Allison Lee IsleyWinston-Salem Journal
Andrew CraftThe Fayetteville Observer
Vasha HuntUSA TODAY Sports
We liked the immediacy, subjects’ positioning and image’s relevance to the story in our first place entry. Second place was a nice variation on the usual player portrait. Debated a bit on the third award, whether it fit in the category, but decided that it did portray the subject in a novel way.
Judges: John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal, Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal