Northrup Knox, 28, displayed uncanny skill in aiming heavy wool and twine ball, relentlessly wore down 42-year-old Alistair Martin 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 at Boston to end his rival's seven-year reign as the national court tennis champion.
This is an article from the March 18, 1957 issue
Sandra Morgan, 14, latest of Australia's many water sprites, upset Olympic double gold-medal winner Lorraine Crapp in 200-meter freestyle in 2:25.2 for new Aussie junior record at Melbourne, happily crowed: "I did it on oysters."
Adrian McManus, 60-year-old golfer from Fresno, Calif. and father of three golfing sons, shot 83-75-158 to win Trans-Mississippi seniors championship at Las Vegas for second time, issued challenge to any amateur foursome in world.
Shirley Majors, best known as father of Johnny, Tennessee's All-America tailback, but also highly regarded as successful coach at Huntland H.S., where his teams had 70-1-1 record in seven years, has been named head coach at Sewanee.