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2016 - Meg Vogel - Cincinnati Enquirer (Large Market)
            Jessica Phelps- The Newark Advocate (Small Market)
2015 -Carrie Cochran - Cincinnati Enquirer (Large Mar ket)
           Jessica Phelps- The Newark Advocate (Small Market)
2014 - Eamon Queeney - The Columbus Dispatch (Large Market)

             Jessica Phelps- The Newark Advocate (Small Market)
2013 - Katie Rausch - The (Toledo) Blade (Large Market)
             Joshua A. Bickel - ThisWeek Community Newspapers (Small Market)
2012 - Gus Chan - The Plain Dealer (Large Market)
             Bill Lackey - Springfield News-Sun (Small Market)
2011 - Lisa DeJong - The Plain Dealer (Large Market)
             Bill Lackey - Springfield News-Sun (Small Market)
2010 - Lisa DeJong - The Plain Dealer (Large Market)
            (no Small Market award given)

2009 - Fred Squillante - The Columbus Dispatch (Large Market)
           
Bill Lackey - Springfield News-Sun (Small Market)
2008 - Lisa De Jong - The Plain Dealer
2007 - Chris Russell - The Columbus Dispatch
2006 - John Kuntz - The Plain Dealer
2005 - Mike Levy - The Plain Dealer
2004 - John Kuntz - The Plain Dealer
2003 - Dale Omori - The Plain Dealer
2002 - Ed Suba Jr. - Akron Beacon Journal
2001 - Mike Levy - The Plain Dealer
2000 - Mike Levy - The Plain Dealer
1999 - Karen Schiely - Akron Beacon Journal
1998 - Mike Levy - The Plain Dealer
1997 - Fred Squillante - Columbus Dispatch
1996 - Eric Albrecht - The Columbus Dispatch
1995 - Eric Albrecht - The Columbus Dispatch
1994 - Allan Detrich - The Blade
1993 - Ed Suba Jr. - Akron Beacon Journal
1992 - Allan Detrich - The (Toledo) Blade
1991 - Mike Levy - The Plain Dealer
1990 - Ed Suba Jr. - Akron Beacon Journal
1989 - Dale Omori - The Plain Dealer
1988 - Eric Albrecht - The Columbus Dispatch
1987 - Eric Albrecht - The Columbus Dispatch
1986 - Tim Barmann - Kent State University
1985 - Melvin Grier - Cincinnati Post
1984 - Lois Bernstein - Ohio University
1983 - Eric Albrecht - The (New Philadelphia) Times Reporter
1982 - Steve Ilko - Warren Tribune Chronicle
1981 - David Andersen - The Plain Dealer
1980 - Bob Dickerson - Cincinnati Post
1979 - Gail Fisher - Ohio University
1978 - Natalie Fobes - Cincinnati Enquirer
1977 - David Griffin - Ohio University
1976 - Marcia Nighswander - Akron Beacon Journal
1974 - Michael Good - Lorain Journal
1970 - Jim Gordon - Bowling Green State University
1967 - Herral Long - The (Toledo) Blade

