Matt DixonOmaha World-Herald
Matthew ApgarDaily Chronicle
Dougal BrownlieSt. Joseph News-Press
First: The beleaguered participant in the front and center of the frame tells the post race story very well. Second: The body language on both the runners after the race told the story well. A vertical crop might have eliminated some extraneous elements. Third: Great expression on the top cheerleader’s face and the supporting players in the air put this image over the top.
Judges: Chris Kaufman/Appeal-Democrat, Kirk Barron/Appeal-Democrat