Johnson, a junior at LeMoyne-Owen College, slugged 12 home runs in 94 at bats, stole 32 bases in 33 tries and led the NAIA in batting with a .576 average. Johnson has twice been drafted by major league teams, and twice spurned contracts.
Diane, a 5'2" senior shortstop, batted .788 to lead Indian Hills High (17-2) to first place in the North Bergen Interscholastic Softball League. She scored 44 runs, stole 25 bases and, in one stretch, hit safely in 15 consecutive at bats.
Tim, 22, a junior attack-man for the University of Baltimore lacrosse team, broke the collegiate scoring record with 120 points this season. The third 100-point scorer in college history, Tim had 44 goals and 76 assists in 20 games for the Bees.
PORT TOWNSEND, WASH.
Irene, 17, Port Townsend High's unbeaten junior distance runner, won the two-mile run at the KingCo Invitational track meet at Sammamish, Wash, in 10:30.3, a national high school girls' record. She also won the mile in 5:00.
June 5, 1977
Jacki, 17, a junior at Stamford High, set a national high school record in the state girls' track meet with a triple jump of 39'11½". She also won the 100-yard dash and long jump to remain undefeated in all three events.
Fishing for pickerel in the Turkey Point sector of Western Maryland's Deep Creek Lake, Craver, 30, a West Vaco Paper Co. employee, boated a 19½-pound, 44½-inch northern pike—the largest ever caught in the state.