2017 Father's Day Contest

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Here are the pictures we received for this year's Father's Day Contest, “Having a Ball with Dad.” The first picture is the winning entry, showing Keith Carpenter, 50, of Austintown and his youngest son, Evan, 10. The winning photo was submitted by Keith’s wife Diana. As his prize, Keith received a $100 gift certificate from the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to be used to purchase game tickets, merchandise and food. See a sampling of the other entries on C3 and see all this year’s entries we received on vindy.com and click on the Father’s Day banner in the scrolling Features area of the home page.. As their prize, a $100 gift certificate from the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to be used to purchase game tickets, merchandise and food.

Keith Carpenter, seen with youngest son Evan, is in the U.S. army Reserve and spends his free time coaching.

Keith Carpenter, seen with youngest son Evan, is in the U.S. army Reserve and spends his free time coaching.


Mena Monroe with her dad Russ at Presque Isle in Erie.

Mena Monroe with her dad Russ at Presque Isle in Erie.


Raymond Jaminet and daughter Michelle Jaminet in Palm Beach, Florida, after a round of golf. Michelle, of course, let him win!

Raymond Jaminet and daughter Michelle Jaminet in Palm Beach, Florida, after a round of golf. Michelle, of course, let him win!


Joseph R. Yankle with his daughter, Kathleen Yankle Funtulis in Youngstown in 1952.

Joseph R. Yankle with his daughter, Kathleen Yankle Funtulis in Youngstown in 1952.


Ana Burke and her dad, John Burke of Poland.

Ana Burke and her dad, John Burke of Poland.


Doug Kasmer of Ocala, Florida, Dave Kasmer of Atlanta, seated father Robert E. Kasmer Sr. , 94, of Youngstown, Grethen VanCure of Independence and Robert E. Kasmer Jr. of Youngstown.

Doug Kasmer of Ocala, Florida, Dave Kasmer of Atlanta, seated father Robert E. Kasmer Sr. , 94, of Youngstown, Grethen VanCure of Independence and Robert E. Kasmer Jr. of Youngstown.


Chris Prater of New Middletown, with his 5 year-old son, Camden.

Chris Prater of New Middletown, with his 5 year-old son, Camden.


Joe Cole with 3 year-old son, Michael, from Boardman

Joe Cole with 3 year-old son, Michael, from Boardman


Rachel and her dad, Tony Monti of Champion.

Rachel and her dad, Tony Monti of Champion.


Amy Carrano Simeone with dad John A. Simeone of Canfield.

Amy Carrano Simeone with dad John A. Simeone of Canfield.


Jacob and his dad, Jonathan McQueen of Struthers.

Jacob and his dad, Jonathan McQueen of Struthers.


Dan and Amber Everson of Boardman.

Dan and Amber Everson of Boardman.


This photo was submitted by Alyson Chepla of her father, Archie Finamore of Struthers, with his grandson, Alec Chepla, of Pepper Pike.

This photo was submitted by Alyson Chepla of her father, Archie Finamore of Struthers, with his grandson, Alec Chepla, of Pepper Pike.


Jimmy and Vinny Maiorca of Hubbard.

Jimmy and Vinny Maiorca of Hubbard.


Antonio with his dad, Antwaine Rutland.

Antonio with his dad, Antwaine Rutland.


Richard Thayer with his sons Grayson and Cassius.

Richard Thayer with his sons Grayson and Cassius.


Richard Thayer with his sons Grayson and Cassius.

Richard Thayer with his sons Grayson and Cassius.


Andrew Petrarca with his son, Chase.

Andrew Petrarca with his son, Chase.


Michael Finamore with daughter Faye Finamore of Poland.

Michael Finamore with daughter Faye Finamore of Poland.


Holly Rhoads with her Pop, David Harvey of Canfield.

Holly Rhoads with her Pop, David Harvey of Canfield.


Cali and Dad, Jeff Ferrell of Austintown.

Cali and Dad, Jeff Ferrell of Austintown.


Shayna McConahy and James Linebaugh of Youngstown.

Shayna McConahy and James Linebaugh of Youngstown.


75 year-old Leonard H. Scott of Warre with his oldest daughter, Taunya Lynne Scott, of Youngstown.

75 year-old Leonard H. Scott of Warre with his oldest daughter, Taunya Lynne Scott, of Youngstown.


Bob Brooks with his son, Danny.

Bob Brooks with his son, Danny.


Jacob and his dad, Jonathan McQueen of Struthers.

Jacob and his dad, Jonathan McQueen of Struthers.


Dimarco and his dad, Dante DiRusso.

Dimarco and his dad, Dante DiRusso.


Dad Daniel Takas with daughters Victoria and Elizabeth of Canfield.

Dad Daniel Takas with daughters Victoria and Elizabeth of Canfield.


Michael Karis  with son Michael of Canfield.

Michael Karis with son Michael of Canfield.


Gregory and Elisabeth Facemeyer of Canfield.

Gregory and Elisabeth Facemeyer of Canfield.


Garrett and Rob Garner of Poland.

Garrett and Rob Garner of Poland.


Bryan Tarr (center with daughters Bryanna and Shannon of Austintown.

Bryan Tarr (center with daughters Bryanna and Shannon of Austintown.


Nicholas Moliterno Jr. and and dad, Nicholas.

Nicholas Moliterno Jr. and and dad, Nicholas.


Isiah and Maleik Givens with their dad, Jerome.

Isiah and Maleik Givens with their dad, Jerome.


Gregory Facemyer

Gregory Facemyer


Kwame Dazie with his dad,

Kwame Dazie with his dad,


Alexis with her dad, David Johnson, of Sharpsville.

Alexis with her dad, David Johnson, of Sharpsville.


Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.

Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.


Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.

Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.


Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.

Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.


Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.

Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.


Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.

Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.


Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.

Peyton and her father, David Tiscenko of Cortland.


Gregory and Elisabeth Facemeyer of Canfield.

Gregory and Elisabeth Facemeyer of Canfield.


Allie and her dad, Donnie Snyder of Liberty.

Allie and her dad, Donnie Snyder of Liberty.


Anthony and Ryan Fronzaglio of Hubbard.

Anthony and Ryan Fronzaglio of Hubbard.


Logan and Logan Tsarnas of Canfield.

Logan and Logan Tsarnas of Canfield.


Rachael, dad Brad Amos and Megan of Salem.

Rachael, dad Brad Amos and Megan of Salem.


Rachael, dad Brad Amos and Megan of Salem.

Rachael, dad Brad Amos and Megan of Salem.