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After 6 years, Badger Elite to return Sept. 28-29 with $2,000 guaranteed for first
Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:30 pm
Note: This story first posted on April 16, 2019 and has been updated with more details. With the loss of sponsorship and the retirement of long-time Badger Elite and Central Wisconsin Scratch...
H2M Management, operator of the hugely successful Hoosier Classic, running more college tournaments this season
Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:00 am
The Hoosier Classic, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last season, is the biggest thing in regular season college bowling. The 144-team field (78 men’s and 66 women’s) for the...
Kurt Opie fires 757, Holly Loy rolls 616 to top Wednesday scoring
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:55 pm
Kurt Opie fired a 757 series and Holly Loy rolled a 616 to top Madison area bowling on Wednesday. Opie competed in the Bowl-A-Vard Lanes AmFam League, and Loy in the Bowl-A-Vard Mixed Nuts League....
Update: 8-player field set for PBA Clash; first prize upped to $50,000, new CEO Colie Edison tells FloBowling
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:00 pm
Note: This story originally posted Aug. 15, 2019. Update Sept. 25, 2019: In a podcast with Lucas Wiseman of PBA webcasting partner FloBowling that was posted on Sept. 24, new PBA CEO Colie...
Blake Fredrick slams season-high 825 series, Matt Maly fires perfect game
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:55 pm
Blake Fredrick slammed a Madison areas season-high 825 series and Matt Maly fired a perfect game to highlight Madison area bowling on Tuesday. Fredrick’s 825 in the Waun-A-Bowl surpassed the...
The complete history of women's pro bowling champions and awards by bowling historian Eric Hartman lives now on 11thFrame.com
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:00 am
I've never met Eric Hartman, but he's like an old friend I can talk bowling history with forever. That's logical since Hartman might be the sport's pre-eminent historian. Trust me when I tell...
Update: Date changed to Nov. 16 for second annual 3-person tourney to benefit youth scholarship fund at Prairie Lanes
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:00 am
Note: This story originally posted Aug. 14, 2019. Update Sept. 24, 2019: The date of the tournament has been changed to Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. I wil change the flyer when a modified one is posted....
Megan Jirsa fires Madison area women’s season-high 734 series
Monday, September 23, 2019 11:55 pm
Megan Jirsa fired a Madison area women’s season-high 734 series to top Monday scoring. Jirsa's big series in the Spartan Bowl Major League, passed the prior season high of 700 rolled by...
WSBT Over 40/Under Doubles set for Nov. 30 at Revs in Oshkosh
Monday, September 23, 2019 5:00 am
Terry Kulibert’s Wisconsin Scratch Bowlers Tour Over 40/Under 40 Doubles, annually one of the state’s most popular scratch tournaments, is set for Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at Revs...
Tyler Haugen fires 688, Allison Dempski rolls 642 to top weekend youth scoring
Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:55 pm
Tyler Haugen fired a 688 series and Allison Dempski rolled a 642 to top Madison area youth bowling over the weekend. Both Haugen and Dempski competed in the Prairie Lanes Storm Challenge League on...
Tony Oliva beats Brent Ritchie to win low-scoring MAST at Village Lanes on Kegel Tower of Pisa lane pattern
Sunday, September 22, 2019 8:00 pm
The 41-foot Kegel Tower of Pisa lane pattern looks fairly benign, with 24.98 mL of oil and left-side ratios of 3.27-1 middle-outside track, 1.46-1 middle-middle track, and 1.03-1 middle-inside track,...
Bill O'Neill sweeps Jason Sterner to win inaugural FloBowling PBA ATX Invite, adding to career-best season
Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 pm
Bill O’Neill isn’t going to be PBA Player of the Year in 2019, but there are many seasons in which he would have been in contention. Heading into Saturday’s FloBowling PBA ATX...
Nick Pate keeps it on the lane this time, beats Brady Stearns at Ten Pin Alley to win first PBA Regional
Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:00 pm
The last time Nick Pate and Brady Stearns met in the title match of a PBA Regional, it produced what might be the most bizarre — and famous — ending to a PBA Regional ever. As detailed...
2019-20 Madison Area USBC Women's Championships — aka Women's City Tournament — set for weekends Feb. 8-23 at Middleton Sport Bowl
Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:00 am
Middleton Sport Bowl will host the Madison Area USBC Women’s Championships — aka the Women’s City Tournament — weekends Feb. 8-23. Squad times will be 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. both...
2019-20 Madison Area USBC Open Championships — aka City Tournament — set for weekends Jan. 5-26 at Schwoegler’s
Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:55 am
For the second straight year, Schwoegler’s Entertainment Center will be hosting the City Tournament. The 2019-20 Madison Area USBC Open Championships — aka the City Tournament —...