HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF.
Gus, an 11-year-old sixth-grader, and John, a 9-year-old fifth-grader, established world age-group records at the Track City Classic at the University of Oregon in Eugene. Gus, competing in the Midget Division, broke his own record in the 400-meter run with a time of 56.34, .36 second faster than the mark he set three months ago. John, competing in the Bantam Division, ran the 1,500 in 4:44.8, surpassing the previous record set in 1977 by 5.2 seconds.
Mike, 16, defeated Jim Luzar of Minneapolis 7-6 in the final match, thus retaining his National Junior Olympic advanced (age 15 to 16) heavyweight wrestling title in Lincoln, Neb. He had a 23-5 record for Auburn High last season.
Barclay, 18, had a 61-5 record at Fenton High and pitched the Tigers to their second straight state Class B softball title. In two varsity seasons she threw four no-hitters, had an ERA of 1.00, and over one span ran off a 45-game winning streak.
August 19, 1979
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLA.
Scoggins, 18, hit .524 as a centerfielder for John Carroll High to lead the Golden Rams to a 30-3 season and into the finals of the state Class 2A tournament. He also stole 45 bases in 45 attempts, had a 35-game hitting streak and drove in 30 runs.
Davidson, 60, won six gold medals at the AAU Middle Atlantic Masters Swim Championships in State College, Pa., winning the 50-meter backstroke, 100-meter breaststroke, 50-meter butterfly, 400-meter freestyle, 1,500 free, and 200 IM.