A 6'7" All-America senior forward for the Provo High School basketball team, Devin, 17, is averaging 31.5 points a game (.610 from the floor, .821 from the line) for the 19-0 Bulldogs, last year's Region IV-4A champion.
A fifth-grader at Battle Creek who has been skating since age two, Brian, 11, took the 200- and 300-meter races and was third in the 400 to win the midget boys' title at the National Outdoor Speed Skating championships in St. Paul.
Gail, 17, who is averaging 23.4 points and 20 rebounds a game for the Chicopee Comprehensive girls' basketball team, has scored a school-record 1,544 career points. The 6'2" senior center also holds the girls' state shot-put record (44'6").
A skier for 10 years but a marksman for less than four, Hoag, 23, won the national biathlon championship at Lake Placid, covering the 20-km. course in 2:07:03. He was penalized only five seconds from the prone and standing positions.
February 27, 1978
At the Heart of Dixie power-lifting championships, Hardman, 24, a North Georgia College pre-med student, set a national AAU bench-press record (275-pound class), lifting 540.25 pounds, 15.25 more than the previous mark.
After a 45-year swimming hiatus, Musselman, 64, returned to competition in 1976 and has since set 12 national age-group (60-64) records, including the 200-yard backstroke (3:21.52). As 17-year-old Babe Gilson, she held three U.S. records.