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FLS WINS APSE AWARDS: FLS wins national sportswriting recognition
The Free Lance–Star sports department won two Top 10 awards and an honorable mention at The Associated Press Sports Editors national contest this week.
Taft Coghill Jr. placed in the top 10 in explanatory stories for his story on coaching changes in high schools sports.
Justin Rice and Amy Umble placed in the top 10 for their series on how schools are complying with Title IX’s mandate to provide equal athletic opportunities for girls.
The newspaper’s annual high school football edition earned an honorable mention recognition in the special sections category.