2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Sports Column Writing ( Daily Group 1,Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Bristol Herald Courier
    Entry Title: Keokee's Jim Palmer played collegiately and in the pros; The day Babe Ruth came to Bristol; A state champ at Powell Valley and starter at Virginia Tech, Meade has done big things away from the gridiron
    Entry Credit: Tim Hayes
    Judge Comment: A fun tribute to a unique local legend, and just a great read all around.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The News & Advance
    Entry Title: After Further Review
    Entry Credit: Ben Cates
    Judge Comment: Sports is of course uniquely difficult now, and this column just perfectly captures the trials and triumphs.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Martinsville Bulletin
    Entry Title: Cara Cooper collection
    Entry Credit: Cara Cooper
    Judge Comment: Nothing's more haunting than a quiet NASCAR track, and this column just capture the atmosphere perfectly.