Smith Barrier

Journalism
Inducted: 1980
  • Native of Concord, NC
  • Graduate of University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Sportswriter and editor for Greensboro Daily News and Greensboro Daily Record (now Greensboro News and Record) from 1941 until 1980
  • Served as President of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Atlantic Coast Sportswriters Association
  • Author of several books on North Carolina sports history
  • ┬áMember of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame
  • ┬áDied in 1989 at the age of 72