Pugliese, 34, a black belt in karate and mother of three, won her fourth kata title in as many years at the Super Grands VII World Games martial arts tournament. A three-time champ of traditional kata, this year she won the creative division, in which she did her routine to music.
NEW YORK CITY
Jose, a senior at George Washington High, won the mile in 4:24.4 at the national Hispanic Games. His 1:59.3 in a heat of the 800 meters set a meet record that was surpassed in the final by Warren Drummond, a senior at New York's DeWitt Clinton High, who ran a 1:56.9.
Steer, 19, a freshman at Vermont, got two medals in the biathlon at the World University Games. She received a silver in the 7.5-km sprint, which she completed in 25:56.0, and, while competing in the 15-km for the first time, earned the bronze with a time of 50:27.5, missing only one shot.
Josh, a third-grader at University School, at age eight won the elementary school under-10 boys' singles title at the U.S. table tennis championships with a 7-21, 21-16, 21-17 victory over Jimmy Viet, of Sunnyvale, Calif. Josh is the youngest player to win the Florida under-12 boys' singles title.
Boyd, 17, shot a five-under-par 279 at Biltmore Golf Club in Coral Gables, Fla., to defeat Ernesto Rivas of Buenos Aires by two shots and win the International Junior Orange Bowl boys' championship. Boyd, whose father, Bruce, plays on the Senior PGA Tour, will attend Oklahoma State.
NEW HAVEN, CONN.
Steele, 35, a seventh-grade teacher, established a bench-press world record for the 97-pound class of the submasters women's division with a lift of 88 pounds at the Drug-Free national championships. She also won her weight class's overall title, adding a squat of 130 and a deadlift of 150 for a 368 total.