Ethan, 14, won two state crowns in two hours when he sandwiched a victory in the 13-14 state cross-country meet between two Maine State Cup soccer games. He played striker for Coastal Soccer Club in its 2-1 semifinal win, ran a 2.4-mile course in 15:31 and then rejoined his team five minutes into its 1-0 title-game triumph.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA
Threatt, a 5'7" senior guard on the women's basketball team at Wisconsin, was averaging, through Monday, 20.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.9 steals a game this season for the 6-9 Badgers. A three-time Big Ten Player of the Week, Threatt has scored 1,695 points so far in her career, including a school-record 574 points last season.
Clemens, 36, coached the Washington University women's volleyball team to a 40-0 record and a second consecutive Division III crown. It was also the team's third title in four years. The Bears extended their winning streak to 45 matches and 64 in a row against Division III teams. In eight seasons Clemens's teams have amassed a 291-53 record.
Kari, 17, won two titles at the junior national swimming championships when she swam the 1,000-yard freestyle in a girl's junior national record of 9:50.71 and the 1,650 free in 16:30.34. She finished eighth in the women's 400-meter free at the long-course senior nationals and won the women's 25K race at the open-water nationals.
FORT MYERS, FLA.
Mogan, 27, defeated 18 male competitors to win the world amateur freestyle jet ski championships. Earlier she had been named the U.S. freestyle titlist after winning six events and placing second in the remaining four in the 10-part, three-month-long national-championship series. This year she will begin competing as a professional.
HOMER CITY, PA.
Luther, 36 and only 13 months out of his retirement from powerlifting, won three medals in the 198-pound class at the World Natural Powerlifting Federation championships. He deadlifted 565 pounds to win the 33-39 age group and the natural division (drug-free for three years) and place third in the lifetime division (never used drugs).