2016 - Kyle Robertson - The Columbus Dispatch
2015 - Kyle Robertson - The Columbus Dispatch
2014 - Eamon Queeney - The Columbus Dispatch
2013 - Kyle Robertson - The Columbus Dispatch
2012 - Lisa DeJong - The Plain Dealer
2011 - Neal C. Lauron - The Columbus Dispatch
2010 - Chris Russell - The Columbus Dispatch
2009 - Marshall Gorby - Springfield News-Sun
2008 - Neal C. Lauron - The Columbus Dispatch
2007 - Ken Love - Akron Beacon Journal
2006 - Chris Russell - The Columbus Dispatch
2005 - Neal C. Lauron - The Columbus Dispatch
2004 - Chris Russell - The Columbus Dispatch
2003 - Dale Omori - The Plain Dealer
2002 - Dale Omori - The Plain Dealer
2001 - (tie) Kyle Lanzer - Alliance Review
            Neal C. Lauron - The Columbus Dispatch
2000 - Ken Love - Akron Beacon Journal
1999 - David Richard - Lorain Morning Journal
1998 - Matt Detrich - Akron Beacon Journal
1997 - Chris Russell - The Columbus Dispatch
1996 - Matt Detrich - Akron Beacon Journal
1995 - Allan Detrich - The Blade
1994 - Ed Suba Jr. - Akron Beacon Journal
1993 - Rick Wilson - Troy Daily News
1992 - Eric Albrecht - The Columbus Dispatch
1991 - Jim Witmer - Troy Daily News
1990 - Jim Witmer - Troy Daily News
1989 - Jim Witmer - Troy Daily News
1988 - David Andersen - The Plain Dealer
1987 - Jim Witmer - Troy Daily News
1986 - Jim Witmer - Troy Daily News
1985 - Eric Albrecht - The Columbus Dispatch
1984 - Dale Omori - Kettering-Oakwood Times
1983 - Mike Fender - Kettering-Oakwood Times
1982 - Mike Fender - Kettering-Oakwood Times
1981 - Lance Wynn - Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
1980 - Pat Tehan - Kettering-Oakwood Times
1979 - Bob Dickerson - Cincinnati Post









2016 -  Kris Sproles, WDTN-TV, Dayton
2015 - Scott Doelling, WBNS-TV, Columbus
2014 - Andy Wallace- WBNS-TV, Columbus
2013 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2012 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2011 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2010 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2009 - Jeff Ritter - WBNS-TV, Columbus
2008 - Jeff Ritter, WBNS-TV, Columbus
2007 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2006 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2005 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2004 - Doug Herrman - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2003 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2002 - Jeff Barnhill - WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
2001 - Chris Reece - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2000 - Jeff Barnhill - WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
1999 - Chris Reece - WJW-TV, Cleveland
1998 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
1997 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
1996 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
1995 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
1994 - Paul Kwapich - WTOL-TV, Toledo
1993 - Ali Ghanbari - WKEF-TV, Dayton
1992 - Scott Takeda - WTOL-TV, Toledo
1991 - Paul Kwapich - WTOL-TV, Toledo
1990 - Paul Kwapich - WTOL-TV, Toledo
1989 - Chris Kettler - WTOL-TV, Toledo
1988 - Brian Tiell - WTOL-TV, Toledo
1987 - Scott Huffman - WDTN-TV, Dayton
1986 - Scott Huffman - WDTN-TV, Dayton
1985 - David Hollis - WKYC-TV, Cleveland
1984 - Byron Stirsman - WHIO-TV, Dayton
1983 - Byron Stirsman - WHIO-TV, Dayton
1982 - Jim Douglas - WHIO-TV, Dayton
1981 - Jim Douglas - WHIO-TV, Dayton
1980 - Jim Douglas - WHIO-TV, Dayton
1979 - David Hollis - WKYC-TV, Cleveland
1978 - Jim Douglas - WHIO-TV, Dayton
1977 - David Hollis - WAKK-TV, Akron
1976 - Bob Phillips - WDTN-TV, Dayton








2012 - Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2011 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2010 - Jeff Ritter - WBNS-TV, Columbus
2009 - Steve Maguire - WNBS-TV, Columbus
2008 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2007 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2006 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2005 - David Bradford - WJW-TV, Cleveland
2004 - Chris Kettler - WNBS-TV, Columbus
2003 - David Bradford - WOIO/WUAB, Cleveland
2002 - Jeff Barnhill - WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
2001 - Jeff Barnhill - WKRC-TV, Cincinnati
2000 -  Ali Ghanbari - WJW-TV, Cleveland
1999 - Chris Reece - WJW-TV, Cleveland





