Pennsylvania Sports Journalists Shine in National Awards for Dedication and Excellence.

York Daily Record and Erie Times-News receive 6 APSE awards for excellence in sports coverage

The Associated Press Sports Editors recently recognized Matt Allibone, a sports journalist for the York Daily Record, for his outstanding work in sports journalism. He received six national honors for his coverage in Pennsylvania, highlighting his talent and dedication to reporting on high school and college sports in the state. Among Allibone’s accomplishments, he placed in the top 10 in three different categories for small news organizations in the D Division. His coverage of events and in-depth stories have captivated readers and earned him recognition in the industry.

Another standout journalist, Bodani, who covers Penn State for the York Daily Record, was also recognized for his exceptional reporting on the business of horse slaughter in Pennsylvania. This important investigative piece shed light on the unfortunate fate of unwanted horses that end up at auctions, highlighting a pressing issue in the state.

The York Daily Record’s website,, was also acknowledged for its digital excellence, ranking in the top 10 in the Digital category. Their commitment to providing high-quality online content has not gone unnoticed, as they continue to deliver informative and engaging stories to their readers. In addition to this recognition, Erie Times-News received an honorable mention in the Digital category for its website further showcasing the dedication of Pennsylvania journalists to delivering top-notch sports coverage to their readers.

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