2015 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Sports Action

A picture that shows participation in a game or sports event. Peak-action pictures during competitive events should be included in this category.

First Place

Bonnie Jo Mount, The Washington Post
Greyhounds: Greyhounds compete at Wheeling Island Racetrack in Wheeling, WVA. Interest in greyhound racing is on a decline. Animal protection groups have long lobbie against it and casino gambling has become a more popular pastime.

Second Place

Patrick Smith, Independent
Incoming Shot: Goalie Camerson Brosh #6 of the North Harford Hawks cannot make a save on Matt Lewis #3 of the Hereford Bulls as he scores in the second quarter during the MPSSAA 3A-2A North Regional Championship at Hereford High School on May 14, 2014 in Parkton, Maryland.

Third Place

Doug Mills, The New York Times
Cat-like Run: Sarah Reid of Canada sprints off the starting line during her run in the finals of the Women's Skeleton race at the 2104 Sochi Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Thursday, Feb, 13, 2014.

Award of Excellence

Toni L. Sandys, The Washington Post
Touchdown: With Dunbar's Oluwagbenga Alo on his back, Douglass Eagle Mikale Makle (3) reaches the ball around the pylon for a touchdown during the Maryland High School 2A Football State Championship. The Douglass Eagles defeated the North Dunbar Poets 38-0 to win the title.