Laron, 16, won two titles at the U.S. Track and Field Association National Age-Group Championships in Dayton. His time of 21.4 seconds for 200 meters set a national record for the 16-17 age group, and his 47.8 tied the mark for 400 meters.
CHILLICOTHE, W. VA.
Hill, 22, won the AAU National Karate Championship Open Division for a record third straight year and was named the outstanding karate athlete of 1980. He is also the United States Karate Association's middleweight champion.
SANTA BARBARA, CALIF.
Birch, 27, a waitress, won the Women's World Frisbee Disc Championship in Pasadena, Calif. over 22 other finalists from 16 countries. She won on combined scoring in disc golf, self-caught flight, distance, freestyle and a doubles event.
HATO REY, PUERTO RICO
Gonzalez-Julia, 67, a U.S. Army major, won the 100-meter dash, 110 and 400 hurdles, pole vault, discus and hammer at the Pan Am Masters Games in San Juan. He ran the 100 in 13.3 and threw the discus 112'4".
September 28, 1980
MASON CITY, IOWA
Connie, 18, became only the third girl to win the Iowa high school and junior girls' golf titles in the same year. She shot a 155 for 36 holes to win the high school tournament by 16 strokes and won the junior title by 14 shots with a 233 for 54 holes.
AVON LAKE, OHIO
Todd, 8, hit 1.000 with 15 home runs, 11 triples and 36 RBIs in his first year in the Avon Lakes T-Ball League. He went 40 for 40 and had at least one homer in every game as his team tied for the league title with an 8-2 record.