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Faces in the Crowd
April 27, 1998
Glen Ghany, Bronx, N.Y.BoxingGhany, 21, a security officer, won a New York City Golden Gloves title for the sixth consecutive year by defeating Fari Diaz, 18, of Brooklyn, in the finals of the 112-pound weight division. His six championships are the most in the 71-year history of the tournament.
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April 27, 1998

Faces In The Crowd

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Glen Ghany, Bronx, N.Y.
Boxing
Ghany, 21, a security officer, won a New York City Golden Gloves title for the sixth consecutive year by defeating Fari Diaz, 18, of Brooklyn, in the finals of the 112-pound weight division. His six championships are the most in the 71-year history of the tournament.

Chris Olsen, Loveland, Ohio
Squash
Chris, a senior at Taft School in Watertown, Conn., won the New England schoolboy championship for the second straight year. Over the past two seasons he went 29-0 in dual-match play while helping the Rhinos to consecutive New England team titles.

Ronda Jo Miller, Little Falls, Minn.
Basketball
Miller, a sophomore center at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., who has been deaf since birth, led Division III with 4.8 blocks per game. She was also second in scoring (28.7) and fourth in rebounding (16.1) and earned All-America honors.

Jared Lawrence, Sandpoint, Idaho
Wrestling
Jared, a senior at Sandpoint High, went undefeated and won a state championship for the fourth year in a row, this time in the 135-pound weight class, to close out his high school career with a record of 133-0, the best in state history. He will wrestle in college at Minnesota.

Melissa Riggs, Owens Mills, Md.
Polo
Melissa, a senior at Garrison Forest School in Owens Mills, led the Grizzlies to the U.S. Polo Association high school title with 11 goals in a 20-15 defeat of Valley Forge (Pa.) Military Academy. The championship was the first by an all-girl team in the 20 years since the tournament became coed.

Derek Nicholson, Torrance, Calif.
Baseball
Nicholson, a senior outfielder at Florida, hit for the cycle in back-to-back games. He went 4 for 4 with five runs batted in against Tennessee and 5 for 5 with four RBIs against Kentucky. Through Sunday he was hitting .374 with 10 homers and 42 RBIs for the Gators.

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