Johnny Stewart, a 5'2" 13-year-old from Toledo, recently bowled a sanctioned 300 game to become the youngest ever to perform this feat. Johnny started bowling at 3 and had a previous best of 254. He also hit .460 last summer as a Little League first baseman.
Chris Evert, a 4'11" eighth-grader at St. Anthony's in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is ranked No. 1 nationally in girls' 14-under tennis. She was also a semi-finalist in the Austin Smith tournament in Fort Lauderdale, losing to Mary Ann Eisel, the fourth-ranked woman.
Frank Koehler, 56, learned to ski seven years ago, became a member of The Homestead (Hot Springs, Va.) ski patrol two years later and for the past two years has been a part-time instructor as well. Koehler shoots in the 90s in his yearly round of golf.
Dr. Michael J. Scott, a Seattle dermatologist and amateur oceanographer, won the Class C championship in the Washington State Open Table Tennis Tournament. In addition, Dr. Scott is a skier and a water skier and scuba dives in the San Juan Islands.
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Ken Tillman, a junior at Monmouth College in New Jersey, was a triple winner in three NAIA swimming championships, setting NAIA records in eight: 500 freestyle (4:56.2), 400 IM (4:20.3), 1,650 free (17:31.5), 200 IM (2:01.01), 200 backstroke (2:00).
Eddie Beauford brought Indianapolis its first National Golden Gloves title in 15 years, beating Cecil Robinson of Cleveland to win the 139-pound crown. Beauford also won the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Award for Brotherhood and Sportsmanship.