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For PBA fans, Clark interview on Spare-Time Bowling Show is a must listen
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 2:00 am
As I’ve blogged, the Spare-Time Bowling Show is a weekly “must listen” for me. This week’s show was the season finale, and it’s absolutely a must listen for fans of the...
Schaefer, Becker, Burnett fire perfect games
Monday, March 26, 2012 11:55 pm
Zach Schaefer, Jestin Becker and Tim Burnett fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Schaefer’s fourth career 300 came in a 773 series in the Dream Lanes Suburban...
McFarland/Sherman/Poynette wins District 4 Middle School League tournament
Monday, March 26, 2012 8:00 pm
McFarland/Sherman/Poynette won the District 4 Middle School League tournament at Dream Lanes on Monday, Mary Conklin reported in an email. The competition this season consisted of 16 teams in three...
Fagan boosts Player of the Year resume with win in Paris
Monday, March 26, 2012 3:00 pm
Who is the best bowler in the world right now? And who will be PBA Player of the Year? The answer to the first question almost certainly is Mike Fagan or Jason Belmonte, the two bowlers who have...
Ten Pin Alley hosting Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser honoring Harriet Delorse Peterson on April 21
Monday, March 26, 2012 5:00 am
Ten Pin Alley is set to host the inaugural Harriet Delorse Peterson 8-pin No Tap Memorial Tournament on April 21, with proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County. The event, which...
Franklin leads adult scoring with 761, Schulz tops juniors with 669
Sunday, March 25, 2012 11:55 pm
A relatively quiet weekend on Madison area lanes was led by a 761 by Tommy Franklin and a 669 by junior girl Danielle Schulz. Franklin competed in the Viking Lanes Specials League, edging the 759 of...
MBA Hall of Famer Carlson wins Senior Regional for first PBA title
Sunday, March 25, 2012 10:00 pm
After years of consistently solid bowling, Madison Bowling Association Hall of Famer Joel Carlson finally won his first PBA title on Sunday. The right-hander who now lives in the Omaha, Neb., area...
Brian Hoffman defeats Myers for MAST title at Wildcat
Sunday, March 25, 2012 6:00 pm
Brian Hoffman defeated Gail Myers Jr. 238-198 in the title match Sunday at Wildcat Lanes to win his seventh Madison Area Scratch Tour title, MAST reported. First paid $454, and Hoffman also won the...
Sands, LaVine, Schinke, Soehnlein take BYBT Masters titles; Thaden fires perfect game
Saturday, March 24, 2012 2:00 pm
Dalton Sands, Taylor LaVine, Jacob Schinke, and Ava Soehnlein won the division titles and Ricky Thaden fired a perfect game in the Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour Masters event ending the 2011-12...
PBA title to be decided Sunday in Paris
Saturday, March 24, 2012 12:00 pm
A PBA Tour title will be on the line Sunday in Paris. It will be the second awarded internationally as part of the PBA's alliance with the World Tenpin Bowling Association. The event is the...
Koivuniemi, Pluhowsky voted 2011 BWAA Bowlers of the Year
Saturday, March 24, 2012 11:00 am
How anyone could have voted for anyone but Mika Koivuniemi for male Bowler of the Year for 2011 is beyond me, but many members of the Bowling Writers Association of America did. Koivuniemi and...
USBC Senior Masters to be webcast on BowlTV
Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:00 am
I wish I was about two months older. That would make me eligible for the U.S. Senior Open and United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters in June in Las Vegas. As it is, I will make my Senior...
Breunig slams 749, Rhyner 747; Jacob Thomas fires perfect game
Friday, March 23, 2012 11:55 pm
Cher Breunig slammed a 749 series, Cindy Rhyner a 747, and Jacob Thomas fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Breunig, who has the Madison area women's season high series...
Update: Clutch finish carries Barta, Miller to Open Championships doubles lead
Friday, March 23, 2012 11:30 am
A clutch finish carried Adam Barta of Girard,Ohio, and retired PBA Tour champion Hugh Miller of Mercer Island, Wash., to the doubles lead early Friday morning at the United States Bowling Congress...
Punzel blasts 888 series in Janesville
Thursday, March 22, 2012 11:59 pm
Kevin Punzel set a Janesville record with one of the 10 highest scores in Wisconsin history Thursday night, firing an 888 series at RiversEdge Bowl. Using a new Storm VIVID, Punzel opened with a 299...