Georgie, a 75-year-old retired utility worker, bowled games of 300,269 and 238 to become the oldest U.S. bowler to roll an 800 series; at the Royal Scot Lanes, in Lansing. The previous oldest was Eli Maricich of Normal, Ill., who was 70.
Leanna, a senior on the Northwestern High girls' volleyball team, led the Warriors to a 29-0 season and their second straight state title. She became the first player in school history to score more than 200 points in a season.
THOMAS (Skip) KARAM
FALL RIVER, MASS.
Karam, 53, the basketball coach at Durfee High, became the first high school coach in the state to record 500 career wins, when his Hilltoppers beat Our Lady of Providence High 80-67. After 21½ seasons his record is 513-116.
Kelley, who is a senior midfielder on the Concord High girls' field hockey team, led the Crimson Tide to a 17-0 record and the Class L state title. Also, she was named the year's top player by the state coaches' association.
February 15, 1988
MIDDLESEX, N J.
John, who is a junior at St. Joseph's High, bettered his own national boys' high school record for the 400-meter freestyle with a time of 3:57.70 in a meet against Hightstown High. He lowered his old standard by 5.24 seconds.
Deanna, a 5'9" senior forward on the Cumberland Regional High girls' basketball team, hit 10 three-point baskets in a 77-51 win over Holy Spirit High. She is the leading scorer on the Colts, who are 18-0 this season.