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FACES IN THE CROWD
February 02, 1998
Amanda Bergeron POLAND, MAINE Amanda, a freshman at Westbrook High, won the girls' national junior championship one-hour race walk by covering 8,865 meters in the allotted time. Second-place finisher Elizabeth Elman, a sophomore at Mount Blue High in Farmington, Maine, walked 7,818.
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February 02, 1998

Faces In The Crowd

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Amanda Bergeron
POLAND, MAINE
Amanda, a freshman at Westbrook High, won the girls' national junior championship one-hour race walk by covering 8,865 meters in the allotted time. Second-place finisher Elizabeth Elman, a sophomore at Mount Blue High in Farmington, Maine, walked 7,818.

Greg Mannino
EAGLE, COLO.
Mannino, 35, a member of the U.S. Paralympic ski team, who lost his left leg above the knee in an accident when he was 17, won the giant slalom and Super G in 1998's first Huntsman Cup, a thrice-a-year national competition for disabled skiers. He won downhill and Super G world titles in '94.

Rasuel McKune
BROOKLYN
McKune, a 6'6" senior forward for the Teikyo Post University basketball team, broke the NAIA single-game rebound record with 28 in the Eagles' 90-68 win over Holy Family College. Through Sunday, McKune, who had a career scoring average of 18.4, had had 71 double doubles in 90 games as an Eagle.

Jack Huczek
ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH.
Jack, who recently turned 15, won a world junior racquetball championship for the sixth year in a row by beating Matthew McElhiney of Bradenton, Fla., 15-5, 15-4 in the 14-and-under singles. His victory helped the U.S. win its second straight world junior title.

Justin McCain
SAN DIEGO

Andy Orr
SAN DIEGO
Justin, 13, and Andy, who recently turned 14, starred as the San Diego Shores won the gold medal in the boys' 13-and-under division at the national water polo championships. They also led the Shores to a 13-0 record in the San Diego Grommet League. Playing the two-meter position, Andy was the Shores' top scorer during the championships, with 14 goals, including all four in San Diego's 4-3 title-game win over the Villa Park ( Calif.) Orcas. Justin, the Shores' goalie, blocked 78% of the shots on goal during the championship and allowed only eight scores in five tournament games.

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