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Update: Nick Powers' 856 could be all-time local youth record
Monday, April 13, 2009 12:00 am
Nick Powers may have set the official all-time Madison Area Junior Bowling Association record with an 856 series at Prairie Lanes on Saturday. After a pair of 278s, Powers rolled his third...
Leikness fires 802
Saturday, April 11, 2009 12:00 am
Doug Leikness rolled an 802 series and Bob Weihert came withinone shot of a perfect game to highlight area bowling onFriday. Leikness used games of 279...
4,000 seems inevitable
Friday, April 10, 2009 12:00 am
The once unthinkable -- a 4,000 team series, or 800per man -- almost seems inevitable. A Tennessee team's 3,937 rolled last month has beenapproved as...
Thompson rolls 'Sport' 300, Grossen and Coy traditional 300s
Friday, April 10, 2009 12:00 am
Kevin Thompson rolled the fourth Sport Bowlingperfect game in the Madison Bowling Association this season, andDon Grossen and Herb Coy recorded perfect games in traditionalleagues to...
Wilbon takes down Malott
Friday, April 10, 2009 12:00 am
In a match that is sure to provide a ton ofpositive publicity for the PBA, ESPN Pardon the Interruptionco-host Michael Wilbon beat 2009 PBA Player of the Year Wes Malottin a special match...
Callies just misses perfection
Thursday, April 9, 2009 12:00 am
Matt Callies rolled a 299 game to highlight area bowling onWednesday. Callies recorded a 774 series with the 299 in the Prairie LanesMen's Rec League....
PBA does the right thing, gives Sterner exemption
Thursday, April 9, 2009 12:00 am
In a bizarre turn of events, Jason Sterner earned aPBA Tour exemption for 2009-10 then lost it at last week's U.S.Open. To the credit of the PBA...
USBC wrap-up
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 12:00 am
I've gotten a lot of questions in the last few daysabout lane play, ball choices etc., so I thoughtI'd reiterate a few things I may not havestated clearly enough in my blogs from the...
Catching up on scores
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 12:00 am
Now that I'm back from the USBC Open Championships in Las Vegas,it's time to catch up on the local league scores I missed while Iwas gone. The perfect...
Sometimes Open Championships dreams do come true
Sunday, April 5, 2009 12:00 am
There is no possible way to put into words what this weekend was like. But it's my job to try, so here goes. Team Friday night was so much more emotional because it was something we want so...
The most fun you can have with your clothes on!
Saturday, April 4, 2009 12:00 am
That about sums up our team event in the USBC Open ChampionshipsFriday night. Our Turbo 2-N-1 Grips team has had some great USBCs, includingwinning the...
How high are USBC scores this year?
Friday, April 3, 2009 12:00 am
Two teams moved into the top 10 Thursday at the USBC OpenChampionships in Las Vegas. The Bowling Shop II, a great Texas-based team led by former...
USBC leaderboard shake-ups
Thursday, April 2, 2009 12:00 am
Target scores went up a ton the last two days at the USBC OpenChampionships in Las Vegas, and we got to see some of theaction. The Don Johnson Memorial...
Nihles, Riege, Johnson, Heinzelman, Smith roll honor scores
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 12:00 am
A big night of scoring Tuesday included two women's 700 series,two men's 800s, a perfect game and four near-miss300s. Angela Nihles recorded a 723...
USBC game plan
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 12:00 am
Our "game plan" for this year's USBC Open Championships isn'tgoing to surprise anyone who follows message board threads aboutthe tournament, and it's basically what noted...