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The 11th Frame: Western Illinois University set to replace bowling center with offices

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, May 7, 2012 5:00 am

Western Illinois University has a storied bowling program that has produced three national championship teams and featured standout bowlers such as Jeremy Sonnenfeld, Vince Biondo and Derek Sapp. But bowling at WIU is in serious trouble, according to a recent email I received from Christopher Pynes, a tenured philosophy professor at WIU. Pynes, who is a long-time bowler and who put himself through college working as an A2 pinsetter mechanic, said the 16-lane campus bowling center has been...

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