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The 11th Frame: Topography fix worth every penny to Waterloo, Iowa center

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:59 am

Maple Lanes' honor scores board at the end of the 2013-14 season. And it doesn't include out-of-town bowlers who probably had another 10 perfect games and four 800 series, Manager Andy Buelow said. Photo by Andy Buelow.
When new owners took over Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Iowa a couple of years ago, they worked diligently to improve scoring and make lane conditions more consistent at the center. Manager Andy Buelow said he and part-owner Rich Eighme “spent a lot of hours working with Kegel on the phone trying to figure out oil patterns.  One night it would work and the next night would be a disaster.” Finally, Kegel recommended the center contact Bill Mongeau of Lane Analytics to have him...

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