Allison Shaw, SELMA, IND.
Allison, a Wapahani High junior, had 11 kills and a .526 hitting percentage as she led the Raiders to a win in the state title game over defending champion Michigan City Marquette. This was the first state title for Wapahani (enrollment: 346) in any sport.
Bob Hahn, VENTURA, CALIF.
Hahn, a 61-year-old high school guidance counselor, won five gold medals, five silvers and three bronzes at the World Masters Games in Melbourne, Australia. One of his golds, in a two-person 500-meter race, came in the 35-and-over age group.
Megan Kaltenbach, AURORA, COLO.
Megan, a senior at Smoky Hill High, won the state 5A title in 18:21.3, edging her sister, Katelyn, a sophomore, by .2 seconds. The next finisher was almost 19 seconds behind. This was Megan's fourth consecutive state title.
Josh Chapman, WEBB CITY, MO.
Chapman, a Missouri Southern State College senior quarterback, threw for 2,398 yards and rushed for 1,010, making him the second player to exceed 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing in a season. The other was Clemson's Woody Dantzler in 2001.
Brandon Thomas, ORLANDO
Thomas, 19, won his second consecutive title at the Cable Wake-board National Championships in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Championships were awarded in eight different events; Thomas was the only competitor to successfully defend a title from 2001.
Peggy Arvallo, PHOENIX
Peggy, a South Mountain High senior, won the state 5A individual championship for the second year in a row. She is the youngest of five sisters, all of whom have won a state individual, doubles or team tide in badminton.
Ben Dewar, WIXOM, MICH.
Dewar, a senior guard at Lake Superior State, set a tournament record by scoring 90 points (with games of 34, 25 and 31) at the Disney Division II Tip-Off Classic. The previous record of 89 was set in 1998 by Titus Warmsley of Montana State-Billings.