2016 - Andrea Noall, Kent State University
2015 - Isaac Hale, Ohio University
2014 - Logan Riely, Ohio University
2013 - Jason Botsford, Western Kentucky University
2012 - Meg Roussos, Ohio University
2011 - Joel Hawksley, Ohio University
2010 - Joel Hawksley, Ohio University
2009 - Diego James Robles - Ohio University
2008 - Diego James Robles - Ohio University
2007 - David Foster - Kent State University
2006 - David Foster - Kent State University
2005 - Katie Falkenberg - Ohio University
2004 - Samantha Reinders - Ohio University
2003 - Haraz Ghanbari - Kent State University
2002 - James Patterson - Ohio University
2001 - David Distelhorst - Ohio University
2000 - Greg Ruffing - Kent State University
1999 - Luis Sanchez - Kent State University
1998 - Lindsay Semple - Kent State University
1988 - Brad Phalin, Bowling Green State University








2016 Top Ten
1st - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch - 1564
2nd - Andy Morrison, The (Toledo) Blade - 1124
3rd - Barbara Perenic, The Columbus Dispatch - 954
4th - Kareem Elgazzar, Cincinniati Enquirer - 734
5th - Adam Cairns, The Columbus Dispatch - 724
6th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch – 634
7th - Meg Vogel, Cincinnati Enquirer - 604
8th - Patricia Schaeffer, The (Lisbon) Morning Journal - 534
9th - Joshua Bickel, ThisWeek Newspapers - 484
10th - Jonathan Quilter, The Columbus Dispatch - 464

2015 Top Ten
1st - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch - 1004
2nd - Eamon Queeney, The Columbus Dispatch - 964
3rd - Andy Morrison, The (Toledo) Blade - 822
4th - Adam Cairns, The Columbus Dispatch - 804
5th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 794
6th - Jonathan Quilter, The Columbus Dispatch - 564
7th - Barbara Perenic, The Columbus Dispatch - 534
8th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 504
       - Mitch Pe Masilun, The (Mansfield) News Journal - 504
10th - Patti Schaeffer, The (Lisbon) Morning Journal - 464

2014 Top Ten
1st - Eamon Queeney, The Columbus Dispatch - 1224
2nd - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch - 1144
3rd - Andy Morrison, The (Toledo) Blade - 1062
4th - Adam Cairns, The Columbus Dispatch - 954
5th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 834
6th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 664
7th - Barbara Perenic, The Columbus Dispatch - 564
8th - Erik Shelkun, Elsestar Images - 554
9th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 514
10th - Joshua Bickel, ThisWeek Community News - 394

2013 Top Ten
1st - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch -1084
2nd - Eamon Queeney, The Columbus Dispatch - 822
3rd - Adam Cairns, The Columbus Dispatch - 804
4th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 772
5th - Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer - 762
6th - Phil Masturzo, Akron Beacon Journal - 754
7th - Barbara Perenic, The Columbus Dispatch - 662
      - Josh Bickel, ThisWeek Newspapers - 662
9th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 554
10th - Patti Schaeffer, The( Lisbon) Morning Journal - 474

2012 Top Ten
1st - Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer - 1224
2nd - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch - 1194
3rd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 964
4th - Jonathan Quilter, The Columbus Dispatch -824
5th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 754
6th - Scott Heckel, The Repository - 664
7th - Barbara Perenic, Springfield News-Sun - 654
8th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 614
9th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 562
10th - Eamon Queeney, The Columbus Dispatch - 482

2011 Top Ten

1st - Neal Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 1114
2nd - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch - 984
3rd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 954
4th - Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer - 884
5th - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 634
6th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch -612
7th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 604
8th - Jonathan Quilter, The Columbus Dispatch - 602
9th - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch -594
10th - Barbara Barbara, Springfield News-Sun - 502

