‘The Paperclip’ withstands the test of time

By CARA COOPER Seventy years is a long time. Very few businesses make it that long. Less than 10 percent of all sports stadiums have made it that long. No arena currently in use by an NBA team is that old. Only two NBA arenas have even reached the three decade mark – Oracle ArenaContinue reading “‘The Paperclip’ withstands the test of time”

50 years of Franklin County entertainment

By CARA COOPER Franklin County Speedway has seen its fair share of crazy moments in its 50 years. Owner Whitey Taylor is full of stories, like the time he invited NASCAR Cup Series drivers Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip to come race there together the same season the two had gotten into some scuffles onContinue reading “50 years of Franklin County entertainment”

Lessons Learned: NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace answers questions at Magna Vista

By CARA COOPER NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace (center) poses for a picture with the Magna Vista cheerleaders during his visit to the school Tuesday. Bulletin photo by Cara Cooper NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace is used to fielding a myriad questions from reporters on a weekly basis. But even he wasn’t preparedContinue reading “Lessons Learned: NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace answers questions at Magna Vista”

The definitive ranking of Norway’s Olympic curling pants

By CARA COOPER Fun fact – Norway’s curling team brought 11 different pairs of pants to the PyeongChang Games. A new design for each game, with two extra in case the team made it to the semifinals and medal rounds. Norway has become known over the years for their bright and colorful pants, which are probablyContinue reading “The definitive ranking of Norway’s Olympic curling pants”

Miracurl on Ice: Team USA defeats Sweden to win first curling gold medal

By CARA COOPER The U.S. was on the brink of elimination less than a week ago. In order to win a gold medal, they would have to beat 3-time defending Olympic gold medalists Canada twice, Switzerland, Great Britain and World No. 1 ranked Sweden. No problem. For the fifth straight game John Shuster and TeamContinue reading “Miracurl on Ice: Team USA defeats Sweden to win first curling gold medal”