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COLOR PHOTO: BRIAN FERGUSON; J.R. House, Nitro, W.Va. Football J.R., a senior quarterback at Nitro High, broke the national high school record for career passing yardage, with 12,132. He was also the record holder for career completions, with 928 through last Thursday, and ranked second in career total offense, with 12,340 yards.

COLOR PHOTO: DANIEL L. HANKIN Jaison Robinson, Long Beach, Calif. Water Polo Jaison, a senior goalie at Wilson High, had 221 saves and led the Bruins in assists with 49 as Wilson amassed a 25-0 regular-season record. The Bruins won the state title with a 16-7 victory over Newport Harbor High in which Jaison had nine saves, three assists and two steals.

COLOR PHOTO: KMG PHOTOGRAPHY Ralph Manktelow, Toronto Rowing Manktelow, 60, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, won the 1,000-meter lightweight men's single sculls (4:04.6) and, paired with his wife, Marg, placed third in the mixed doubles sculls (3:50.5) in the 60-64 division at the U.S. masters championships.

COLOR PHOTO: GINA MOTISI Ellen Sattler, Copiague, N.Y. Soccer Sattler, a senior goalie for Long Island University's C.W. Post Campus, had eight consecutive shutouts and had allowed no more than one goal in 17 of her 19 games this season. She had 11.5 shutouts and a .53 goals-against average.

COLOR PHOTO: DAVID DUROCHIK Joe Zemaitis, Scottsdale, Ariz. Triathlon Zemaitis, 18, a cross-country runner and swimmer at Lake Forest College, was the youngest entrant in the Ironman Triathlon and completed the 140.6-mile course in less than 10 hours. He was the second-best American finisher and was eighth overall in the 18-24 age group.

COLOR PHOTO: CURT SANDERS Myron Glass, Rochester, Minn. Basketball Glass, 54, the girls' basketball coach at Lourdes High since 1983, was named to the Minnesota High School Basketball Hall of Fame for attaining a 359-49 record. He has led his teams to the state tournament eight times and has won five championships.