2010 Top Ten
1st - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 1114
2nd - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 1044
3rd - Lisa Dejong, The Plain Dealer - 914
4th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 794
5th - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch - 774
6th - Jonathan Quilter, The Columbus Dispatch - 634
7th - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 624
8th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 592
9th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 564
10th - Barbara Perenic, Springfield News-Sun - 464

2009 Top Ten
1st - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 934
2nd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Disptch - 850
3rd - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 732
4th - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 644
5th - Jonathan Quilter, The Columbus Dispatch - 608
6th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 600
7th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 524
8th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus, Dispatch - 504
9th - Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer - 500
10th - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch - 394

2008 Top Ten

1st - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 974
2nd - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 684
3rd - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 634
4th - Lisa Dejong, The Plain Dealer - 524
5th - Shari Lewis, The Columbus Dispatch - 494
         Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 494
7th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 394
         Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch - 394
9th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 374
10th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News Sun - 344
           Phil Masturzo, Akron Beacon Journal - 344

2007 Top Ten
1st - Ken Love, Akron Beacon Journal - 814
2nd - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 754
3rd - Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer - 518
4th - Phil Masturzo, Akron Beacon Journal - 514
5th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 504
6th - Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer - 480
7th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 420
8th - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 404
9th - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 384
10th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 374

2006 Top Ten
1st - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 714
2nd - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 704
3rd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 514
4th - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 482
5th - Ken Love, Akron Beacon Journal - 474
6th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 434
7th - Phil Masturzo, Akron Beacon Journal - 424
8th - Karen Schiely, Akron Beacon Journal - 382
9th - Joshua Gunter, The Plain Dealer - 364
10th - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch - 334
           Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch - 334

2005 Top Ten
1st - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 774
2nd - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 714
3rd - Mike Levy, The Plain Dealer - 670
4th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 444
5th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 364
6th - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 360
7th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 334
         Phil Masturzo, Akron Beacon Journal - 334
9th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 322
10th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 318

2004 Top Ten
1st - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 844
2nd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 554
3rd - Mike Levy, The Plain Dealer - 550
4th - Eustacio Humphrey, The Plain Dealer -544
5th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 424
6th - Aaron Rudolph,The (Lisbon) Morning Journal -374
7th - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 352
8th - David Distelhorst, The (Fremont) News Messenger - 324
9th - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 304
10th - Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer - 298

2003 Top Ten
1st - Dale Omori, The Plain Dealer - 800
2nd - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 592
3rd - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 542
4th - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 454
5th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 376
6th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 354
7th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository - 334
8th - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 284
9th - Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 282
10th - Bob DeMay, Akron Beacon Journal - 266

2002 Top Ten
1st - Dale Omori, The Plain Dealer - 694
2nd - Bob DeMay, Akron Beacon Journal - 552
          Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 552
4th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 424
5th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 414
6th - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 402
7th - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 384
8th - Bob Rossiter, The (Canton) Repository - 352
9th - Ken Love, Akron Beacon Journal - 342
10th - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 334

2001 Top Ten
1st - Kyle Lanzer,  Alliance Review - 474
         Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 474
2nd - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 422
3rd - Bob DeMay, Akron Beacon Journal - 384
4th - John Kuntz, The Plain Dealer - 372
5th - Ken Love, Akron Beacon Journal - 354
         Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 354
7th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 332
8th - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 314
         Matthew Hovis, The (Medina County) Gazette - 314
10th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository - 312

2000 Top Ten
1st - Ken Love,  Akron Beacon Journal - 794
2nd - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 724
3rd - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 532
4th - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch - 392
5th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository - 354
6th - Dave Polcyn, The (Mansfield) News Journal -322
7th - Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch - 304
8th - Glen Hartong, Cincinnati Enquirer - 298
9th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 294
10th - Steve Schenck, The (Lisbon) Morning Journal - 284

