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COLOR PHOTO: LAURIE BECK TARVER Nate Wachter, Norristown, Pa. Wrestling Nate, a senior at Germantown Academy and a five-time private high school state champion, broke the Pennsylvania high school career record for wins with his 178th when he pinned A.D. Wilson of the Peddie School. Through Sunday he had only 15 career losses.

COLOR PHOTO: MONTY RAND Dan Kerluke, Brampton, Ont. Ice Hockey Kerluke, a sophomore forward for Maine, scored the winning goal in a 4-3 defeat of New Hampshire, No. 1 in the Hockey East conference. He had 18 goals and 13 assists for the 23-3-4 Black Bears, who were ranked second in the nation through Sunday.

COLOR PHOTO: K.C. ALFRED Louis Cvijanovich Jr., Oxnard, Calif. Basketball Cvijanovich, 72, coach at Santa Clara High for 42 years, became the state's winningest coach in boys' high school basketball with his 803rd win, a 79-47 defeat of Carpinteria High. He has won two state and 14 CIF titles and is a member of the National High School Sports Hall of Fame.

COLOR PHOTO: TOM GRAVES Margaret Hoehl, Tullahoma, Tenn. Swimming Hoehl, a senior at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., set an Old Dominion Athletic Conference record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:09.43 and has swum the league's top time in 10 of 14 individual events. She's also conference champion in seven events.

COLOR PHOTO: LLOYD GALLMAN Coby Miller, Louisville, Miss. Track and Field Miller, a junior at Auburn, has had the NCAA's best times this season in both the 60-meter dash (6.52 seconds) and the 200 meters (20.78). He also broke Olympian Harvey Glance's 20-year-old school record in the 55 meters with a time of 6.11 seconds at the Nations Bank Invitational.

COLOR PHOTO: GARY GAYNOR Matt Kelly, Lake Mills, Wis. Cycling Matt, 17, the national 18-and-under champion in cyclo-cross, became the first American in the 50-year history of the junior world championships to win the cyclocross title and only the second American to receive a medal. The U.S. team finished second to Belgium.