Category Archives: Sport & Action Photography

Hoops Rivalry: Cougars vs. Panthers [PHOTOS]

 

( Nikon D800 | ISO8000 | f/2.8 | 1/500 )
Chase Rogers, seen listening to coaches during a time out with six seconds left, fueled MLK’s victory.

A burgeoning Northwest Philadelphia high-school sports rivalry continued to grow on Tuesday night as the MLK High Cougars boys basketball team defeated the Imhotep Institute Charter High School Panthers 57-54.

Here are some of the highlights and you can read more on WHYY’s NewsWorks. 

 

 

 

 

 

A burgeoning Northwest Philadelphia high-school sports rivalry continued to grow on Tuesday night as the MLK High Cougars boys basketball team defeated the Imhotep Institute Charter High School Panthers 57-54. With less than a minute remaining in Tuesday night's game, the score between the MLK Cougars and Imhotep Panthers was tied. Daron Russell, a freshman point guard, tries in vain to steal the ball from MLK's Jabri McCall. (Bastiaan Slabbers, Bas Slabbers)
( Nikon D800 | ISO8000 | f/2.8 | 1/500 )
Daron Russell, a freshman point guard, tries in vain to steal the ball from MLK’s Jabri McCall.

 

A burgeoning Northwest Philadelphia high-school sports rivalry continued to grow on Tuesday night as the MLK High Cougars boys basketball team defeated the Imhotep Institute Charter High School Panthers 57-54. With less than a minute remaining in Tuesday night's game, the score between the MLK Cougars and Imhotep Panthers was tied. Cougars Head Coach Sean Colson and Gregory Bennett. (Bastiaan Slabbers, Bas Slabbers)
( Nikon D800 | ISO2500 | f/4.5| 1/125 )
Cougars Head Coach Sean Colson and Gregory Bennett.

 

A burgeoning Northwest Philadelphia high-school sports rivalry continued to grow on Tuesday night as the MLK High Cougars boys basketball team defeated the Imhotep Institute Charter High School Panthers 57-54. With less than a minute remaining in Tuesday night's game, the score between the MLK Cougars and Imhotep Panthers was tied. (Bastiaan Slabbers, Bas Slabbers)
( Nikon D800 | ISO8000 | f/2.8 | 1/320 )

 

Selection of photos from this collection is published earlier on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org: “MLK High hoops remain undefeated with win over defending state-champ Imhotep”. See the rest in this gallery (33 photos) after this link.

2013 Single Speed Cyclocross World Champion ship in Philly [PHOTOS]

 

Annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross & SSCXWC '13 Qualifier rounds - North Philadelphia, PA USA - December 7, 2013; Cycling enthusiast came out for the annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross event in North Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The course is laid out among bodies of trucks, vans and sedans. (Bas Slabbers)
Annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross & SSCXWC ’13 Qualifier rounds – North Philadelphia, PA USA – December 7, 2013; Cycling enthusiast came out for the annual Bilenky Junkyard Cyclocross event in North Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The course is laid out among bodies of trucks, vans and sedans. (Bastiaan Slabbers)

The 2013 single speed cyclocross world cup championship (SSCXWC13) is held at the Belmont Plateau in West Philadelphia. As part of the course riders had to climb a steep gravel path. Alongside this climb spectators cheered and pushed, sometimes even pulled the contesters uphill. The first snow of the season left up to ten inches on the course. (Bas Slabbers /Photography)
Belmont Plateau, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA USA
December 8, 2013;
The 2013 single speed cyclocross world cup championship (SSCXWC13) is held at the Belmont Plateau in West Philadelphia. As part of the course riders had to climb a steep gravel path.

Alongside this climb spectators cheered and pushed, sometimes even pulled the contesters uphill. The first snow of the season left up to ten inches on the course for the riders and spectators to battle.

See my photo essay for WHYY’s ViewFinders blog on NewsWorks.org to find out what led to this heroic races on Sunday: “Extreme cyclists cross and crash at North Philly junkyard [photos]


Philly Cycling Classic 2013

Philly Cycling Classic 2013 by Bastiaan Slabbers

Aurélien Passeron of France decompresses after finishing fourth in the 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic.

Online archive with editorial photos of the 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of the ‘Manayunk Wall’ bike race

This photo is originally published as part of the live coverage of the 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org