Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Ike Kuhns earns media award
May 28th, 2008 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[HALL OF FAME] Veteran Newark Star-Ledger sportswriter Ike Kuhns has been selected to receive the 2008 Colin Jose Media Award and will be honored during the National Soccer Hall of Fame's Induction 2008 Weekend Aug. 1-3 in Oneonta, N.Y.

Kuhns served the Northern New Jersey region as a soccer writer from the 1960s and covered the North American Soccer League's New York Cosmos during their heyday. He also covered soccer for Soccer America.

"Ike Kuhns adds another highly respected media representative to the Colin Jose Media Award." Hall of Fame President Steve Baumann said. "His contributions to the reporting of soccer are well-recognized and the length of his service is astounding. Just recently, in one of those wonderful coincidences since we did not release this information to the Selection Committee, Ike has been sharing his memorabilia and archives with the Hall of Fame. His materials are significant and, when future writers come to research the era Ike covered, his archives will add another important perspective to soccer in America."

With one of the largest sports sections among the newspapers in the New York metropolitan area, the Star-Ledger provided more coverage soccer than most newspapers.

Kuhns joined the Star-Ledger in 1965 and retired in 2001.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS and union headed deep into overtime    
Talks between representatives of MLS and the MLS Players Union continued Wednesday as they attempted to ...
Frank Klopas on Montreal miracle: 'God never sleeps'    
The Montreal Impact made history when it became the first Canadian team (and just third MLS ...
U.S. U-17s sitting pretty, so far     
The USA opened its qualifying campaign for the 2015 U-17 World Cup with a 5-0 win ...
Video Pick: The world's best free-kick taker?     
No one has scored more free-kick goals in European club play in the last two years ...
What They're Saying: Steve Bruce    
"Unfortunately Brady has fallen down a hole in the training ground and it looks an awful ...
Real Monarchs ink deal on new stadium site    
A week after a deal for a stadium at the Utah State Fairgrounds fell apart, Real ...
Crew Stadium gets a name 16 years later    
MLS's oldest soccer-specific stadium finally has a name of its own. Columbus Crew SC has partnered ...
MLS Trade Central: Philly adds pair of youngsters    
The Philadelphia Union agreed to terms with Saint Louis University defender Raymond Lee and 18-year-old midfielder ...
What They're Saying: Zach Scott    
"The only thing we've talked about is if our families are alright. If you've got family ...
Lots at stake as MLS labor talks continue    
The deadline for a resolution of the talks between representatives of MLS and the MLS Players ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives