THE BLUE STREAK FINISH
Records fall when Dave Sime, the Duke Blue Devil, laces his track shoes. One week, the 220-yard low hurdles; next, the 220-yard dash
A VERY DAMP SPRING
It was late coming, but spring finally arrived. On the sun-washed Potomac, oarsmen bent to their tasks (see page 49). In Oxford, they went punting, while in Omaha some students struggled in the mud
May 20, 1956
Muddy good time is had in tug of war between students at Creighton University High School in Omaha. Youngsters annually rid themselves of that old spring feeling by staging an Olympic Day. Other events included backward, chariot races.
Ruddy good jump is made by Judy Wright, pretty Oxford baton, leaping from punt to punt during Oxford-Cambridge relay race on the Cherwell. Her Cambridge counterpart was equally agile, so the Cantabs went one up in 5-year-old race.
SELF-GOLFING GOLF BAG
Awed by the extent and versatility of golfing gadgets he saw on an extensive tour of U.S. courses, Punch Cartoonist Rowland Emett was inspired to design "The Cypress Point improved self-golfing Golf Bag" and send a drawing of it to SI's golf-minded editors. Says Emett: "Having observed, at Pebble Beach and Cypress Point, the wonderful degree of mechanization brought to bear upon the science which is golf, I feel emboldened to put respectfully forward the above aid, which is designed to reduce the unpredictable human element to an absolute minimum."
SHOWN AIRBORNE IN THE BETWEEN-GREENS ATTITUDE.
YOU NAME IT, THEY WORE IT
As sports moved to the outdoors, a variety of noteworthy new clothes enlivened the scene. The Maryland Hunt Cup (right) leaned to plaids
John K. Shaw Jr., at the Maryland Hunt, wears a small-plaid sport jacket.
Rigan McKinney's jacket is of a plaid, with side vents, hacking pockets.
William McIlvane, in a double-breasted suit, B. H. Brewster, in jacket, both wear plaids.
Franklin D'Olier's bold sport jacket is green, with an overplaid of bright yellow.
Frederick Prince, in plaid cap (left), chats with friend in a plaid suit.
Participators from Pakistan and Pennsylvania (left) had their own ways to bring fresh looks to their favorite games this spring season
M.A. Hankins, a beagle handler from Rock Springs, Ga., showed up at the International Beagle Trials in Pennsylvania wearing a leopard-skin cap.
Perween Shaikh, Pakistan's No. 1 woman player, played tennis at England's Hurlingham in slacks and a skirt.
Hugh L. Fontaine, trainer of Needles, cut a swath in Louisville by wearing striped trousers to the Derby, a striped jacket, while Needles had his hoofprint cast.
At the Pebble Beach Road Races in California, car bugs were as trimly outfitted and almost as colorful as the automobiles they came to see
Blair McDonald, with his prize-winning Model T, wears a poplin jacket with knit trim.
Tony Hughes wears a Norwegian cardigan, matching socks.
Mrs. Charles Respini's car jacket has wheels for buttons.
Mary Alice Van Dorne, in hood, coat, slim pants, admires motor.
Dick Barlow, a Triumph driver, wears Barney Oldfield-type heavy knit sweater popular with West Coast car fans.