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Faces in the Crowd

Sept. 29, 2008
Sept. 29, 2008

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Sept. 29, 2008

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Samuel Petrone
GLEN ROCK, N.J. > Soccer
Petrone, a sophomore forward at Seton Hall, scored eight goals in threewins—over St. Peter's (four goals), Richmond (one) and Virginia Commonwealth(three); he was the National Soccer Coaches Association of America player ofthe week. He leads Division I in goals scored and is second in points pergame.

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Carlton Morris
LEXINGTON, N.C. > Gymnastics
Morris, 29, who has Down syndrome, is the first Special Olympics athlete to beinducted into the North Carolina Gymnastics Hall of Fame. He won seven goldmedals at this year's state Special Olympics Summer Games and earned fourgolds, a silver and a bronze at the 2006 national games.

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Kellie Schueler
BEND, ORE. > Cross-country and Track and Field
Kellie, a junior at Summit High, has won two Class 5A titles in the 100, 200and 400 meters, with best times of 12.01, 24.50 and 54.70. She also has titlesin the 4 √ó 100 and 4 √ó 400 relays. She was third at the 5K Saxon Invitationaland 10th at the state cross-country meet.

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KimTerrell-Kearney
DOVER, DEL. > Bowling
Terrell-Kearney, 43, the head bowling coach at Delaware State, defeated TrishaReid 216--189 to win the U.S. Women's Open for the second time. (She also wonin 2001.) She was a two-time college All-America at San Jose State and the 1989pro tour rookie of the year.

CoCo Vandeweghe
CARLSBAD, CALIF. > Tennis
CoCo, a homeschooled high school senior, won the girls' junior singleschampionship at the U.S. Open without losing a set; she is the first Americanto win that title since 1995. At the USTA National Girls' 18 Championship, shefinished second in singles and teamed with Jamie Hampton to win the doublesdraw.

Toney Williams
ALPHARETTA, GA. > Football
Toney, a senior running back at Milton High, carried 39 times for 350 yards andsix touchdowns, and caught one pass for a 27-yard TD in the Eagles' 51--49victory over Chattahoochee. As a junior he rushed 160 times for 1,100 yards,made 22 receptions for 240 yards and scored 13 TDs.

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