2021 Michigan APME-Newspaper Contest

Best Sports Column ( Division III)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Detroit News
    Entry Title: Paul: Somewhere, a gay kid's in a better place because Carl Nassib came out
    Entry Credit: Tony Paul
    Judge Comment: This is powerful commentary on a national news story that included first-person experiences that brought home a strong point. It was relatable, emphatic and colorful. Well done.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Detroit Free Press
    Entry Title: Whatever you think about Michigan football Dr. Anderson survivors, don't ask 'why now?'
    Entry Credit: Shawn Windsor
    Judge Comment: This abuse case was a huge deal in Michigan and contained many angles and was covered far and wide. This column by Shawn looks through the clutter and pinpoints one powerful question and why it should not be asked. Excellent observation and efficiency in writing.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Detroit News
    Entry Title: Wojo: Victims of Michigan doctor want real remorse, real change, real leadership
    Entry Credit: Bob Wojnowski
    Judge Comment: Super job of covering a tough subject and meshing the program's history with the controversies of the present. Well written from top to bottom.