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Richard C. "Dick" Herbert
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 12/14/2005
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Editor Duke Chronicle, 1934-35
Sports Editor Raleigh News and Observer, 1942-71
President Southern Conference Sports Writers Association, 1946
President United States Basketball Writers, 1960
President North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, 1967
President Football Writers of America, 1970
Member National Football Foundation Honors Court

Dick Herbert, a native of Harrisburg, PA, came to Duke in 1931 and shortly thereafter started a sports-writing career that would span five decades.

He gained national recognition as sports editor of The News and Observer in Raleigh, a position he held from 1942 - 1971. He then was named Public Relations Director of the 4,500 member American Football Coaches Association, a position he still holds today.

Herbert was elected to numerous presidencies including that of the United States Basketball Writers, 1960; the Football Writers of America, 1970; the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, 1967; and the Southern Conference Sports Writers Association, 1946.

Herbert also has won numerous national awards for writing and received the Jake Wade Award given by the College Sports Information Directors of America to a member of the media for his outstanding contributions to the college athletics. In addition he served ten years on the 12-man National Football Foundation Honors Court.

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