The Diamondback won seven categories and placed in four others Saturday in the 2013 Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for Region 2. 

The regional winners will go on to the national competition, details for which have yet to be announced.

The wins continue a streak of awards for The Diamondback in its region.

Below, the winners:

Sports Writing

Aaron Kasinitz

Editorial Writing

The editorial board

General Column Writing

Lauren Redding

Erik Shell

Mike King

Feature Writing

Yasmeen Abutaleb

Sports Column Writing

Daniel Gallen and Aaron Kasinitz

Sports Photography

Christian Jenkins

Breaking News Reporting

Diamondback staff

And the finalists: 

Online In-Depth Reporting

Teddy Amenabar, Darcy Costello and Alex Kirshner

General News Photography

James Levin

Online Sports Reporting 

Daniel Popper, Daniel Gallen and Aaron Kasinitz

In-Depth Reporting

Yasmeen Abutaleb

Congratulations to all the winners and stay with us to see who wins at nationals!