Nov. 14, 2016
Nov. 14, 2016

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Nov. 14, 2016

  • RIP, Curse of the Billy Goat. In a Game 7 for the ages, the Cubs overcame the resilient Indians to win their first title since 1908 and wash away the last vestiges of the longest title drought in American sports

  • This season marks 20 years since overtime was introduced to FBS football, and after 671 games featuring bonus play, coaches have it all figured out—until they don't



Edited by Alexandra Fenwick

Brodey Hasty | Brentwood, Tenn. | Cross-country

This is an article from the Nov. 14, 2016 issue

Brodey, a junior at Brentwood High, ran a personal-best 14:32.2, the fastest time in the nation this season, to win the 5K Great American Cross-Country Festival in Cary, N.C., by .2 of a second. Last year he won the 3A state championship, leading the Bruins to the team title, and was seventh at the Nike Cross Nationals (15:15.5).

Hayley Reichardt | Leesport, Pa. | Weightlifting

Hayley, a senior at Schuylkill Valley High, won bronze in the 48-kilogram class (106 lbs.) at the world youth championships in Penang, Malaysia, with a final clean and jerk of 86 kg (190) for a 152 (335) total. Last February she won junior nationals with a 152-kg total and set a junior American record with an 86-kg clean and jerk.

Kade Matson | San Clemente, Calif. | Surfing

Kade, 14, and a freshman at the online Sky Mountain Charter School, scored 16.54 points at the Rip Curl GromSearch, at Seaside Reef in Solana Beach, Calif., to become the youngest 16-and-under national champion in the event's history. The competition's first double finalist, Kade came within .28 of a point of taking the 14-and-under title as well.

Kelsie Payne | Austin | Volleyball

Payne, a 6'3" junior hitter at Kansas, had a game-high 21 kills with eight digs and six blocks in a five-set defeat of No. 2 Texas, the Jayhawks' first win over the Longhorns in 25 games. She was named the AVCA national player of the week. A 2015 All-America, Payne helped the women's national team earn bronze at the Pan American Cup in July.

Juan Celaya | San Nicholas de los Garza, Mexico | Diving

Celaya, a freshman diver at LSU, broke the school record in the three-meter in his first meet, scoring a 431.80 against Auburn to win by 54.1 points. He eclipsed Sean McKinney's 2014 program mark by 6.1. Celaya, a 13-time Mexican junior national champion, also took the one-meter with a score of 392.85, second highest in program history.

Amy-Eloise Neale | Snohomish, Wash. | Cross-country

Neale, a junior at Washington, pulled ahead in the final 10 meters of the 6K Pac-12 championships in Tucson to win the title by .4 of a second in 20:22.9. Earlier last month, Neale, who missed the last two cross-country seasons recovering from a stress fracture and IT band issues, was fourth at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational (20:05.7).

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