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Cheeseheads Mike Kaul, Eric Fritton win $5,000 in wackiest, craziest new tournament in bowling

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, June 3, 2012 9:00 am
Eric Fritton (left) and Mike Kaul (right) of Wisconsin earned $5,000 for winning the inaugural Hall of Fame Xtravaganza this weekend at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Photo by Susan Dyhr.
In April, I wrote this blog about a new tournament with the headline: “What a deal! A long weekend in Vegas and entry in a doubles tourney paying $5,000 for first for just $500.” That was the entry fee for the inaugural "Bowling's Hall of Fame Xtravaganza," which was held this weekend at the awesome Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Some people won their entries in qualifying tournaments, including Mike Kaul, who won one at Super Bowl in Appleton that had just a $40 entry...