2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Feature Story ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Grunion Gazette
    Entry Title: Dodgers organist will play at Blair for Dirtbag games
    Entry Credit: JJ Fiddler
    Judge Comment: Well written and well organized. Good use of quotes
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Grunion Gazette
    Entry Title: Long Beach Poly joins first girls flag football league
    Entry Credit: Mike Guardabascio
    Judge Comment: Well put together. Good use of various people involved. History of Long Beach Poly leadership also very effective
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Simi Valley Acorn
    Entry Title: A BASKETBALL MIRACLE
    Entry Credit: Ally Spooner
    Judge Comment: Inspiring story. Could have been laid out better. Writer did jump around too much which took a little way from the overall article
  • Competition Comment: Really enjoyed the wide range of stories, that for the most part were inspiring, each in their own way.