Bullis sophomore Kristin Thorne earned AAU all-American honors as she won the national championship 60-meter hurdles in a meet-record 8.23 seconds (old record 8.5) at the indoor age-group track and field meet in Lawrence, Kan., Sunday. Thorne also finished second in the 300 in 37.4.
Barrie School's Annie Hobbs also was named all-American as she won the 1,000-meter run in 2:52.0, missing the meet record by one-tenth of a second. Jeremiah Howard, Don Waldron and Kenny Ellis of Barrie also earned all-American honors as they finished in the top eight in their respective events.
Model Is National Champion
Model Secondary School for the Deaf has been selected national football champion for 1990 by the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf. MSSD, 8-2 last season, also won the title in 1979, '80, '81, '84 and '89. The NFSD also named tight end Mike Kent, offensive linemen Stephen Cordle and Greg Thomas, running back Trieu Nguyen, defensive back Stefan Bergan and wide receiver Siah Huseby all-Americans. . . .
Wootton senior football and track star Michael Smith has been named the Maryland recipient of the fifth annual AAU/Mars Milky Way all-American and college scholarship. Smith, one of 96 seniors to be honored with the award, will receive $750 and is eligible for a $10,000 scholarship.
Baseball Card Show
DeMatha's baseball team, seeking to raise funds for a trip to Florida, is sponsoring a baseball card show in the school cafeteria Saturday from 10 to 5. For further information, contact Coach Charlie Sullivan at the school. . . . Friendly All-Met defensive end Tom Berry signed with Delaware State; McNamara lineman Ryan Bowe with Norfolk State and linebacker Mike Settles with Loch Raven; Herndon quarterback Matt Griffis signed with West Liberty College (W.Va.) and Madison soccer player Stephanie Spurlock with Virginia. . . . St. John's is accepting applications for the following head coaching positions for the 1991-92 school year: boys and girls basketball, girls soccer, girls softball and boys and girls swimming. There also is a position for a physical education instructor. If interested, contact Athletic Director John Ricca at the school. . . . Archbishop Carroll is seeking a head football coach. For information, contact Athletic Director Carroll Holmes at the school.
Crofton Tournament Set
The fifth annual Crofton Invitational, one of the most competitive basketball tournaments for boys and girls in the area, begins March 9 at Crofton Jr. High. The double elimination tournament will include as many as 80 teams in four age groups. For further information contact tournament director Steve Bents at Crofton, or at 301-721-7093. . . . Former Kennedy All-Met football player Erik McMillan (New York Jets) is one of a handful of NFL players who will participate in a scholarship basketball game at the Silver Spring school March 22. Other players expected to play include Jets Blair Thomas, Troy Benson and John Booty, Miami's Tony Paige (DeMatha) and Jeff Cross, Tampa Bay's Mark Robinson (Kennedy), Philadelphia's Eric Allen and Keith Jackson, Dave Duerson of the N.Y. Giants, San Diego's Vincie Glenn and NFL Defensive Player of the Year Bruce Smith of Buffalo. The event is to provide money for anti-drug and alcohol programs.
Swim Meet on Tap
The fifth annual Black History Invitational Swim Meet, sponsored by the D.C. Department of Recreation and Parks, will be held Friday from 8 to 4 and Saturday from 11 to 2 at the Capitol East Natatorium. . . . Loudoun Valley's Jennifer Cooper won the overall title in the Virginia AA Northwestern District gymnastics championships. Cooper won the vaulting, floor exercise and balance beam events to finish with 35.55 points. Valley also won the team title with 100.60 points. . . . Old Mill won five weight classes and compiled a county record 203.5 points to win its second consecutive Anne Arundel County wrestling championship Saturday.