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Jason Sterner, last-minute replacement partner Birgit Poppler enjoy improbable win in PBA-PWBA Xtra Frame Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles — aka The Luci

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017 11:30 pm
Birgit Poppler, left, and Jason Sterner on Sunday won the 18th PBA-PWBA Xtra Frame Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles — aka The Luci — at Copperfield Bowl in Houston. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
In the annals of improbable wins, the victory by Jason Sterner and Birgit Poppler in the 18th PBA-PWBA Xtra Frame Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles — aka The Luci — at Copperfield Bowl in Houston isn’t at the head of the table, but it deserves a seat. And it has nothing to do with their formidable talents, which certainly wouldn’t make their win improbable in any way. But consider that they weren’t even bowling together until Sterner’s...