Distinguished Sports Writer from
Sussex County from 1937 - 1970. Best known for his many fine
articles with the Sussex County Independent and the New Jersey
Started the Herald’s first sports
page in 1946. That year he was named its first sports Editor and
held this position till 1952. Covered over 15,000 sporting events
during his writing career.
Through his fine efforts, over 300
county athletes attained SCHOLARSHIPS; over 200 athletes received
all State Mention in city newspapers via of Si’s materials
furnished. His articles will long be remembered by the athletes of
ATTENDED PAROCHIAL AND PREP SCHOOLS
IN NEW JERSEY WINNING LETTERS IN FOOTBALL, WRESTLING AND BASEBALL.
GRADUATE OF NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY
PLAYING FOOTBALL 4 YEARS. HOLDS A MASTERS DEGREE FROM FORDHAM
OUTSTANDING FOOTBALL COACH AT POPE
JOHN REG. H.S. 15 YEARS. 4 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, COACH OF THE YEAR 4
TIMES. MAN OF THE YEAR – NEWTON VFW – 1976. PRESENT TIME VICE
PRINCIPAL AND HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT SCHOOL….ATTAINED HIS 100 WIN IN
Outstanding H.S. and State Golfer
from Ohio 1950-1951. Graduate from UNI. Of Florida in 1955 where he
won many Florida Intercollegiate Championships 1952 – 1955.
Winner of the Newton Country Club
Pro-Member tournament 1970 and 1972. Perona Farms Open Tournament
New Jersey State PGA Champion 1968,
1970, 1971 and 1981. New Jersey PGA player of the year in 1967 and
1968. State of New Jersey Professional athlete of the year – 1968.
Presently GOLF DIRECTOR OF Playboy resort and country club, McAfee,
NJ where he has set the course record.
DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF AT FRANKLIN H.S.
IN FOOTBALL 1948-1952 ALL STATE GROUP 1 – 1951.
EARNED 3 VARSITY LETTERS AT UNIV. OF
DELAWARE 1952-1957. UPI ALL EAST WEEKLY SQUAD 3 TIMES. CITY
SERVICE ALL AMERICAN CHECK LIST 1955. ALL EAST “COLLIER” MAGAZINE
1956. MEMBER OF THE FRANKLIN MINERS, 2ND INF. DIV. FT.
BENNING, GA. AND 1ST CAV. DIV. KOREA. PRESENTLY A
BRIGADIER GENERAL, U.S. ARMY, FT. LEWIS, WASHINGTON.
STEVENS - Honorary
A true son of Franklin and Sussex
County. Attended Franklin Schools, 1924-1928. Track and field
varsity participant. Elizabeth Hospital, Princeton, Ill 1930-1935.
Has served as trainer for Paterson
State Teachers, Paterson – Newark Bears, Jersey City Jays, BROOKLYN
Dodgers and Franklin HS from 1931-1981.
President Franklin Miners, 1964.
Franklin Hospital Award for 40 years service. Honored “Dan Stevens
Day” Oct. 29, 1976, “From grid iron to hospital to mayor’s office.”
30 years fireman, mayor 1954. Still active trainer and member of
franklin boro recreation commission.
Attended Franklin H.S. 1944-1947
earning 6 varsity letters in Football, Basketball and Baseball. All
State 1946 and 1947 in Football, Baseball and Basketball.
George Washington Uni. 1947-1951. ALL
Conference Football 1951. Air Force football Bolling AFB 1951.
Played in Sussex County Baseball and Basketball League. MVP
Basketball 1949. 24 years U.S. Air Force Lt. Col.