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”

Bassett graduate Jonah McReynolds a homegrown Ranger

By CARA COOPER On Saturday afternoon, while friends and family members sat in Jonah McReynolds’s living room watching the Major League Baseball draft on TV, McReynolds was in the other room on the phone. One-by-one, scouts from as many as seven different teams called and texted McReynolds to keep him updated on their plans forContinue reading “Bassett graduate Jonah McReynolds a homegrown Ranger”

Former Bulletin reporter Waid receives prestigious NASCAR Hall prize

By CARA COOPER Steve Waid never had any grand aspirations of being a NASCAR writer. In fact, when he was assigned to cover an event at Martinsville Speedway in 1970, he had never even been to a race. “I had heard of Richard Petty and I had heard of Cale Yarborough and that was aboutContinue reading “Former Bulletin reporter Waid receives prestigious NASCAR Hall prize”