Member of The Examiner staff 38 years. Winner of many Missouri Press Association honors including top columnist, news package and sports stories of the year. First newspaper winner of the Simone Foundation Award, member of the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Member of Grain Valley and Fort Osage High School Halls of Fame. Lifetime member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and Hall of Fame voter. Excellence in journalism award winner, Beat writer for Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Comets and Kansas City Mavericks. Author of nine books and host of Missouri Broadcasting Association award-winning Sonic Locker Room, which features conversations with 18 area high school coaches, administrators and, most importantly, students.