GRAND RAPIDS > Track and Field, Basketball
Winkle, a graduate of Calvin College, is a seven-time track and field All-America (in the long jump, 400 meters, 4 √ó 100 and 4 √ó 400) and the winner of the Jostens Trophy as the top female student-athlete in Division III basketball. She is the Knights' alltime leader in points (1,722) and rebounds (1,034).
This is an article from the Aug. 27, 2007 issue
KENNESAW, GA. > Baseball
Tim, a senior shortstop at Griffin High, had a triple, a walk and three RBIs and was named the East's most valuable player after a 5--4 win in the Aflac All-American High School Baseball Classic. For the Bears last year he batted .512 with nine doubles, six triples, six home runs, 39 RBIs and 20 stolen bases.
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LOS ALTOS, CALIF. > Golf
Spencer, a senior at Mountain View High, qualified for the U.S. Amateur with a second-place finish in a sectional tournament. In July he won the Northern California Golf Association Junior Players' Championship with a five-under-par 67 in the final round.
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RICHMOND, SASKATCHEWAN > Swimming
Johns, a graduate of British Columbia, won three medals at the World University Games: gold in the 200 individual medley, silver in the 4 √ó 100 freestyle relay and bronze in the 200 free. The first three-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport swimmer of the year, he won 33 national collegiate gold medals.
BOULDER, COLO. > Cycling
Abbott, a senior at Whitman College, won the USA Cycling elite women's road race championship by outsprinting defending champion Kristin Armstrong; the victory qualified her for September's world championships. She is a nine-time collegiate Division II champion.
SELMA, CALIF. > Track and Field
Sànchez, a graduate of Selma High, won the California shot put title with a distance of 47' 10", becoming the first female state champion from Selma in the 89 years of the meet. Her earlier throw of 50' 5" was third-best nationally last season. She will attend Fresno State in the fall.
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