Michael Pruitt, Idalou, Texas
Michael, a senior at Idalou High, won his fourth consecutive Conference AA state title, firing a four-under-par 138 for two rounds to defeat Riley Gardner of Hamilton High by seven strokes. The only four-time boys' golf champion in state history, he will play next year for North Texas.
Sarah Beth Cullen, Red Bank, N.J.
Track and Field
Sarah Beth, a senior at Red Bank Regional High, put the shot 43'6�" to win her third state championship in a row. A three-time all-state selection, she was defeated only twice during her high school career. She will compete for Rutgers next year.
Cody Schmitz, Dana Point, Calif.
Cody, 5, took first place in the form competition of the five-to seven-year-old blue belt division at the American Taekwondo Association world championships, finishing with a perfect score of 27.0. Cody, who has since achieved the rank of brown belt, finished third in sparring.
Tom Hairabedian, Independence, Mo.
Hairabedian, 74, a retired college professor, won his third world masters crown on the 10-meter platform at the world masters championships in Casablanca, Morocco, with five scores of 8.5 on his final dive. Since 1974 he has earned seven world and 109 national masters titles.
Eric Hasbrouck, Bedford, N.Y.
Hasbrouck, 38, rode Freestyle, a Holsteiner mare, to victory in the $35,000 I Love New York Grand Prix and moved into second place in the U.S. world-show-jumping selection trials. Hasbrouck and Freestyle completed the 16-jump first-round course with no faults in 74.96 seconds.
Ryndell Langford, Montgomery, Ala.
Ryndell, a freshman, led Alabama Christian Academy to victory in the Class A-AAA state tournament, striking out 32 while winning all four of the Eagles' games. The tournament MVP and an all-state selection, she finished the season 20-4 with a 0.44 ERA and 238 strikeouts.