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FACES IN THE CROWD

June 25, 1979
June 25, 1979

Table of Contents
June 25, 1979

U.S. Open
Maine Chance
Real Money
Sporting Look
Soccer
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

FACES IN THE CROWD

TIM LEWIS
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y.
Tim, a junior at Shenendehowa High, set national interscholastic records for the one-mile (6:35.2) and 1,600-meter (6:29.8) walks. The converted half-mile runner cut 14.4 seconds off the mile mark set by Evan Fox of Great Neck, N.Y. last year.

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HELENE LEWIS
DEERFIELD BEACH, FLA.
Lewis, 23, a draftswoman, swam 17½ miles in the Intracoastal Waterway from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in 11 hours, 11 minutes. En route, she broke two records set 31 and 32 years ago by onetime distance champion Jerry Kerschner.

SCOTT BUTLER
LAWRENCE, KANS.
Scott, 12, used a makeshift rod and reel to catch the largest smallmouth buffalo fish ever taken, 51 pounds, in a local farm pond. The previous record was 32 pounds, 8 ounces, according to the International Game Fish Association.

HALLIE COHEN
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.
Cohen, 22, pitched the Rutgers women's softball team to the EAIAW title and its first berth in the national tournament. Cohen, who was also captain of the field hockey team, had a 16-2 record with 11 shutouts, a no-hitter and an 0.41 ERA.

CHRIS PERRY
EDINA, MINN.
Chris, the 17-year-old son of former major league Pitcher Jim Perry, won his second straight state Class AA golf championship. Playing for Edina West High, Chris was one over par (72-73) in the 36-hole finals at Majestic Oaks.

SANDRA KIDDY
PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.
Kiddy, 42, set an American women's record for the 50-kilometer run in an AAU road race in Camarillo, Calif. Her time of 3:37:08 was exactly three minutes faster than the mark established by Sue Kremin of San Diego last year.

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