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Edgar Allen

Inducted 1993


Sports Editor

  • East Nashville High School
    • Covered 1939 and 1942 TSSAA State Basketball Tournaments

Nashville Banner 37 Years (1942 – 1979)

  • Assistant Head Editor 12 Years (1967 – 1979)

Chairman of All-State Football and Basketball Boards

Tennessee Chairman of All-Southern Football Panel

Director of 10 TSSAA Golf Tournaments

Director of Media Relations at Churchill Downs 10 Years (1979 – 1989)

  • Worked under legendary sports journalist Fred Russell
  • While at the Banner, a local program was developed that sponsored team trophies, individual MVP awards, and All-Nashville medals in every sport TSSAA sanctioned
  • Editor of a TSSAA public relations brochure in 1960
  • Speaker on Public Relations at 1959 National Federation State High School Associations (NFHS) convention in Chattanooga
  • Editor of Banner sponsored State Basketball record booklets (1949 – 1954)
  • In 1961, he was awarded an “Honorary Lifetime Member of TSSAA” by Executive Secretary A. F. Bridges
  • Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year in 1961, 1973, and 1976
  • President of United States Basketball Writers Association in 1977 –1978
  • President of Football Writers Association of America in 1978

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