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April Kaczor fires 742; Kevin Kleutgen, Kurt Opie slam perfect games
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:55 pm
April Kaczor fired a 742 series and Kevin Kleutgen and Kurt Opie slammed perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Kaczor chained games of 267, 235 and 240 in the Bowl-A-Vard...
Sectional assignments announced for 2017 Intercollegiate Team Championships
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress on Wednesday announced in this news release the sectional assignments for the 2017 Intercollegiate Team Championships. The sectional qualifiers will take...
Only Cotie Holbek’s near-record 2,332 all-events total safe as State Tournament leaderboards get re-write
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 4:00 pm
When Cotie Holbek fired a near-record 2,332 all-events in the first month of the 115th annual Wisconsin State Bowling Association Championships — aka the State Tournament — I wrote...
Tom Smallwood leads USBC Masters after first round as he looks to knock on door of another major title
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:59 pm
Soft-spoken Tom Smallwood has quietly become one of the world’s hottest bowlers in recent months. Smallwood, who was voted the 2016 Steve Nagy Sportsmanship award winner by his PBA Tour peers,...
Tony Thaden fires 810, Mary Lo slams 744-297; Chris Pollentier, Bill Borchers roll perfect games
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:55 pm
Tony Thaden fired an 810 series, Mary Lo slammed a 744 with a 297 game, and Chris Pollentier and Bill Borchers rolled perfect games to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Thaden, who rolled a...
Record-setting Jakob Butturff highlights 2016 QubicaAMF PBA Regional awards
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Jakob Butturff’s record-setting nine PBA Regional titles in 2016 earned him Player of the Year honors in two of the PBA’s eight regions, PBA said in announcing the 2016 QubicaAMF PBA...
Blake Lobdell Memorial Doubles, Ed Albers Scratch Classic Singles set for April 8-9 at Mystic Lanes in Mason City, Iowa
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9:00 am
I like to spend Masters weekend — golf, not bowling — around home watching as much as I can of the world’s greatest golfers attacking the world’s greatest golf course. If...
Katlin Flathau fires perfect game
Monday, February 20, 2017 11:55 pm
Katlin Flathau fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Monday. Flathau’s 300 came in a 632 series in the Prairie Lanes Major League. Twoie Gallagher led scoring with 781 in...
Update: Xtra Frame equipment gone, bowling equipment recovered as stolen rental truck found
Monday, February 20, 2017 8:00 am
Update: PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark said in a message near mid-morning Monday that the stolen rental truck was recovered about 35 miles away from the hotel it was stolen from, with the...
Chris Green fires perfect game; Quinn Sheehy slams 783, Allison Dempski 726 to top youth scoring
Sunday, February 19, 2017 11:55 pm
Chris Green fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area adult leagues over the weekend, and Quinn Sheehy slammed a 783 series and Allison Dempski 726 to top youth scoring. Green’s third...
Quinn Sheehy, Candace Kipp, Garrett Pape, Kylie Chandler take top spots in BYBT at Ten Pin Alley
Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Quinn Sheehy, Candace Kipp, Garrett Pape and Kylie Chandler won the division titles in Sunday’s Badgerland Youth Bowlers Tour tournament at Ten Pin Alley in Fitchburg. Sheehy, who averaged...
Unexpected 'gift' from Tommy Jones gives E.J. Tackett FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions title
Sunday, February 19, 2017 2:45 pm
When E.J. Tackett failed to double in the 10th frame of the title match of the 52nd FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions on Sunday, his reaction of anger at himself said it all. “When I missed...
Aggressive, targeted marketing that included free rooms, Bowlers Journal entries helped 2017 USBC Open Championships reach 10,000 teams
Sunday, February 19, 2017 10:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress is celebrating the 2017 Open Championships reaching 10,000 teams, as it rightly should.   It is the first time that barrier has been crossed since 2013, when...
2017 Bowling Combine set for Aug. 8-12 at ITRC in Arlington, Texas
Sunday, February 19, 2017 8:00 am
The 2017 Bowling Combine is scheduled for Aug. 8-12 at the International Training and Research Center in Arlington, Texas, the United States Bowling Congress has announced. Applications are being...
With start of 2017 Open Championships, USBC posts procedures for protecting lane pattern information
Saturday, February 18, 2017 11:00 pm
The United States Bowling Congress Open Championships started Saturday night at South Point Bowling Plaza with a range of dignitaries competing that included USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy and...