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FACES IN THE CROWD
August 15, 1988
SANDIE FERNANDEZ EL PASO Sandie, a recent graduate of Hanks High, won the balance beam and floor exercise and placed third in the uneven bars and fourth in the vault to claim the all-around title at the first National High School Gymnastics Meet, in Fort Worth.
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August 15, 1988

Faces In The Crowd

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SANDIE FERNANDEZ
EL PASO
Sandie, a recent graduate of Hanks High, won the balance beam and floor exercise and placed third in the uneven bars and fourth in the vault to claim the all-around title at the first National High School Gymnastics Meet, in Fort Worth.

JOHN OLERUD
BELLEVUE, WASH.
Olerud, as a sophomore at Washington State, became the first baseball player in NCAA history to win more than 10 games as a pitcher (15) and hit more than 20 home runs (23). He also had a .464 batting average and a 2.49 ERA.

SHELLY SANTOS
HOUSTON
Shelly, 14, won her second consecutive Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Championship in the 13-to-14 age group. She had a 72-hole total of 334, coming from four strokes back on the final 18 holes to win by four shots over Lisa McQuatters.

LOUISE CROCCO
POMPANO BEACH, FLA.
Crocco, 41, the girls' volleyball coach at Cardinal Gibbons High, guided the Lady Redskins to their fourth straight state Class AAA title. In 19 seasons she has led Gibbons to nine state championships and a 511-53 record.

JONATHAN SEUTTER
TOPANGA, CALIF.
Seutter, 31, a chimney sweep, set a world distance record for endurance roller skating by covering 145.255 miles in 12 hours, in Long Beach, Calif. He broke the old mark, set by Ivano Marangoli of Italy in 1982, by 1.509 miles.

VIRGINIA ANDERSON
MEMPHIS
Anderson, 73, a retired office worker, beat Priscilla Healey 11-8, 6-11, 11-10 in the finals to win the first-ever women's Golden Masters (age 70 and over) singles badminton title, at the national championships in Colorado Springs.

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