April 17, 2013
Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Announces Award Winners
of the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association (President Tim Rogers,
First Vice President Randy Heath, Second Vice President Eric Frantz,
Treasurer Todd Stumpf and Secretary Rob McCurdy) met with Tim Stried
of the Ohio High School Athletic Association on Aug. 17 to discuss
the future of the organization.
here to read more.
March 29 Statewide
Press Release on 2012-13 Officers
Release on 2010-2011 Award Winners
Planning Meeting – Sept. 14,
2011, OHSAA Office
Randy Heath, acting
President of the OPSWA, and Tim Stried, OHSAA Director of
Information Services, organized a meeting to discuss the
future and revival of the OPSWA. Approximately 20 sportswriters from
around the state attended, including several past presidents and
members of the OPSWA Hall of Fame.
Heath, who has been involved with the OPSWA since its
inception in 1972, provided a history of the organization before
discussion began on how to
Minutes from this initial
meeting can be read
The last annual statewide meeting was held April 17,
2013 at the OHSAA office in Columbus. The next Officer's meeting
will be in August 2013, with the exact date still TBD.
Hall of Fame selection committee and nominating process
specific process for submitting material for yearly contests and
clarify judging process
-Update district media directories
-OPSWA Facebook page discussion
recognizing district-level awards if the writing contest reaches a
certain number of entries
-Emphasize membership growth and encourage members to promote the OPSWA
during district meetings for AP All-Ohio teams, etc.