The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster) has been recognized as one of the top 10 sports sections in the nation for the 14th time in 17 years by the Associated Press Sports Editors.
The Times finished in the Top 10 in the Special Section category in the 75,001- to 175,000-circulation division.
The Times entered its special section on the 100-year anniversary of the IHSAA boys basketball tournament.
Since 1994, The Times has won eight Top 10s for its daily section, four Top 10s for its Sunday section and four Top 10s for special sections. It has received nine honorable mentions for a total of 25 awards in 17 years.
“This recognition is a tribute to our sports staff and their dedication to providing a local sports report that is second to none in northwest Indiana,” Times Executive Editor William E. Nangle said.
In January The Times’ sports websites –
nwi.com/sports and nwiprepsports.com – were selected as one of the nation’s Top 10 in Class B, which consists of websites having 500,000 to 1,999,999 monthly unique visitors.