Sports editor of Indianapolis Star since 1964, member of Star’s staff since ’48 … covered high school basketball from ’49-’64, and for 10 years penned the widely read high school basketball column, ‘Shootin’ the Stars’ … has covered every major sporting event in the U. S. and assignments have taken him to over 40 states and 11 foreign countries … despite his travels, he said his greatest sports thrills were Milan’s ’54 state title and Crispus Attucks’ back-to-back championships … won over 40 1st-place writing award … 1st sportswriter to win Chris Savage Award.

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