July 11, 1960
July 11, 1960

Table of Contents
July 11, 1960

Olympic Heights
Part II Teach Your Child To Swim
  • Two weeks ago Matt Mann, drawing on his 52 years of experience as a swimming coach, began a series of lessons in basic swimming by presenting his simple technique for teaching the crawl stroke. This week Coach Mann continues his instructions by showing how to teach children the backstroke

Horse Shows
Sporting Look
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


Britt Robinson, 12-year-old trapshooting whiz from Tahoka, Texas, took three prizes in 81st annual Texas Trapshooting Tournament at Amarillo, including state junior handicap title, despite fact he will not be classified as junior until his 15th birthday.

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Donna Graham, 18, stroked Indianapolis Riviera Swim Club to AAU senior women's long-distance swim championship at Huntington, Ind., took individual title for third straight year by completing three-mile course in record-breaking 1:11:7.3.

Lawrence Nagler, 5-foot-9-inch UCLA sophomore who gave up basketball for tennis because of his lack of height, won NCAA tennis singles championship at Seattle, Wash., upset defending champion Whitney Reed of San Jose State 3-6, 8-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

Richard Couch of Victoria, B.C., Little League hurler who has struck out 74 of 87 batters he has faced this year, pitched perfect no-hit, no-run game, did it in pluperfect fashion by striking out all 18 batters in regulation six-inning contest.

Stuart Mackenzie of Australia, competing for Leander Club of Henley, won Diamond Sculls event at Royal Henley Regatta for fourth straight year, rowed mile-and-550-yard course in 8:03 to finish half length ahead of Poland's Teodor Kocerka.

John Guenther, 27, of Reading, Pa., became first amateur golfer to win Pennsylvania Open in its 48-year history when he shot 1-under-par 72 in three-way playoff at Hershey Country Club, defeated Bob Batdorf of Reading and Bob Schoener of Allentown.