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Best Baltimore Sun staff photos of the month - September...

Joe Fischer conducts Mount Hebron's marching band which plays the Star Spangled Banner beneath the Friday night lights as the sun sets during the Ravens Rise football game of the week at Mount Hebron High School.
(Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)

Best Baltimore Sun staff photos of the month - September 2021

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A look at some of the best Baltimore Sun staff photos for the month of September.
(Lloyd Fox)
Ravens Rise: Long Reach at Mount Hebron
Joe Fischer conducts Mount Hebron's marching band which plays the Star Spangled Banner beneath the Friday night lights as the sun sets during the Ravens Rise football game of the week at Mount Hebron High School.
Joe Fischer conducts Mount Hebron's marching band which plays the Star Spangled Banner beneath the Friday night lights as the sun sets during the Ravens Rise football game of the week at Mount Hebron High School. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Dunbar RB Devin Roché
Dunbar Poets junior running back Devin Roché poses for a photo.
Dunbar Poets junior running back Devin Roché poses for a photo. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Tornado cleanup
Gov. Larry Hogan talks with Walter Vasquez, the owner of Annapolis International Market, during a tour of damage caused by a tornado along West Street.
Gov. Larry Hogan talks with Walter Vasquez, the owner of Annapolis International Market, during a tour of damage caused by a tornado along West Street. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Gunman in Capital Gazette shooting sentenced
From left, Dana Winters Rengers, sister of community reporter Wendi Winters, and Winters' daughters Summerleigh Geimer and Montana Geimer, daughters of Wendi Winters, speak outside the courthouse after the gunman who killed Winters and four others in the Capital newsroom was sentenced to multiple life terms without parole.
From left, Dana Winters Rengers, sister of community reporter Wendi Winters, and Winters' daughters Summerleigh Geimer and Montana Geimer, daughters of Wendi Winters, speak outside the courthouse after the gunman who killed Winters and four others in the Capital newsroom was sentenced to multiple life terms without parole. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Hammerjacks mural art
Andy Hotchkiss, co-proprietor of Hammerjacks, stands in the outdoor event space that opened in September. Baltimore artist Nether410 was commissioned to paint a 150-foot-wide mural for the space featuring a variety of imagery related to the city.
Andy Hotchkiss, co-proprietor of Hammerjacks, stands in the outdoor event space that opened in September. Baltimore artist Nether410 was commissioned to paint a 150-foot-wide mural for the space featuring a variety of imagery related to the city. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Wrong vaccine
A Baltimore 4-year-old went with her family to get the seasonal flu vaccine, but a pharmacist mistakenly gave her an adult dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine instead. So far, she has had no major side effects.
A Baltimore 4-year-old went with her family to get the seasonal flu vaccine, but a pharmacist mistakenly gave her an adult dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine instead. So far, she has had no major side effects. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Reisterstown Library reopens
Jacqueline Pollauf of Baltimore plays a harp at the opening of the newly renovated Reisterstown branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, which reopened Sept. 14 after a 14-month renovation.
Jacqueline Pollauf of Baltimore plays a harp at the opening of the newly renovated Reisterstown branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, which reopened Sept. 14 after a 14-month renovation. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Milford Mill vs. Franklin high school football
Franklin defensive back Mekhi Workman (1) picks off a pass intended for Milford Mill receiver Daysen Shell (4) during the first quarter of their season opener.
Franklin defensive back Mekhi Workman (1) picks off a pass intended for Milford Mill receiver Daysen Shell (4) during the first quarter of their season opener. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
Romeo Santos cheers for the Orioles as they won their last home game of the season.
Romeo Santos cheers for the Orioles as they won their last home game of the season. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Reservoir vs. Howard field hockey
Reservoir's Wren Rickenbrode tries to advance as Howard's Alyssa Gorny leaps over her opponent's stick. Reservoir went on to beat Howard, 4-0.
Reservoir's Wren Rickenbrode tries to advance as Howard's Alyssa Gorny leaps over her opponent's stick. Reservoir went on to beat Howard, 4-0. (Amy Davis)
Milford Mill vs. Franklin high school football
Milford Mill's Andrew Rheubottom (7) strip sacks Franklin quarterback Quentin Demery (7) for a big loss during the first quarter of their season opener.
