Bob Williams

 

Bob Williams

High School: Greensburg 1941

Inducted 1984

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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