Dan Skenandore, ONEIDA, WIS.
Dan, a 215-pound senior at Oneida Nation High, won the Wisconsin Division III heavyweight title by pinning Jeff Green of Little Wolf High in Manawa in 75 seconds. Dan finished the year with a record of 37-0 and is the first Thunderhawk to win a state crown in any sport.
Jan Harville, SEATTLE
Harville, 49, the coach of the women's crew at Washington for the past 14 seasons, guided the Huskies to their third national title since the inaugural NCAA team championship in 1997. This was also the 10th consecutive season that the Washington women have won the Pac-10 conference crown.
Josh Tupper, JOPLIN, MO.
Josh, a senior pitcher at Joplin High, threw a no-hitter in the Class 4A state championship game to lead the Eagles to a 2-0 victory over Francis Howell North in St. Charles. His no-hitter was only the third ever thrown in the Missouri title game.
Kristen English, PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA.
English, a senior at Swarthmore College, was named Division III female defender of the year. English, who was a two-time division All-America in lacrosse, earned 11 varsity letters as a member of Swarthmore's field hockey, basketball and lacrosse teams.
Sara Hughes, SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT.
Sara, a senior at South Burlington High, won the state girls' high school singles title for the fourth year in a row. This season she also led the Rebels to their third straight Vermont Division I team crown. Sara finished with a career record of 76-0 and will play for Colby College in the fall.
DaBryan Blanton, FORNEY, TEXAS
Track and Field
DaBryan, a junior sprinter at Forney High, won die Class 3A boys' state crown in the 100 and 200 meters, setting 3A state high school marks with times of 10.30 and 20.37, respectively. He was also a member of the state champion 4 x 100 relay team and helped Forney to second in the team competition.