2014 Photo Contest Winners

2014 Sweepstakes Weekly Photo Winner


CONNIE FERRERO, The Sayre Record & Beckham County Democrat

A TOTAL LOSS...Fire Chief Carl Billey does his best to extinguish the flames on this trailer home near the Sayre Landfill. Other firefighters are also working to get the flames down. Billey reports that the fire started in the fireplace and the fire broke through the roof. Ten firemen from Sayre responded quickly and Delhi also assisted. Thankfully, no one was injured. The home was owned by Jeff Ward.

2014 Sweepstakes Daily Photo Winner

BILLY HEFTON, Enid News & Eagle
An Enid High football player heads to the field to begin practice Thursday.

December Daily Winner


BILLY HEFTON, Enid News & Eagle
Enid firefighters work a house fire on south Leona Mitchell Blvd.

December Weekly Winner


LOUISE RED CORN, The Bigheart Times
The sun goes down over the second turbine fully erected at the east edge of the Osage Wind project.

November Daily Winner


ROWYNN RICKS, Woodward News
Mooreland's Trevor Elliott (7) appears headed for a rough landing after picking up some yardage against Texhoma in District A-1 high school football action. Mooreland defeated Texhoma 27-0, earning a spot in the high school football playoffs.

November Weekly Winner


JOHN FERGUSON, Broken Arrow Ledger
VERY BRAY-VE PLAYER — Kaitlynn Monckton, a Broken Arrow High School junior softball player, found out how tough basketball can be ... especially on the back of a donkey.

October Daily Winner


STEVE MILLER, The Lawton Constitution
Members of Eisenhower High School JROTC raise the American flag against the backdrop of the setting sun ahead of the Lawton High School football game at Cameron University Stadium.

October Weekly Winner


JACK BUZBEE, Pawhuska Journal-Capital
"The Kiss" - Captain Hayden Jevellas kisses Ashley Youngwolfe, the 2014 Homecoming queen, during homecoming ceremonies at the football game.

September Daily Winner


KYLE PHILLIPS, The Norman Transcript
OU's Sterling Shepard flies through the air as he tries to gain some extra yardage over the Tennessee defense during the Sooners' game against the Volunteers at Owen Field.

September Weekly Winner

MELISSA GRACE, The Ringling Eagle
FIRE IN RINGLING – An abandoned and dilapidated house owned by Sandy Lyle in the 200 block of Fourth Street, which was currently being torn down by the Town of Ringling, caught fire Thursday evening and the fire department was paged out at 6:02 p.m. Many Ringling firemen fought the fire for over three hours and mutual aid was also given by the Healdton fire department.

August Daily Winner

BILLY HEFTON, Enid News & Eagle
An Enid High football player heads to the field to begin practice Thursday.

August Weekly Winner

JEANNE GRIMES, The Purcell Register
Train wreck! A young cowboy hits the dirt head first and so does the sheep he tried to ride in Friday’s mutton busting at the McClain County Heart of Oklahoma Rodeo.

July Daily Winner

ROBERT S. BRYAN, The Clinton Daily News
Visible through the flame is Clinton firefighter Calvin Baggett at the fiery accident involving a semi-truck east of Clinton on Interstate 40 Thursday afternoon. The accident tied up traffic for two hours.

July Weekly Winner

TRAVIS BARNARD, The Mooreland Leader
Electrical Linemen Toby Townsend and Lucas Swank hang from a ladder connected to an electrical pole crossarm while helicopter pilot Lance Raber lowers a pulley to them out of the helicopter. The work is part of the ongoing OG&E High Voltage Transmission being constructed near Mooreland.

June Daily Winner

DAVID BURGESS, Vinita Daily Journal
A bull gives Vinita residents Guy Swift and Austin Lee a lift that busts up their three-legged race during the 'Monday the Hard Way' competition at the fourth annual Hookin' A Invitational Freestyle Bullfight.

June Weekly Winner

AARON McDONALD, The Countywide & Sun
The barn at Blue Hen Farms, which is engulfed in flames, was destroyed and one horse died in the blaze.

May Daily Winner

BONNIE VCULEK, Enid News & Eagle
Water drenches Ziah Faw Faw as he plays with the Hoover Elementary School kindergarten classes at Leonardo's Adventure Quest Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

May Weekly Winner

JOHN SMALL, Johnston County Capital-Democrat
The cat was one of two belonging to Zelma Williams that were rescued from the house by Tishomingo firefighters, who told the Capital-Democrat that the fire was caused by a candle in the kitchen area and spread to a closed-in back porch.

April Daily Winner

STEVE MILLER, The Lawton Constitution
A mediflight helicopter cones in for a landing on Ft Sill Boulevard as first responders work to free Rashad Brady, 27 from his decimated Nissan Sentra following a wreck that killed 42-year-old Lawton woman shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday.

April Weekly Winner

RODNEY HALTOM, McIntosh County Democrat

Checotah's Katelyn Donathan (wearing blue, in middle) sprints and leaps over a hurdle in the 300m-hurdle event at the Checotah Track and Field Classic. 

 

March Daily Winner


BILLY HEFTON, Enid News & Eagle
Pond Creek Hunter's Jade Jones hugs Tiarra Davis as the final second tick off the clock in the Lady Panther win over Cheyenne/Reydon in a class A state semi-final Saturday at the State Fair Arena in Oklahoma City.

March Weekly Winner


CONNIE FERRERO, The Sayre Record & Beckham County Democrat

A TOTAL LOSS...Fire Chief Carl Billey does his best to extinguish the flames on this trailer home near the Sayre Landfill. Other firefighters are also working to get the flames down. Billey reports that the fire started in the fireplace and the fire broke through the roof. Ten firemen from Sayre responded quickly and Delhi also assisted. The fire broke out about 2:33 p.m. Friday. Thankfully, no one was injured. The home was owned by Jeff Ward.

 

February Daily Winner


BILLY HEFTON, Enid News & Eagle

An Enid firefighter begins to fight a trailer fire in the 2700 block of north Adams Wednesday.

 

February Weekly Winner


JACK BUZBEE, Pawhuska Journal-Capital
Lady Huskie sophomore Keylee Kirk lets loose a pass as she falls to the basketball court during last week’s regular season finale at Hominy. A 37-32 triumph by the Hominy girls was followed by a 44-43 Bucks’ win to complete a home sweep of their Osage County rivals.

January Daily Winner


BONNIE VCULEK, Enid News & Eagle
Enid's Grace Enmeier survives a fist to the face from Lawton Eisenhower's Nikki Smith as they battle for the ball during the Lady Eagles' 33-32 win over the Pacers Saturday at the Enid Event Center.

January Weekly Winner


TRAVIS BARNARD, The Mooreland Leader
Woodward firefighters Bobby McDowell (left) and Jordan Ivie use a pair of binoculars during the initial scene size up at a massive fire that broke out at The Cummins Construction Company asphalt plant west of Mooreland Saturday, Jan. 25.