Year Inducted: 2016
Schools / Organizations: The Macomb Journal
The Quad City Times
The Northwest Herald
Biography: The son of a basketball coach, Joe developed a love of sports early in his life. That passion blended nicely with a love of writing while Joe was in hgh school in Canton, MO. This led to a career of 34+ years as a sportswriter. A graduate of Truan State University, Joe worked at the Macomb Journal from 1982-86 and The Quad City Times from 1986-89. He then moved to The Northwest Herald in Crystal Lake for the remainder of his career.