2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Game Story ( Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: With Unwavering Determination, Nick Foles Emerges as Philadelphia's Newest Icon
    Entry Credit: Sam Farmer
    Judge Comment: Fantastic ability to blend a game story with feature-style writing.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Desert Sun
    Entry Title: Patricio Manuel becomes first transgender male to debut as professional boxer
    Entry Credit: Andrew John
    Judge Comment: Fascinating subject that led to a well-built story focused on the bout and the fighter's journey from woman to man.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Dodgers Beat Red Sox in the Longest Game in World Series History
    Entry Credit: Andy McCullough
    Judge Comment: Great game led to a fantastic story, though the actual piece may have been longer than the actual game. Well done though.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: A's Season Comes to an End
    Entry Credit: Susan Slusser
    Judge Comment: Great job of encapsulating the season in a final game story. Covers all the bases.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Marin Independent Journal
    Entry Title: Bulls' postseason run ends
    Entry Credit: Danny Schmidt
    Judge Comment: None