Amy Dodson, ADRIAN, MICH.
Dodson, 40, completed the St. George (Utah) Marathon in 3:53:24,
lowering the world record for female below-the-knee amputees by
more than 24 minutes. Dodson, a fifth-grade teacher, lost her
left leg to cancer in 1983.
Paul Smith, OWASSO, OKLA.
Paul, an Owasso High senior, broke the state career record for
passing yards (7,402) during the school's fifth game of the
season, a 49-14 win over Muskogee High. In that game Paul
completed 17 of 27 passes for 438 yards and four touchdowns.
Jen Coleman, MADISON, WIS.
Coleman, a UC Irvine sophomore, won the singles title at USA
Badminton's junior nationals in Orange, Calif.; she also won
titles in doubles and mixed doubles. She holds No. 1 rankings in
all three events for the 22-and-under age group.
Trish Ladusaw, LOUISVILLE
Ladusaw, a senior at Cincinnati, set a Conference USA career
record for digs when she hit her 1,843rd during a match against
George Mason. A two-time conference player of the year, through
Sunday she was averaging 4.86 digs per game.
November 11, 2002
Gordon Withers, IRVINE, CALIF.
Gordon, 15, won the 19-and-under division of the City of Los
Angeles Triathlon, finishing the course (one-mile swim, 26-mile
bike and 6.6-mile run) in 2:06:19. Earlier this year Gordon won
the Carlsbad Triathlon in the 16-and-under group.
Amber Silvis, MOUNT ORAB, OHIO
Amber, a senior at Western Brown High, became the leading girls'
scorer in Ohio history when she made her 181st goal during a 2-1
win over Blanchester High. In her four seasons the school went
59-7-1 overall and 37-1 in Buckeye Conference play.
Mary Ellen Gordon, LILBURN, GA.
Gordon, a junior at Emory, won the singles and doubles titles at
the ITA National Championships. She became the fourth Division
III player to sweep those events and the second to win two
singles titles in her career. She also won the singles in 2000.