Jeff Farkas, Williamsville, N.Y.
Farkas, a senior forward at Boston College, was named Hockey East player of the month after getting eight goals and eight assists for the Eagles, who finished October with a 4-1 record and the No. 1 national ranking. Through Sunday he led the league with 19 points.
Lauren Cacciamani, Paramus, N.J.
Cacciamani, a senior middle hitter at Penn State, had 31 kills, a .574 hitting percentage and no errors as the Nittany Lions defeated Michigan (15-2, 15-11, 15-6) and Michigan State (15-7, 15-10, 15-3). She helped Penn State extend its Big Ten winning streak to 45 straight matches.
Jenna Daniels, Bonita, Calif.
Daniels, a senior at Arizona, beat Duke's Beth Bauer with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the Golf World Invitational. Trailing for most of the final round, Daniels caught Bauer with a 110-yard eagle chip on 12 and kept pace from there to force a playoff at seven-under-par 209.
Lawrence Wade, Washington
Lawrence, a senior running back at Eastern High, scored seven touchdowns and rolled up 270 yards on 25 carries in a 55-0 win over Spingarn High. Wade has run for 2,164 yards and 26 touchdowns in leading the Ramblers to a 9-3 record and a berth in the city championship game.
Sara Gorton, Phoenix
Sara, a senior at Mountain Pointe High, broke her own course record on the 3.1-mile Gilbert Freestone Park circuit in winning her second straight girls' state 5A title, in 18:29. She finished 37 seconds ahead of Laura Sbordone of Desert Mountain High in Scottsdale.
Nemo Nearman, Charleston, W.Va.
Nearman, 73, captained the Tom Scott Tar Heels to six straight victories to win the Senior Olympic three-on-three gold medal in the 70-74 age group. Nearman, the captain for North Carolina in 1949-50, has now won three senior championships in three age divisions.