GamecockCentral.com is pleased to congratulate staff writer Ron Aiken for winning First Place in Best Sports Reporting from the South Carolina Press Association for his story "Shaw Switch Sparks USC" that ran Oct. 26, 2013, after the Missouri win. It's the first S.C.P.A. win for GamecockCentral.com.
Ron also won First Place for Best Feature Writing and Second Place for Best Business Writing for work he did prior to being hired by GamecockCentral.com in August 2013.
Established in 1852, the South Carolina Press Association represents and serves the daily and weekly newspapers of South Carolina and more than 80 active individual and associate members.