2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Feature Story ( Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Moorpark Acorn
    Entry Title: Big wave riders tame the sea
    Entry Credit: Eliav Appelbaum
    Judge Comment: Really enjoyed the photos and the layout of the paper. For the story, I thought it was original and detailed.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Capistrano Dispatch
    Entry Title: Fighting the Fire: Battling Rare Neuropathy, San Juan Hills' Efstathiou Coaches with New Perspective
    Entry Credit: Zach Cavanagh
    Judge Comment: I haven't read many articles like this. I also really liked the main photo selection, because of the connection with the story.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Moorpark Acorn
    Entry Title: Nevoso’s blue heaven
    Entry Credit: Eliav Appelbaum
    Judge Comment: The lede for this story was strong, and the ending was also well written.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Malibu Times
    Entry Title: Lights-Out MHS Pitcher-Catcher Relationship Cut Short
    Entry Credit: McKenzie Jackson
    Judge Comment: I enjoyed this article, it was a little quote heavy toward the end.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Chino Champion
    Entry Title: Don Lugo grad Taurasi speaks at Kobe, Gianna Bryant memorial
    Entry Credit: Josh Thompson
    Judge Comment: Photos were great, and again, strongly written.