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Faces In The Crowd

Feb. 22, 1999
Feb. 22, 1999

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Feb. 22, 1999

Faces In The Crowd

Faces In The Crowd

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COLOR PHOTO: ROBERT BINDER Candie Kung, Fountain Valley, Calif. Golf Candie, 17, won the Doral Publix Junior Classic Tournament with a two-under-par 54-hole 214. She was named to the American Junior Golf Association's All-America first team for 1998 when she finished in the top five in 10 of the 15 tournaments she entered.COLOR PHOTO: RYAN MCKEE Erik Weihenmayer, Denver Mountain Climbing Weihenmayer, 30, blind since 13, reached his third continental summit when, guided by sounds made by a fellow climber, he ascended Argentina's Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (22,831 feet). He has also climbed Mounts McKinley and Kilimanjaro.COLOR PHOTO: ROBERT BINDER Doug Stibel, Canton, Mich. Gymnastics Stibel, a senior at Ohio State, led the No. 3 Buckeyes to a 228.325-227.550 defeat of second-ranked Michigan and an 8-1 record with a 9.8 on the vault in the meet's final rotation. He also won the all-around competition with a score of 57.125.COLOR PHOTO: DAVE SHELLY Jamie Jaax, Myersville, Md. Diving Jaax, a junior at Penn State, won the one- and three-meter springboard events against Northwestern to remain undefeated in the Big Ten this year, despite having missed all of last season while recuperating from two shoulder operations.COLOR PHOTO: COLLEEN GONSAR Becky Savage, Lykens, Pa. Basketball Becky, a senior center for Williams Valley High, got her 1,000th career point and rebound in the same game, a 24-point, 13-rebound performance in a 72-23 defeat of Tri-Valley High. She was averaging 14.7 points and 13.1 rebounds through Sunday.COLOR PHOTO: WENDELL VANDERSLUIS Tim Hartung, Durand, Wis. Wrestling Hartung, a senior at Minnesota and reigning NCAA champ in the 190-pound class, through Sunday had won 44 straight matches and was 29-0 this season in the 197-pound class with 12 pins. He had led the No. 2 Golden Gophers to a 16-2 record and was ranked No. 1 in his weight class.