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Faces in the Crowd

Aug. 12, 1991
Aug. 12, 1991

Table of Contents
Aug. 12, 1991

Perspective
Yesterday
On The Scene
Preseason Questions
American League West
The Black Athlete Revisited

Faces in the Crowd

Stephanie Roberts
PARKER, COLO.

This is an article from the Aug. 12, 1991 issue Original Layout

Mackenzie Roberts
PARKER, COLO.
Stephanie, 8, batted .966 this season—she had 29 hits in 30 at bats—as a first baseman for the 12-0 Parker Mustangs, an eight-and-under slo-pitch softball team. She also averaged more than one home run a game. Her sister, Mackenzie, 10, a pitcher on the Mustangs' fast pitch team, threw 10 no-hitters in her 12 starts and averaged more than two strikeouts per inning. Both Robertses were named to the High Plains Youth League all-star team.

Jake Bragonier
MERCED, CALIF.
Bragonier had a 34-0 singles record in his senior season for Merced High and did not lose a set on his way to the San Joaquin section tennis title. He defeated Joshua Prager of Yuba City High 6-2, 6-1 for the crown.

Wendell Gaskin Jr.
KANSAS CITY, KANS.
Gaskin, a recent graduate of Washington High, won the 100 meters in 10.37 at the TAC/Junior Nationals. Wendell then took first in the 200, which he ran in 20.96. He is also national scholastic champ in the 200.

Becky Biehl
KEOKUK, IOWA
Biehl, a recent graduate of Keokuk High, won all 52 of her regular-season golf matches over four years and the state girls' AAA title this season. Her 36-hole score of 162 beat Jenny Worth of Valley High by four strokes.

Ralph Liguori
TAMPA
Liguori, 64, finished second in a 50-lap USAC midget-car race at the Indianapolis Speedrome, losing to Kevin Potter of Indianapolis. Liguori is one of the few racers in the world to have competed in six decades.

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