Nomination Ballots EMailed Oct. 15

Nomination ballots for the 2014 NSSA Awards were emailed to NSSA members on Wednesday, October 15th. Current NSSA members will submit three names for each of the following categories:…

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Armour Joins NSSA/Catawba Partnership

SALISBURY, NC (September 4) — The NSSA and Catawba College have hired Bill Armour as a sports marketing consultant to assist with our partnership project that will include…

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NSSA-Catawba College Partnership Includes Plans For New Building

  Catawba College president Brien Lewis unveiled plans for a proposed building to house both Catawba’s new sports communications program and headquarters for NSSA that would…

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New Memberships, Renewals: Sept. 5 – Oct. 13, 2014

Thank you to all 62 who have joined or renewed in the past five weeks! Full Walker Tom Costa Mesa CA Tom Walker Photos AIPS Schmitz James San Francisco CA Milo Magazine Full Ahiers Dan Jefferson City TN Carson-Newman Full Barger Phillip Morristown TN Eagle Sports Network Full Benson Chuck Jefferson City TN Carson-Newman Full […]

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2-Time NSSA PA Sportscaster of Year Campbell Dies

Bill Campbell, the man who called Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game among many notable Philadelphia sports moments, has died. Campbell was the NSSA’s Pennsylvania Sportscaster of the Year in 1961 and 1962. More on his life from philly.com.

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2-time WI Sportswriter of Year Mulhern Dies

Condolences go out to the family and friends of Wisconsin State Journal sportswriter Tom Mulhern. Mulhern died just a few months after being diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. He was 56 years old. Mulhern won NSSA’s Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year award twice, in 2005 and 2010. Obit by Andy Baggott of Wisconsin State Journal  

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5-Time FL Sportswriter of Year Shelton Leaves Times

Five-time NSSA Florida Sportswriter of the Year Gary Shelton is leaving the Tampa Bay Times. Shelton won the NSSA Florida award in 1997, 2001, 2006, 2009 and 2011. The story: http://www.tampabay.com/sports/football/bucs/sports-columnist-gary-shelton-to-leave-tampa-bay-times/2200095

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2-Time WI Sportswriter of Year Mulhern Fighting Battle

Just today found out that two-time NSSA Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year (2005, 2010) Tom Mulhern has been diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, an incurable disease that has forced him from his job at the Wisconsin State Journal. Please read this column from his friend Jason Wilde, and this column from his colleague Tom Oates, and pay special […]

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Guest Column: The Moment of Decision

By Julie McClung Peck Some of my earliest memories involve football. Growing up in West Virginia, Mountaineer games were the indisputable center of activity every Saturday (except, of course, bye week).  In fact, back in the sporadic days when my father was flush, he’d charter a private plane to fly us to Morgantown and we’d […]

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