Hummer, Hammock, Stovall win GSWA writing awards

July 22, 2019 - 1:21 pm

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The top winners of the annual Georgia Sports Writers Association contest have been announced.

Steve Hummer of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution won in the Division I category for his story on a disabled, adopted kicker from China at Jackson (Georgia) High School.

Will Hammock of the Gwinnett Daily Post won in the Division II category for his story on Amari Kelly overcoming domestic violence.

Gabriel Stovall of The Covington News won in Division III for his story on the fallout after the shooting death of Annapolis sports editor John McNamara.

The winners were announced on Sunday at the organization's annual meeting.

Winning for best daily sports section were the Savannah Morning News (Division I) and Marietta Daily Journal (Division II).

The writers were chosen by judges representing broadcast and newspaper journalists from throughout the South.

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