Jennifer Amyx and her brother DAVID, of Woodsboro, Md., were the two youngest finishers in the Johnstown (Pa.) YMCA Marathon. It was the first marathon for both, with Jennifer placing 66th in 4:56:35, the first 5-year-old girl to ever run a full marathon. David placed 67th, one second behind his sister, in the third-fastest time ever for 7-year-old boys. The Amyxes also competed at Fort Meade, Md. in the National Postal Mile, Jennifer placing third in the 7-and-under girls' category in 7:51, tying the boys' world record for her age.
Amy Marlette and her cousin PETER were selected MVPs on the girls' and boys' soccer teams at Nichols School in Buffalo, N.Y. Peter, a senior, set a school season record of 22 goals as the Big Green won the Interstate Prep School League championship with an 11-2-3 mark. He personally outscored the opposition by seven goals as Nichols scored 41 to its opponents' 15. Sophomore Amy scored three goals and assisted on 15 of the 22 her team scored in 11 games to help her team compile a record of 5-5-1.
Ann Landgrebe and her brother RANDY, students at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, swam on the Duhawks' winning 400-yard medley relay team in a dual meet against the University of Wisconsin (Platteville). The team's time of 4:09.7 beat the old school record by 4.3 seconds. Randy, a senior and two-time swimming team co-captain, has twice set school records in the 200-yard breaststroke and holds the current mark of 2:31.9. Ann, a freshman, holds the state AAU record in the 100-meter butterfly (1:16.3), which she set in 1973.