Gall, 54, became only the fourth thoroughbred racing jockey in North America to reach 7,000 career wins when he guided A.J. Onray to victory in a race at Fairmount Park. He joined Bill Shoemaker (8,833 wins), Laffit Pincay Jr. (8,466) and Angel Cordero Jr. (7,057) as riders to reach the plateau.
ORANGE PARK, FLA.
Brown, a junior tailback at Division III Marietta ( Ohio) College, set an NCAA all-division record for rushing yards in a game when he ran 45 times for 441 yards and six touchdowns in a 43-30 defeat of Baldwin-Wallace. The previous mark of 417 yards was set by Carey Bender of Coe College in 1993.
Loren, 16, broke the U.S. age-16 record in the heptathlon when she totaled 5,039 points while leading the U.S. to victory over Canada in a meet of junior multievent athletes. Her score eclipsed the old mark of 4,991 set by Ashley Bethel of El Toro, Calif., earlier this year.
NEW YORK CITY
Mignocchi, 18, was chosen by the American Contract Bridge League as '96 King of Bridge, a title awarded to the best high-school-age player in the country. His 420 points this year rank second in the U.S. among players less than 20 years old, and he has already achieved the rank of Silver Life Master.
OLD LYME, CONN.
Nicole, 16, won her third straight women's golf championship at the Black Hall Club in Old Lyme when she defeated Bobbi Torrison, 51, of Old Saybrook, 5 and 4. When Nicole won her first crown, at age 13, she was the youngest player known to have won a club title in North America.
WINTER HAVEN, FLA.
Calleri, 27, a customer accounting representative, won her fourth straight overall women's title at the world barefoot water ski championships by placing first in both slalom and tricks, and second in jumps. Her performance also helped the U.S. team defeat Australia for its sixth straight world team title.