Miettinen, a junior forward on the Franklin Pierce College women's soccer team, led the Ravens to a 17-0 record. As she did last year, when she helped Franklin Pierce win the Division II title for the third straight year, Miettinen led the division in scoring, with 67 points on 28 goals and 11 assists.
Jason, 17, placed 22nd all-around as a member of the U.S. team that was fifth at the world gymnastics championships. He's the youngest male gymnast to compete on a national team at the worlds. Earlier this year, he came in third in the all-around at the U.S. championships.
Wharton, a senior middle blocker on the Bucknell volleyball team, as of last Friday led the Patriot League in hitting percentage with a .381 for her career and a .422 for this season. She also was atop the conference in kills (326) and solo blocks (67) for this year as the Bisons amassed a 15-7 record.
Wilde, 47, became the first compound-bow archer to win indoor and outdoor world championships in the same year. He beat Terry Ragsdale of Tucson 109-105 outdoors. Indoors he defeated Tom Crowe of Welches, Ore., 118-115. Wilde's total score of 354 out of a possible 360 set a world indoor record.
Whaley, 37, won two titles at the International Cycling Union World Masters Challenge. In the 35-39 division sprint final, he defeated Geoff Stoker of Australia by the width of a tire. He won the kilo (1,000 meters) by a more comfortable margin of .85 of a second.
Louie, 14, led the Poland Middle School football team to a 7-0 record. Playing fullback, he finished the season with 944 yards rushing on 79 carries and had 14 touchdowns. In the Bull Dogs' 56-22 defeat of Struthers Middle School he had touchdown runs of 80, 40, 35 and 30 yards.