The University of Saint Francis sports information department received 10 national publication awards recently at the annual workshops for two national sports information organizations.

Bill Scott, USF Sports Information Director, was awarded four national Top 5 CoSIDA certificates, and six Top 10 NAIA-SIDA certificates at the annual NAIA-SIDA/CoSIDA Workshop in Nashville.

The 2005 USF Football Media Guide was selected for No. 1 in NAIA-SIDA and earned the Best Cover award. The USF Fall Multi-Sport Guide was No. 1 – Division C and was honored for ‘Best Cover.’

The Cougars Combined Basketball Media Guide was awarded Best Cover in the NAIA-SIDA contest. The USF Football Media Guide was No. 2 – Division C in CoSIDA competition for the second year in a row and the USF Football Poster earned a No. 2 certificate.

Other NAIA-SIDA awards included No. 2 in the website competition and No. 8 in season preview writing competition. USF has been honored 28 times in the last eight years for its athletic publications including 27 Top 5 placings in the two organizations combined.

USF athletic publications are written and produced by Scott along with graduate assistant David G. Bokhart, photographers Donnell Johnson, Greg Papagiannis and John Wolf, as well as the USF coaching staff.


The University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana, founded in 1890, is a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offering undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 2,000 students from a broad geographic region.

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