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The 11th Frame: High School All-Americans — a world my generation could not have imagined

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015 10:00 pm

I’ve occasionally pondered how different my bowling career might have been if today’s youth bowling had existed when I was in high school in the late 1970s. In my last year of youth bowling when I was a high school sophomore in 1977-78, we could bowl the City Tournament, State Tournament and the Pepsi tournament. There was no High School bowling in Wisconsin, no Junior Gold, no SMART program, no youth bowlers competing in adult tournaments. And adult bowling was at its peak, with...

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