Pam Reed, TUCSON
Reed, 41, won the 25th annual 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon in
27:56:47, finishing almost five hours ahead of her next
competitor, a man. The race starts in Death Valley, Calif., and
ends partway up Mount Whitney. Reed is the first woman to win the
Hayley Peirsol, IRVINE, CALIF.
Hayley, a senior at Newport Harbor High, set a meet record of
16:27.78 in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Janet Evans
Invitational. The previous record had been established three
years ago by 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Kaitlin Sandeno.
Art Baird, CLOVIS, N.MEX.
Baird, 74, a retired drafter for Boeing who lost his right arm in
a 1952 industrial accident, hit a hole in one at the 135-yard 7th
hole at Clovis Municipal Golf Course. Baird had previously made a
hole in one in '91 at Roadhaven golf course in Apache Junction,
Missy Clayton, BRADENTON, FLA.
Missy, 12, won the singles title and finished runner-up in
doubles at the Super National Clay Court Championships. Missy,
seeded fourth in the Girls 12 Division, beat top seed Holly
Johnson of Tallahassee, Fla., in straight sets in the semifinals.
Robert Reed, SAN ANTONIO
Reed, 38, won the gold medal in Men's Division 1-A Epee at the
U.S. Fencing Association Summer Nationals in Greenville, S.C.
Reed advanced to the nationals after winning the Southwestern
regional tournament for the third time in five years.
Jaime Sawler, STRATHAM, N.H.
Track and Field
Sawler, a senior at Bates College, won Division III championships
in the hammer throw and the 35-pound weight throw. His winning
hammer throw (188'10") was 7'6" better than the nearest
competitor. He went undefeated in those events in 2001-02.
Katie Turrin, GREAT FALLS, MONT.
Katie, 15, advanced undefeated through double-elimination match
play to win the Girls' Division II Coca-Cola Youth Bowling
Championships in Winter Haven, Fla. She defeated Allyse Hickman
of Cross Lanes, W.Va., 221-189 (with handicaps added) in the