TAMPA > Track and Field
Smith, an incoming freshman at the University of Florida, won the 100-, 200-
and 400-meter dashes in the young boys' division at the Amateur Athletic Union
national club championships in Orlando. He is the son of former 100-meter
world-record holder Calvin Smith.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. > Football
Pecovsky, a running back for the D.C. Divas of the National Women's Football
Association, rushed for 186 yards and scored three touchdowns in the team's
28--7 victory over the Oklahoma City Lightning for the world championship of
women's football in Wexford, Pa. She was the offensive MVP of the title
HOUSTON > Track and Field
Shanay, an incoming freshman at Cypress Christian High, was named Most
Outstanding Performer for field events after winning the youth division shot
put, high jump and triple jump at the AAU National Junior Olympic Games. She
also competed in the USTAF National Junior Olympics, winning the youth shot
put, high jump and pentathlon.
LEWISTON, IDAHO > Baseball
Balmer, a senior third baseman at Lewis-Clark State, led the Warriors to a 5--4
victory over Cumberland in the final game of the National Association of
Intercollegiate Athletics World Series and was the tournament and series MVP.
The All-America had a .377 average and a team-high 41 RBIs for the season.
SIMSBURY, CONN. > Golf
Lynch, the boys' golf coach at Simsbury High, took the undefeated Trojans to
their second straight Division I state title. In 26 seasons at the school he
has a 650-48-10 record, making him the nation's career leader in wins for boys'
golf. His teams have won six state championships.
RICHFIELD, MINN. > Softball
Heise, a righthanded pitcher who recently graduated from the College of St.
Scholastica, became the NCAA Division III alltime strikeout leader, with 1,125.
She is a four-time Upper Midwest Athletic Conference softball player of the
year and was the Saints' leading hitter for the past three seasons with a .440
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