Saturday, April 30, 2011

Farewell Mr. Herman

One of the first people I came across when I arrived at the Observer-Reporter a couple weeks into the 1999 football season was Valley Independent sports editor Brian Herman. The moment happened during an Upper St. Clair at Ringgold football game, a game were Jeremy Cole led the Rams to a 35-0 win (I think).

I had only been at the O-R for a few days, and Herman already told me I was doing a good job. That's something he continued to tell me over the years, and coming from someone with a vast knowledge of local sports and deep roots in the business, it was always appreciated.

After 45-plus years of sports coverage, Herman retired.

For his farewell column, click here.

Enjoy the good life. You did a good job.

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