2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Action Photo ( Dailies: 50,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Men's Freestyle BMX, Olympics 2021
    Entry Credit: Robert Gauthier
    Judge Comment: Initially disorienting, this photo actually conveys the gravity-defying nature of this competition.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Dodger Celebration
    Entry Credit: Gina Ferazzi
    Judge Comment: Here's a photo that is so expressive, it doesn't really need a caption. The single image illustrates the joy of the Dodgers and their fans and the resignation of the Cardinals in the dugout.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Big surf
    Entry Credit: Mark Rightmire
    Judge Comment: The moment of launch perfectly captured.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Women's Basketball, Olympics 2021
    Entry Credit: Robert Gauthier
    Judge Comment: Basketball as contact sport
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Rockets Vs. Lakers
    Entry Credit: Robert Gauthier
    Judge Comment: Basketball as ballet