SCISM, DANIEL W.

DANIEL W. SCISM  (Deceased)  

Inducted:  November 30, 1979 in Evansville, IN

Date of Birth:  February 28, 1901 in Bloomfield, MO

High School Attended:  Bloomfield                               Graduated:  1920

College Attended:  Southeast Missouri State           1921-1922
                           University of Evansville                     Graduated:  1925

Coaching Experience:  Commerce, Missouri, 1 year as basketball coach.

Professional Career:  Worked as Sports Editor at the Evansville Courier for 42 years, including covering all levels of football game; wrote a column called "Sew it Seams" which covered events such as the World Series, the Olympics, Kentucky Derby, and many others 

Special Recognition:  Founded the Evansville City Golf Tournament and played in it for 38 consecutive years, with a scholarship given in his name beginning in 1965; President of the Indiana Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association 1952; honored with the Joe Bolan Memorial Award 1971; received the Silver Medallion from IHSAA 1976; inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions as a sportswriter 1976; inducted into University of Evansville Athletic Hall of Fame 1979; inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, posthumously, in 1995.

Family:  Wife, deceased; son, Reed; daughter, Dana Jo

Mr. Scism passed away January 1, 1982.