Williams and Gleasman, both 18, each won freestyle titles at the national junior wrestling championships, in Fargo, N.Dak. Williams prevailed at 165 pounds, Gleasman at 275. Williams also won the Greco-Roman competition at 165 pounds. He will attend Iowa in the fall after having won four class AA state titles while at Mount Carmel High. He was named 1993 national high school wrestler of the year. The week before Gleasman won in Fargo, he won the gold medal at 286 pounds in Greco-Roman at the Espoir (20-and-under) World Championships, in Athens, Greece. Gleasman, who won the 1993 New York State title at 215 pounds while at Adirondack Central High in Boonville, will attend Syracuse.
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.
Conover, 30, a three-time Olympic kayaker, took home seven medals from the Sprint National Championships in Indianapolis, including golds in the K-l women's 5,000 meters, K-2 5,000, and K-4 1,000. In July she won three golds at the U.S. Olympic Festival to raise her career total of festival wins to 11, more than that of any other woman.
September 5, 1993
Parker, 50, beat Doug Sykes of Piedmont, Calif., 6-4, 7-5 to win the USTA 50-and-over Hard Court Championships in Huntington Beach, Calif. Teamed with Ken Robinson, Parker also won the hard court doubles title. Earlier this year, Parker, a teaching pro at the Houston Racquet Club, won the 50's clay court title, in Sarasota, Fla.
Katie, 7, placed first in both the 13-and-under English Pleasure class and the 17-and-under Country Pleasure class at the Region 10 Arabian Horse Show in Milwaukee. Two weeks earlier she won the 13-and-under English Pleasure blue ribbon at the Region 11 Arabian show in Springfield, Ill. Katie has been riding horses for two years.
SILVER SPRING, MD.
Tamara, 16, won the overall competition in rhythmic gymnastics at the 14th World Maccabiah Games, in Jerusalem, with a score of 35.17 (out of a possible 40). She also won gold medals in ball, hoop and clubs and took the silver in ribbon. Tamara, who is ranked No. 1 in the country, was a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic team.