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The 11th Frame: Drawing strength from tragedy, Team NABR takes lead in performance that could go down as one of most memorable in Open Championships history

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017 10:00 am

Team NABR, left to right, Adam Barta, Anthony Pepe, Scott Pohl, Mike Rose Jr. and Brian Waliczek, fired 3,266 to take the team lead Thursday at the 2017 USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Sports history is filled with stories of amazing performances by athletes amid tragedy, as the emotions of awful circumstances push them to great heights. One of the most memorable was Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre’s incredible 4-touchdown performance on Monday Night Football a day after his father died in December 2003.  April 13, 2017, may go down as such a day in bowling history, as Team NABR took the lead in the team event at the USBC Open Championships a day after team...

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