Johnson, a 21-year-old defenseman, has been the leading scorer for the Colby College women's ice hockey team for the past three seasons. After 14 games this year, she has 23 goals, including four hat tricks, and 15 assists.
ROBERT HEUSSER JR.
Heusser, 27, a coach and biology teacher, has directed the York Catholic High freshman basketball team to 72 consecutive wins and four straight county championships. His teams have lost only one game since he began coaching in 1974.
Jim, a 6'1" senior at Baylor School and the most heavily recruited basketball guard in the South, scored 37 points against Tyner to get the 2,500th point of his career. This season the two-time All-Stater is averaging 35.8 points and eight assists.
Pallares, 40, who began running seriously only two years ago, broke the U.S. women's record for the 100-kilometer run by 1:45:22 at a race in Miami. Her time of 9:10:38 over the 62.14-mile distance was the fifth-best ever by a woman.
February 26, 1979
Heather won the 1978 Stock Seat and Yankee Hunt Seat equitation titles for girls nine to 12 as the result of her performances in 54 Pony of the Americas Club shows. She also won the Traveling Trophy for the highest overall point total.
Menkart, a sophomore at Tufts, prevailed over 18 boats to win the 1978 World Youth Single-handed Sailing championship in Perth, Australia. Three weeks later, at the same site, he finished third in the World Open Laser championship.