2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Sports Feature Story ( 10,001 and Over Multi-Day) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Duluth News Tribune
    Entry Title: Stellar season masked Hibbing standout's struggle with an eating disorder
    Entry Credit: Jamey Malcomb
    Judge Comment: Strong story of overcoming a life threatening issue and steadying her life. Great story telling and walking through the story of eating disorders.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Duluth News Tribune
    Entry Title: Vesterstein's Olympic dream started in Duluth, reaches Beijing, with Estonia in the middle
    Entry Credit: Brandon Veale
    Judge Comment: Great story of a skier going through life's journey. Loved your writing style.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Fargo/Moorhead - The Forum
    Entry Title: Regular guy from S.C. becomes King of Fargo
    Entry Credit: Mike McFeely
    Judge Comment: Funny tale of thinking you're sending someone to a cold, isolated place and he comes away with new friends and a great story to tell.
  • Competition Comment: There are so many great stories in this category. Wish there were honorable mentions. Very tough to choose the winners. Thanks for some great writing to all who submitted entries.