Beth, a senior at Northwest High School, won her second consecutive all-round title, as well as the floor exercise and the uneven-bars event, in the Nebraska girls' gymnastics championships. She has led the Huskies (15-0) to three state titles.
CARMEL VALLEY, CALIF.
Hines, 73, winner of five PGA events in 1936-37 and now a consultant on course design, has shot his age on a championship-size course ever since he was 64. His best this year was a four-under-par 68 at El Dorado in Indian Wells, Calif.
Kevin, 18, a pitcher-shortstop for Ridgeway High, batted .410 on 39 hits, setting a record in Memphis for total hits for the second straight year. Kevin also pitched a perfect game against East High, striking out 13 of the 18 batters he faced.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
John, 18, won 53 tennis matches without a loss, raising his four-year record to 139-5, as he led Central High to two consecutive state championships. John also played (left wing) on Central's state hockey champs in 1975, '76 and '77.
June 19, 1977
Diane, a sophomore at Carmel High, became the first girl in Indiana to break five minutes in the mile, running 4:58.2 in her second varsity meet. Still, her time is 7.7 seconds off the national women's high school record, held by Eryn Forbes.
Helene, a senior at Jackson Memorial High and two-time state discus champion, is the top-ranked U.S. woman high school discus thrower. She had a recent best of 165'11" at the AAU national championships held at UCLA.