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Update: New bowling ball company BIG Bowling added to USBC approved ball list
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted Dec. 17, 2019. Update: March 4, 2020: BIG Bowling has been added to the USBC approved ball list here, with two balls listed: the IDEA and the SOLID IDEA. And...
2020 Wisconsin High School Bowling State Championships this weekend in Weston
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:00 am
The 2020 Wisconsin High School Bowling Club State Championships are set for Friday through Sunday, March 6-8 at Dale’s Weston Lanes in the Wausau suburb of Weston, the Bowling Centers...
2020 USBC Open Championships side events: BTM, 9-Pin No Tap at Coconut Bowl; Bowlers Journal, 40 Frame Game, team practice sessions at National Bowling Stadium
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:00 am
The 2020 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships starts Saturday, March 21, at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, and for many competitors that means side events as well. The BTM...
Chris Gibbons slams 820 with perfect game to top Tuesday scoring
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:55 pm
Chris Gibbons slammed an 820 series that featured a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Competing in the Dream Lanes All-Star Classic League, the Madison Area USBC Hall of...
A deep dive into the urethane ball hardness tests with former USBC, World Bowling technical executive Neil Stremmel
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:00 am
Judging by my inbox and comments on social media, I am not the only one who still has questions about the issues surrounding the urethane ball hardness tests USBC did at last month’s 2020 U.S....
Dick Thomas fires 801, Kari Kipp rolls 659 to top Monday scoring
Monday, March 2, 2020 11:55 pm
Dick Thomas fired an 801 series and Kari Kipp rolled 659 to top Madison area bowling on Monday. Thomas competed at Sport Bowl and Kipp in the Dream Lanes Early Nihgters League. Next were Jason...
NAIA announces 12 men’s, 12 women’s team for NAIA Bowling National Championship March 26-28 in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Monday, March 2, 2020 6:00 pm
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on Monday announced in this news release and this news release the 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams that have qualified for the...
The story of Steve Cooper, the Xcalibur and the reactive resin revolution — and what I wish I could ask him
Monday, March 2, 2020 9:00 am
If there was one historical story I wish I had the time to do as thoroughly as I did this story, it’s the story of the Xcalibur and the birth of reactive resin, arguably the most impactful...
Zack Green fires 845-300 to top adult scoring; Erica Lohr slams season-high 790 to top youth leagues
Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:55 pm
Zack Green fired an 845 series that featured a perfect game to top adult scoring, and Erica Lohr slammed a girls season-high 790 to top youth leagues in the Madison area over the weekend. Competing...
Swedish 2-hander Jesper Svensson might have the most powerful strike ball in bowling, but tough spare conversion wins him 2020 Go Bowling PBA Indianapolis Open
Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:00 pm
Swedish 2-hander Jesper Svensson might have the most powerful strike ball in bowling, but it was a tough spare conversion that won him the 2020 Go Bowling PBA Indianapolis Open on Saturday night. In...
Spoiler alert: Results of the Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship
Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:00 pm
If you don't want to know who won the Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship at Royal Pin Woodland in Indianapolis, do not read this story. The Roth-Holman Doubles show was taped...
A hard-to-believe win in the Compete For Kids' Sake fundraiser trios tourney for Chris Gibbons, Gail Myers Jr. and a real geezer
Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:00 pm
A day after Chris Gibbons, Gail Myers Jr. and I won the fourth annual Compete For Kids' Sake fundraiser tournament for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County, I’m still marveling at the...
Keeping record in St. Louis area, Shelter Insurance blasts 1,457 to break USBC 5-man team game record of 1,434
Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:00 am
I’m not sure what is the most amazing thing about the USBC record 1,457 game Shelter Insurance blasted in the Tri-Challenge League at Concord Bowl in St. Louis on Friday night. That the...
Jeremy Krueger fires 16th career perfect game
Friday, February 28, 2020 11:55 pm
Jeremy Krueger fired his 16th career perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Friday. Krueger’s second 300 of the season came in a 744 series in the Schwoegler’s Tiger Mixed...
Jesper Svensson and Kyle Troup cruise to top seed, Jason Belmonte and Bill O'Neill edged out for final stepladder spot in wild finish of 2020 Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship
Friday, February 28, 2020 11:00 pm
Sweden’s Jesper Svensson and Kyle Troup ran away with the top seed of the Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship at Royal Pin Woodland in Indianapolis on Friday, with all the...