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Podcast E3: Interview with Daily Record Photo Journalist Bob Karp

In this episode, we have the good fortune of interviewing Bob Karp – 29-year photo journalist for the Daily Record.  Many of the most iconic photos of high school sports of Morris-Sussex from the past three decades have been because of Karp’s love of the community and his dedication to his craft.

Through the artistic brush strokes of his lens, he has been painting images that are etched in many of our memories.  Yet very seldom has he gotten to share these historical high school sports moments from his point of view – despite being a masterful story teller.

Listen as Bob Karp shares his riveting tales behind the scenes of from some of the most memorable moments in Morris-Sussex high school sports history.

 

Randolph holder Eric Schaeb and Mike Groh celebrate as Groh’s 37 yrd FG with 0:01 second left in the game, clears the uprights at Woodman Field in Montclair. Randolph beat heavily favored Montclair 22-21 to capture the 1990 Group 4 Sec 2 State Championship (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Par Hills grad Glenn Sekunda made the most of his opportunity as a freshman at Syracuse as he bounces off of Luther Write to make the game winning shot in 1992 (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Bob Karp traveled to Syracuse to share Sekunda’s normal college moments back home through the Morris County Daily Record (photo courtesy of the Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Karp captures an emotional moment just before the first game of the 2016 football season as Randolph coach Tarig Holman consoles an emotional Carlo Zarro (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Karp captures a smile from Madison coach Chris Kubik during the state championship celebration in 2016 (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

South Williamsport, PA 8/20/12 Par-Troy East Daniel Ruggiero writes a tribute to his grandfather on the pitchers mound in the 6th inning vs Petaluma National of California at Lamade Stadium during the 2012 Little League Baseball World Series (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

The picture says everything as Hanover Park’s hands team unsuccessfully tries to get an onside during the state semi-finals in 2016 (photo by Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Roxbury receiver Mike Christiansen brings in a well defended pass in what would be the difference maker against Randolph (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Legendary Pope John coach Vic Paternostro gets drenched in confetti from his beloved players (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Mountain Lakes coach Doug Wilkens had plenty of successful moments that Karp was able to capture (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Parsippany Hills quarterback Tyler Simms drops back to pass in a rare October snowstorm (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

East Hanover Oct 29, 2005 Chatham’s Ben Massam breaks a record that held for 15 years and was the first to break 16 minutes at the Morris County Cross Country Championships at Kraft Foods Campus (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Elly Scherer of Randolph and Luke Mayer of Delbarton embrace after both were crowned hurdle champions at the NJAC Track and Field Large-School Championships at Morris Hills High School on May 6, 2015 (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

MARCH 25, 2005 All area wrestlers of the year Dan Vallimont of Jefferson, Mike Grey of Delbarton and Ryan Fikslin of Roxbury (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Mountain Lakes swimmer A. J. Walker in 2005 (photo courtesy of the Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Randolph mourns the loss of teammates Jack Timmerman and Calvin Verduga who passed away in a car accident right before the start of the 2014 football season (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Morristown’s record breaking shot putter Nick Vena (class of 2011) made all the headlines during his high school career (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Karp’s camera always seemed to be in the right place as Delbarton celebrates on of their hockey championships (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

Morristown celebrates a big win and Karp was there to capture all nine players right before the pile on (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

The wind got the better of this Butler cheerleader right before kickoff on a Friday night (photo courtesy of Bob Karp and the Daily Record).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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