Jeff, a 17-year-old senior at Davenport West High School, and his sister Jacque, a 15-year-old ninth-grader at Williams Junior High, are two of the top young cyclists in the country. At the recently completed National Cycling Championships in Milwaukee, Jeff, a member of the U.S. team that won a bronze medal at the World Junior Championships, took the 70.4-mile junior men's road race. Jacque triumphed in the 15-mile girls' intermediate road event.
Robert, a junior defensive back and flanker, punted six times for a school-record 42.2-yard average and returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown in Trenton High School's 18-6 opening-game victory over Carrollton.
Nicholson, 29, won the American Tae Kwon Do, Karate and Kung Fu Invitational held at Silver Spring, Md. After winning the heavyweight division, he defeated light-heavyweight champion Alton Wilkinson for the overall title.
October 1, 1978
SALT LAKE CITY
Shearer, 18, a freshman at the University of Utah, won the national Hobie Cat 16 championship on Bear Lake in Utah. He is only the second teen-ager to win the title and the first to come from elsewhere than Hawaii, California or Florida.
DANA POINT, CALIF.
Moe, 31, won what may be the first world cross-country sand-skiing championship, defeating 28 competitors in Redondo Beach, Calif. Using standard cross-country equipment, he covered the two-kilometer course in 11:11.13.