Since I did not grow up watching or reading about sports, I was a bit apprehensive to cover sports games at school. However, after feeling more comfortable with a camera and the creation of an ultimate frisbee team, I quickly became fascinated with the sport and with covering it for our paper. Below are two stories I wrote about the frisbee team over the past two years.
April 23, 2018
Boys ultimate opener ends in triumph
Instead of writing a normal sports story, I created an interactive story after interviewing players and taking many photos at the game. I used Playbuzz to layout the story nicely and embedded it onto our site as well as including a Facebook gallery.
SPA Ultimate radiates chemistry to defeat Washburn
May 5, 2017
After a great game played by our ultimate team, I quickly uploaded the photos and wrote a story to be published the next day at school. Since the team was new that school year, I included information about the sport itself and the ways in which the team had been gaining traction since its inception. This story won 2nd place for Online Multimedia Package at the 2017 Minnesota High School Press Association convention.