Greater Evansville Basketball

Hall of Fame Inductee

Gordon Engelhardt

Category:  Broadcaster – Writer
Year Inducted:  2017

Gordon Engelhardt graduated from Southern Illinois University in May of 1979. He worked for two small papers in  Northern Illinois before he came to Evansville to work for the old Sunday Courier & Press in December 1984. He stayed with Courier & Press as they transition into what they are today. Gordon has covered the Final Four, Indy 500, American and National League Championship series, several high school state championship games and more than 20 Thunder on the Ohio unlimited hydroplane races. During Gordon’s writing career he has won many awards, including two national unlimited hydroplane writer of the year honors, second place for the best columnist in the 2013 Associated Press state contest and third place for best event coverage in the 2016 Hoosier State Press Association contest. Most recently, Gordon received a 2016 Tri-State Hot Stove League Community Service award in January.