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Local Sports Coverage Rubric Rating

Rating system: 5 (the best), 1 (lacks consideration).
Note: If your newspaper is not listed and you wish to be included in the Rubric Rating System then submit your URL address and our staff will examine your site and include a Rating for your newspaper.

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Local sports
online volume
Special Reporting  pahoops contributor archives
on line
archives on microfilm
 at state library
internet load
speed
Overall
Rating
Allentown Morning Call      5 Excellent!!       5       5   0-There is a charge     5     5 Five star
Altoona Mirror       5       5 Top Shots by Buck DeFrank       5    0     5     5 Five star
Beaver County Times      4  3 athlete of the week     0     5     5 Two Star
Butler Eagle,   forget it      0  need subscription          0        0      5       5  forget it
Bradford Era  poor      2 one lead story          0        0      5     5   Two
Star
Carlisle Sentinel        5        5 excellent local coverage        5      5     5 Five Star
Center Daily Times        5      4 Specialty Stories        4 (7 days)      5     5 four star
Chambersburg  Public Opinion        5      0        5 (five years)      5     5 four star
Chester County Press  0-need subscription      0         0      5 Nothing there
Clearfield   www.gantdaily.com             new
Chester Daily Local News              
Connellsville Daily Courier        2      0        4 (7days)      5     5 Two Star
Delaware Co Times      under       consideration   pending
Delco Sports              
DuBois Courier Express        3         0        0      5     5  Two Star
Easton Express Times        5        0       5 (14 days)      5     5 four star
Erie Times News      5      0    0- $2.95 per story. Previous to 1996 are NOT on the Web.      5     5  Three Star
Hazelton Standard Speaker        5         0        0 fee      5     5 Three Star
Honesdale-Wayne Independent     2 One lead story      0       5 (14 days)      5    4 Two Star
Indiana Gazette      3      0       5 (14 days)      5    3 lots of ads Two Star
Johnstown Tribune Democrat     5 (free registration)      0        5      5 (entire season)     5     5  four star
The Kennett Paper      5      0        5      5 (five years)      5    5 four star
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal     5      0        5     5     5  four star
Lebanon Daily News    5      0       5     5     5 four star
Meadville Times    0               0        0     5  who cares  forget it
Milton Daily Item    5       0       5     5     5 four star
Montgomery News Online  0  local sports??       0       0   don't know  who cares we will check again
Norristown Times Herald   5      0       0    5     5 Three Star
Philadelphia Inquirer   5  3 prep columns       5     5     4 four star
Philly burbs  5 five area coverage  5-athlete of the week       5   by area     5 four star
Phoenixville Phoenix   5       0       0     5     5  Three Star
Pittsburgh Post Gazette      5  5-Athlete of the Week      5    5    5    Five Star
Pittsburgh Tribune Review    5  5-Athlete of the Week      5    5    5  Five Star
Pottstown Mercury    5      0      0     5    5  Three Star
Reading Eagle     5       0    0-1-day usage - $8.95    5     5  Three star
Sayre Evening News-forget it    need subscription    0   0-1 Day Archive Access   Costs/$5.00    5    5 Two Star
Scranton Citizens Voice   being evaluated  5-100 Top Athletes    being evaluated   being evaluated     
Scranton Times Tribune      5  5-100 Top Athletes      5 excellent    5    5  Five Star
Sharon Herald      5   2-looks into history         5    0     5   5  four star
Sunbury Daily Item      4   0      4 past six days     5    5  Two Star
Washingtom Observer Reporter       5   0        5    5 30 days     5    5 four star
Waynesboro Record Herald      5    0      5 fourteen days     5    4   Three Star
Wilkes Barre Times Leader        5   5 Dave Konopki columns        5    1 $2.95 fee to view     5    5 Five star
Williamsport Gazette         3   0       5 now 14 days     5    5  Three Star
York Daily Record         5   3 Dooley article      1 need subscription     5     5   Three Star

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Weekly
Perry County Times, http://www.perrycountytimes.com  very good sports coverage
Blairsville Dispatch, http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/blairsvilledispatch/

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Pottsville Republican, good local sports, but will not let you return to your site.

Delaware

Cape Gazette,  Lewes , DE USA, http://www.capegazette.com

Newark Post http://www.ncbl.com/post/

Sussex County Sports http://www.sussexcountyonline.com/

Maryland

Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/

New York

Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin   http://www.pressconnects.com/

Daily Star   Oneonta, http://www.thedailystar.com/

Utica Observer Dispatch  http://www.uticaod.com/static/sports/2005_basketball/index.htm

New Jersey

Star Ledger   http://www.starledger.com/