Jean Saubert, 16-year-old Lakeview, Ore. schoolgirl, came in first in the slalom, second in the downhill, won the Alpine combined title at the national junior skiing championships, Yakima, Wash.
Emil Mosbacher Jr., New York skipper who won St. Petersburg-Havana yacht race in yawl Callooh, received the Governor's Cup when yawl was named Southern Ocean Racing champion.
Roland Lombard, 47, a Wayland, Mass. veterinarian, flew off to Alaska with 12 Siberian huskies, won North American Sled Dog races at Fairbanks over the 29 entries from the 49th state.
Howard Grant, 19-year-old jockey, won six of eight races in one day of riding at Bowie, tied the Maryland record and set a new one for the track. In 12 days he won 34 races on 80 mounts.
March 30, 1959
Ed Hickey, former (for 11 years) St. Louis University basketball coach, was named Coach of the Year by the Basketball Writers Association after a 22-4 first-year season at Marquette.
Cecil Rhodes Jr., 34, New Jersey steel executive, entered boxing promotion to stage a heavyweight title fight between Champion Floyd Patterson and Brian London this spring in Las Vegas.
Tony Jackson, St. John's forward who scored 60 points in first three games, 21 more in final with Bradley, was named Most Valuable Player of the National Invitation Tournament in New York.