Feb. Contest Judging

2014 APSE Contest: A few superlatives Feb. 12, 2015

Here are a few superlatives from the 2014 APSE contest:

Papers with most awards
11 — The Buffalo News, Omaha World-Herald, The New York Times, The Tuscaloosa News.
9 — The Oklahoman
8 — The Denver Post, The Los Angeles Times, Opelika-Auburn News
7 — Boston Globe, USA TODAY Sports

Writers earning three or more awards
Dirk Chatelain, Omaha World-Herald

Albert Cesare, Montgomery Advertiser
Tommy Deas, Tuscaloosa News
Tim Graham, Buffalo News
Chad Crippe, Idaho Statesman
Vince Nairn, Wilmington StarNews
Jesse Newell, Topeka Capital-Journal
Josh Peter, USA TODAY Sports
Jim Seimas, Santa Cruz Sentinel
Mike Szvetitz, Opelika-Auburn News
Berry Tramel, The Oklahoman
Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

Grand Slam
Over 175,000
The Boston Globe

75,001 to 175,000
The Buffalo News
The Oklahoman
Omaha World-Herald

30,000 to 75,000
The Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)
Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star

Under 30,000
The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News
Wyoming Tribune Eagle (Cheyenne)

Under 15,000
Opelika-Auburn News

Triple Crown
Over 175,000
Chicago Tribune
The Denver Post
The Kansas City Star
Los Angeles Times
The New York Times
The Seattle Times
The Washington Post

75,000 to 175,000
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
Des Moines Register
Indianapolis Star
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

30,000 to 75,000
The Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)
The State (Columbia, S.C.)

Under 30,000
Fort Collins Coloradoan

Under 15,000
Columbia Missourian
Lawrence (Kan.) World-Journal
Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal


Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne


Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

First Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Bill Eichenberger

Bill Eichenberger

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