Grace Bolger, 7, and Ryan Tucker walk off the Cleveland Browns practice field in Berea. Following practice, team members were matched with buddies to carry their helmet or just hang out with them on the way off the field.The photograph was given first place in sports photography by the Associated Press and recognized by the Ohio News Photographers Association in its yearly competitions.

About The Author

Photographer

Bob Rossiter grew up in downtown Canton just blocks from the Palace Theatre and has spent his life in Stark County, 43 years of it as a staff photographer for The Repository. He has photographed every president from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama, every sport from Little League to the Super Bowl and World Series. Outside the office, his photography continues with weddings, travel and his two grandchildren.