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J. Owen Huntsman, coach at Wabash College, Ind., produces not only unbeatable teams but unbeatable coaches. Huntsman's cross-country team was undefeated last season as were the teams of both of his sons, who coach at Earl-ham (Ind.) and Ohio University.

James Donohue, 13, of Springfield, Mass., 4 feet 9, 100 pounds, with freckles and red hair, plays sound baseball, good basketball and sub-100 golf. Last week, pursuing another sport, Jim shot his favorite moonie well enough to win the National Marbles Championship.

Claudia Lindor, a physical education senior at Western Washington State College, won a four-way playoff for medalist honors in the five-day women's intercollegiate golf tournament. She upset the defending champion in the first round, then won the final match 5 and 4.

Harold B. Bryan, 17, of Westport Harbor, Mass. skippered the Williston Academy boat to win the 28th Interscholastic Yacht Racing Association regatta at Kings Point, N.Y. He explained modestly, "We just played the current and the other boats didn't seem to."

Sylva Gregova, 17, a Czech student at the Karlovy Vary Nursing I School, passed some extracurricular examinations in theory and practice to become Europe's first woman soccer referee. Her watchword: I strict regard for rules and discipline for players and spectators alike.

Branch Rickey III, 17, was named general manager of a Pirates' farm team in Tennessee on more than his grandfather's name. In prep school he played varsity football and soccer and sparked the ball team as a third baseman, catcher and Most Valuable Player.