2021 Ohio APME- Newspaper

Best Sports Feature Writer ( Division I)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The (Fostoria) Review Times
    Entry Title: Scott Cottos - Best Sports Feature Writer
    Entry Credit: Scott Cottos
    Judge Comment: Scott Cottos knows how to tell a story, how to grab at the emotions of his subjects, and how to pull his readers into the world he covers to make for not just good sportswriting, but good writing — period.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Bryan Times
    Entry Title: Best Sports Feature Writer
    Entry Credit: Michael Burwell
    Judge Comment: Michael Burwell knows how to tell a story that's not just clear and concise but deep without being wordy. He makes readers know his subjects, seemingly without effort.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Xenia Daily Gazette
    Entry Title: Bulked up, Caupp a force for Xenia; Hines hoping to jump her way to Columbus; Koning puts name in CHS record book; Michalski continues improbably run toward Olympics
    Entry Credit: Scott Halasz
    Judge Comment: Scott Halasz writes clearly and fully, making it possible not just for sports fans but for anyone to get enthralled by his subjects and care about his writing.