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BOB FULTON

Bob Fulton is the chief copy editor and occasionally contributes sports, travel and other feature stories.

Articles by BOB FULTON

Wacky World of Sports: Hockey team goes on strike Wacky World of Sports: Hockey team goes on strike
21 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
Flint (Mich.) Firebirds owner Rolf Nilsen fired his coaches on Nov. 8, not because the struggling Ontario Hockey League team was stuck at the bottom of the division standings. Because he felt his son wasn’t getting enough ice time. [Read More]
Wacky World of Sports: The defense rests in high school football shootout Wacky World of Sports: The defense rests in high school football shootout
22 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
The defenses couldn’t keep up when Meadville and DuBois clashed in an improbably wild high school football game on Sept. 11. [Read More]
Wacky World of Sports: Car theft leaves Sprint Cup driver without a ride Wacky World of Sports: Car theft leaves Sprint Cup driver without a ride
22 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
NASCAR’s version of “Grand Theft Auto” leads off the first installment of this annual three-part compendium celebrating the unusual, the absurd and the just plain wacky from the year in sports. [Read More]
Punxsutawney Phil made impression during visit to New York Punxsutawney Phil made impression during visit to New York
69 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
Barbara (Beck) Sheldon’s experience with the famed weather-prognosticating groundhog Punxsutawney Phil was more up close and personal. Phil was once a guest in her home. A mischievous one. [Read More]
Wacky World of Sports: Team stages comeback for the ages Wacky World of Sports: Team stages comeback for the ages
74 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
The crowd of 558 at Community Field in Burlington, Iowa, had thinned considerably by the time the sixth inning arrived on the night of May 7. [Read More]
Wacky World of Sports: CIAA player shoots the lights out in team's victory Wacky World of Sports: CIAA player shoots the lights out in team's victory
74 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
The Johnson C. Smith (N.C.) University basketball team needed three days to win an NCAA Division II game, all because sophomore guard Joshua Linson shot the lights out. Literally. [Read More]
Wacky World of Sports: Catcher delivers first hit while still in minors Wacky World of Sports: Catcher delivers first hit while still in minors
74 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
Like a real-life Doctor Who, catcher Andrew Susac did a little time traveling during his rookie season with the San Francisco Giants. [Read More]
Sacagawea's death, burial site remain shrouded in mystery Sacagawea's death, burial site remain shrouded in mystery
86 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
I’m standing before the grave of Sacagawea, the Shoshone teenager who accompanied Lewis and Clark to the Pacific, convinced there’s a mystery here. I’m less certain that her remains are. [Read More]
Legacy of hardship, grit still echoes along Oregon Trail
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Legacy of hardship, grit still echoes along Oregon Trail
88 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
Hard to believe these dusty tracks in remote southeastern Wyoming were once part of a great national thoroughfare. But if I close my eyes, I can almost picture the massive wagon trains that rolled through here on the Oregon Trail. [Read More]
Guests mingle with ghosts at historic Stanley hotel Guests mingle with ghosts at historic Stanley hotel
91 weeks ago - - BOB FULTON
Not everyone roaming the halls of the Stanley Hotel is a guest. [Read More]
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