McCoy Honored With Press Box Naming

Hal McCoy, who was inducted last month into the NSSA Hall of fame, received another honor on Wednesday, when the press box at Howell Field was named in his honor. Here’s the story from FOX22/ABC45 in Dayton: http://www.abc22now.com/sports/features/local/stories/Hal-McCoy-Honored-with-Press-Box-at-Howell-Field-Renovation-Unveiling-160145.shtml  

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Bryce Harper Named Hickok Belt® Award Winner for May 2015

ROCHESTER, NY –  Bryce Harper, right fielder for Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals, has been named the Hickok Belt® Award winner for the month of May 2015. Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). The voters selected Harper based on his torrid hitting throughout the […]

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6-Time OK Sportscaster of Year Barry, Jr. Dies in Oklahoma City Crash

Condolences from all of us at the NSSA to the family of 6-time Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year Bob Barry, Jr. According to KFOR.com: Barry was riding a motor scooter southbound on North May (in Oklahoma City) when police say an unlicensed driver made an illegal U-Turn in front of him. He hit the driver’s […]

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Ed Sherman: What Mike Emrick can teach you about language and journalism

From Ed Sherman’s ShermanReport.com, on NSSA National Sportscaster of the Year Mike Emrick:   An excerpt of my latest column for Poynter.org. One of the more enjoyable column I’ve done in my years of covering sports media. ******* At the top of our interview, I told Mike Emrick I felt that the premium on writing has […]

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Coaches Aid To Live Stream NSSA Banquet

Once again this year, Coaches Aid will live stream the NSSA Awards Banquet.  To order, please go to www.coachesaid.com, then click on Broadcast, find the event, and follow the directions. Coaches Aid will also have an on-demand recording of the banquet for purchase after the event.

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Getting Ready for 56th Awards Weekend

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association is waiting for the arrival of more than 400 people this weekend, as the NSSA celebrates its 56th Annual Awards Weekend. Three days of events await the winners, their guests, local hosts and sponsors. Catawba College’s Goodman Gym plays host to Monday night’s Awards Banquet. Goodman recently underwent a […]

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