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Faces in the Crowd
October 18, 2010
Armond Smith
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October 18, 2010

Faces In The Crowd

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Nick, a senior cornerback at Center Grove High, scored on a 96-yard kickoff return and a 25-yard fumble recovery to lead the Trojans to a 34--24 win against Lawrence North. He also had an interception and two solo tackles. Last year Nick led the league in picks (seven); he also took second in the 100 meters at the state track championships (10.82 seconds).

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Leza Harrison

CHULUOTA, FLA. > Waterskiing

Harrison, a 58-year-old retired aerospace engineer, swept gold medals in the women's 55-and-over slalom, tricks and jumping (91 feet) to win the overall title at the 2010 World 35+ Water Ski Championships in Segrate, Italy. Her performance helped the U.S. to an overall team gold medal. At the nationals, in August, Harrison took the overall title in the 53-to-59-year-old division.

Richard Slocomb

BELLEVILLE, ILL. > Martial Arts

Richard, a senior at Althoff High, won two gold medals, two silver and one bronze at the World Martial Arts Games in Las Vegas, where he competed as a junior black belt for the USA Martial Arts team. Last year Richard traveled with the team to Australia and won three gold medals and a silver in the junior advanced under-black-belt division.

Megan Venables

BLACKWOOD, N.J. > Cross-country

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