TUKTOYAKTUK, NORTHWEST TERRITORY
BUENA VISTA, COLO.
Norberg, 29, and Larkin, 35, won titles at the three-day International Sled Dog Championships near Saranac Lake, N.Y. Norberg, who works on an oil rig in the Bering Sea, drove his team of 16 huskies to victory in the unlimited-dog category. His best time in three runs over the 14.7-mile course was 46:38.02. Larkin, a molybdenum mine safety engineer, won the five-dog event as his team—three of whom he got from dog pounds—had a best time of 20:41.35 over the 6.5-mile course.
Austin, a senior at Tufts, helped the Jumbo women's track team defeat Bowdoin and Colby by winning the long jump (17 feet), 50-yard dash (6.3), the 220 (27.5) and 440 (59.9), and anchoring the winning 800- and mile-relay teams.
BOBBY JOE ESPOSITO
Bobby Joe, a junior left wing and center forward for Riverside High, paced the Rams' soccer team to a 45-3-2 record and one state championship over the last two seasons. He has a three-year varsity total of 108 goals and 47 assists.
OLMSTED FALLS, OHIO
Joanne, a 5'7" senior guard for Olmsted Falls High, is averaging 41.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 9.2 assists and 6.9 steals per game for the 15-3 girls' basketball team. In her four-year career she has led Olmsted Falls to a 78-9 record.
Stuart, now 12, became the youngest master in U.S. chess history by winning all three of his matches in the Birmingham Champ Challenger's tournament. Stuart, who has been playing for 3½ years, was 11 years, 10 months old at the time.