Pam Reed, TUCSON
Reed, 41, won the 25th annual 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon in 27:56:47, finishing almost five hours ahead of her next competitor, a man. The race starts in Death Valley, Calif., and ends partway up Mount Whitney. Reed is the first woman to win the event.
Hayley Peirsol, IRVINE, CALIF.
Hayley, a senior at Newport Harbor High, set a meet record of 16:27.78 in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Janet Evans Invitational. The previous record had been established three years ago by 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Kaitlin Sandeno.
Art Baird, CLOVIS, N.MEX.
Baird, 74, a retired drafter for Boeing who lost his right arm in a 1952 industrial accident, hit a hole in one at the 135-yard 7th hole at Clovis Municipal Golf Course. Baird had previously made a hole in one in '91 at Roadhaven golf course in Apache Junction, Ariz.
Missy Clayton, BRADENTON, FLA.
Missy, 12, won the singles title and finished runner-up in doubles at the Super National Clay Court Championships. Missy, seeded fourth in the Girls 12 Division, beat top seed Holly Johnson of Tallahassee, Fla., in straight sets in the semifinals.
Robert Reed, SAN ANTONIO
Reed, 38, won the gold medal in Men's Division 1-A �p�� at the U.S. Fencing Association Summer Nationals in Greenville, S.C. Reed advanced to the nationals after winning the Southwestern regional tournament for the third time in five years.
Jaime Sawler, STRATHAM, N.H.
Track and Field
Sawler, a senior at Bates College, won Division III championships in the hammer throw and the 35-pound weight throw. His winning hammer throw (188' 10") was 7'6" better than the nearest competitor. He went undefeated in those events in 2001-02.
Katie Turrin, GREAT FALLS, MONT.
Katie, 15, advanced undefeated through double-elimination match play to win the Girls' Division II Coca-Cola Youth Bowling Championships in Winter Haven, Fla. She defeated Allyse Hickman of Cross Lanes, W.Va., 221-189 (with handicaps added) in the final.