Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Herman Helms

Herman Helms

Year Inducted: 2008
Category: Sports Information Director


- Sports Information Director at Catawba, 1944-1948
- Began his writing career with the Charlotte Observer in 1948 covering all sports and writing a twice-a-week column
- Moved to the State newspaper in Columbia, SC in 1963 and served as Executive Sports Editor until 1987 and was the lead sports columnist 1963 until retiring in 1989
- Only journalist to be named Sportswriter of The Year in both Carolinas evening the North Carolina honor twice and the South Carolina award five times
- Inducted into the North Carolina Boxing Hall of fame in 1988 and his interest in boxing led him to get to know and write about such greats as Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali
- Former President of the Atlantic Coast Writers Association and was a founder and director of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame
- Considered the most highly read sports columnist in the Carolinas for four decades

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 1-3

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Volleyball @ Queens 3-1

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November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 94-81

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 24-20

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 67-91

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

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November 17

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 77-69

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November 18

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 58-66

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 75-72

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 83-72

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 59-74 L

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 73-44

Basketball (M) @ Queens 65-83

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