2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Action Photo ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: Minna Stess
    Entry Credit: Crissy Pascual
    Judge Comment: Interesting subject captured at a timely moment, along with excellent technical quality, make this a strong photo in this competition.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: Jump shot
    Entry Credit: Robbi Pengelly
    Judge Comment: Good action captured with solid technical quality in a challenging low light environment.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: Under the Lights
    Entry Credit: Robbi Pengelly
    Judge Comment: Creative and eye-catching image made under very challenging lighting conditions.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Paula Times
    Entry Title: Santa Paula Youth Sports Stars!
    Entry Credit: Dan Diaz
    Judge Comment: Clean capture of action. Effectiveness limited somewhat because opponents are not in frame, which would enhance storytelling.