JACKSON, MICH. > Softball
Emmarie, a sophomore righthander at Jackson High, pitched a one-hitter with five strikeouts to lead the Vikings to an 11--0 win. She made the start three months after surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumor and while undergoing chemotherapy. She was 5--5 this season with a 3.19 ERA.
GARDNER, KANS. > Track and Field
Laird, a freshman at Arkansas, won the Southeastern Conference javelin championship in his first competition as a Razorback. A redshirt until just before the league meet, he threw 228'4", the third-best distance in school history. He placed fifth at the NCAA Mideast Regional.
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