The original Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series started in 1930, and ended in 2004.
Launched that same year, the Girl Detective series features Nancy driving a hybrid electric vehicle and using a cell phone.
Niko Di Fonte kicked a U Sports record 59-yard FG on the last play of the game to give University of Calgary Dinos a miraculous 44-43 win over @ubctbirds in Canada West Hardy Cup football final.
Nancy Drew is a fictional American character in a mystery fiction series created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer as the female counterpart to his Hardy Boys series. The books are ghostwritten by a number of authors and published under the collective pseudonym Carolyn Keene.
She is as cool as Mata Hari and as sweet as Betty Crocker." At sixteen she 'had studied psychology in school, and was familiar with the power of suggestion and association.' Nancy was a fine painter, spoke French, and had frequently run motor boats.
After a touchdown with 16 seconds to go in the Hardy Cup put the UBC Thunderbirds up 42-40, all hope seemed lost for the Dinos.
Bess is delicate and feminine, while George is a tomboy.
Nancy is also occasionally joined by her boyfriend Ned Nickerson, a student at Emerson College. In the words of Bobbie Ann Mason, she is "as immaculate and self-possessed as a Miss America on tour.
In 2013, the Girl Detective series ended, and a new current series called Nancy Drew Diaries was launched.
Illustrations of the character evolved over time to reflect contemporary styles.