A sports journalist for over 40 years with Indianapolis Star…author of ‘Shootin’ the Stars,’ the widely read high school column… 2-time winner of Joe Boland award for outstanding contributions to youth…2 time winner of Natl. Sportswriters & Sportscaster award…Indiana sportswriter of year in ’75…author of 1st narrative history of Indiana basketball, ‘Hoosier Hysteria’, a regional best-seller…drew up the original proposal leading to HOF Classic basketball tourney…successfully lobbied to use high school coaches in Indiana/Kentucky all star game…first writer to campaign actively for a high school football playoff system.

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