Staff Photographer Ian Maule: My favorite Pictures of 2017

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The Baylor dance team stretches ahead of their performance during the NCAA soccer game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Baylor Bears in McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas on Saturday, September 23, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Tulsa Roughnecks goalie Fabian Cerda cries in celebration while being raised by fans and teammates after obstructing the game winning penalty kick in their triumph over San Antonio FC in the University of Tulsa on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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Kansas Jayhawks guard Frank Mason III collides with Michigan State Spartans forwards Nick Ward while also going to the basket during their next round game of NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Sunday, March 19, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane forwards Martins Igbanu and Cincinnati Bearcats forwards Gary Clark battle for a rebound during the NCAA basketball game between the University of Tulsa and University of Cincinnati in the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Wednesday, February 01, 2017.

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Oklahoma Sooners defensive lineman Kenneth Mann (55) hits Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Mason Rudolph (two) that led to a fumble that is being recovered by Oklahoma Sooners defensive ending Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (31) through the NCAA soccer game between the Oklahoma Sooners and Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Okla. on Saturday, November 4, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Bishop Kelly fans conduct East Central’s Esteban Quintana because he consoles teammate Bradnon Rosales later losing to Bishop Kelley throughout the 5A Boys Soccer State Championship in the University of Tulsa on Friday, May 12th, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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West Virginia’s Cory Stainbrook lays on the mat after losing in sudden victory to Air Force’s Dylan Hyder during the initial evening of the Big 12 Wrestling Championships in the BOK Center on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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McLain assistant coach Mark Cuenca hugs Taywone McNack after losing his game to Tuttle’s Rhett Golowenski during the championship round of the OSSAA Individual Wrestling State Championship in Jim Norick Arena on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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A Tulsa Cheerleader spins a flag before the NCAA basketball game between the University of Tulsa and University of Cincinnati in the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Wednesday, February 02, 2017.

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Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) waves that an Oklahoma University flag in midfield after his team’s win over Ohio State in Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, September 9, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Oklahoma Sooners running back Rodney Anderson (24) runs handed West Virginia Mountaineers cornerback Mike Daniels Jr. (4), linebacker Adam Hensley (45) and security Kenny Robinson (two) while scoring a touchdown through the NCAA soccer game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the West Virginia Mountaineers in Gaylord Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. on Saturday, November 25, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Owasso’s Devin Tyler and Bryce Cabrera later Cabrera’s touchdown from Jenks during their game in Allan Trimble Stadium on Friday, August 25, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Cody Standridge, of Tulsa, rides down the Reptile Rush Speed Slide at Safari Joe’s H20 Water Park on Wednesday, July 05, 2017. Ian Maule/Tulsa World

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Bob McKee, of Owasso, sits in a seat from his RV one of the remains of the drop after taking storm harm in Owasso on Thursday, May 11th, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Nathan Hale’s Adrian Gastelum appears at a bug on Bernie Rubalcava’s finger before a game in Nathan Hale High School. Regardless of the team’s overall record, the gamers joke about and are relaxed before matches. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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MattheW Eaton, of Ridgecrest, Cali., frees his son,Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Matthew Eaton (23), after his son’s team’s win over the Oklahoma Sooners in Gaylord Memorial Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Jacob Williams, Tina Gannm and Larissa Meicka do kettle bell bottoms and swings while working out in Okie Crossfit on Monday, August 07, 2017. The gym was ruined by a tornado, forcing courses to be held outside. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Oklahoma student David Bartell, of Houston, Texas, responds to a blame in the fourth quarter through the NCAA soccer game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns during the 2017 Red River Showdown in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, October 14, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Fans cheer as Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates after his team’s 59-31 win over the West Virginia Mountaineers in Gaylord Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. on Saturday, November 25, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Brayden Hill and Kale Brister, both 10 and of Durant throw footballs while waiting in line for Meet the Sooners Day in Gaylord Memorial Stadium in Norman on Saturday, August 05, 2017 Ian Maule/Tulsa World

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Guilherme Marchi falls off of a bull through the finals of the PBR Championships in the BOK Center on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Ian Maule/Tulsa World

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Bishop Kelley’s Mackenzie Lewis, hugs Meredith Wilson as their teammates celebrate behind them after they defeated Claremore from the 5A Girls Soccer State Championship in the University of Tulsa on Friday, May 12th, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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Tulsa Roughnecks’ Collin Fernandez falls after being fouled by Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2’s Sam De Wit during their game at ONEOK Field on Thursday, May 11th, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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Bentley Phillips presents for a portrait in practice at Nienhuis Park in Broken Arrow on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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Oklahoma players dog pile on beginning pitcher Paige Lowary, bottom correct blond, after beating Florida to win the NCAA Softball Championship in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World

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Nathan Hale’s Colby Grogan, Anthony Rodreguez, Joshua Helm, also James Haresty walks to their locker room after a game in Nathan Hale High School. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World

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