A senior at Chester High, Colin has become the third Montana wrestler to win four consecutive state titles, accomplishing this feat in four different weight classes (98, 126,132 and 138 pounds). His four-year career record is 106-6-1.
Bristol, 23, retained her national badminton title at the U.S. Championships in San Diego. A housewife and part-time badminton teacher, she topped Cheryl Carton 8-11, 11-4, 12-9 for her second adult title; she won 14 junior crowns.
A 6'9" senior at Calvin College, Veenstra is the first basketball player in the 67-year history of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association to be named the MVP and to lead the conference in scoring four straight years.
A one-woman team, Naval Academy Plebe Feldmann set two swimming marks (200-and 400-yard individual medleys), was 13th of 48 teams at the Eastern Women's Inter-collegiates and the first woman to win an Academy varsity letter.
April 24, 1977
ST. JOSEPH, OTTAWA
A three-time NAIA All-America hockey goal-tender, Courchaine led the College of St. Scholastica to the NAIA national championship. He tied the record for most saves (97) in the three-game tournament and was named MVP.
A 4'11", 93-pound freshman at Wawasee High, Tracy swept the individual events in the state girls' gymnastics meet in Indianapolis. She won the floor exercises (8.65), balance beam (8.70), uneven bars (8.60) and vaulting (8.85).