View this article in the original magazine
COLOR PHOTO: JOHN HARRELL Chris Thomas INDIANAPOLIS Chris, 14, a 6-foot point guard, led the Municipal Gardens basketball team to a 47-0 record and the AAU national and Youth Basketball of America international 14-and-under titles by scoring 29.8 points a game. He averaged seven assists and six rebounds in 10 tournament games.COLOR PHOTO: JOHN SEAVOLT Paul Swanson MOUNT VERNON, OHIO Swanson, 45, coach of the Mount Vernon Nazarene College volleyball team, earned his 400th career win with a season-opening 15-1, 15-1, 15-4 victory over Oberlin College. Since 1991 he has guided the Lady Cougars to a 69-match home winning streak, which is an NAIA record.COLOR PHOTO: KATHY BORCHERS Portia Johnson SEATTLE Johnson, 18, stroked the Mount Baker Rowing Club girls' eight-oared boat to its third consecutive title at the U.S. junior rowing championships. Mount Baker covered the 2,000-meter course in 7:26 to beat the hometown Cincinnati Juniors Club by two seconds.