First place: Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch View¬†online: Wit and sunshine: Memories of teen hockey player live large The clear favorite in a category populated by exceptional writers. Clear, creative and artful writing that is notable for a point of view that is guiding without being distracting. Well done. Second place: Paul Bowker, Cape Cod […]

First place: Dan D’Addona, The Holland Sentinel, Holland, Michigan Read online: Allison Schmitt fights through depression to third Olympics Significant range, depth of emotion and variety of writing styles makes Dan’s work stand out in a set of magnificent entries in this category. He writes in a way that allows the reader to see things […]

First place: Derrick Stuckly, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas Read online: The measure of gr8ness Derrick Stuckly is the Swiss Army knife of the Brownwood Bulletin. He switches from sport to sport, often daily, with apparent ease and expertise. He’s a gem. Second place: Joe Mitchin, The Independent, Massillon, Ohio Third place: Bob Chavez, Daily Messenger, […]

First place: Christopher Hurley, Medford Transcript, Danvers, Massachusetts Read online: Medford Jimmy Fund team helps Melrose resident achieve National dream Nice story selection and superb writing made Christopher’s entry a winner. These are well-written feature stories, whether you are a Sports fan or not, and speak well of his ability to find interesting things beyond […]