East Islip bowlers honor their late beloved coach Rick Papandrea
There is an unusual pause before Jacob Klein approaches his lane -- about 15 seconds during which the bowler stands still, tilts his head and mouths something.
Shot after shot -- and so often, strike after strike -- the ritual is repeated.
"I talk to him before every shot I throw," Klein said. "Sometimes I'm just saying stuff he said to me, like advice or encouragement. I'll even say,...