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Daria Pajak, Missy Parkin own the throne, but fans back in pro bowling is the story of PBA King of the Lanes Empress Edition opening night

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11:00 pm
Daria Pajak, sitting, watches as Missy Parkin celebrates taking the throne in the PBA King of the Lanes Empress Edition on Tuesday night. Photo by PBA.
Daria Pajak (twice) and Missy Parkin (once) won the throne in the three shows of the first night of the PBA King of the Lanes Empress Edition presented by Pabst Blue Ribbon on Tuesday. But the story was the return of fans to pro bowling: Even though they weren’t hanging from the rafters at famed Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine, the wildest and most famous fans in bowling brought back an atmosphere gone too long. It was something all of the competitors professed love for, as some...