IBCA Hall of Fame

Dick HustonName: Dick Huston

Year Inducted: 1985

Category: Media

Schools / Organizations:
The Lincoln Courier
The Sporting News

 

Biography:  Richard Huston began writing sports in 1943 for his high school paper in Sturgis, Mich. For the Greenville South Carolina News, Huston covered Southern Conference basketball and Furman’s Frank Selvy when he led the nation in scoring. Huston did a three-year stint as sports information director for the University of Detroit during the days of Dave DeBusschere. While living in Fort Wayne, Ind., Huston write NBA features for a religious news service and The Sporting News. While at Greenville, he covered three state high school champions from the circulation area. As the sports editor of the Lincoln Courier, he has covered the championship teams at Mount Pulaski in addition to the Lincoln Railsplitters and Mason City’s Huskies. Huston was always noted for keeping close tabs on area players when they went off to college.  Richard Huston passed away on July 21, 2016.