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The Gazette's David Ramsey honored by national organization

By: The Gazette
February 27, 2018 Updated: February 27, 2018 at 9:10 pm
photo - David Ramsey March 7, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
David Ramsey March 7, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette 

The Gazette's David Ramsey has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors for column writing for the second straight year. Ramsey has been honored for 2017 as a top 10 column writer for papers with a circulation between 30-75,000. 

Ramsey is a graduate of Denver South High School, Abilene Christian University and Syracuse University, where he earned a master's degree in American History in 2003. He's placed 12 times in the national APSE contest, including two first-place finishes.

He's covered the Athens, Beijing, London, Sochi and Rio Olympics for The Gazette. 

Here are the columns from Ramsey that were submitted to the APSE:

-Trump wrong on Brandon Marshall, others who protest during anthem

Falcons Broncos

-Air Force's Frank Serratore, back in NCAAs, deserves applause for superb hockey labor

Air Force head coach Frank Serratore talks to Falcon right wing Cole Gunner after he came off the ice against American International College during the first period Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Cadet Fieldhouse Ice Arena on the Air Force Academy. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

-Despite Donald Trump's travel ban, I hope American wrestlers make trip to Iran

-Carson Bird's widow tries to understand what can't be understood

Carson Bird, Air Force’s 2007 All-American defensive back, kisses his wife Brittany Bird before flipping the coin toss as the Falcons honorary captain Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, before the game against Georgia State at Falcon Stadium on Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Bird has lost his left leg as he is fighting a rare form of bone cancer called Chondrosarcoma. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

-Sierra's Dante Thomas stuns everyone - including himself - to win 3A 100 sprint

Sierra sprinter Dante Thomas sprints ahead of Manitou Springs’ Jayden Omi, right, and D’Evelyn’s Wesley Tedstrom to win the 3A boys 100-meter dash Sunday, May 21, 2017, during the Colorado High School State Track and Field Championships at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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