Wis.-Milwaukee's Brett Pozolinski clears the bar in the high jump competition. Pozolinski placed tenth with a final height of 2.14m at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.
Rhonda Kraus hugs her son Josh after his victory to take the state title at the State Wrestling Championships on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 at the Casper Events Center. Kraus has ovarian cancer and wasn't expected to make it to Christmas. "Just being here means a lot," Kraus' daughter Kassandra said.
The English Cycles Racing Team makes their way down the finishing stretch of the Twilight Criterium Series in Eugene on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Rob English would go onto win the race in a two-man sprint for the line. (August Frank/The Register-Guard)
Oregon's Devon Allen performs the sign of the cross before competing in the semi-finals of the 110 meter hurdles at the Olympic Trials. Allen would win his heat in the semi-finals and go on to win the final in 13.03.
Oregon's Devon Allen hugs his father Louis after winning the 110 meter hurdles at the Olympic Trials in a time of 13.03. Upon crossing the finish line, Allan turned his head several times before taking off towards the stands and climbing several feet to hop over the railing in order to embrace his family.
Brandon Carrillo grimaces as he tries to keep his arm in place and his opponent at bay. Arm wrestlers descended on the Rodeo Steak House and Grill in Junction City for competition in the World Armwrestling League. Competitors locked hands and the first to push the others knuckles down past the barrier was the winner of the match.
The Pendleton Buckaroos' Jon Swaggart (#5) flies up into the air as the Lancers bring his run to a stop. The Churchill Lancers remaine undefeated as they beat the Pendleton Buckaroos 42-15, in the first round of the state 5A playoffs.
The Oregon Ducks Acrobatics and Tumbling team participate the final Team Event in their match against the Baylor Bears. The Duck's upset the Bears, winning the match with 285.025 points to 277.9. The victory was a redemption for the Duck's, whose old coach left them to coach the Bears.
Conner Torrey keeps an eye on his opponent Seth Hurney as they practice LARPing, in the field nearby Eldrige Park in Lebanon, N.H. The two compete in the LARPing organization known as Realms and use bamboo-core weapons for increased speed and competitiveness. Hurney has bee active in LARPing since elementary school where he would go to his friend Robert Disbrow's house to either play video games or practice LARPing in the back yard.
The Camels' Livia Castellanos goes into a dive in an attempt to knock the ball away from the Bolts' Meadow Kuntz and into the hands of her teammate during the Thunder Basin versus Campbell County basketball game on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The two schools share a rivalry due to both being based in Gillette.
Hoka One One/NYAC's Nicole Tully trips in the 5,000 meter final at the Olympic Trials. Tully soon exited the race.
Special Olympic athlete of the Upper Valley Hawks Walter Mosenthal, of Norwich, Vt., stretches after a run at the Hanover High School track on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. "Not everyone would recognize someone with special needs," Mosenthal said. But in the Hawks he has found a second family. Mosenthal thinks back to when he invited the team over to his house after he graduated high school. His teammates being there showed him how much they cared. "It wasn't just for the athletics. We're not just team players, we're friends," Mosenthal said.
Divers react to a hard impact of another diver with the water at the Gillette Pre-Invite at the Campbell County Aquatic Center on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
The Millers' linebacker Loudin Gariott (#24) holds his head after his team suffered a loss to Thurston High School. Springfield lost to Thurston 39-36 in the last game of the season. For seniors on the team like Gariott the last game is made even more emotional due to the chance his high school team will be the last football team he plays for.
The Bolts' JR Albers hugs Bolts Swimming Coach Jade Moser as he accepts his gold medal for the boys 500 yard freestyle at the Campbell County Aquatic Center during the 4A Swim and Dive Championships on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.
The Churchill Lancers celebrate with Todd Kaanapu, associate head coach and offensive line, after their victory over the Mountain View Cougars, 35-28, in Hillsboro on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. The victory means the Lancers will be going to the championship game for the first time in 32 years.
Nick Ah Sam holds up a picture of his mother Margie at a football game at Springfield High School. His mother past away just days before the game. Within the first few minutes of the game, Ah Sam would take off on a long run to make a touchdown, a finger pointed to the sky in dedication to his mother. "Football is just part of your life, life happens fast," said the Millers coach to his assembled team after the game.
Wisconsin's Zach Ziemek vaults himself up and over the bar in the pole vault portion of the decathlon at the Olympic Trials. Ziemek won the pole vault with a height of 5.25m.