11,318 Acts of Love

Written by Steve Richter   “What is: April 26, 2014” Some day in the future that will be my answer to the question “When was the last time you cried?” That was the day of our 2nd Annual ELITE Pro Shop VIP Tournament and charity event to benefit Rainbow Kids of Sheboygan County. And the […]

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The Most Improbable Winner You Could Ever Imagine

Dateline:  May 18, 2013, Reno, NV, National Bowling Stadium. That was the last time John Wittkowske picked up a ball and bowled competitively  as we wrapped up our trip to the USBC Open Championships in 2013. So while he has been practicing getting ready for the 2014 USBC OC, John hasn’t thrown a competitive shot […]

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I Witnessed Total Domination Twice on Super Bowl Sunday

Just like the Seahawks dominated the Broncos in Super Bowl 48, the inaugural Scott’s Vending Super Bowl Doubles tournament was won by the team that dominated everyone all day long. Justin Mickelson and Cody Weigel literally led from game 1 through qualifying, through match play and through two matches in the stepladder finals.  Their performance […]

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Walters Continues USBC Blue #1 Dominance

Last evening, Mike Walters of Sheboygan became only the second person to record a 300 game in the ELITE Bowling Pro Shop Challenge League.  Aaron Cleveland accomplished that feat in the 2012-13 season.   Walters 300 came in the opening game and followed with 256 and 228.  He had a chance to seal an 800 […]

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The Quietest Night for Some of the Biggest Scores

Judging by the tone and temperament of both shifts in last night’s ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League you would have thought it was just like any other night of bowling. And then the stats came in: *  5 of the 7 youth bowlers increased their high series of the year *  24 of the 25 […]

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Walters Continues Hot Streak In ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League

Mike Walters continued his torrid pace in finishing up October pattern segment for the ELITE Bowling Pro Shop Challenge League. After shooting the first 1000 of the year (1002), he followed up with a 955 on games of 259-213-225-258 to finish the segment at 235. However, after missing the first two weeks waiting for a […]

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Standings are starting to shape up in the ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League

With the 3rd of 5 weeks complete, there are 18 players with a shot at winning the USBC White #3 pattern segment. A night after rolling his first ever 800 series, Aaron Nachtwey continued his hot hand rolling games of 253-251-240-238 for a 982 set.  He also leads the standings after three weeks with 195 […]

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Andy Schneider Leading ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League after Two Night

Andy Schneider leads by 10 points over Paul Gloede half way through the action in the first pattern segment of the ELITE Pro Shop Challenge League at Odyssey Fun Center in Sheboygan Falls. On the strength of two solid performances on the USBC White #3 pattern, Andy has averaged 220 over the first two weeks […]

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An Amazing Display of Love, Compassion, Generosity and Hope

Written by: Steve Richter While this is the first sentence you’ll read in this blog post, it’s the last one I write while finishing it up. I had to do that to emotionally get through one of the top 5 life events I’ve ever experienced and to give you proper perspective on great acts of […]

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Zak Becker Goes from Gutter to Glory and DOMINATES the ELITE Pro Shop VIP Tournament

Zak Becker of West Bend rolled his first-ever clean game in the first game of the tournament; a 235, and never looked back as he lead from wire-to-wire winning the inaugural ELITE Pro Shop VIP Tournament. In his first-ever tournament, Zak defeated Storm / Roto Grip Regional Sales Manager Chris Sand 211 to 210.  Chris […]

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