Friday, March 28, 2003

Enquirer reporter wins top honor



Enquirer sportswriter John Erardi won the Associated Press Sports Editors' top prize for 2002 feature writing in the 100,000-to-250,000 circulation category for a story about former St. Bernard basketball player Nick Mosley (Read the story).

It is Erardi's fourth national writing prize from APSE, not including his work on special sections.

The Enquirer also won national Top 20 recognition in the APSE's "best special section" category for last year's "Cinergy Field: Kiss It Goodbye" section. The section was written by Erardi, Mark Curnutte, Neil Schmidt and Larry Nager. The designers were Ron Huff and Jim Pleshinger, who was also the section's chief copy editor.




REDS
Reds come home to new ballpark
Griffey is ready to roll
Ballpark's too gaudy, architects say
9-11 made ballpark enhance security
Reds Notebook: Bullpen order not set in stone
Pirates 6, Reds 2

OTHER BASEBALL
Baylor says cancer won't keep him off bench
Baseball Notebook: Astros waive Reynolds
Other Spring Training Games
Spring Training Standings

NKU BASKETBALL
NKU women reach Division II final

UK BASKETBALL
Kentucky 63, Wisconsin 57
UK Notebook: Bogans questionable for Marquette

OTHER COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Marquette 77, Pittsburgh 74
Arizona 88, Notre Dame 71
Kansas 69, Duke 65
Oklahoma-Butler preview
Syracuse-Auburn preview
Maryland-Michigan St. preview
Texas-Connecticut preview
Harrick quits amid Georgia scandal
College Notebook: Bennett returns to coaching
NIT Games: Minnesota, St. John's fill semis

NBA
NBA Games: McGrady upstages Garnett

TENNIS
Serena still unbeaten in '03

GOLF
Veterans gang up on Woods

FIGURE SKATING
Plushenko wins men's skating crown

NFL
NFL: Notebook: Titans, Fisher pursue long-term deal

LOCAL SPORTS
Enquirer reporter wins top honor
River Downs to require vet's OK
Sports on TV-Radio

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PREVIEWS
Baseball preview: Division I
Baseball preview: Divisions II-IV
Boys tennis preview
Softball preview
Mason joins lacrosse rage
Ky. Boys track preview
Ky. Girls track preview
Ky. Fast-pitch softball preview
Ky. Slow-pitch softball preview
QCC teams on display Saturday

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Top-ranked foe ousts NewCath
Other Girls Sweet Sixteen Games