Mark Emmert of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram received two national writing honors Wednesday from the Associated Press Sports Editors.

Emmert placed in the top 10 for feature writing and explanatory writing in the APSE’s 2014 contest among newspapers sized 30,001 to 75,000.

Steve Solloway also placed among the nation’s top 10 for column writing.

On Tuesday, the newspaper received top 10 honors for its Sunday sports sections.