As the Coronavirus outbreak impacts sport journalism, this is one part of five on one of the teams impacted by the cancellation of the state final games. All five stories were highlighted in the Ledgers sport section on Monday, March 30th.
I got a chance to cover the annual Beanpot college hockey championship in Boston. This article saw Northeastern win an overtime thriller. I focused the story in on local’s in the Ledger and Brockton Enterprise regions who had a large impact on the result of the game.
This story come to fruition after the paper received a tip and highlights a goalie in the middle of tragedy.
After breaking the original story on a hockey player who suffered a serious spinal injury, I was able to get in contact with him and his mom. This was the third of four stories written by me on Connor Kulig.
This article consisted of several hours and hours of research to identify the proper people to watch out for in the region. On the day of, I tracked down appropriate athletes and coaches.
A normal high sports final took a turn after a controversial non-goal. The coach would be ejected, forcing me to have to think on my feet. I gave him a call after the game and was able to integrate his voice. The original version had video of the non-call but would be removed after the Hull soccer account made their tweets private
This project took many trips and left turns. What started as a football preview, turned into a feature on two kids and their life growing up as friends and in football. The story came to fruition after finding out about their backstory in the original preview. After doing the reporting, I would soon find out one of the players was injured adding another wrinkle to the story