HERREID, S. DAK.
Tessy, 16, who holds the South Dakota Class B girls' record for the 1,600-meter run (5:17.5), ended an undefeated cross-country season by winning the state meet. Her time of 10:57 over 3,000 meters broke the state record by 11 seconds.
Patrick, 18, the top college prospect among Alabama running backs, gained 5,380 yards on 525 carries and scored 66 TDs during his three-year career at Walker High. This season the 5'10", 175-pounder averaged 206.3 yards per game.
Gorne, 63, a retired jack-of-all-trades, beat John Born, 70, to win the Seattle Senior Citizens' Pool Tournament. The 12 finalists qualified for the eight-ball title round by winning the championships of their senior-citizen centers.
Kevin, a ninth-grader, scored 61 goals to pace Eaglebrook School to a 17-0-0 record and its third consecutive New England private junior-school soccer championship. Kevin, an interior striker, has a two-season total of 115 goals.
December 10, 1979
MENLO PARK, CALIF.
Parmelee, a sophomore at the College of San Mateo who caught 17 passes in one game, led junior-college receivers in catches (77), yardage (1,078) and TD receptions (12). Only one JC player has ever caught more passes in a season.
Ashley, a junior at Heritage Hall High, prevailed over 42 other 17-and-under riders to win the saddle-seat equitation medal, one of the most coveted horsemanship awards in the U.S., at the 75th American Royal Horse Show in Kansas City.