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FACES IN THE CROWD

July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015

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July 27, 2015

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  • Now that he's ditched the Super Bowl--winning Patriots for a homecoming (and a lot of cash) in New York, Darrelle Revis wants to make a few things clear. No, it's not all about the money. But it's not entirely about rings either. It's about winning the negotiation ... and, the Jets hope, following in Joe Namath's footsteps

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FACES IN THE CROWD

Edited By Alexandra Fenwick

Kate Hall | Casco, Maine | Track and Field

This is an article from the July 27, 2015 issue

Kate, a homeschooled high school graduate, long-jumped 22'5" at the New Balance National High School Invitational in Greensboro, N.C., to break the oldest high school girls' field record. The previous mark of 22'3" was set 39 years ago. Her jump was also a junior national record. Kate, who has Type 1 diabetes, will compete at Iowa State.

Michael McCormack | Williamstown, Mass. | Lacrosse

Michael, a recent Mount Greylock High grad, scored 96 goals and had 90 assists for a total of 186 points this season, finishing as the state's all-time leading scorer, with 611 points. He is only the nation's fourth player to break the 600 mark. Michael, who also holds Massachusetts records for career goals (362) and assists (249), will play for Middlebury.

Toni Polk | Niagara Falls, N.Y. | Softball

Toni, a shortstop and recent graduate of Niagara Falls High, batted .532 with 12 RBIs and 16 runs scored this season. The Gatorade player of the year for New York, she was twice named all-state. Toni was also captain of the volleyball and basketball teams and earned all-league honors in both sports. She will play softball at Penn State.

Wayne Selden Jr. | Roxbury, Mass. | Basketball

Selden, a 6'5" rising junior guard at Kansas, led all scorers with 22 points to lift the U.S. to an 84--77 come-from-behind, double-overtime win over Germany at the World University Games final in Gwangju, Korea. With 1:02 left in the second OT, he hit a trey for a 78--77 lead. Selden averaged 9.4 points for the Jayhawks in 2014--15..

Chloé Dygert | Brownsburg, Ind. | Cycling

Chloé, a recent Brownsburg Senior High grad who races for Twenty16 Pro Cycling, took the age 17--18 junior national titles in the road race (2:14:05) and the time trial (27:37.90) in Truckee, Calif. A former basketball player, she won the 15--16 age group criterium title in 2013, six weeks after taking up cycling while recovering from shoulder surgery.

Ben Kniceley | Shelby, N.C. | Timbersports

Kniceley, a recent graduate of Haywood Community College in Clyde, N.C., won the Stihl collegiate championship in New York City's Central Park. He won the standing block chop and underhand chop and was second in the stock saw and single buck chop. His victory earned him a spot on the international rookie team at worlds and a berth in the Stihl Pro Series.

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