Robert E. Fouracre (Born November 22, 1937 ) is an American Sportscaster who currently calls football and Basketball for the College of the Holy Cross. He is a 1956 graduate of Northboro High School, a 1958 graduate of Cushing Academy and a 1962 graduate of the Cambridge School of Broadcasting.
Fouracre has called Holy Cross football since 1970 and Holy Cross Crusaders men's basketball since 1989. From 1970-1981, Fouracre worked at WSMW-TV where he called Boston Celtics games from 1971-1973 , hosted "Bay State Bowling" from 1970-1981, and called college basketball and football games . Fouracre began his career at WARE, calling high school sports from 1962-1969.
Fouracre also called games for the WBL's Worcester Counts in 1989 , the CBA's Bay State Bombardiers on NESN and WORC (AM) from 1983-1986, and hosted "Big Shot Bowling" on NESN from 1985-1991.
Fouracre holds the distinct honor of being the only person to call play-by-play in the National Basketball Association (NBA), the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and the World Basketball League (WBL).
Fouracre's former broadcating partners include Bob Cousy (Holy Cross & Channel 27 Basketball) , Togo Palazzi (Channel 27 Basketball), Gino Cappelletti (Channel 27 Football), Ron Perry, Jr. (Bay State Bombardiers games), Mel Massucco (Holy Cross football) , Gordie Lockbaum (Holy Cross football) , Gary Tanguay (Holy Cross basketball), and Greg Dickerson (Holy Cross football).
Fouracre was suspended as host of the Holy Cross football and basketball shows on WGMC TV-3 in September 1998 after police charged him with assaulting a reporter and cameraman from the cable television station. The charges were dismissed agreement of the parties four months later.
In January 2005, Fouracre underwent an Angioplasty and had three Stents installed in the major artery of his heart.
On May 5, 2007 Fouracre was inducted into the Holy Cross Varsity Club Hall of Fame.
On October 11, 2008, Fouracre was inducted into the International Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame.
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