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Derek Eoff edges Rick Erce 206-205 to win MAST at Leisure Lanes in Monroe for 12th title
Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:00 pm
Derek Eoff edged Rick Erce 206-205 to win the Madison Area Scratch Tour survivor finals format tournament at Leisure Lanes in Monroe on Sunday, MAST reported in this post. Eoff qualified third with...
Jakob Butturff becomes 3rd player to win PBA event this season despite gutter on TV; viewership down slightly from 2018 Clash
Sunday, November 3, 2019 7:00 pm
Jakob Butturff became the third player this year to show that throwing a gutter in a TV finals isn’t a bowling death sentence. In August, Tommy Jones won the PBA BowlerStore.com Classic...
Storm Youth Championships growing to 8 tournaments in 2020
Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:00 am
Storm Products announced in a news release an 8-tournament schedule for the Storm Youth Championships for 2020. The company said the SYC has awarded more than $203,065 in SMART scholarship funding...
Matt Ziegler fires ninth career perfect game
Friday, November 1, 2019 11:55 pm
Matt Ziegler fired his ninth career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Ziegler’s 300 came in a 772 series in the Sport Bowl Lions League. The top series were Jeff...
Big news comes with more shameless spin in latest USBC Open Championships survey: 2020 entries projected to be at least 17% above last tourney in Reno in 2016
Friday, November 1, 2019 8:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress continued with its shameless and sadly comical spinning of survey results regarding the Open Championships, lumping neutral responses in with positive for the...
U.S. Open win moves Francois Lavoie to top of World Bowling Tour points rankings
Friday, November 1, 2019 11:00 am
Francois Lavoie’s win in the U.S. Open on Wednesday moved him to the top of the World Bowling Tour points rankings, PBA reported in Spare Shots on Friday. As I detailed in this story, for...
Rick Erce fires 801 series, Dylan Hartmann fires perfect game
Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:55 pm
Rick Erce fired an 801 series and Dylan Hartmann fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling late Wednesday and Thursday. Competing in the Dream Lanes Moonlight League, Erce chained games...
Update: Move to 6 per pair expands field to 180 for fourth annual South Point Senior Shootout Nov. 11-15 at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas
Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:00 am
Update May 29, 2019: South Point Senior Shootout tournament director Ron Mohr announced Wednesday that the field for the 2019 South Point Senior Shootout would be expanded from 150 to 180 players by...
Former pro cricket player turned broadcast executive Andrew Oram of England appointed new CEO of World Bowling
Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:00 am
Andrew Oram of England, a former pro cricket player turned broadcast executive, has been appointed the new CEO of World Bowling, the sport’s global governing body said in this news release on...
Bob Richardson slams 827, John Losse falls a shot shy of perfection
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:55 pm
Bob Richardson slammed an 827 series and John Losse fell a shot shy of perfection to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Richardson, a Madison Area USBC Hall of Famer, chained games of 259,...
Back to basics equals back on top for Francois Lavoie, who wins his second U.S. Open
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:00 pm
It was only a couple of years ago that Francois Lavoie was looking like the next big thing in bowling, winning the 2016 U.S. Open and Shark Championship as he became PBA Rookie of the Year, and then...
Expanded 2020 PBA Tour schedule on FOX Sports includes new special PBA/PWBA Mixed Doubles with Bowl Expo; CP3 Celebrity Invitational not yet announced
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:00 pm
The PBA and FOX Sports on Wednesday announced in this news release that the 2020 PBA Tour schedule on FOX and FS1 with one previously unannounced event: a special PBA/PWBA Mixed Doubles to be held in...
Herb Kimpel fires 84th career perfect game
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:55 pm
Herb Kimpel fired his 84th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Kimpel’s third 300 of the season — tops in the Madison area — came between games of 228...
Sean Rash tops a major stepladder field for a major tournament: Francois Lavoie, Jason Belmonte, Bill O’Neill, Anthony Simonsen also make 2019 U.S. Open TV finals
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:00 pm
There will not be a new major champion in bowling on Wednesday night, as the stepladder finals of the 2019 U.S. Open will feature five major champions: Sean Rash, Francois Lavoie, Jason Belmonte,...
Marc McDowell grabs lead in doubles, singles, all-events at Madison Area USBC Senior Open Championships — aka Senior City Tournament — at Riviera Bowl in Sauk City
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Retired PBA Tour star Marc McDowell used his still formidable speed to mostly conquer the wet-dry house shot at Riviera Bowl in Sauk City to take the lead in doubles, singles and all-events at the...