John and Simon, Soviet immigrants who as children 11 years ago competed against each other in their native Kiev, led James Madison High to the U.S. high school team chess championship over 47 other schools in San Jose, Calif. John, a sophomore, won seven matches and drew one to win first prize on Board 1. Simon, a senior and the team's captain, won first prize on Board 2 with an identical record. They are two of the youngest masters ever certified by the U.S. Chess Federation.
Matt, a 112-pound junior at Catasauqua High School, defeated Dave Kennedy 13-7 to win his third consecutive PIAA Class AA wrestling title in Hershey, Pa. He has a three-year 106-3 record for the Rough Riders, with 51 pins.
Glosson, a 5'11" sophomore forward for Moberly (Mo.) Junior College, averaged 15.8 points and 10.4 rebounds per game for the Lady Greyhounds to earn the NJCAA Player of the Year award of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
Hanna, 32, the controller for the Raintree Country Club, made a hole in one on the same hole in consecutive rounds. Using a nine-iron, he aced the 136-yard, par-3 5th on the club's north course and repeated the feat six days later.
Jennifer, a fourth-grader at Gold Dust Elementary School, has led the P.V. Stingers to a two-year 37-8-2 record and two straight state youth soccer championships. This year she had 48 goals and 17 assists during the Stingers' 22-2-1 season.