Marty Farmer

Sports Editor

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The Illinois Press Association recently honored Marty with the 1st & 2nd Place Awards for Best Sports Feature for his article He's in an Oak Park state of mind: Former OPRF star Iman Shumpert returns home for annual basketball camp.

Very interesting story about a hometown athlete who makes it big. Story featured a lot of voices. It provided nice insights into the subject.

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Plus, he was given the 1st Place Award for Best Sports Column!

"Great artwork. It carries both sections submitted. The OPRF Playoff football artwork was stellar and used well. Layout is also well-done. Stories are good."

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Love Oak Park River Forest Huskie Football? Check out Marty's award-winning caliber articles, as well as interviews with players and photos of the games, on Wednesday Journal's new Huskie Huddle: a portal to everything HUSKIE!

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