2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Feature Story ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Calaveras Enterprise
    Entry Title: Down syndrome doesn't keep Levi Lucore from participating on the hardwood and stealing the show
    Entry Credit: Guy Dossi
    Judge Comment: A well-written piece enhanced by wonderful photos. A fantastic feel-good story. Levi's my new hero!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Half Moon Bay Review
    Entry Title: 'It's very much home'
    Entry Credit: August Howell
    Judge Comment: This story about Catherine Breed had me scrambling to her Instagram page to find out whether she successfully made the swim from the Golden Gate to Half Moon Bay. Fine work.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: East Sacramento News
    Entry Title: Kings fans bid farewell to the former ARCO Arena
    Entry Credit: Lance Armstrong
    Judge Comment: The excellent quotes from the fans mourning the end of an era, along with the details/elements of color, make this story a good, compelling read.
  • Competition Comment: None