Collins, a 47-year-old lane manager, broke the world record for a 32-game bowling match during a four-day doubles tournament in Baldwinsville, N.Y. His 7,850 total was 144 pins better than the mark set by Jim Stefanich in 1967.
Kilik, 20, a sophomore center on Boston University's women's ice hockey team, had 35 goals and 15 assists in 16 games this season. At the two-game Dartmouth Invitational tournament, won by BU, she scored 10 goals and had five assists.
Tom, a 17-year-old senior gymnast at Darien High, paced the Blue Waves to their fourth consecutive state team championship, in Darien. At the state individual meet in Suffield, he became the first gymnast to win all six events.
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Mary, a 6'2" junior who scored 24.6 a game for Parkersburg Catholic, was named West Virginia Women's Basketball Player of the Year for the second year in a row and led the Crusaderettes to their second consecutive state Class A title.
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Steve, a 132-pound wrestler at Moorhead High with a 129-match winning streak, won his fourth straight state title. As a freshman he won the 112-pound class, and in 1977 and '78 he took the 119- and 126-pound titles, respectively.
Malindzak, a freshman at Northern Michigan, edged Sara McNealus of Middlebury to win the individual Alpine combined title at the AIAW skiing championships in Marquette, Mich. She won the slalom and was third in the giant slalom.