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Dickie Hogan, 22, a North Carolina State University graduate who scored the first of his six holes in one at age 12, made his fourth ace in 10 months when he sank his tee shot on the 363-yard 16th hole at the Piedmont Crescent Country Club in Burlington, N.C.

Kyle Doudican, 15, president of the sophomore class at Pauls Valley (Okla.) High School, broke a national age-group record that had stood for 14 years and also set a state meet record in the high jump by leaping 6'8½". His previous best Fosbury Flop was 6'7".

Terri Olson, 9, Of South Bend, Ind. won the tricks and slalom events to take the overall junior girls (12 and under) title at the Michigan State Water Ski tournament in Lansing. A week later she placed third overall at the Midwest Regionals in Delaware, Ohio.

Talbot Aiello, 12, of the Swansea (Mass.) Little League, hit .508 the past two years, won 21 of 22 pitching decisions and struck out more than 200 batters as his team ran up a 47-8 record. In four years of Little League play, he had 107 hits, including 25 home runs.

Thane Baker, 40, of Dallas, running for the first time since he won an Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter relay in 1956, set U.S. age-group records by winning the 100-yard dash in 9.8 seconds and the 220 in 22.8 at the Wichita Track Club Invitational.

Jonathan Whitehead, 8, of Reno won six individual events and anchored two winning relays at the Nevada swimming championships in Las Vegas. He set state age-group records in the 50- and 100-meter freestyle, the 50-meter butterfly and the 100-meter IM.