1999 Top Ten
1st - David Richard, Lorain Journal - 458
2nd - Ken Love,  Akron Beacon Journal - 372
3rd - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 278
4th - Steven Herppich, Cincinnati Enquirer - 254
5th - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 242
6th - Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch - 240
7th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 230
8th - James Mahan, Springfield News-Sun - 206
         Alysia Peyton, The Columbus Dispatch - 206
10th - Gary Green, Akron Beacon Journal - 202
           Julie Vennitti, The (Canton) Repository - 202

1998 Top Ten
1st - Matt Detrich, Akron Beacon Journal - 434
2nd - David Polcyn, The (Mansfield) News Journal -390
3rd - Ken Love, Akron Beacon Journal -302
         Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch
5th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository -294
6th - Mandi Wright, The (Medina County) Gazette - 264
7th - Bob DeMay, The (Youngstown) Vindicator - 262
8th - David Richard,The (Lorain) Morning Journal -260
9th - Steven Herppich, Cincinnati Enquirer - 240
10th - Karen Schiely,  Akron Beacon Journal - 230

1997 Top Ten
1st - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch
2nd - Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch
3rd - Matt Detrich, Akron Beacon Journal
4th -
5th - Steven Herppich, Cincinnati Enquirer
6th - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer
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1995 Top Ten
1st - Allan Detrich, The (Toledo) Blade - 704
2nd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 614
3rd - Matt Detrich,  Akron Beacon Journal - 414
4th - Glenn Hartong, Cincinnati Enquirer - 390
5th - Chris russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 330
6th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository - 314
7th - Steven Herppich, Cincinnati Enquirer - 244
         Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 244
9th - Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch - 234
10th - Brynne Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 194

1994 Top Ten
1st - Ed Suba Jr, Akron Beacon Journal - 664
2nd - Allan Detrich, The (Toledo) Blade- 462
3rd - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 394
4th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 374
5th - Patrick Reddy, Cincinnati Enquirer - 262
6th - Ernest Coleman, Cincinnati Enquirer - 254
7th - Gus chan, The Plain Dealer - 246
8th - Bill Kennedy, The Plain Dealer - 234
9th - Terri Cavoli, Lorain Journal - 224
10th - Steven Herppich, The (Canton) Repository - 204
           Brynne Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 204

1993 Top Ten
1st - Rick Wilson, Troy Daily News - 562
2nd - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 434
3rd - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 390
4th - Ed Suba Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 364
5th - Allan Detrich, The (Toledo) Blade - 354
6th - Brynne Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 284
7th - Fred Squillante, Tje Columbus Dispatch - 274
8th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 232
9th - Ty Greenlees, Dayton Daily News - 210
10th - Jason Cohn, Chillicothe Gazette - 176

1992 Top Ten
1st - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 482
2nd - Rick Wilson, Troy Daily News - 434
3rd - Brynne Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 384
         Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 384
5th - Lloyd Young, Lorain Journal - 282
6th - Robin Layton Kinsley, The Plain Dealer - 260
7th - Terry Cavoli, Lorain Journal - 254
8th - Ed Suba,Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 250
9th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository - 224
10th - Allan Detrich, The (Toledo) Blade - 218
           Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 218

1991 Top Ten
1st - Jim Witmer, Tyoy Daily News - 584
2nd - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 332
3rd - Gregory Shaver, Medina County Gazette - 284
4th - Curt Chandler, The Plain Dealer - 278
5th - Ed Suba, Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 264
6th - Phaedra Singelis, Cincinnati Enquirer - 262
7th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository - 254
8th - Glenn Hartong, Cincinnati Enquirer - 252
9th - Rick Wilson, Troy Daily News - 248
10th - Matt Detrich, Ohio University - 226

