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The 11th Frame: In 1st tournament after death of father, Jack Jurek captures emotional win in PBA50 Miller High Life Classic

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:00 pm

Jack Jurek's emotional win Wednesday in the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic came just days after his father died. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
In a story that could be right out of Hollywood but was sadly all too real, Jack Jurek won the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic presented by Columbia 300 on Wednesday, just two weeks after his dad Jerry died. Jurek opened in the third frame of the championship match but then fired nine straight strikes to beat 5-time PBA Tour and 2-time PBA50 Tour champion Bob Learn Jr. 264-224 ay George Pappas’ Victory Lanes. The win was Jurek’s second PBA50 Tour title to go with the two titles he...

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