Press of Atlantic City sportswriter David Weinberg won an award in the 2012 Boxing Writers Association of America national contest, the BWAA announced Tuesday.

Weinberg, 54, took honorable mention in short feature (under 1,750 words) category for his story on Mike Tyson’s return to Atlantic City last June for the Atlantic City Boxing Legends gala.

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It marks the seventh time in the last 12 years Weinberg has won at least one award in the organization’s annual writing contest known as The Bernie’s.

Weinberg, a member of The Press sports staff since 1986, will be honored with the other award winners in the BWAA’s 88th annual banquet in New York on April 11.

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