With most high school fall sports playoffs nearing the finish, there are lots of emotions on the field – both from winners and losers – as they see their seasons come to a close. Baltimore Sun Media Group photographers saw action from many playoff games in Howard, Harford and Baltimore, Carroll and other counties last week, including soccer, field hockey, cross country, volleyball and football. The latest edition of the best of high school sports.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron, Kenneth K. Lam and Christopher T. Assaf photographed the Ravens as they beat the Cincinnati Bengals 20-17 in overtime at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
Super typhoon Haiyan killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, according to a senior police official, and destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of structures in its path.
As rescuers struggled to reach villages along the coast, survivors foraged for food or searched for lost loved ones.
WARNING: Some photos contain graphic content.
It’s been 50 years since I-95 opened between Baltimore and Wilmington. The highway transformed interstate commerce on the East Coast, creating a fast road link between the Northeast and the MidAtlantic. It also opened rural Harford County for suburban development.
Seven months after she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, Towson preschool teacher Erika Brannock is walking again with the help of a prosthetic leg and her own will power. “You know, if you can get through this, which is one of the most horrific things that somebody can go through, you know you’re good to get through the rest of your life,” Brannock said.
Nov. 7 Photo Brief: Indonesian volcano eruption, Russian spacecraft launch and water rescue dog training
Bill Cosby, UEFA Champions league football match, a Moscow military parade and more in today’s daily brief.
Since nose reconstruction began, Linda Hershey has had chronic pains and disorders. Almost four years after her nose was removed, cancer was found in her frontal sinus. In a journey marked by hope and despair, she doesn’t expect to live a “problem-free life” and knows that issues may arise indefinitely.
Story and photos by Algerina Perna. Warning: Series contains graphic content.