Heather, a 5'11" sophomore guard on the Mason High basketball team, scored 31 points to rally the Bulldogs from a 19-3 deficit against Charlotte High. In the 53-40 win, Heather, who came into the game averaging 18.5 points and 9.9 rebounds, made 16 of 17 free throws and had 15 rebounds.
Halko, a senior defenseman, and Luhning, a junior right wing, led the Michigan hockey team to a 6-3 win over Maine in a rematch of last year's NCAA national semifinal, which Maine won 4-3 in triple overtime. Halko, the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Best Defensive Defenseman last year, scored the Wolverines' first goal and assisted on Jason Botterill's goal in the second period. Luhning, who in 1994-95 led CCHA forwards in plus-minus, scored a goal and assisted on goals by Harold Schock and John Madden. Through last Saturday, Michigan was 3-1 and ranked third among U.S. college teams.
Steinauer, a senior cornerback for Western Washington, the No. 1 team in NAIA Division II, intercepted three passes in a 19-16 win over Central Washington. He returned one for a TD, made one in his own end zone and the other at his one-yard line. The Vikings were 8-0 through last Saturday.
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Negoesco, 70, became the first college soccer coach to win 500 games when the University of San Francisco beat Stanford 2-1 in overtime on a goal by midfielder Chris Bradley. Negoesco has coached the Dons for 34 seasons and through last Saturday was 501-118-63.
Pan, 45, was the oldest surfer ever to win the Ironman award for best overall performance at the East Coast Surfing Championship Northeast Surf-offs. Pan, a surf-shop owner, will be the only active surfer among the 23 inaugural inductees to the East Coast Surf Legends Hall of Fame in January.