Adam Seri, Audubon, Pa.
Seri, a sophomore who just transferred to Georgia, won the singles title at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Summer Championships with a 6-2, 6-1 defeat of Mark Loughrin, a senior at Wisconsin. He earned All-ACC honors as a freshman at North Carolina last year.
Hillary Hyland, Nekoosa, Wis.
Track and Field
Hillary, a senior at Nekoosa High, became the first girl in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association to win four individual state titles in one year: the triple jump, the high jump, the long jump and the 100-meter high hurdles at the Division II meet.
Becky Martin, San Jose
Becky, 17, won the solo and figures competitions in the 16-17 age division at the U.S. Open. She then joined the U.S. Junior National Team and placed second in both solo and duet, with Andrea Nott of San Jose, at the American Cup. Becky also earned a silver in solo at the Swiss Open.
Hollie Neilson, Red Deer, Alberta
Hollie, 13, won the junior women's freestyle crown at the world championships, with a score of 74.9740, beating Hiroyo Leno of Japan, by more than eight points. She also finished second in the pairs competition with Michelle Smith, 14, of Red Deer.
Deidre Hamaguchi, New York City
Hamaguchi, 33, won the women's under-99-pound title at the senior nationals, defeating Laura Yoshida of Honolulu. She was also a semifinalist in the 100-pound division at the USA Boxing Women's National Championships earlier this year.
Gary Nyhus, Mason City, Iowa
Nyhus, 53, guided Newman Catholic High to its first state 1-A title, with a 13-1 defeat of La Salle High of Cedar Rapids, in his final game as the Knights' coach. He finished his 20-year career at Newman Catholic with a 553-142 record and 20 consecutive Iowa Star Conference crowns.