Robert, 32, who teaches French at Parkway West High, has coached the Longhorns' girls' swimming team to a seven-year record of 66-4, including four straight state titles and five undefeated seasons. Out of 765 races, her girls have won 632.
Vincent, a recent graduate of Southfield High, was named to three all-state teams: football, in which he scored 15 TDs; basketball, in which he averaged 20.9 points; and track. He was Midwest long-jump champ with a leap of 24'1".
Piel completed her four-year softball pitching career at Northern Colorado with a 56-10 record, a 0.55 ERA, five no-hitters and 23 shutouts. She is also UNC's women's basketball career record holder for points (1,260) and rebounds (735).
Jeff, a 5'3", 122-pound sophomore at Edward Douglas White High, lifted a total of 940 pounds (squat: 400; bench: 215; deadlift: 325) and was named the outstanding lifter at the South Louisiana powerlifting meet in Thibodaux.
July 13, 1980
Cheryl, an eighth-grader at Santa Barbara Junior High, won four events in the state 12-13 girls' championships. She triumphed in the long jump (17'6¾"), the high jump (5'2½") and the 80-and 200-meter hurdles (12.2 and 28.6, respectively).
Paul, 10, paced his Pee Wee soccer team, the Metros, to a two-year record of 19-2. A center forward, he had 73 goals and 22 assists. He had six goals in one game last year and four goals in each of three games in '80.