Bowling’s digital daily newspaper delivering news, analysis and opinion.

Masters top seed E.J. Tackett set to take next step in career

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014 11:00 pm
The TV finalists for the 2014 USBC Masters: E.J. Tackett, Michael Haugen Jr., Tom Smallwood, Ryan Ciminelli and Jason Belmonte. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
As far as I can tell, E.J. Tackett has silenced the critics of his decision to leave Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne and a golf scholarship to pursue a professional bowling career just over a year ago. And I heard a few, which might be understandable considering the sorry state of bowling. But the thing is, you only have one life to pursue your dreams. And I’ve always advised people who ask me that the time to do it is when you’re young and single and don’t have bigger...