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August 09, 2004
Johnny Dorn, GRAND ISLAND, NEB. BaseballDorn, a May graduate of Grand Island Senior High, hit three grand slams in a doubleheader for the Home Federal Seniors Legion team. The righthanded pitcher, who went 9-1 for his school team, is the state's Gatorade player of the year.
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August 09, 2004

Faces In The Crowd

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Johnny Dorn, GRAND ISLAND, NEB.
Baseball
Dorn, a May graduate of Grand Island Senior High, hit three grand slams in a doubleheader for the Home Federal Seniors Legion team. The righthanded pitcher, who went 9-1 for his school team, is the state's Gatorade player of the year.

Kelsey Lindenschmidt, WEST CHESTER, OHIO
Golf
Kelsey, 15, a sophomore at Ursuline Academy, was the youngest winner in the 81-year history of the Ohio Women's Amateur Championship. She previously won the Ohio Junior Girls' title, becoming the second golfer to win both titles in the same year.

Devin Mullings, FREEPORT, BAHAMAS
Tennis
Mullings, a sophomore at Ohio State, beat the tournament's top three seeds to win the men's singles tide at the USTA/ITA National Hardcourts Championship in Columbus, Ohio. He had a 26-5 record playing for the Buckeyes this spring.

Nikki Naffziger, INDIANAPOLIS
Softball
Naffziger, a righthanded pitcher and recent graduate of Lutheran High, led the Saints to the Class A state championship with a 25-0 regular-season record (23 complete games) and an 0.12 ERA. She also batted .553 with five home runs and 39 RBIs.

Nathaniel Donley, ORLANDO
Track and Field
Nathaniel, 13, an eighth-grader at Neptune Middle School, won the Boys' Youth (13- and 14-year-olds) gold medal in the discus at the AAU National Club Championships in Orlando in July. In June he broke the youth record with a throw of 207'1".

Elizabeth Yetzer, LAKEVILLE, MINN
Track and Field
Elizabeth, a junior at Lakeville High, set a meet record in the 1,600 meters at the Minnesota Class AA track championships, with a time of 4:46.14. Last fall she led the Panthers to their first state cross-country title.

Leonard Cruess, GOLETA, CALIF.
Golf
Cruess, 100, a retired meat cutter, made a hole in one on the 57-yard par-3 4th hole at the Encina Royale Golf Course and retirement community, where he lives. He has been golfing regularly since the 1920s.

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