Thursday, October 15, 2015

Going all-out for the ball ...

10/14/15 - Arlington, VA: Marymount Freshman defender Rodney Ngoh places an aggressive high kick between two Salisbury mid-fielders. The play was deemed a dangerous kick & the Seagulls took control of the ball. The MU Saints went on to tie the Gulls 0-0 in Double overtime during Capital Athletic conference action Wednesday night.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Lancaster Country Day's Cougar Bowl

10/02/15 - Lancaster, PA: It was just another friendly flag football game between staff & students, indoors this year due to a passing monsoon … which made it extra interesting: close-quarters, close metal bleachers, and close cinder-block walls. They kept me on my toes! The stakes were low … it was just for fun, school spirit right? And maybe some Monday morning bragging rights.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

It was a wet one today

09.12.15 - Westminster, MD: It was a wet one today. Both I in Westminster, & Ryan in Lancaster were out covering in a real mess as seen here at McDaniel. There was even a rolling lightning delay that stalled mid-day action. But everyone trudged through & it even cleared up in early afternoon ... but not after this Women's game versus York was called for poor field conditions with 19:44 remaining in the 2nd half.
On a side note, I'll be working to increase the frequency of posting, following some technical issues I continue to have with multi-image posts. Stay tuned.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Women's Lax opener

02.18.15 - Gettysburg, PA: It's going to be a weird seasonal transition this week as I move between a snowy Lacrosse & a balmy Swimming Champs, both at Gettysburg. It's weird first because Lacrosse, once the stalwart of my outdoor athletics, has issued three postponements in my first four Lax games due to the prospect of "inclement weather". All already following my Baseball opening day on 2/7. Hopefully, this won't be trend, otherwise I'll need to build a staff of photographers to cover work in an already narrow spring season. And as far as the changing conditions ... weird is interesting right? Credit to Nikon for forging weather-tight gear.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Opening Day Gem

02.07.15 - Marymount U., Barcroft Park, Arlington, VA: Setting a February 7th opening day was a little gutsy here in the mid-atlantic. But the risk paid off with really mild weather (for this time of year), & the second game of the doubleheader was gifted with this sunset over right field. It's good to be outside again.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Gametime! @ Gettysburg

01.13.15 - Gettysburg, PA: It's often a kind of drive-by capture attempt on my end to try to get this shot. I'm crouching holding the body by the vertical grip upside down at my feet, on the floor between someone's legs. Not exactly a time tested method of fine craftsmanship. More often than not I'm out of focus, or unlucky and the center subject has their back to me, or the exposure is blown, or there's a leg in my way, or I'm just too late. But with the Gettysburg Men's Basketball team I've had some good fortune and landed this shot with clarity for a couple of years, and ironically with the same center subject - Senior Captain Joe Emerusabe. I'm glad when it works … & then we're all smiles.