Adam Longoria, Houston
Adam, 17, a black belt, won two age-group titles at the National Blackbelt League world games. He was the 15-to 17-year-old breaking champ, using his hands, feet and head to smash more than 30 bricks, tiles and garden scallops. He also won the musical weapons tide, performing with nunchaku.
Jessie Burton, Natchitoches, La.
Burton, a freshman tailback at McNeese State, tied a Division I-AA record with seven touchdowns in the Cowboys' 66-17 victory over Southern Utah. Burton, who equaled the mark set by Northern Arizona's Archie Amerson in 1996 against Weber State, rushed for 199 yards on 27 carries.
Maureen Humphrys, Sheridan. Wyo.
Humphrys, 53, the director of a V.A. hospital, won three state tournaments in a month. She shot a 15-over-par 159 to win the senior women's amateur championship, a 16-over-par 232 to win the women's amateur title and a 25-over-par 240 to win the women's mid-amateur crown.
Ricky Carmichael, Havana. Fla.
Carmichael, 18, won his second consecutive 125-cc national championship after finishing first in eight of 12 races on the American Motorcyclist Association tour. He was also named to the U.S. team for the Motocross des Nations in Fox Hill, England, this month.
Mo Mathews, Honokaa, Hawaii
Mathews, 71, a retired supervisor for the Hamakua Sugar Plantation, won his division in the 2.4-mile Labor Day Waikiki Roughwater Race for the second time. Matthews, who has competed in 14 Roughwaters and won 11 times in five divisions, finished in 1:40:17.
Doug Stewart, Malibu, Calif.
Doug, 14, came from behind to prevail in the boys' 14-year-old age-group national championship against Brian Baker of Nashville, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. Doug won four of six tournaments this year, including the Southern California sectional, and has a record of 36-1. He advanced to the quarterfinals at the nationals in '97.