2021 Ohio APME- Newspaper

Best Sports Feature Writer ( Division IV)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Warren Tribune Chronicle
    Entry Title: Joel Whetzel - Best Sports Feature Writer
    Entry Credit: Joel Whetzel
    Judge Comment: Joel's feature stories were clear, concise and compelling. Each lede drew me in just enough, which flowed smoothly into the rest of each story. The story on Keyon Martin clearly stood out to me.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The (Findlay) Courier
    Entry Title: Rebounding machine; 'We did pretty good'; Tradition of excellence; Adams reflects
    Entry Credit: Dave Hanneman
    Judge Comment: This was an excellent first story that really grabbed my attention. Again, clean writing here with compelling ledes.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The (Findlay) Courier
    Entry Title: Zach Baker, sports feature writer
    Entry Credit: Zach Baker
    Judge Comment: What a wonderful first story on a terrific pitcher in baseball. I thought the quotes from your stories really gelled well with the rest of the content.