AUTO RACING-JOHNNY MANTZ, Duarte, Calif., 100-m. stock car race, in 1:13:46, in 1957 Mercury, Pomona, Calif.
This is an article from the March 3, 1958 issue
BOATING-EUGENE WALET Ill, New Orleans, Natl. Midwinter Lightning Championship, St. Petersburg.
BOBSLEDDING—TUFFY LATOUR, Saranac Lake, N.Y., 2-man title, in 5:00.91 for 4 runs; CAPTAIN HILL MOORE, Wright-Paterson AFB, Dayton, 4-man title, in 4:49.71 for 4 runs, N. American titles, Lake Placid.
BOXING—RALPH (Tiger) JONES 10-round split decision over Kid Gavilan, middleweights, Miami Beach.
Rory Calhoun, 5-round KO over Young Beau Jack, middleweights, Revere, Mass.
Gene (Ace) Armstrong, 10-round decision over Charley Joseph, middleweights. New York.
COURT TENNIS—NORTHRUP KNOX, New York, over James Bostwick, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3, Tuxedo Gold Racquet tournament, Tuxedo Park, N.Y.
CURLING—CHICAGO HEATHERS, skipped by Mrs. Frank Pollen, over The Country Club of Brookline, Mass., 10-6, U.S. Women's Curling Assn., Schenectady, N.Y.
Kay Chisholm Rink, Winnipeg, over Fern Somerville Rink, Superior, Wis., 18-9, Women's Intl. Bonspiel, Duluth.
DOG SHOW-CH. PUTTENCOVE PROMISE (standard poodle), owned by Mr. and Mrs. George Putnam, best-in-show. Eastern Dog Club, Boston.
DOG SLEDDING—ROY BEDDES, Parker, Idaho, men's title, in 1:42:32.5 for 24, miles; SANDRA VAN SICKLE, Truckee, Calif., women's title, in 20:32 for 4 miles, N. American Dog Derby, W. Yellowstone, Mont.
HORSE RACING—TALL CHIEF II: $57,300 Washington's Birthday H., 1½ m., by½ length, in 2:30 1/5, Santa Anita. Johnny Longden up.
SKIING—JIM BRENNAN, Leavenworth, Wash., Canadian jumping title, with 209.3 pts., Kimberley, B.C.
SWIMMING—LASALLE ACADEMY, Rhode Island, Natl. Catholic interscholastic title, with 57 pts., Villanova, Pa.
TENNIS—LEW HOAD, over Pancho Gonzales, 3 matches to 1. Hoad leads pro tour, 16-8.
Barry Mackay, Dayton, and GRANT GOLDEN, Evanston, Ill., over Kurt Nielsen and Sidney Schwartz, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3, 9-7, U.S. indoor doubles title, New York.
TRACK &. FIELD—ST. FRANCIS PREP, New York. Natl. AAU high and prep title, with 13 pts., New York.