Benson, 28, the first-year tennis coach at Cherry Creek High, led the Bruins to their 13th straight state title, equaling the national boys' high school record. He was the No. 1 player on the Bruins' '72 team, which began the streak.
This is an article from the Nov. 12, 1984 issue
Jabaley, 18, a halfback who last spring was captain of St. Joseph High's boys' soccer team, was named to the West squad in the off-season Mississippi High School All-Star game. She was also named the state's top high school scholar.
Stewart, a senior quarterback at Division III Union College, threw two TD passes in a 20-0 win over Worcester Tech, marking the 23rd successive regular-season game in which he had thrown a TD pass, an NCAA record.
Krissy, 14, threw the first perfect game, against the Toledo Rowdies, in the history of the A.S.A. Slow-Pitch Tournament while leading the Plantation Sun Devils to their third straight runner-up finish in the national 15-and-under competition.
Kigen, 23, a student at the University of Colorado, defeated 1984 Olympic marathon gold medalist Carlos Lopes by 1:07 to win the 10-km Governor's Cup race in Denver. His time of 28:03 was an unofficial record for that distance at altitude.
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Merrilee, 17, won the senior women's twirling title at the World Baton Federation championships in Calgary, Alberta. She was an American representative as a result of her victory in the U.S. Twirling championship in Milwaukee.