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

The 11th Frame: Bill O’Neill plays own game, doubles in final frame to edge Brian Valenta for PBA Badger Open title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:00 pm

Bill O’Neill was both smart and clutch in beating Brian Valenta to win the PBA Badger Open title, which was taped May 31 and aired Tuesday night on CBS Sports Network. Valenta, who was seeking his first PBA Tour title, is a two-hander who keeps his thumb in the ball until release and has more revs than any of the other players in the Badger Open TV finals. He smartly used a strategy of throwing a heavily-sanded ball up the middle in practice, playing to his strength of getting deep and...

Login or Subscribeto read more