Milford Mill's Andrew Rheubottom (7) strip sacks Franklin quarterback Quentin Demery (7) for a big loss during the first quarter of their season opener. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Fallston commemorates the 20th anniversary of 9/11
Chase Barcikowski, 9, of Cub Scout Pack 801 removes stickers from a sea of flags during Fallston Boy Scout Pack 801's commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Chase Barcikowski, 9, of Cub Scout Pack 801 removes stickers from a sea of flags during Fallston Boy Scout Pack 801's commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Orion Youth Orchestra
Christopher Chavez, 16, of Pasadena plays his violin after the first rehearsal of the Orion Youth Orchestra, a tuition-free orchestra for pre-college aged students, at Temple Beth Shalom. Chavez is a second violin. Started by Annapolis Symphony Academy, Orion Youth Orchestra is recruiting for all instruments.
Christopher Chavez, 16, of Pasadena plays his violin after the first rehearsal of the Orion Youth Orchestra, a tuition-free orchestra for pre-college aged students, at Temple Beth Shalom. Chavez is a second violin. Started by Annapolis Symphony Academy, Orion Youth Orchestra is recruiting for all instruments. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
REED Bmore Wire Artist
Baltimore street artist REED Bmore makes wire sculptures of various sizes that he sometimes displays in locations throughout the city.
Baltimore street artist REED Bmore makes wire sculptures of various sizes that he sometimes displays in locations throughout the city. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Garrison Forest at Severna Park field hockey
Severna Park Falcons midfielder Emma Marsh reacts to the game-winning goal by midfielder Ava Drexler-Amey (15).
Severna Park Falcons midfielder Emma Marsh reacts to the game-winning goal by midfielder Ava Drexler-Amey (15). (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Flu vaccine
Nurse practitioner Behishta Ishanzai holds single dose vials of the 2021-2022 formula of the influenza vaccine at the MinuteClinic in Harbor East.
Nurse practitioner Behishta Ishanzai holds single dose vials of the 2021-2022 formula of the influenza vaccine at the MinuteClinic in Harbor East. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Baltimore's Penn Station sees future development
Charlie Bond, senior development director of Beatty Development, stands in the old second-level railroad control room at Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station.
Charlie Bond, senior development director of Beatty Development, stands in the old second-level railroad control room at Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
ATM heist
A vendor delivers drinks to the 7-Eleven on Thames Street in Fells Point Tuesday after an early morning heist of an ATM machine.
A vendor delivers drinks to the 7-Eleven on Thames Street in Fells Point Tuesday after an early morning heist of an ATM machine. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Annapolis tornado
Uprooted trees block Drew Street in Annapolis following a tornado as the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida moved through the area.
Uprooted trees block Drew Street in Annapolis following a tornado as the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida moved through the area. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Storm damage
Debbie Angevine stands outside of her home on Red Admiral Court in the Edgewater area that was damaged by a tornado.
Debbie Angevine stands outside of her home on Red Admiral Court in the Edgewater area that was damaged by a tornado. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Storm damage
Liz Borcik retrieves family photo albums among debris after a tornado sheared the top off her father and mother's home in Anne Arundel County while they were away.
Liz Borcik retrieves family photo albums among debris after a tornado sheared the top off her father and mother's home in Anne Arundel County while they were away. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Towns at Eager Park project
Baltimore officials toss sand during a ceremonial ground breaking on a new townhome community in East Baltimore near the Johns Hopkins medical campus.
Baltimore officials toss sand during a ceremonial ground breaking on a new townhome community in East Baltimore near the Johns Hopkins medical campus. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Reconciling Mount Clare
Tracie Jiggetts, founder of The Art of Truth, stands outside the tent where Journey to Jubilee: Return, Remembrance, and Reconciliation, is held at Mount Clare's bowling green.
Tracie Jiggetts, founder of The Art of Truth, stands outside the tent where Journey to Jubilee: Return, Remembrance, and Reconciliation, is held at Mount Clare's bowling green. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Towson University shooting
Three people were shot and injured on the Towson University campus early Saturday morning, Baltimore County police and school officials said. Officials said the shooting occurred in Freedom Square, a location where students are known to congregate.
