Frank C. Stoddard Jr., 74, of Weymouth, Mass., died Oct. 2 in his home.

For 47 years, Stoddard was a high school sports editor and later a sportswriter at The Enterprise of Brockton, Mass. His career as a sportswriter began as an intern while he was at Northeastern University.

Stoddard received awards for a series he wrote on athletes and drugs.

He was a member of the Golf Writers Association of America.

Stoddard leaves his wife, Marcia; two daughters, Sarah and Catherine; five granddaughters.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.