A junior at the University of Maine-Orono, Tim was New England's top rifle shooter with a 575.5-point season average, and led his team to its third New England rifle title. By scoring 2,238 points, UMO broke its league record by one point.
Karen, 12, has won a total of 12 USTA-sanctioned events in the 12-and-under class, and five in 14-and-under competition. Her most notable tennis victory was in the 12-and-under division at the Orange Bowl Junior Classic.
A wrestler for Gardendale High, Steve, 17, has won the Alabama state championship four times in four different weight classes: 98, 105, 119 and 132 pounds. Undefeated, Steve completed his high school career with 141 victories.
In February, Bob, 32, set his 13th world outboard speed record in the last seven years. His D-Modified class hydroplane was clocked at an average speed of 77.558 mph for a two-way run on the Lake Sammamish one-km. course in Seattle.
April 3, 1978
A senior at Martin L. King High, Allen won his third straight Philadelphia Public League Individual Championships title in the 100-yard breaststroke with a record time of 1:03.3. Allen's three-year record in this event is 35-1.
Wade, 18, averaged 24.7 points and eight rebounds a game to pace Archbishop Rummel High's basketball team to a 34-0 season and to a second straight state AAAA title. A 6'6" forward, Wade led the Raiders on a 49-game winning streak.