Better Newspaper Contest

2013 Award Winners

Hoosier State Press Association - The Indiana Publisher - Better Newspaper Contest

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Division 3 Best Spot News Photo/Category 15 First place Car fire Mike Kenny The Rochester Sentinel Comments: Nice moment of action captured. Second place Fire Chet Baumgartner The News-Banner (Bluffton) Comments: None given Third place Fire Scott Cousins The Times (Frankfort) Comments: None given Best General News Photo/Category 16 First place Graduation Ray Cooney The Commercial Review (Portland) Comments: A creative way for a graduation photo to unfold. Second place Taser Nicole Ott Columbia City Post & Mail Comments: Nice facial expressions. Third place Sky's the limit Brian Glick Herald-Republican (Angola) Comments: Creative shot using the reflections. Rochester firefighters were called to the southbound lane of U.S. 31 about 1 mile south of Old 31, where this vehicle was on fire. The owner told an investigating officer he had recently filled the vehicle with gas, was driving along and put it into four-wheel drive when it caught fire. No one was injured. Fort Recovery High School graduate Maleia Fullenkamp (second from left) takes a picture with classmates following commencement. Joining Fullenkamp, from left, are Janelle Schwieterman, Sara Schoenlein and Claire Pottkotter. Best Sports Feature Photo/Category 17 Jay County High School's Keenan James (5) celebrates with a chest bump with teammate Kyle Selvey after James delivered a gamewinning hit in the championship game of the Patriot Invitational at Jay County High School. Also joining the celebration are Landry Inman (11) and Nick Clemens (right). First place Patriot celebration Ray Cooney The Commercial Review (Portland) Comments: For a sports feature this shows celebration and a great moment. Second place Harness Elaine Moore Peru Tribune Comments: Nice composition. Third place Celebration Zach Spicer The Tribune (Seymour) Comments: A tighter crop could have worked better, but a nice moment. Best Sports Action Photo/Category 18 First place Hands Aaron Piper The Tribune (Seymour) Comments: Interesting moment and visually nice. Second place Rough shot Chad Kline The Star (Auburn) Comments: Nice moment of action. Third place Goalie Ray Cooney The Commercial Review (Portland) Comments: None given Page 36 Seymour High School senior Sidney Carr keeps the ball away from Bloomington South High School sophomore Annie Gillard during the two teams' game at Seymour High School.

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