2010 Photo Contest Winners

December Daily Winner

BRANDON NERIS, Lawton Constitution

Santa Claus finds a stocking full of cuteness in four-month-old Isaiah Love during a pre-fight Christmas Eve visit to Comanche County Memorial Hospital's Starlight Ward for Children.

December Weekly Winner

RICK HEATON, Owasso Reporter

Owasso's Connor Coleman is tripped on his way to the hoop.

November Daily Winner

JERRY LAIZURE, The Norman Transcript

Norman firefighters, police officers and EMSSTAT medics treat four victims of a house fire.

November Weekly Winner

DARLA WELCHEL, The Newcastle Pacer

Five-year-old frolics in the autumn leaves.

October Daily Winner

JERRY LAIZURE, The Norman Transcript

Purcell's Kaile Marcum slides safely into second with a stolen base during the Class 4A state tournament in Oklahoma City.

October Weekly Winner

DARLA WELCHEL, The Newcastle Pacer

Desperately Reaching: Although these two young children escaped injury during a two-car accident on Hwy 37 and NW32nd, they were traumatized by the ordeal, reaching towards a family member being cared for by the Newcastle Fire Department and the McClain County EMS. Increased traffic and motorists exceeding the posted 45 mph speed limit have contributed to more accidents on Newcastle streets.

September Daily Winner

CHELCEY ADAMI, Stillwater NewsPress

OSU wide receiver Justin Blackmon goes up high for a touchdown against Tulsa.

September Weekly Winner

LOUISE RED CORN, The Bigheart Times

The Lady Panthers couldn’t celebrate their district championship for too long: regional play begins at 3 p.m. Thursday in Dewar against Welch.

August Daily Winner

JEFF BARRON, Weatherford Daily News

An officer attempts to keep a young child at bay as a joint task force of the Weatherford Police Department, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the Custer County Sheriff's Department, among others, attempted to serve 50 warrants in five communities.

August Weekly Winner

DONALD COOPER, The Carnegie Herald

Landon Sechrist rounds the second barrel in the barrel racing event at Kid Night.

July Daily Winner

ED BLOCHOWIAK, Shawnee News-Star

Ben Tannehill of Monroe, La., does his best to hang on during bull riding competition at the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee.

July Weekly Winner

LOUISE RED CORN, The Bigheart Times

Alvin Morris of the Boston Pool Rough Riders met his match with a spotted bull that appeared ready to trample the photographer along with everyone else in his path.

June Daily Winner

JOSH NEWTON, Tahlequah Daily Press

Downtown Tahlequah hosted SpeedWheel in a figure-eight style race around Norris Park. The race was part of the annual Oklahoma FreeWheel.

June Weekly Winner

C. L. HARMON, The Cleveland American

Street Value Estimated at $20 Million – Sheriff Roger Price inspects marijuana plants.

May Daily Winner

DREW HARMON, The Edmond Sun

Storm clounds move across central Edmond on the evening of Wednesday, May 19, in this view looking northeast from downtown.

May Weekly Winner


Shortstop Cold Pickens goes head over heels after Norman North's Connor Russell slides into second to break up a doubleplay attempt during the Region III Tournament

April Daily Winner

JERRY WILLIS, Muskogee Phoenix

Medics wheel a man injured during a shooting Saturday, April 10, in Muskogee's Arrowhead Mall. One man was killed and five people were injured in what Muskogee police say is a gang-related attack.

April Weekly Winner

RICK HEATON, Owasso Reporter

Britton Ewy of Owasso goes up for a header against a Sand Springs opponent during district play.

March Daily Winner

JERRY LAIZURE, The Norman Transcript

Oklahoma center Abi Olajuwon [34] tries to get around Notre Dame center Erica Williamson [52] during the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA women's championship in Kansas City. Oklahoma advanced to the Elite Eight round after defeating the Irish, 77-72

March Weekly Winner


A Clinton fireman mans a hose as Elk City firefighters are seen in the backgroun on other sets of hoses. Agencies from all around western Oklahoma responded to help fight the huge fire.

February Daily Winner


BEN WOLOSZYN, Stillwater NewsPress

Ripley firefighter William Belford stands next to a burning mobile home fire in the communty of Mehan. A grass fire burned the vacant structure and several abandoned vehicles on the property.


Feburary Weekly Winner

RICK HEATON, Owasso Reporter

Riley Moody, 16, an Owasso Mid-High student, was recently named to the Junior Olympik Skeet Shooting team.


January Daily Winner


BEN WOLOSZYN, Stillwater NewsPress

A Stillwater firefighter walks around a rolled over Chevy pickup truck on the southbound side of Interstate 35 at the Oklahoma Highway 51 interchange on Jan. 28, 2010. Ice and snow across most of the state caused slippery driving conditions.


January Weekly Winner

CHUCK REHERMAN, The Yukon Review

Laila Sulieman (left) and Mashelle Nicholson attempt to steal the ball from Ardmore’s Gaby Agers during the opening round of the Ardmore Holiday Festival. The Millerettes toppled class 4A No. 3 ranked McGuinness 45-35 in the finals.