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FACES IN THE CROWD

Dec. 17, 1979
Dec. 17, 1979

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Dec. 17, 1979

Boo Birds
  • By E. M. Swift

    The Big Apple went bonkers last season when the Islanders amassed the NHL's best record, only to be ousted from the playoffs by the upstart Rangers. Now both teams are faring poorly and the rafters are ringing with Bronx cheers

NBA Trainers
College Basketball
Pro Football
Special Report
Soccer
  • Matt Malloy of Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (above) didn't score in the semis but had a hat trick, including a game-winning header, in the NCAA championships

Ruttmans
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

FACES IN THE CROWD

BLAIR KIEL
COLUMBUS, IND.
Blair, 18, an All-State quarterback and the most heavily recruited high school player in Indiana, passed for 192 yards and two TDs and punted for a 40.4-yard average as unbeaten Columbus East defeated Hobart for the state AAA title.

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NATHAN SACKS
PRETORIA, S. AFRICA
Sacks, 20, scored on a direct kick in the sixth overtime to give Miami-Dade South a win over New York's Fulton-Montgomery and the national JC soccer title. With three goals and an assist in the tournament, Sacks was named offensive MVP.

LAURA HUMMEL
HAGUE, N. DAK.
Laura, 17, a starter for Hague High (enrollment, 38) since she was a seventh-grader, is the most prolific scorer (with 2,809 points) ever in girls' five-to-a-side basketball in North Dakota. This season she had a 29.6-point average.

LARRY HEIDEBRECHT
LOVINGTON, N. MEX.
Heidebrecht, 30, a fourth-year coach at New Mexico Junior College, guided the Thunderbirds to 1979 national JC titles in cross-country and indoor and outdoor track. No junior college had hitherto won all three in the same year.

RICHARD TWINE
SANDUSKY, OHIO
Richard, a running back for the Sandusky High freshman team, rushed for 246 yards on five carries and returned two punts for 150 yards and two TDs in a 44-0 win over Fremont Ross. He finished the season with 1,294 yards rushing.

LT. PHIL CAMP
MILTON. FLA.
Camp, a 32-year-old U.S. Navy flight instructor who has been running for 16 years, beat 6,472 other starters to win the fourth Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. His time of 2:19:35 qualified him for the Olympic Trials.

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