Dayton Daily News columnist Tom Archdeacon recognized nationally

Dayton Daily News sports columnist Tom Archdeacon and John Feinstein of the Washington Post were the only two to claim first-and second-place finishes in the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s best-writing contest.

His column about former Brookville High and Wright State hoops star Courtney Boyd and her successful quest to save her younger sister from heroin addiction — won second place for column writing.

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Feinstein took first for enterprise reporting and was second in spot news. Sports Illustrated’s Luke Winn won spot news and finished third in magazine-length features.

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