“In terms of range, original reporting and eye for detail, this entry was clearly the leader among a group of competitive entries.”

“Impressive array of subjects and story styles, well-reported and written – exactly what you want from a Sports Writer of the Year.”

“The reporter shows an eye for finding a good story and a some nice writing style, such as the lead on the Tyler Elledge story. The feature on the teens who are baseball mascots captured their voices and enthusiasm.”