BARREL JUMPING—LEO LeBEL, Hartford University, world title for 6th straight year, with 16-barrel leap of 26 feet 1½ inches, Grossinger, N.Y.
This is an article from the Jan. 18, 1960 issue
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
Latvian Central States All-Stars over touring Swedish Olympic team 72-62, Chicago. Yvon Coutu Huskies over Swedish team 58-57; Swedish team over Snowdon YMHA Blues 73-60, Montreal.
BOATING—MOGU, owned by Fred S. Guggenheimer, 50-mile St. Petersburg to Venice ocean race, to clinch Florida Ocean Racing Association championship.
BOWLING—SYLVIA WENE, Philadelphia, rolled first perfect game in women's division of All-Star Bowling tournament, first in tournament's 18 years, Omaha.
BOXING—CASPAR ORTEGA, Mexico, 10-round decision over Stan Harrington, Honolulu, welterweights, Madison Square Garden.
Carl Hubbard, 7-round TKO over Stefan Redl, welterweights, Chicago.
Kenji Yonekura, Japan, 12-round decision over Leo Espinosa, Philippines, for Orient bantamweight title, Tokyo.
CHESS—SVETOZAR GLIGORIC, Belgrade, International Masters tournament, Hastings, England.
Elizaveta Bykova, Russian economist, Women's World Chess Championship, Moscow, for third time.
FIELD TRIALS—OAK HALL KING, liver-and-white pointer owned by Vernon Wimbrow, Oak Hall, Va., amateur all-age stakes, Georgia Field Trials, Waynesboro, Ga.
GOLF—MARGE BURNS, Greensboro, N.C., Sebring Women's Amateur championship, Sebring, Fla., with 54-hole total of 232.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, TORONTO second, DETROIT third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Toronto 3, Detroit 1; Chicago 2, New York 1; Boston 5, Chicago 1; New York 3, Detroit 3; Boston 3, Toronto 2; Montreal 2, Chicago 1; Chicago 3, Montreal 0; Boston 4, Toronto 0; New York 4, Detroit 3.
HORSE RACING—CLANDESTINE: $54,400 San Carlos Handicap, 7 f. in 1:21 4/5, by¾ length over Ole Fols, Santa Anita, Calif. Manuel Ycaza up.
WAR EAGLE: $17,250 Broward Handicap, 6 f. in 1:09 1/5, by 1¼ length over First Fair, Tropical Park, Fla. Cliff Potts up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JACK BRABHAM, world champion driver, Australia, New Zealand Grand Prix, with 86.4-mph average in Cooper Climax, Ardmore, N.Z.
SWIMMING—MICHIGAN over Western Ontario 76-25, for 28th dual meet victory in a row, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Ilsa Konrads, 400-meter und 440-yard freestyle world records with time of 4:45.4, New South Wales championships, Sydney, Australia.
MILEPOSTS—DIED: FRED EGAN, 80, harness driver and dean of harness trainers, at Orlando, Fla. During his career Egan won nearly every top harness stakes race. He look Hambletonian twice, in 1940 behind Spencer Scott, in 1949 behind Miss Tilly, trained Emily's Pride, one of trotting's greatest money-winers, who won Hambletonian in 1958.
DIED: DOROTHEA KATHARINE CHAMBERS, 81, seven times Wimbledon tennis champion, in London. She won her first Wimbledon title in 1903, from 1903 to 1914, never lost to an English player, earned an Olympic Gold Medal (1908), set record of seven Wimbledon singles victories, which stood until America's Helen Wills Moody took title for eighth time in 1938.