Sam, 12, capped an undefeated season (in sanctioned events) by winning his age group at the Junior National Squash Championship in Boston. He won all 11 tournaments he entered, while suffering only nine losses in 141 games.
EAST ST. LOUIS, ILL.
Nicolle, a senior at Lincoln High, ran the 100-meter low hurdles in a national-record 13.30 seconds to lead the Tigerrettes to their fourth consecutive Class AA state title. She improved upon Gail Devers' 1984 record by .11.
Florio, a Penn State senior, topped all NCAA Division I women's lacrosse scorers this season with 79 goals and ended her career with at least one goal in each of her last 57 games. She also led the 14-4 Lions with 30 assists.
Christy, a senior at Chaparral High, broke the 300-meter low hurdle state record (42.67) for the fourth time in three years, leading the Firebirds to the Class AAA state title. Christy was also the state's girl athlete of the year.
June 23, 1985
Lisa, a 5'10" senior at Millersburg West Holmes High, led the Knights to two straight 28-0 seasons and successive state titles. Averaging 37 points and 10 rebounds per game in 1984-85, Lisa repeated as Ohio's Class AA Basketball Player of the Year.
Anderson, a 66-year-old car dealership owner, landed a world-record 97-pound, 4-ounce king salmon with 25-pound-test line in the Kenai River, Alaska. In so doing, he broke Howard Rider's record of 93 pounds, set in 1977.