1990 Top Ten
1st - Jim Witmer, Troy Daily News - 694
2nd - Allan Detrich, The (Toledo) Blade - 534
3rd - Ed Suba, Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 494
4th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 354
       - Robin Witek, Akron Beacon Journal - 354
6th - Curt Chandler, The Plain Dealer - 344
7th - Bill Reinke, Dayton Daily News - 280
8th - Chuck Crow, The (Willoughby) News Herald - 172
9th - Patrick Reddy, Cincinnati Post - 166
10th - Scott Heckel, The (Canton) Repository  - 152

1989 Top Ten
1st - Jim Witmer, Troy Daily News - 624
2nd - Allan Detrich, The (Toledo) Blade - 562
3rd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 454
4th - Ed Suba, Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 394
5th - Susan Kirkman-Zake, Akron Beacon Journal - 342
6th - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch - 312
7th - Curt Chandler, The Plain Dealer - 244
8th - Robin Witek, Akron Beacon Journal - 234
9th - Douglass Oster, The (Youngstown) Vindicator - 184
10th - Chuck Crow, The (Willoughby) News Herald - 170

1988 Top Ten
1st - David Andersen, The Plain Dealer - 444
2nd - Ed Suba Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 394
3rd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 314
4th - Jim Witmer, Troy Daily News - 274
5th - Marty Medvedik, Lorain Journal - 270
6th - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch - 266
7th - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch - 230
8th - Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch -  222
9th - Curt Chandler, The Plain Dealer - 218
10th - Robin Witek, Akron Beacon Journal - 206

1987 Top Ten
1st - Jim Witmer, Troy Daily News - 672
2nd - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 412
        - Marty Medvedik, Lorain Journal - 412
4th - Curt Chandler, The Plain Dealer - 408
5th - Jock Fistik, Mansfield News Journal - 362
6th - David Andersen, The Plain Dealer - 328
7th - Richard conway, The Plain Dealer - 284
8th - Patrick Reddy, Cincinati Post - 244
       - Philip Dwyer, Mansfield News Journal - 244
10th - Douglass Oster, Medina County Gazette

1986 Top Ten
1st - Jim Witmer, Troy Daily News - 634
2nd - David Andersen, The Plain Dealer - 428
3rd - Ed Suba Jr., Akron Beacon Journal - 344
4th - Jeff Green, Lorain Journal -304
5th - Marcy Nighsander, Cincinnai Post - 370
6th - Tim Barmann, Kent State University - 268
7th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 262
8th - Craig Orosz, Lorain Journal - 240
9th - Curt Chandler, The Plain Dealer - 226
10th - Chris Russell, The (Willoughby) News Herald - 198

1985 Top Ten
1st - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Dispatch - 374
2nd - David Andersen, The Plain Dealer - 358
3rd - Jeff Greene, Lorain Journal - 312
4th - Chris Clark, The (Toledo) Blade - 272
5th - Robin Witek,  Akron Beacon Journal - 270
6th - Craig Orosz, Lorain Journal - 264
7th - Ed Suba, Akron Beacon Journal - 252
8th - Marcy Nighswander, Cincinnati Post - 244
9th - Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch - 234
10th - Tim Barmann, The Plain Dealer - 214

1984 Top Five
1st - Dale Omori, Kettering Oakwood Times - 883
2nd - Al Fuchs, Kettering Oakwood Times -634
3rd - David Anderson, The Plain Dealer - 520
4th - Allan Detrich, Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune - 404
5th - Craig Holman, The Columbus Dispatch - 374

1983 Top Ten
1st - Mike Fender, Kettering Oakwood Times - 732
2nd - Jim Witmer, Troy Daily News - 584
3rd - Allan Detrich, Tiffen Advertiser-Tribune - 454
4th - Mark Duncan,  Associated Press - 434
5th - David Andersen, The Plain Dealer - 418
6th - Tim Revell, The Columbus Dispatch - 334
7th - Rob Englehardt, Warren Tribune Chronicle - 332
8th - Richard Kozak, Lorain Journal - 270
9th - Tim Fleck, Sandusky Register, 254
10th - Jeff Sprang, Mansfield News Journal - 220