This press release uses a format that is generally accepted by most media. The release should be double-spaced. Keep it brief and in inverted-pyramid style: most important news first, secondary news next, etc. If the story runs on to a second page, identify your story in the upper left-hand corner. End the release with three # symbols bottom-center.
Contact: <contact information>
<DATELINE>--Fans cheered wildly as <name of team> defeated <opponent name> <game date> in a game at <location of game>.
<details of game>
<details of further games>. For more information, please contact <contact person> at <contact number>.