Sports Photo Of Year Tops SCI Awards in INPA Contest

Schurz Communications Indiana properties won 11 awards, including Sports Photographer of the Year recognition, in the Indiana News Photographers Association annual contest.

Winners were announced in February after the judging on the Indiana University campus in Bloomington.

Robert Franklin, a South Bend Tribune photographer, won the Sports Photographer of the Year award.

Franklin was a multiple award winner, taking a second in the Spot News category, a third in the Sports Action category and an honorable mention in the Pictoral category.

Other winners from Schurz Communications properties were:

– Chris Howell, Bloomington Herald-Times, second, Sports Action category;

– David Snodgress, Bloomington Herald-Times, second, Feature category;

–James Brosher, South Bend Tribune, third, Feature Story category;

–David Snodgressm Bloomington Herald-Times, honorable mention, General News category;

–James Brosher, South Bemd Tribune, honorable mention, General News category;

–Chris Howell, Bloomington Herald-Times, honorable mention, Feature category; and

–Jeremy Hogan, Bloomington Herald-Times, honorable mention, Feature category.