Sports

3,000 meter steeplechase at the NCAA Track and Field Championships West Preliminary in 2017.
Blake Williams in the Moto X Freestyle event at the X Games in 2016.
Florida State’s Nicki Ekhomu lands on top of UT’s Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau in 2017.
Trey Wood in the Skateboard Big Air competition at the X Games in 2015.
Cal State Fullerton wins the College World Series in 2004.
The College World Series in 2004.
Liberty Hill running back Sammy Post gets a finger in the eye from Brandon Johnson of Giddings in 2006.
Thorndale centerfielder Hannah Laurence is consoled by manager Kloie Cargill, 14, after losing the UIL 2A Softball State Championship game in 2019.
Graham Marsh of Australia loses his hat as he tees off into the wind at the FedEx Kinko’s Classic in 2006.
Lindon Victor of Texas A&M collapses at the finish line of the 1500 meter run portion of the decathlon at the 90th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in 2017.
Makenzie Cook of Lake Travis celebrates a point against Westlake at Lake Travis High School in 2015.
New Braunfels centerfielder Clayton Mott makes an acrobatic catch in deep centerfield at the Texas 4A State Championship in 2006.
Caleb Stark, 6, hits during batting practice with his dad in Zilker Park in 2006.
Kevin Lu, 15, a sophomore running back on the Brentwood Christian School football team, takes a water break during practice in 2017.
Oklahoma defensive end Ogbonnia Okoronkwo plants an OU flag on the 50-yard-line at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas after beating Texas 29-24 at the AT&T Red River Showdown in 2017.
Liberty Hill High School’s Rachel Tuttle collapses on the locker room floor after the Panthers lost 66-41 to Winnsboro High School in the Class 3A semifinal of the Texas State Basketball Championships in 2004.
University of Texas players storm the field after beating USC for the national championship at the Rose Bowl in 2006.
Doug Gray of Kingfisher, Okla., gets a face-full of dirt as his Belgian draft horses Mike and Hank strain to pull 7,600 pounds of cinder blocks during a horse pull competition in Pierce City, Missouri, in 2006.
Akins High School players celebrate their win over Anderson at House Park in 2015.
UT outfielders Tina Boutelle and MicKayla Padilla collide in centerfield while trying unsuccessfully to catch a hit from Washington’s Aimee Minor in 2006.
UT senior softball players Tina Boutelle, Amber Hall, Cat Osterman, Chez Sievers and Jaclyn Daniels take a victory lap around McCombs Field in 2006, after beating Washington 9-1 to advance to the College World Series.
Storm clouds threaten a middle school football game in 2011.
Brownwood’s Luke Chastain dunks his head in a cooler full of ice water during at the Texas State 7 on 7 Football Championships in 2010.
At Guerrero Tire Shop in East Austin, the ultimate goal is serving customers. But until they arrive, a more immediate – and fun – goal is tended to: soccer. Playing with other workers in 2008, goalie Gabriel Galicia blocks a shot at the shop on Pleasant Valley Road and East Third Street.
Westlake High School quarterback Nick Foles, left, comforts Logan Harkness after the Chaps’ 43-29 loss to Southlake Carroll in the Class 5A, Division I championship game at the Alamodome in San Antonio in 2006.
Competitors race in the 13th Annual Dragon Boat Festival and Races at Festival Beach in 2011.
After scoring a second quarter touchdown against Rice, UT running back Tre’ Newton flips the ball to an official and knocks off his hat at Reliant Stadium in Houston in 2010.
Racers run under a large American flag on Congress Avenue at the Statesman Cap 10K in 2017. The Cap 10K, with more than 20,000 runners, is the largest 10K in Texas.
Georgetown players console each other after losing to Canyon in a UIL semifinal in 2014.
Going 50 mph or more, Blake Ehlers swings wide outside the wake on a turn and performs a barefoot water skiing trick called a ‘body slide’ on Lake Austin in 2004.
Soccer fans, from left,Jamie Casey, Kit McNeil, Kyle Frenette and Taylor Dicorte celebrate after the United States scored a goal against Algeria while watching the World Cup soccer match at Fado Irish Pub in 2010.
UT’s Kody Clemens hoists the Big 12 championship trophy after the Longhorns beat TCU at Disch-Falk Field in 2018.