2013 Photo Contest Winners

2013 Sweepstakes Daily Winner

JAY CHILTON, The Norman Transcript

Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Brian Orr tackles an OU fan who invaded Owen Field interrupting play during the second half of the final home game of the season vs. Iowa State University Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

2013 Sweepstakes Weekly Winner

 

Travis Akehurst, The Delaware County Journal

This mutton buster found the going tough when he came off the sheep at the 55th Annual Siloam Springs Rodeo held June 20-23.

December Daily Winner


KYLE PHILLIPS, The Norman Transcript

An Oklahoma State cheerleader appears to try and trip Oklahoma's Eric Striker as he celebrates after the Sooners beat OSU Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 during the Bedlam football game at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater.

December Weekly Winner


LOUISE RED CORN, The Bigheart Times

Jaden Johnson stands the Wynona Assembly of God, which was destroyed by arson Saturday. Johnson worked to set up a temporary church in the gym at the Assembly of God and also surveyed the damage to the church.

November Daily Winner


JAY CHILTON, The Norman Transcript

Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Brian Orr tackles an OU fan who invaded Owen Field interrupting play during the second half of the final home game of the season vs. Iowa State University Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

November Weekly Winner


RODNEY HALTOM, The Eufaula Indian Journal

Eufaula quarterback Gunner Ford throws a pass over the out stretched hands of Checotah’s Dominik Pulse as running-back Casey Pryor looks on.

October Daily Winner


ED BLOCHOWIAK, The Shawnee News-Star

Suspect Clinton Weese surrenders to law enforcement officers outside a home on Park Street. Weese was sought by the sheriff's warrant team on outstanding warrants, with an anonymous tip leading officers to that home.

October Weekly Winner


EVERETT BRAZIL III, The Hollis News

A firefighter battles flames in an abandoned house. Investigators suspect the fire was caused by arson.

September Daily Winner


BILLY HEFTON, Enid News & Eagle

Chisholm's Colton Johnson runs in as OBA's Chris Walker leaps over the Longhorn's Britton Yunker Thursday during the opening game of the season at Longhorn Field.

September Weekly Winner


RACHEL ANNE SEYMOUR, The Bigheart Times

Fayth Holloway, 13 of Hominy, and her boyfriend Haden Bethel, 12 of Bristow, wait for the OCCA Ranch Rodeo at the Osage County Free Fair to start Saturday evening. Holloway and her brother competed in the JRRA rodeo’s bronc riding earlier that day. It was her first time to ride a bronc and it won’t be her last.

August Daily Winner


ROBERT S. BRYAN, Clinton Daily News

Ann Taylor of Clinton plunged into the watermelon at an AARP picnic Tuesday at the McLain Rogers Park pavilion.

August Weekly Winner


SUSIE ABSHER, Hughes County Times

Wetumka High School Lady Chieftain Michelle Yahola (center) is pictured as she does her “scorpion slide” into home plate at the Aug. 12 softball game against Butner.

July Daily Winner


ED BLOCHOWIAK, The Shawnee News-Star

Leon Fountain, Socorro, N.M., competes in the saddle bronc event.

July Weekly Winner


RICK HEATON, The Owasso Reporter

For the seventh year, the Owasso Soccer Club held the Turn Owasso Pink Soccer Tournament at the Owasso Sports Park. Thousands of players and their families packed the park for a day of soccer, and more importantly, raised funds for the fight against breast cancer.

June Daily Winner


KYLE PHILLIPS, The Norman Transcript

Members of the Moore Medical Center staff embrace as they tour the damaged building the morning before it is demolished.

June Weekly Winner


TRAVIS AKEHURST, Delaware County Journal

This mutton buster found the going tough when he came off the sheep at the 55th Annual Siloam Springs Rodeo held June 20-23.

May Daily Winner


KYLE PHILLIPS, The Norman Transcript

Emergency workers pull Wilma Chastain from a collapsed building off of 4th Street and Interstate 35 after a tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2013.

May Weekly Winner


KELLY BROWN, Choctaw Times

Firemen from all over the state work together to improve advanced vehicle extraction skills. Firemen cut open a school bus with hydraulic tools to extract patients in a school bus wreck simulation.

April Daily Winner


JOSH NEWTON, Tahlequah Daily Press

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputy Calen Cobb talks with one of two young children found inside a home that appeared to be littered with feces.

April Weekly Winner


MELISSA GRACE, The Ringling Eagle

Ringling volunteer firemen show how they work to free individuals trapped in a car using the Hurst Tool to cut the car to allow the roof to be pulled back. The mock accident depicted a drunk driver in one car, a car load of kids in second car and one student who was ejected and ‘died at the scene.’

March Daily Winner


PATRICK MULLIKIN, The Miami News-Record

Miami’s Allison, 3, Gracie, 1, and Lexi Morgan, 6, hang with the Easter Bunny Saturday morning at the Miami First Assembly of God Church’s annual Easter egg hunt that was to have been held at the Miami High School Football practice field.

March Weekly Winner


REX DEAL, Nowata Star

Oklahoma Union shortstop Kannon McCune braces himself for a collision with a Caney Valley player at second base.

February Daily Winner


DALE DENWALT, The Daily Elk Citian

Ranch hand Lester Lackey chases down a loose calf near the Bar-S Foods distribution warehouse in Elk City. The calf was one of three who fell out of a stock trailer as it drove along Interstate 40.

February Weekly Winner


DERRICK CROW, The Hennessey Clipper

Daylight to the garage of the Orco Service Co. didn’t make it look any better than when it was going up in flames at about 4 a.m. Monday morning. State fire marshals and the Kingfisher County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the apparent arson and the theft of items from the business.

January Daily Winner


RIP STELL, The Journal Record

Pedestrians in downtown Tulsa walk through a cloud of steam from a manhole.

January Weekly Winner


LINDA COPELAND, Sequoyah County Times

The Rocky Point and Brushy Fire Departments responded to a house fire at 10:56 a.m. Jan. 25 on East 982 Road, 1.7 miles from U.S. Highway 59 in Rocky Point.