Dec. 03, 1956
Dec. 03, 1956

Table of Contents
Dec. 3, 1956

The Melbourne Olympics
Events & Discoveries
The Titans Were Tied
  • 'Navy beware' is the message to be read between the lines in what Earl Blaik has to say as he gets his Cadets ready to face the favored Middies in Philadelphia this Saturday in the 57th meeting of the two great rivals

Scouting Reports
Sport In Art
  • Rousseau's quaintly mustachioed soccer players

The Outdoor Week
  • Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

    In Montana state fish and game officials war on the fibbing military, in Michigan a National Skeet Champion breaks an expensive bird, while in New Brunswick a deer-jacker shoots with strange result

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper
Mail Order Gourmet
Pat On The Back


Carolyn Jobes, attractive Mount Holyoke senior from Newtonville, Mass. and president of the school's water ballet, has been named 41st recipient of Sarah Streeter prize, given each year for good health and good posture.

This is an article from the Dec. 3, 1956 issue

Earl Buchholz Jr., rising young tennis star from St. Louis who twice won national indoor boys' title, moved up to defeat Eddie Sledge 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 for U.S. indoor junior crown at St. Louis, paired with Sledge to win doubles.

John W. Roberts, stylish-stroking executive-golfer from Columbus, Ohio, muddled through 6 on final hole but had big enough cushion to win Southern Seniors Golf Association tournament with 221 for 54 holes at Pinehurst, N.C.

Mrs. Alfred J. Smithwick, Hyde, Md. sportswoman and mother of ranking steeplechase rider Pat, also had top brush-division horse in Crag, which scored 15 points to win United Hunts Racing Association award and $1,000.

Ray Ratkowski, speedy halfback for Brooklyn's St. Francis Prep and highly-regarded schoolboy quarter-miler, set college scouts hot on his trail when he scored 52 points in little more than a half to help team beat John Adams 60-6.

Carleton Mitchell, ruddy-faced Annapolis and Nassau yachtsman-author, was big 1956 ocean racing winner, skippering his Finisterre (see below) to Southern Circuit championship and victories in Bermuda and St. Petersburg races.