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Faces in the Crowd


COLOR PHOTO: KAT'S PHOTOGRAPHY Caleb Williams, BEAVER, PA. Powerlifting Caleb, 17, squatted 460 pounds, bench-pressed 240 and deadlifted 480 for a total of 1,180 to win the 16-17 age group AAU title in the 124-to-132-pound class. He also won his age group in the International Powerlifting Association championships, in which he set three 16-17 world records.

COLOR PHOTO: ROBERT WHITEHEAD Kim Ford, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CALIF. Volleyball Ford, a sophomore outside hitter at Cal State-San Bernardino, had 21 kills and 15 digs in a 3-1 win against Cal State-Los Angeles and 18 kills and 16 digs in a 3-0 victory over Chico State to give her 12 double doubles this fall. She's averaging 4.88 kills and 3.26 digs a game for the 22-1 Coyotes.

COLOR PHOTO: DAVID DUROCHIK Erika Odlaug, BANNOCKBURN, ILL. Cross-country Erika, a senior at Deerfield High, successfully defended her Central Suburban North Conference girls' title by running the 2.5-mile course in 14:07. Erika, who finished second in the 3,000 meters at a USA-Britain juniors dual meet last summer, has set nine girls' high school course marks this fall.

COLOR PHOTO: STEPHEN B. THORNTON Thomas Thrash, LITTLE ROCK Football Thomas, a senior quarterback at Pulaski Academy, broke his own state record for touchdown passes in a game by throwing 10 in a 77-20 defeat of Atkins (Ark.) High. He has completed 202 of 284 passes for 3,258 yards and 51 touchdowns this season for the 8-0 Bruins.

COLOR PHOTO: DOUGLAS MOORE Sheila Miech, STEVENS POINT, WIS. Soccer Miech, 46, coached the Wisconsin-Stevens Point women to a 4-1 defeat of Wisconsin-Stout that ran their league unbeaten streak to 52 games, a Division III women's record in the sport. This fall she guided the 13-1 Pointers to their fifth straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title.

COLOR PHOTO: BRIAN SNYDER Allyson Bunce, EAST DENNIS, MASS. Field Hockey Bunce, a Division II All-America senior forward at Bentley College of Waltham, Mass., became the Falcons' alltime leader in game-winning goals when she scored her 21st in a 3-2 defeat of Long Island University-C.W. Post. Bunce, who has 15 goals this year, has led the Falcons to a No. 2 ranking.