Garry Leavell has been named sports editor for The Dallas Morning News. He most recently served as deputy sports editor.
Leavell has been with the Dallas Morning News for 12 years. He started in 1983 as a part-time copy editor, and became a full-time editor in 1994. He was named assistant sports editor in 1997 and became deputy sports editor in 2000.
He replaces Dwayne Bray, who has taken a new assignment as deputy managing editor of metro.