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Veteran UI Broadcaster Curtis Dies

Bob Curtis, who called 540 consecutive Vandal football games during a 50-year span, died Wednesday night at his home in Colfax, Wash. Curtis was the Idaho Sportscaster of the Year 33 times. In addition to football, Curtis also called hundreds of basketball games. He was a member of the Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame, North Idaho Hall of Fame and Inland Empire Hall of Fame. He was also the recipient of the 2008 National Football Foundation Chris Schenkel Award. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3 at the Baptist Church in Colfax, Wash/Idaho Statesman. (Courtesy photo: Idaho Athletics Media Relations)

Question: Do you follow UI Vandal broadcasts by Bob Curtis?

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