2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Sports Feature Photo ( Non-Daily Group 3)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Mecklenburg Sun
    Entry Title: Park View football sideline
    Entry Credit: David Conner
    Judge Comment: Powerful moment with cultural implications beyond sports, made stronger by the anonymousness of the hand reaching from the line of players to greet the coach.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Fauquier Times
    Entry Title: Field hockey celebration
    Entry Credit: Coy Ferrell
    Judge Comment: Compelling image of shared celebration from an especially interesting perspective.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The News-Gazette
    Entry Title: Spring Football in the Snow
    Entry Credit: Stephanie Blevins
    Judge Comment: This image drives the chill of that snowy game down to the viewer's bones. Great shot.