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Faces In The Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: JIM LUZZI Bobby Kingsbury, LYNDHURST, OHIO Baseball Kingsbury, a sophomore centerfielder at Fordham, set a single-game school record and tied an NCAA mark when he stole eight bases in a 5-1 defeat of Wagner. Kingsbury, who through Sunday led the Rams in hitting at .365, doubled the previous Fordham stolen base record.

COLOR PHOTO: ANCIL NANCE Mariel Zagunis, BEAVERTON, ORE. Fencing Mariel, 16, won three golds at the junior and cadet world meet, winning the under-17 and under-20 women's sabre titles and leading the U.S. to the women's team sabre crown. A member of the 2000 world champion U.S. senior women's team, she's the only American to win four world titles.

COLOR PHOTO: MICHAEL T. MYERS Jerry Vaughn, CHARLOTTE Track and Field Vaughn, 65, a retired human resources manager, won the regional master's shot put in the 65-69 age group with a throw of 45'11 3/4", surpassing the record by nearly three feet. Vaughn, who hadn't put the shot for 37 years, has won 42 gold medals since resuming in 1995.

COLOR PHOTO: JAMES R. GARVEY Emily Bloss, WELLSVILLE, KANS. Basketball Bloss, a senior forward at Emporia State University, was named the Daktronics's Division II women's player of the year after leading the Lady Hornets to a 29-2 record and an NCAA South Central Regional runner-up finish. She's Emporia State's No. 2 career scorer, with 1,915 points.

COLOR PHOTO: RICK DONHAUSER Lawrence Eyre, FAIRFIELD, IOWA Tennis Eyre, 52, the boys' coach at the Maharishi School, has guided the Pioneers to a 7-1 record as they pursue their third straight sweep of the state 1-A singles, doubles and team championships. Since 1991 Maharishi has won 14 individual, doubles and team state crowns.

COLOR PHOTO: COURTESY OF EDINBORO UNIVERSITY Josh Koscheck, WAYNESBURG, PA. Wrestling Koscheck, a junior at Edinboro (Pa.) University, defeated Maurice Worth of Army 8-1 to win the NCAA championship in the 174-pound class. Koscheck, who is a three-time All-America and was a runner-up in last year's NCAAs, went 42-0 this season and won 14 bouts by pin.