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Good guy Jack Jurek wins 1st PBA50 Tour title

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 11:00 pm
Jack Jurek, second from right, won his 1st PBA50 Tour title on Thursday at Olympia Lanes in Hammond, Indiana. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
One of bowling’s all time good guys won his first PBA50 Tour title on Thursday, and perhaps it will be the first step in his becoming known more for his immense bowling talent than for being such a great guy. I’ve known Jack Jurek for almost 30 years since he was a teammate of my long-time friend, PBA Tour roommate and teammate Marc McDowell on one of the greatest college bowling teams ever at West Texas State. Mac told me more about what a great bowler Jack was than what a great...