Bob Rives, a longtime writer for The Active Age, won first place in the 2023 Kansas Press Association’s Sports Feature Story category for his article about the Wichita Monrovians (May 2022), an all-black minor league baseball team active in the 1920s.
Amy Geiszler-Jones won second place in the Seniors Story category for her article about power lifters (December 2022). The Active Age won second place in the Best Front Page category for its January, August and November 2022 covers and third place in the Features Package category for “An Art Deco of our own” (March 2022).
The Active Age competes in the association’s division of the state’s largest newspapers. Here are the winning entries:
Click below to read the winning entries:
1.) Early baseball teams barnstormed barriers, Bob Rives
2.) Senior power lifters chase records competition and fitness , Amy Geiszler-Jones
3.) Art deco of our own, Joe Stumpe