Mike Uyeda, a junior at Hillcrest High in Dallas, who has been sailing for just three years, won two races and came in second in another to take the National Butterfly Single-handed championship' in a weather-shortened regatta on Dallas' White Rock Lake.
Suzie Horrigan, a sophomore at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H., was the national high-point scorer at the Intercollegiate Equestrian Championships at ML Holyoke. Suzie also captained Colby-Sawyer's team, which won the most (7) ribbons.
Paul Ameen, 18, of Oklahoma City, is the first 4A wrestler to win the state championship three times. Ameen is undefeated in his last 79 matches, with a three-year record of 82-1-1. A football halfback, he was chosen Oklahoma City's Prep Player of the Year.
Jeff Parisi, 12, of Hackensack, N.J., won his second straight state AAU karate championship. Jeff has won his last 35 matches and placed first in his fighting division in his last seven tournaments. He also is the district 85-pound-class wrestling champion.
Donna Dluehosh, 29, of Anchorage, Alaska, who has been coaching for less than three years, led her Bartlett High School girls' volleyball team to the state title this season. The Golden Bears won their first 11 games and finished with a 16-2 record. Donna's husband CLAY, 32, has been coaching at Dimond High School in Anchorage for five years, and this season he guided his boys' basketball team to its second state championship. The Lynx won their first 10 games and had a season record of 21-5.