1st place: Matt Callahan — Indiana University/Indiana Daily Student “No. 8”
2nd place: Jason Willis — Oakland University/The Oakland Post “Oakland of champions”
3rd place: Stephanie Cope — Ball State University/Ball State Daily News “All in the start for a luge race”
The judges wanted more entries, especially ones that were more “steak and potatoes” designs, as they put it. They said a good sports page doesn’t need to have extra work done in Adobe Photoshop or be overly complicated. The good designs did the simple things, like making box scores look attractive or used the page as an opportunity for layering.