ThisWeek Community Newspapers won 16 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards presented by the Cleveland Press Club on June 18. ThisWeek collected more awards than any other community newspaper group in Ohio.

ThisWeek Community Newspapers won 16 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards presented by the Cleveland Press Club on June 18. ThisWeek collected more awards than any other community newspaper group in Ohio.

ThisWeek staff members swept all awards in four photography categories, for writing in community/local coverage and for editorial cartoons in the single cartoon category for non-daily newspapers.

For photography, the categories and winners are:

Sports action, Tim Norman, first place for "Battle for the Ball" published in ThisWeek Licking County.

Sports feature, Tim Norman, first place for "State final loss hug" in ThisWeek Bexley.

Sports feature, Adam Cairns, second place for "Soccer champs" published in ThisWeek Rocky Fork Enterprise.

General feature, Lorrie Cecil, first place for "Keeping watch" in the Johnstown Independent.

General feature, David Rea, second place for "Human race" in the Dublin Villager.

Photo journalism, Lorrie Cecil, first place for "Veterans flight to Washington, D.C." published in the Dublin Villager.

Photo journalism, Adam Cairns, second place for "Memorial Tournament" in the Dublin Villager.

Pictorial, Lorrie Cecil, first place for "Early morning practice" published in ThisWeek Hilliard.

Pictorial, Ann Tormet, second place for "Big Wheel," also in ThisWeek Hilliard.

For writing and reporting, the categories and winners are:

Public service, Jeff Donahue and Cathy Wogan, first place for "Union County egg farm controversy" in ThisWeek Marysville.

Sports, Anders Larson, first place for "20 years of upsets."

Community/local coverage, Lin Rice and Jim Fischer, first place for "Weathering the economic storm" in ThisWeek Marysville.

Community/local, Nate Ellis, second place for "Security upgraded in wake of school threats," published in ThisWeek Pickerington.

Reviews/criticismsingle article, Gary Seman Jr., second place for "Satisfaction, prices high at Third and Hollywood."

Single cartoon, non-daily newspapers, Jim Larrick first place for "Health Care Hypnotist."

Single cartoon, non-daily newspapers, Jim Larrick, second place for "SlotsJackpot."