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The 11th Frame: Vadakin fifth inductee to Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, June 1, 2012 8:00 am

It’s hard to imagine a coach who has groomed more superstar bowlers than Gordon Vadakin. The long-time head coach at Wichita State University has been at the helm for 17 of the school’s 19 national championships, with stars like Chris Barnes, Sean Rash and Rick Steelsmith some of the many, many big names coming out of the famed program. So it’s natural that Vadakin would be selected to the Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame. The coaches hall inducts one coach per year and Vadakin...

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