Photos of the Year: 2011 Winners: Sports Photo Story: 2011_poy_11_47

Honorable Mention | Sports Photo StoryRebecca Yan, UNC-Chapel Hill{quote}Willoughby (left) and Nelson react moments after they won the 3A volleyball state championship the third year in a row at the Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C. on November 5, 2011. The girls could only celebrate for an hour before they had to work as line judges and score keepers for the championship games of other division teams. 'Next year's not going to be the same,' said Bianca Gartner. 'We are still going to be pretty good, but I'm not sure about winning the champinship. We're still going to try our best.'

Honorable Mention | Sports Photo Story 

Rebecca Yan, UNC-Chapel Hill 

 

"Willoughby (left) and Nelson react moments after they won the 3A volleyball state championship the third year in a row at the Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, N.C. on November 5, 2011. The girls could only celebrate for an hour before they had to work as line judges and score keepers for the championship games of other division teams. 'Next year's not going to be the same,' said Bianca Gartner. 'We are still going to be pretty good, but I'm not sure about winning the champinship. We're still going to try our best.'