Sally Deaver, perky, pretty Whitemarsh, Pa. skier, won two giant slalom events but lost chance for combined title when officials ruled she missed gate in third race of Grand Prix de Savoie at Val D'Isere, France.
Tony Tashnick, powerful sophomore, was Michigan's brightest star in NCAA swim championships at Ann Arbor, zipping to new college record of 2:04.2 for 200-yard butterfly and tying Tim Jecko's mark of 54.6 in 100.
David Coughlan, smiling Irishman and onetime Miami realtor who kept U.S. citizenship but now is manufacturing chemist in native land, got thrill of lifetime when his Mr. What won Grand National at Aintree.
Mrs. Philip Cudone, 39, former Curtis Cupper from West Caldwell, N.J., was consistently outdriven by Barbara McIntire but used sound short game for 1-up victory in North and South Amateur at Pinehurst, N.C.
April 7, 1958
James Lyddy, sleepy-eyed Bridgeport, Conn. seventh grader, was wide awake while leading his team to 49-46 win over Puerto Rico for Biddy Basketball championship at Scranton, Pa., earned title of Mr. Biddy Basketball.
Rhode Lee Michelson, graceful 15-year-old from Long Beach, Calif., kept her poise and her form in face of challenge from Joanna Niska, won novice girls' crown in U.S. figure skating championships at Minneapolis.
Bill Howard of Glen Burnie, Md., who has been knocking down duck pins for 17 of his 33 years, had his biggest moment in national tournament at New Haven, rolling 201 to equal high-game mark set in 1941.