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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...
Fagan wins fifth career European Bowling Tour title
Monday, April 30, 2012 6:00 pm
If Mike Fagan isn’t voted PBA Player of the Year, he might get voted European Bowling Tour Player of the Year (if there is such an award). Fagan defeated Colombia’s Clara Guerrero...
Gibbons 7th, 8th, 11th in Open Championships events
Monday, April 30, 2012 4:00 pm
Chris Gibbons has made several runs at Eagles over the years at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships (formerly the American Bowling Congress Tournament). His closest calls were a...
Delegates decline to give USBC flexibility on dues
Monday, April 30, 2012 8:00 am
I don’t know anyone who has all the answers to stopping and hopefully reversing organized bowling’s decline. But I am certain of one thing: it will require trying new things. Sadly, the...
Lehr's 868, Frosch's 804, Quam's three perfect games highlight 2011-12 season
Monday, April 30, 2012 4:00 am
Dave Lehr's 868, Theresa Frosch's 804 and junior bowler Shane Quam's three perfect games highlighted 2011-12 season in the Madison area. Lehr started spare, double, spare and then ripped off 32...
How Matt McNiel made history at the Open Championships
Sunday, April 29, 2012 9:00 pm
In the 109-year history of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships (formerly the American Bowling Congress Tournament), no one has ever had a three-year run like what Matt McNiel capped...
Kauble takes first round lead in PBA Senior Don Carter Memorial Open
Sunday, April 29, 2012 8:30 pm
Tim Kauble totaled 1,414 for six games (235.6 average) to take the first round lead in the PBA Senior Don Carter Memorial Open presented by Ebonite on Sunday, PBA reported. “Except for the...
Madison's Team Pabst fires 3,219 at Open Championships
Sunday, April 29, 2012 6:00 pm
Team Pabst of Madison fired 3,219 on Sunday to move into 11th place in team at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. The team, which finished third in team all-events in 2008 after...
Kempf, Wendt take State Tournament doubles lead with 1,525
Sunday, April 29, 2012 5:00 pm
Ken Kempf and Jason Wendt grabbed the State Tournament doubles lead on Sunday with a 1,525 total. Competing on the USBC Blue 1 lane pattern at Weston Lanes, Kempf rolled games of 279, 232 and 259...
Michalowski rips monkey off back with first PBA title
Sunday, April 29, 2012 10:00 am
Nathan Michalowski ripped the monkey off his back on Saturday. The Burlington righty no longer can vie for the “title” of best PBA Regional bowler without a title. After numerous close...
Madison’s Smith moves into top 10 in singles at USBC Women’s Championships
Sunday, April 29, 2012 8:00 am
Chris Smith of Madison moved into the top 10 in singles at the United States Bowling Congress Women’s Championships in Reno on Saturday. Smith, who had knee surgery for a torn meniscus on...
McNiel and Lakers, Dunham and DV8 Indianapolis highlight big night at Open Championships
Saturday, April 28, 2012 3:00 pm
The strikes came in bunches at the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships on Friday night. The headliners were a man who is becoming known as Mr. Open Championships in his debut year with...