Three people were shot and injured on the Towson University campus early Saturday morning, Baltimore County police and school officials said. Officials said the shooting occurred in Freedom Square, a location where students are known to congregate. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Navy hosts Air Force on the 20th anniversary of 9/11
A huge banner is unfurled during halftime of the football game between Air Force and Navy, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A huge banner is unfurled during halftime of the football game between Air Force and Navy, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Apples
Naomi Stadler, 11, of Baltimore, picks Autumn Gold apples at Larriland Farm in Woodbine with her family.
Naomi Stadler, 11, of Baltimore, picks Autumn Gold apples at Larriland Farm in Woodbine with her family. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program
Sixth grade students from the Baltimore Lab School take a boat ride with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program. The students get a chance to touch and hold some of the fish that were caught using a troll net to see a sample of fish that are in the harbor.
Sixth grade students from the Baltimore Lab School take a boat ride with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's outdoor education program. The students get a chance to touch and hold some of the fish that were caught using a troll net to see a sample of fish that are in the harbor. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Boordy Vineyards
Francisco Gonzalez picks grapes during the chardonnay harvest at Boordy Vineyards in Hydes. Six tons of chardonnay grapes are harvested from the Boordy Vineyard over three days and another 15 tons from their South Mountain Vineyard in Frederick. The harvest will produce about 1,200 cases of wine.
Francisco Gonzalez picks grapes during the chardonnay harvest at Boordy Vineyards in Hydes. Six tons of chardonnay grapes are harvested from the Boordy Vineyard over three days and another 15 tons from their South Mountain Vineyard in Frederick. The harvest will produce about 1,200 cases of wine. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Calvert Hall vs. McDonogh football
From left, AJ Cooper, McDonogh, and Daniel Owens, Calvert Hall, scramble for a loose ball as a referee tries to get out of the way in the first half of a high school football game at Calvert Hall.
From left, AJ Cooper, McDonogh, and Daniel Owens, Calvert Hall, scramble for a loose ball as a referee tries to get out of the way in the first half of a high school football game at Calvert Hall. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Dulaney vs. Hereford girls soccer
Dulaney's Jenna Welsh, second right, celebrates her first-half goal against Hereford with teammates Maya Cirrincione (#16) and Olivia Hetherington. Dulaney defeated Hereford, 1-0.
Dulaney's Jenna Welsh, second right, celebrates her first-half goal against Hereford with teammates Maya Cirrincione (#16) and Olivia Hetherington. Dulaney defeated Hereford, 1-0. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Dulaney vs. Hereford girls soccer
Hereford's Shari Atkins, left, has a hold of Dulaney's Natalie Crowley's jersey as the ball gets away from her in the first half. Dulaney defeated Hereford, 1-0.
Hereford's Shari Atkins, left, has a hold of Dulaney's Natalie Crowley's jersey as the ball gets away from her in the first half. Dulaney defeated Hereford, 1-0. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Howard vs. Reservoir boys soccer
Howard's Viktor Struck, right, battles for a header against Reservoir's Graham Leary in the first half.
Howard's Viktor Struck, right, battles for a header against Reservoir's Graham Leary in the first half. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Ravens vs. Chiefs
The Ravens' Mark Andrews gets the first down and jumps over the Chiefs' Charvarius Ward to get out of bounds and stop the clock late in the first half. The Ravens came back to beat the Chiefs, 36-35.
The Ravens' Mark Andrews gets the first down and jumps over the Chiefs' Charvarius Ward to get out of bounds and stop the clock late in the first half. The Ravens came back to beat the Chiefs, 36-35. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun)
Ravens vs. Chiefs
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson flips into the end zone for a touchdown against the Chiefs at M&T Bank Stadium.
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson flips into the end zone for a touchdown against the Chiefs at M&T Bank Stadium. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Archbishop Curley vs. Calvert Hall boys soccer
Calvert Hall midfielder David Peters flips backward after being upended while kicking the ball along with Archbishop Curley back Trey Magnaye (7) during the battle for the Reif Trophy.
Calvert Hall midfielder David Peters flips backward after being upended while kicking the ball along with Archbishop Curley back Trey Magnaye (7) during the battle for the Reif Trophy. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
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