April 17, 2018

Hoveln, Litwiller, Thompson head up newly release collections

More than two dozen collections featuring highly talented high school athletes were added to our photo archives in the past week. Here are our favorite shots of six athletes from their galleries shared earlier this week. Follow links to see more photos of each athlete or click here to search our site for your favorite athlete.

Olympia's Luke Litwiller
December 21, 2016 - St. Joseph, IL - St. Joseph-Ogden's Brandon Dable blocks a put-back attempt by Olympia's Luke Litwiller during their Leader Classic game on December 21, 2016. With the 84-71 victory, St. Joseph-Ogden won the holiday tournament title for the fourth time in the past five installments. Litwiller finished the game with 18 points in the loss. Click here to see more photos of him currently in our online archive.



Mystique Thompson runs in the prelims
Rock Island High School's Mystique Thompson runs in the preliminary heat of the 100-meter dash at Illinois High School Association's 2012 Girls State Track & Field Meet on May 12, 2012. She qualified for finals as the Rocks went on to finished in a three-way tie for 18th place in the final team standings on Saturday. There are 15 more images in Thompson's collection. Click here to see more photos of her in action.



Brant Hoveln takes a big swing
Spartan two-sport athlete Brant Hoveln takes a big swing at the ball while playing in St. Joseph-Ogden's road game on April 16, 2016 at Duffy Bass Field against Normal University High. St. Joseph-Ogden, who later went on two win a Class 2A runner-up state trophy in the season, fell victim to the Pioneers 13-3 in their non-conference game on Saturday. Click here to see more baseball photos of Hoveln and our collection of football images as well.



Ashley Pop celebrates with partner Allison Gerk
Lincoln-Way North's Ashley Pop celebrates with partner Allison Gerk between points during her badminton doubles match against Deerfield High School's Gwyneth Helm & Brooke Buranosky. Pop and Gerk were eliminated from medal contention after a 21-14, 21-16 defeat in their first round consolation match at the IHSA Badminton State Finals on on May 15, 2015. See nine more action photos of Pop in our archive ...




January 9, 2012 - Champaign, IL - Photo of St. Thomas More basketball player Jade Brinkoetter in the Sabers' home game against St. Joseph-Ogden. St. Thomas More survived a scare after defeating St. Joseph-Ogden in an intense battle 42-39 on their home court. Here Sabers' Jade Brinkoetter brings the ball down the court for STM in the first half. See more photos of Brinkoetter here and follow this link for more related sports action images of St. Thomas More athletics.

Rock Island's Troy Jackson and LaCresha Linton
Rock Island's Troy Jackson takes the baton from LaCresha Linton in the preliminary heat of their race at Illinois High School Association's 2012 Girls State Track & Field Meet on May 18, 2012. The Lady Rocks went on to finished the season finale in a three-way tie for 18th place on Saturday. See the Troy Jackson collection here and our photo collection of LaCresha Linton currently in our online archive.

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PHOTONEWS MEDIA holds a vast photograph and negative collection that comprises approximately two-million images. These photos were created by contributing photographers over nearly a decade and half starting at the birth of the digital age of photography capturing moments in time and memories to be shared for years to come.

Explore the faces, places and events comprised mostly of high school, collegiate and amateur athletes competing in events in East-Central Illinois. By the end of 2018, we hope to have collections of over 2,000 athletes available in the Hall of Champions catalog, which contains mostly never published, online or in print, action and candid photographs starting in 1999 until today. Most the images in each individual athlete collection are being shared for the first time in our archive.

All images displayed in the archive are available for editorial licensing, or purchase for private display or personal use.

If you don't find who or what you're looking for after using our built-in search tool, please submit a photo search request or contact our online curator. Visit our site weekly for our latest release of athletes and events added to the digital library.




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