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The 11th Frame: A salute to the New England Bowlers Association as it heads toward year 55

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:00 am

Because there was no high school bowling, no scholarship tournaments and no Junior Gold, I went into adult competition about a week before I turned 16 in July 1978. But I had to wait until I turned 18 before I could bowl in the organization I most wanted to compete in: the Wisconsin Non-Pro Bowlers Alliance. (I knew I was going to college so the PBA Tour was a dream for after that.) The series of monthly 2-day weekend tournaments were similar to PBA Regionals and it would be the success of...

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