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APPEARED: AUG. 13, 2001
WHAT WE SAID THEN: Wie, 11, became the youngest winner of the Jennie K. Wilson Invitational, Hawaii's top women's amateur event. She shot a final-round 76 to beat 37-year-old Bobbi Kokx of Kula, Hawaii, by nine shots.
WHERE SHE WENT: At 13 Wie won the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links, becoming the youngest winner of any adult USGA title. She has six top fives in women's majors.
APPEARED: DEC. 12, 1960
WHAT WE SAID THEN: Arthur, a 17-year-old senior honor student from St. Louis, became the first black winner of the National Junior Indoor tennis title.
WHERE HE WENT: Ashe remains the only African-American man to win the singles titles at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (three of the 33 singles events he won as a pro). The eloquent spokesman for civil rights and AIDS awareness died in 1993.
Shaun Alexander made FACES IN THE CROWD when he was a junior in high school, but even though "everybody at school was going nuts" about the item, the thrill of the occasion didn't hit him right away. "In college, I was, like, Dude, I was one of those guys!" says Alexander. "But when it happened, I was, like, Oh, O.K., cool."