Marlene Mathews, 23, pretty housewife who has spent much of life chasing Betty Cuthbert, caught her twice in Aussie championships at Sydney, setting world sprint records of 10.3 for 100 and 23.4 for 220.
Dallas Long, bulky North Phoenix (Ariz.) H.S. youngster who threatens to throw shot out of sight one of these days, flung 16-pound ball 55 feet 11½ inches at Glen-dale, Ariz., claimed new schoolboy mark.
D'Arcy Marsh, 17-year-old from Putney, Vt., skidded to victory in downhill, slalom to win Alpine combined title in national junior ski championships at Winter Park, Colo. Girls' winner: 15-year-old Starr Walton.
Lucille Chambliss, clear-eyed sharpshooter from Winter Haven, Fla., who has made national midwinter pistol title her own private domain, skillfully banged away at target, last week won her seventh crown at Tampa.
March 31, 1958
Ann Kovalchuk, 19, shapely blue-eyed Sudbury, Ont. stenographer whose own hobbies are swimming and ice skating, was chosen Miss Outdoors of Canada over seven others at National Sportsmen's Show, Toronto.
J. Lenox porter, Yale Club's defending national squash tennis champion, did it again, gave Harold Stanton of Bronxville Field Club royal swatting 15-12, 15-9, 15-11 to retain title at New York's Harvard Club.
Jake Hershey, Houston barge line operator, with Bob Mosbacker as co-skipper, kept his green-hulled √áa Va hard on stern of Comanche all way, won St. Petersburg-Miami race on corrected time to clinch SORC title.