All posts filed under: sports

Costumed Cross 18

The Cyclocross Crusade Halloween races in Bend are a staple of the annual series. It’s been a few years since I last photographed this colorful, wacky event, so I was eager to revisit it and look for some different shots than I’ve come back with […]

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State Soccer 2015

Continuing my coverage of high school state championships, I followed a few Central Oregon teams to Hillsboro for the soccer finals. Both teams, the 5A Summit girls and the 4A Sisters boys, dominated their opponents this season and finished without a loss and only one […]

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State XC 2015

On a rainy fall Saturday in Eugene, some of the best Oregon high school runners braved the elements to compete for a state cross country championship. The course traversed fields, hills, around ponds, and on to the track for the final stretch. I came prepared […]

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State Wrestling 2015

High school state championships are some of my favorite sporting events to photograph. These high stakes, pinnacle of the season occurrences lead to compelling moments and emotion you don’t often see on a typical daily sports assignment. Just as the athletes get a little more […]

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Ducks in Dallas

I would’ve loved to be on the sidelines in Arizona photographing yesterday’s Super Bowl, but a few weeks ago, I did have the incredible opportunity to shoot a football game almost as big in stature – the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship game at […]

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Fall Preps

It’s that time of year for “best of” lists and posts, but before I add my contribution to the masses, I want to take a quick look back at the fall high school sports season. I haven’t posted much in the past few months, though […]

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Costumed Cross Crusade 2014

The Halloween Cross Crusade race is hands down one of the most fun races to photograph in Bend. I’ve been assigned to shoot the cyclocross event for the past few years, and I’m continually impressed with the costume creativity level. I had the day off […]

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Racing Around

I spent a good portion of the past summer weekends following amateur and elite racing on scenic courses around Central Oregon. These events have (surprisingly, to me) become some of my favorites to photograph of late. To an extent, I’ve long enjoyed shooting sports, but […]

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Xtreme Bulls

The Sisters Rodeo kicked off last month with a night of bull riding in some nice evening light. I don’t quite understand what compels one to strap themselves on the back of an enormous, frightened animal with horns that wants no part of it, but […]

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Back on Bikes

Last month, I photographed my first few bike events of the year. Mountain biking and cycling are popular pastimes in Bend, as in much of Oregon, and I shoot a number of races and events throughout the season. The annual Chainbreaker draws riders of all […]

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Out and About

A big part of my job as a newspaper photographer revolves around covering community and sporting events. The past few weeks I’ve made the rounds at quite a few, including kayak and cross country ski races, ultimate frisbee, baseball, and a branding/vaccine day at a […]

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