CHARLES M. MALIA
Malia, 41, has coached Cheverus High to every state Class A cross-country and indoor and outdoor track title since 1980. In 16 years, he has led the Stags to a cross-country record of 268-8 with 129 straight wins in one stretch.
Swain, 24, a San Jose State senior, won the silver medal in the 156-pound division at the World Judo Championships in Seoul, South Korea, becoming the first American to earn better than a bronze in the event's 14-year history.
Weissenrieder, a 21-year-old student at Colorado and a part-time chef, out-pedaled 66 other bicyclists to win the 16-mile Mosquito Pass Challenge in one hour, 20 minutes. The pass is the highest open to bicyclists in the continental U.S.
Jodi, a junior at Hopewell High, shot an 81 at Pittsburgh North Golf Club to earn her third consecutive western Pennsylvania high school girls' title. She beat her nearest competitors by nine strokes and is the defending state high school champion.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WIS.
Geissler, a senior quarterback at Wisconsin-Stevens Point, became the Division III alltime career passing leader when he threw for 301 yards in the Pointers' 35-35 tie with UW-La Crosse. He has a four-year total of 8,650 yards.
Grover, 58, piloted the Transatlantic from Saint Pierre, near Newfoundland, to Lisbon, Portugal, in the first unaided Atlantic crossing in a boat powered by an outboard motor. Using three different motors, he took 33 days to cover 2,500 miles.
JOHN R. HARTMAN