BATTLE CREEK, MICH.
LaRouech, 31, coach of two girls' teams at Pennfield High, guided the 1979 volleyball squad to a 33-5 record and the state Class B title. Her 1980-81 basketball team went 26-1 and won the Michigan Class C championship.
SANTA FE, N. MEX.
Alexis, 13, who plays the first board for the Santa Fe Prep chess team, won his 12th interscholastic match in a row, over Edwin Herrera of St. Catherine's, to lead the Blues to their 59th consecutive meet victory dating back to 1976.
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.
Braxton, 44, a 295-pound shipping clerk, won world 40-and-older powerlifting titles in the deadlift (705 pounds), squat (663) and total (1,828) in Victoria, Calif. He holds the 40-and-older world records for the deadlift (770) and total (1,900).
Jonny, 12, a squash player at Belmont Hill School, defeated Jamie Moore of Sarnia, Ontario 15-6, 16-13, 10-15, 15-11 to win the national boys' under-12 title at the U.S. Junior Championships in New Haven. Conn.
February 16, 1981
Salisbury, a 73-year-old retired schoolteacher who took up running two years ago, holds seven women's world bests for 72-year-olds, from the 100 meters (29.86) to the 10,000 (79 minutes). Cathy, an eighth-grader at Dover Junior High, recently completed her first cross-country season with an undefeated record. She beat a field of 130 in Raleigh. N.C. to win the Track and Field Association/USA girls' 12-13 national title with a time of 14:27 for the 2.5-mile course.