MERRITT ISLAND, FLA.
Strucher, a junior at Georgia Southern, hit 26 home runs this season to break the NCAA record of 25 set in 1978 by Bob Horner, then of Arizona State and now with the Atlanta Braves. Strucher batted .365 and drove in 85 runs in 61 games.
TINLEY PARK, ILL.
Socha, a sophomore at Eureka College in Illinois, set state records in the 200- and 400-meter dashes and the 100- and 400-meter hurdles and also won the long jump at the IAIAW Division III state track championships in Rock Island, Ill.
Kirmss, 63, completed his career as fencing coach at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. with a 179-61 record. In 23 years, he had only one losing season in coaching the Ducks to five Middle Atlantic states championships.
JANE ANNA DYER
Jane, 15, has not lost a game in the past two years for the Solomon Junior High tennis team. In the eighth grade she won 72 consecutive games in six matches, and in seven matches this year, she went 84-0 to lead her team to the city title.
June 3, 1979
Jimmy, 8, nearly doubled Iowa's 49-pound weight-class record by lifting 44 pounds in the clean-and-jerk competition at the Junior Olympic weight-lifting championships in Kansas City, Mo. Jimmy has also dead-lifted 120 pounds.
BROOKLYN CENTER, MINN.
Lynn, a senior at Brooklyn Center High, pitched three consecutive no-hitters for the girls' softball team, striking out 29 batters in 17 innings. In her three-year high school career, she has a record of 38-10, including two other no-hitters.