the passion of the game, the ecstasy of the win, and the agony of the defeat
The Licking Heights Hornets warm-up on the field prior to Friday night's loss at West Jefferson High School. Both teams were undefeated going into this last game of the regular season.
Janelle Ruen jumps to block against Jenn Snyder as the AVP Tour players scrimmage at Cal State Long Beach's sand volleyball courts.
Swimmers warm up prior to Saturday afternoon's Bexley Invitational swim meet, January 12, at St. Charles Preparatory School's natatorium.
Akron Buchtel's Kachay Hullum, left, celebrates with 4-by-400 teammates Chelsea James (center) and Samantha Lockhart (right) after crossing the finish line in first place during the Division 2 4x400 relay at Saturday's OHSAA State Track & Field Championships in Columbus.
Hands: basketball scrimmage, Cal State Fullerton.
A competitor at the Arnold Classic watched the backstage feed while awaiting to make an appearance on stage during the final round of the bodybuilding competition.
Football warmups: Dublin Coffman High School. Dublin, OH.
UC Davis' Hannah Ures dives from the 3-meter board during the Saturday's Big West Aquatics Shootout, November 4, at UC Irvine's Lincoln Aquatics Center.
Madison Christian's Nathan Burdette (#33, blue) gets inside of Newark Catholic's Jonathon Casby as he drives to the basket during the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's 74-29 tournament loss to the Green Wave, February 20, at Dublin Scioto High School.
Senior John Dotson rests on the mat during afternoon practice. Production still from "Wrestle Out" - a documentary about the Grundy High School Wrestling Team. Grundy, VA.
Watkins Memorial's Ross Fenner (black, right) wrestles Olentangy Liberty's Nick Kaczkowski (blue, left) in the 119-pound matchup of Thursday night's dual meet at Liberty High School.
St. Charles goalie Kyle Ray (#40, red) dives to save a shot by Upper Arlington's Michael Spellacy (#87, yellow) during the second period of Friday night's 2-1 win over Upper Arlington at the Dispatch Ice Haus.
Northland's Cynthia Lemon (#33, green) drives to the basket around Brookhaven's Khalila Hardin (#54, white) during the second half of Northland's Tuesday night win at Brookhaven,
January 15, 2008.
Bishop Hartley's Teresa Trucco (#4) sets the ball as teammate Addie Zavatsky (#8) comes up a bit late during Saturday's Division II Regional Final win over Bexley, November 3, 2007.
Logan Rasor is caught in a run-down between Sidney catcher Jude DeLoy and third-baseman Joe Engle (not pictured) during Tuesday evening's 7-4 win over Piqua.
Kai Greene pumps himself up with music and food before preparing to compete in the final round of the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition.
Columbia Station's Alexa Dorricott (left to right), Dalton's Chelsea Detwiler and East Canton's Heather Krivos are reflected in a puddle as they wait for competition to resume after a rain delay, Saturday, during the Division 3 pole vault finals at the OHSAA State Track & Field Championships in Columbus.
The Pickerington Central Tigers take to the field for pre-game warmups. Pickerington, OH.
Milton-Union's Tyler Fosnight, as seen through the backstop fence, throws a 54 foot shot during the first flight of Saturday's Region 8 Tournament at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.
Hilliard Darby's Jeremy Ball (#5, black) lands on the back of Gahanna Lincoln's Stevie Taylor (#22, white) as he wins the rebound during the second half of Friday night's game at Gahanna.
Lockers. Still from "Wrestle Out". Grundy, VA.
George Washington Colonials fans rush the court after the Colonials win an overtime thriller against Charlotte to close their 2005-06 undefeated-in-conference season.