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June 17, 1996
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June 17, 1996

Faces In The Crowd

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Gordon Anderson

Mollie Anderson

Gordon, 47, and Mollie, 15, became the first American father and daughter to win city singles squash championships in the same year when Gordon beat Peter DeRose, 37, for the Buffalo men's title and Mollie swept Sarah Kreiner, 14, to become the youngest player to win the women's crown. Gordon, owner of a squash-court-building company, won the Canadian singles title in 1973 and '74 and is a reigning world over-45 doubles champion. Mollie, who has reached the quarterfinals at both the U.S. and the Canadian junior tournaments, is the No. 9-ranked female junior in the U.S.

David Miller
David, a senior pitcher for Brother Martin High, was named MVP of the state 5A baseball tournament after striking out 17 batters in a 1-0 win over West Monroe in the title game. David, who plans to pitch for the University of New Orleans, gave up no earned runs in his two championship starts.

John Collins
Collins, 55, a retired sportfishing boat captain, caught the largest blue catfish in state history when he hauled in an 82-pound, one-ounce fish at Lower Otay Reservoir. He placed his catch in a nearby bait shop's tank to recover for several days and then set it free in the lake.

Dominiqu� Calloway
Dominiqu�, a senior on the South High track team, won the girls' state 100-meter high hurdles title for the fourth straight year. She set a state girls' record time of 13.23 in the preliminaries of the 100 hurdles. Dominiqu�, who will run for Notre Dame next fall, also surpassed the state mark in the 100 with an 11.43.

Mark Wilson
Wilson, a junior on the North Carolina golf team, was named the top scholar-athlete among NCAA men golfers. A mathematical-science major with a 3.6 grade point average, Wilson won the ACC individual title with a six-under-par 210 and averaged 73.16 in 31 competitive rounds this year.