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NSSA Honors ESPN’s “Carry On” as 2013 Story of the Year

SALISBURY, NC — Carry On, the ESPN Outside the Lines story that followed the lives of two friends, drawn to each other by their obstacles and their common goals, has been named the 2013 Story of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. NSSA will present the 2013 Story of the Year award […]

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Ross, Douglas Win 2013-14 Gaines Awards

SALISBURY, NC (April 7, 2014) – Monté (mon-TAY) Ross of the University of Delaware and Leon Douglas of Tuskegee University (AL) have been named the winners of the fourth annual Clarence ‘Big House’ Gaines College Basketball Coach of the Year Awards. The Awards are presented to the top minority college basketball coach in NCAA Division […]

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Costas, Elway to Present Albert, Reilly for Hall of Fame Induction

SALISBURY, NC – It will be a night filled with Hall of Famers, when the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association holds its 55th Annual Awards Banquet on Monday, June 9th, at Catawba College. NSSA Hall of Famer will present his longtime friend, Marv Albert, and Pro Football Hall of Famer John Elway will present his […]

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NSSA Nat’l. Board Member Simmermaker Lives Out Dream at Spring Training

NSSA National Board member Sam Simmermaker,a two-time NSSA Indiana Sportscaster of the Year, got to live out a dream on March 19, when he threw out the first pitch before the Twins/Cardinals spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. Sources tell NSSA that Simmermaker, a diehard lifelong Cardinals’  fan, had good velocity […]

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35th Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 35th Sports Emmys were announced on Wednesday. The winners will be announced on May 6th in New York City. Link to list of nominees.

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Sportswriter+ Wanted, Washington, MO

Missourian Media Group (Washington, Union and St. Clair Missourian), an award-winning semiweekly (Tuesday and Friday) publication, seeks an energetic writer to fill a full-time job within its sports department. Primary coverage is of area prep sports with some college and professional (mainly St. Louis Rams) sports opportunities as well. Must be able to work nights […]

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