Archive for ‘Sports’

June 16, 2012

Sports in :60 | May 3, 2012

Sports in :60 – May 3, 2012.

Some updates on football and track and a plug for a baseball segment of the Locker Room. Just a note: I look like an oompa-loompa here because the white balance here is really off – we tried to fix it but the camera was just not cooperating that day.

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June 16, 2012

Sports in :60 | April 26, 2012

Sports in :60 – April 26, 2012.

Some highlights from this segment included our softball team claiming the number one spot in the MIAC and the latest Locker Room segment featuring a few members of our rugby team, who talked about their newly-acquired club status and recent win against Carleton.

June 16, 2012

Full coverage | Softball vs. St. Kate’s

Softball sweeps St. Kate’s in doubleheader, captures 30th win.

A good game played by the Tommie women! I absolutely loved taking pictures during the golden hour for this story.

June 16, 2012

Story | Coach inducted to Hall of Fame

Hodgson inducted into hometown Hall of Fame.

I felt honored when I was assigned this story on swim coach Tom Hodgson’s induction into the Rochester Quarterbacks Club Hall of Fame. I had interviewed Hodgson for previous TommieMedia stories (my Paralympian Mallory Weggemann slideshow and a Locker Room segment) and had gotten to know what a kind and joyful individual, as well as fantastic coach, he is.

[Note:  the above picture is a shot from my Weggemann slideshow, but the picture used in the actual story is a submitted photo]

June 16, 2012

The Locker Room | Tennis

The Locker Room with Terry Peck – April 5, 2012.

My second-ever and last Locker Room. This time I interviewed tennis coach Terry Peck and leading players Dan Cooper and Rachel Wright.

June 16, 2012

Video package | Varsity crew team

St. Thomas varsity crew team rows into spring season.

This video package was probably the most adventurous story I have undertaken for TommieMedia. Since I was still learning video (and was shooting it with a DSLR for the first time), our video editor Katherine Curtis came along with me. We braved wind, rain, and a very early morning to get these shots, but I was really happy with the way it turned out! I also designed the above rotator for my package.

June 16, 2012

Video package | Tommie Spotlight

Tommie Spotlight: Sarah Smith.

Even though my first video experience was shooting b-roll for the Locker Room, this one was my first video package! Tommie Spotlight is a feature TommieMedia does to highlight student athletes, and for this one, it was senior and basketball center player Sarah Smith. I actually knew her before this story was assigned – she’s a sweetheart.

June 16, 2012

The Locker Room | Swimming

The Locker Room with Tom Hodgson – March 1, 2012.

This was my first time ever hosting the Locker Room, a sports talk show where TommieMedia brings in coaches and players to talk about the season and upcoming games/meets. I got to interview swim coach Tom Hodgson and high achievers Emily Punyko and Sam Rauchwarter. It was also my first time using a real camera (and not just a flip cam) to shoot b-roll (the footage of the swimmers in this segment)! I was happy to finally try my hand at that.

June 16, 2012

Full coverage | M. basketball vs. Bethel

Deberg, Nord lead men’s basketball team to MIAC title game.

Another win for the Tommie men, who were D3 national champs last year!

June 16, 2012

Full coverage | Diving Invitational

Two divers clinch first-place finishes at St. Thomas Diving Invitational.

The St. Thomas diving team is small, but strong! Diving is one of the more fun sports to photograph, in my opinion.