Johns, a Grand Canyon College senior guard, scored 80 points, including successive last-second, game-winning baskets, as the Antelopes beat Waynesburg in the semis 108-106 and Auburn-Montgomery 88-86 for the NAIA title.
Longaker, a sophomore pitcher at UCLA, has a 15-1 record with a 0.07 ERA for the top-ranked, 32-3 Bruin softball team. She had four shutouts at an invitational tournament in San Jose, including a 9-0 win over Nebraska for the title.
Duane, a 119-pound senior wrestler at Cummings High, had a 140-4 record over four varsity seasons to set a state record for most career victories. A two-time state champion, he was undefeated in 74 matches over the past two years.
Kiersten, a senior middle hitter, guided the Horse-heads High girls' volleyball team to its 12th straight league crown and the Class A regional championship. She led the Blue Raiders in serving points (238), kills (207) and blocks (103).
April 10, 1988
Logan, a 26-year-old pastry chef, beat 105 runners and won the 11th annual race up the 1,575 steps of the Empire State Building. Logan's time to the 86th floor, 11:29, was only 8½ minutes slower than it takes the elevator to make the same trip.
Smith, a senior, placed sixth in the 100-yard backstroke at the NCAA championships, becoming Boston University's first All-America swimmer. She had an 80-0 career dual-meet record and set a school mark of 56.02 in the 100 back.