Kirsten, 14, holds six state AAU age-group swimming records, four set at the Minnesota long-course championships: the 100-meter freestyle (59.76), 400 freestyle (4:30.46), 200-meter IM (2:30.78) and 400 IM (5:21.94).
This is an article from the Sept. 10, 1979 issue
Richard, a 15-year-old ninth grader, defeated nine regional champions to capture the Duncan Yo-Yolympics in Gurnee, Ill. He amassed 275 of a possible 280 points, while doing five compulsory tricks and a two-minute freestyle routine.
Biagiotti, 71, has shot three holes in one since March. The first came on the 113-yard 9th hole at the Pine Crest Club in Largo, Fla.; the other two occurred on the 9th and 16th holes at Holyoke's Wyckoff Park Country Club.
Herschel, a Johnson County High senior, won four events to lead the Trojans to the state Class A track title, while his sister Veronica, the first female to get a track scholarship to the University of Georgia, won two events to pace Johnson County to third place in the girls' championships. Herschel won the 100-yard dash (9.8), the 220 (21.8) and the shotput (51'¼"). Veronica won the 100 (11.1) and the 220 (24.01) and was second in the long jump, an event in which she holds the state record.
Washington, an 18-year-old cornerback who will attend Tulane, intercepted four passes, returning two of them for touchdowns, in leading the East to a 31-0 victory over the West in the state high school all-star game in Baton Rouge.