Photos of the Year: 2016 Winners: Sports POY: Runner Up: 2017_poy_14_02_31

Sports POY: Runner UpEamon Queeney, North State Journal Cape Fear Colts senior Darrius Jackson (44) looks up as the team huddles up in the tunnel before running on to the field for the NCHSAA Division 4A State Championship football game against the Dudley Panthers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, Saturday, December 17, 2016. The Dudley Panthers defeated the Cape Fear Colts 54 - 0.

Sports POY: Runner Up

Eamon Queeney, North State Journal

Cape Fear Colts senior Darrius Jackson (44) looks up as the team huddles up in the tunnel before running on to the field for the NCHSAA Division 4A State Championship football game against the Dudley Panthers at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, Saturday, December 17, 2016. The Dudley Panthers defeated the Cape Fear Colts 54 - 0.