[Thumb Up] To the Plainfield ( Ind.) Middle School, for maintaining a no-cut policy on its cheer-leading squad, as well as on most of its athletic teams. Of the school's 800 students, 73 are cheerleaders.
[Thumb Up]To Norfolk Academy in Richmond, for voluntarily giving back its 30-28 victory over St. Christopher's on Sept. 20, after learning that the winning touchdown pass had come on fifth down. "We felt this was the right thing to do," said Norfolk's AD, Dave Trickier.
[Thumb Down]To the state of Minnesota, which in 1992 will begin testing a system that will permit people to play the state lottery using Nintendo games. The state attorney general and others say the plan could turn children into gamblers.