Joan, a junior goalie at Homewood-Flossmoor Community High, had five straight shutouts before surrendering a goal in a 3-1 win over Lake Forest High. She has had 67 saves this season in pacing the field hockey team to a 12-1 record.
EL TORO, CALIF.
Popp, a Cal freshman, emerged as the only triple gold medalist at the U.S.A. vs. U.S.S.R. junior dual swimming meet in Walnut Creek, Calif. His winning times in both the 200- and 400-meter IMs (2:06.15, 4:29.50) were personal bests.
Smith, who is a 47-year-old grandmother, became the first woman ever to qualify for the world chain-saw cutting championship, held in Charlotte, N.C., by winning the stock-saw event at the Lake States Logging Congress in Duluth.
Tony, a senior quarterback at Booker High, threw for 465 yards—the eighth-best single-game performance ever by a high-schooler—and intercepted a pass with :58 remaining in a 58-52 win over Fort Myers Bishop Verot.
PARKERSBURG, W. VA.
Kari, a fifth-grader at Criss Elementary, set a state record for 9- and 10-year-old girls in the standing long jump with a leap of 6'10" at the state track and field meet in Charleston. She also won the 100-(14.80) and 200-(30.90) meter dashes.
Heiring, 29, lowered his own U.S. record in the 20-km walk with a clocking of 1:24:50.2 at the Lugano Cup world team race-walking championships in Bergen, Norway. He also holds the world record for the 1,500-meter walk (5:26).