Weeks 17-19 at the Journal Star

Yup, the weeks just keep adding up here in Peoria. If you haven’t noticed the Journal Star is extending my stay as photo intern into the summer months. Still waiting to hear back about potential jobs in late summer, but for now I’m sticking around in Peoria. Gotta say I’m pretty happy with this past few weeks collection of singles.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Breast cancer survivors gather for a procession in their honor on Saturday before the start of the 28th annual Race for the Cure at the Metro Centre.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Breast cancer survivors gather for a procession in their honor on Saturday before the start of the 28th annual Race for the Cure at the Metro Centre.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Princeville head coach Chris Delbridge, right, amps up his players before the start of the Class 1A regional game against Henry on Monday in at Princeville High School. Princeville won 10-0 in five innings.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Princeville head coach Chris Delbridge, right, amps up his players before the start of the Class 1A regional game against Henry on Monday in at Princeville High School. Princeville won 10-0 in five innings.

 

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Henry Brockman tills as much soil as he can before it begins to rain on Monday evening on his farm just north of Goodfield.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Henry Brockman tills as much soil as he can before it begins to rain on Monday evening on his farm just north of Goodfield.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Willie Robinson hugs her granddaughter Laria, a graduate of the College of Education and Health Sciences, after the Bradley graduate school commencement on Thursday evening at Renaissance Coliseum.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Willie Robinson hugs her granddaughter Laria, a graduate of the College of Education and Health Sciences, after the Bradley graduate school commencement on Thursday evening at Renaissance Coliseum.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Kevin Kiefer and other workers with Wilsons Family Show make the final adjustments to carnival rides on Tuesday in preparation for the Washington Cherry Festival.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Kevin Kiefer and other workers with Wilsons Family Show make the final adjustments to carnival rides on Tuesday in preparation for the Washington Cherry Festival.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Festivalgoers wash off their muddy shoes with water on Sunday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Festivalgoers wash off their muddy shoes with water on Sunday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Athletes yell out to their fellow school athletes during the Class 3A 4x800-meter relay on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Athletes yell out to their fellow school athletes during the Class 3A 4×800-meter relay on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Robert Renteria shields his eyes from the blinding sun on Friday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Robert Renteria shields his eyes from the blinding sun on Friday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Levi Alvarado of Wilson Family Shows helps attach an oversized Sphinx head to a carnival ride on Tuesday in preparation for the Washington Cherry Festival.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Levi Alvarado of Wilson Family Shows helps attach an oversized Sphinx head to a carnival ride on Tuesday in preparation for the Washington Cherry Festival.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Darquise Holman of Peoria Central slides safely into third base through the legs of East Peoria's David Perkins on Monday in a Class 3A regional game at EastSide Centre. East Peoria defeated Peoria Central 9-3.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Darquise Holman of Peoria Central slides safely into third base through the legs of East Peoria’s David Perkins on Monday in a Class 3A regional game at EastSide Centre. East Peoria defeated Peoria Central 9-3.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Athletes gather for team photos after the completion of all events on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Athletes gather for team photos after the completion of all events on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Fans soak in the sun and the music of Papadosio on Friday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Fans soak in the sun and the music of Papadosio on Friday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR The sun sets on Summer Camp of Friday in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR The sun sets on Summer Camp of Friday in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Henry Brockman looks out at the darkening sky as he tries to til as much land as he can before it begins to rain on Monday evening on his farm just north of Goodfield.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Henry Brockman looks out at the darkening sky as he tries to til as much land as he can before it begins to rain on Monday evening on his farm just north of Goodfield.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Athletes catch their breath after finishing the Class 3A 4x400-meter relay on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Athletes catch their breath after finishing the Class 3A 4×400-meter relay on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR   Frank Cotton sings to members of the community during a rally sponsored by the Peoria Association of Pastors for Community and Spiritual Renewal on Saturday at the intersection of Warren and Butler Streets. Speakers at the rally spoke about restoring families, reclaiming the community and saving youth.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Frank Cotton sings to members of the community during a rally sponsored by the Peoria Association of Pastors for Community and Spiritual Renewal on Saturday at the intersection of Warren and Butler Streets. Speakers at the rally spoke about restoring families, reclaiming the community and saving youth.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Workers with Wilson Family Shows wash and clean carnival rides on Tuesday in preparation for the Washington Cherry Festival.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Workers with Wilson Family Shows wash and clean carnival rides on Tuesday in preparation for the Washington Cherry Festival.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Carson Kelly of the Chiefs looks to lay down the sacrifice bunt on Monday during the game against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Dozer Park. The Chiefs defeated Wisconsin 4-3 in 12 innings.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Carson Kelly of the Chiefs looks to lay down the sacrifice bunt on Monday during the game against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Dozer Park. The Chiefs defeated Wisconsin 4-3 in 12 innings.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Athletes await their medals from the Class 2A 100-meter high hurdles on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Athletes await their medals from the Class 2A 100-meter high hurdles on Saturday at the IHSA Girls Track and Field State Final at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Billy Bailes and Maggie Morrone of Chicago relax on the ground against a fence on Sunday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Billy Bailes and Maggie Morrone of Chicago relax on the ground against a fence on Sunday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, breast cancer survivors Terri Baldi of Peoria and Colleen Cozzi of Morris stand with other survivors as they are gathered for a procession in their honor on Saturday before the start of the 28th annual Race for the Cure at the Metro Centre.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, breast cancer survivors Terri Baldi of Peoria and Colleen Cozzi of Morris stand with other survivors as they  gather for a procession in their honor on Saturday before the start of the 28th annual Race for the Cure at the Metro Centre.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  From left, Morton athletes Savina Fischer hugs Taylor Wright after the end of girls track events on Tuesday at the Honor Roll Meet at EastSide Centre.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR From left, Morton athletes Savina Fischer hugs Taylor Wright after the end of girls track events on Tuesday at the Honor Roll Meet at EastSide Centre.

 

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR  Festivalgoers help push a car stuck in the mud on Sunday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Festivalgoers help push a car stuck in the mud on Sunday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR   Carla Caldwell-Thomas of Peoria hands off a microphone after sharing her story of grief about the death of her son Brandon Thomas, who was killed this Apriil, during a rally sponsored by the Peoria Association of Pastors for Community and Spiritual Renewal on Saturday at the intersection of Warren and Butler Streets. Speakers at the rally spoke about restoring families, reclaiming the community and saving youth.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Carla Caldwell-Thomas of Peoria hands off a microphone after sharing her story of grief about the death of her son Brandon Thomas, who was killed this Apriil, during a rally sponsored by the Peoria Association of Pastors for Community and Spiritual Renewal on Saturday at the intersection of Warren and Butler Streets. Speakers at the rally spoke about restoring families, reclaiming the community and saving youth.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Fans enjoy the performance by Paper Diamond on Friday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

NICK SCHNELLE/JOURNAL STAR Fans enjoy the performance by Paper Diamond on Friday at Summer Camp in Chillicothe.

 

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