Marvin Goodwin

  • Graduated from Northwest High School, St. Louis, Missouri 1970
  • 3 year letter winner cross country
  • 3 years enlisted in the U. S. Army as an information Specialist (Journalist)
  • Worked as a staff writer for Second Support Command newspaper in Nellingen, West Germany
  • 1978 Graduate of the University of Missouri-Bachelor of Journalism Degree
  • Interned at Pittsburgh Post Gazette in 1977
  • 1978-2017 Sportswriter for the Oakland Press -now retired
  • Oakland Press Staffer of the Year 22005
  • Employee of the Year at Sears Roebuck Holdings 1995
  • Oakland County Athletic Directors Lifetime Achievement Award 2016
  • 1976 won the Gold Award from Southwest Publishing
  • Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association "Finish Line" Award 1988
  • 1992 won the Oakland County Athletic Directors Appreciation Award
  • 1995 was presented with Dedication and Support Award from St. Mary's College Basketball
  • 1997 Azteca Boxing Club Award
  • 2010 Honoree for Kronk Gym Foundation
  • 2003 Contribution to Wrestling Award All-American Athletic Association


Lifetime Service to Wrestling

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