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Lisa Kolosso, Hannah Yelk each win 2 titles in 2020 Women's City Tournament
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:00 pm
Lisa Kolosso and Hannah Yelk each won two titles in the 2020 Madison Area USBC Women’s Championships — aka the Women’s City Tournament — that concluded its 3-weekend run...
Amanda Van Duyn fires 798-300, Colin Schulz slams perfect game
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:55 pm
Amanda Van Duyn fired a 798 series featuring a perfect game, and Colin Schulz also slammed a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Van Duyn’s eighth career 300 came in the...
Unfazed by U.S. Open loss, Anthony Simonsen leads qualifying at 2020 Go Bowling PBA Indianapolis Open
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:00 pm
On Sunday, Anthony Simonsen suffered a tough loss as top seed of the 2020 U.S. Open, falling 226-201 to Jason Belmonte, with a painful solid 10-pin in the ninth keeping Simonsen from controlling his...
After winning the U.S. Open, Jason Belmonte talks about being alone at the top of bowling’s major mountain, what goals he has left, when he really might retire, and more
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:00 pm
I first wrote about Don Carter holding the true historical record of 11 major titles in bowling in this story after Pete Weber won the 2013 PBA Tournament of Champions for his 10th major title. The...
2020 U.S. Open viewership on FOX tops 1.1 million, continuing momentum for 2020 PBA Tour
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:00 am
The 2020 PBA Tournament of Champions TV finals on FOX on Sunday, Feb. 9 drew the highest viewership of any regular PBA Tour TV show since the historic 2010 PBA Tournament of Champions won by Kelly...
Rock County Sheriff’s Office Gutter Busters event for kids set for Saturday, March 8 at Rivers Edge Bowl in Janesville
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:00 am
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office announced that it is holding its Gutter Busters event for kids on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. at Rivers Edge Bowl in Janesville. It said in a news release that...
Matt Krueger, Dan Swenson fire perfect games to highlight Monday scoring
Monday, February 24, 2020 11:55 pm
Matt Krueger and Dan Swenson fired perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Krueger’s 10th career 300 came in a 751 series in the Spartan Bowl Major League. Krueger, who has...
Look for high scores as PBA heads back to dual lane patterns for doubleheader of Go Bowling PBA Indianapolis Open and Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship
Monday, February 24, 2020 4:00 pm
It will be back to dual lane patterns for this week’s Indianapolis doubleheader of the Go Bowling PBA Indianapolis Open and Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship at Royal Pin...
Erica Lohr fires 728-300, Collin Krachey slams season-high 773, Brianna Thurston 741 in big weekend for youth scoring
Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:55 pm
Erica Lohr fired her first career perfect game, Collin Krachey slammed a Madison area youth season-high 773 series, and Brianna Thurston rolled a 741 to highlight a big weekend in the excellent...
Tom Hess strikes in 10th to beat Andrew Anderson to win GIBA Ebonite Winter Classic
Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:00 pm
Tom Hess became the first three-time champion of the Greater Iowa Bowling Association tournament long known as the Fusion Realtors Open and now the Ebonite Winter Classic by striking in the 10th...
Jason Belmonte fills last hole on resume with 2020 U.S. Open win, but don’t look for him to retire
Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:00 pm
In a lengthy interview in the midst of his fourth PBA Player of the Year crown in 2017, Jason Belmonte told 11thFrame.com that one of his remaining goals was to win the U.S. Open as it and the World...
Anthony Simonsen a game away from next historic step as top seed of 2020 U.S. Open; Jason Belmonte also seeks history, Dick Allen, Chris Via, Perry Crowell IV look to make their mark
Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:00 pm
Anthony Simonsen and Jason Belmonte will be seeking major pieces of bowling history in Sunday’s stepladder finals of the 2020 U.S Open, while Dick Allen, Chris Via and Perry Crowell IV are...
Tom Hess leads qualifying at GIBA Ebonite Winter Classic as minus 2 makes cut
Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:00 pm
Two-time champion Tom Hess led Saturday’s qualifying with 1,659 for seven games and 1,398 made the cut at the Greater Iowa Bowling Association Ebonite Winter Classic (formerly the Fusion Open)...
Connie Cashin fires 737 to top Friday scoring
Friday, February 21, 2020 11:55 pm
Connie Cashin fired a 737 series to top Madison area bowling on Friday. Cashin's 737 was her second 700 of the season and it came in the Sport Bowl Friends League. Chris Jackson led men’s...
Anthony 'Youngest to win majors' Simonsen seeks to make it 3 as he leads 2020 U.S. Open heading into final day of match play
Friday, February 21, 2020 11:00 pm
Anthony Simonsen became the youngest bowler to win a major title when he won the USBC Masters in 2016 at 19 years and 39 days. Almost exactly three years later, Simonsen won the PBA Players...