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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...
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...