ARCHERY—FAYE SCONYERS, Modesto, Calif, successfully defended her women's instinctive class title in National Field Archery Championships at Grayling, Mich., at same time set national record by scoring 2,447 points; DR. FRED SIMMONS JR., Houston, captured men's instinctive title with 2,771 points; JAMES MACKEY, Bradford, Pa., won freestyle event with record 2,998 points; CLEO ROBERSON, Samaria, Mich., defending champion in women's freestyle, won with 2,564 points.
BASKETBALL—JOHN THOMPSON, Archbishop Carroll, Washington, D.C., and CONNIE HAWKINS, Brooklyn's Boys High, spurred East All-Stars to 85-60 romp over West All-Stars in High School All-America game at Jersey City, N.J. Thompson was high scorer with 26 points; Hawkins, with 20 points, was named most valuable player.
BOATING—KENNY KLARE, Miami, sailed off with National Moth championship at Miami, at 19 became first teen-ager to take both national and international titles in same year.
BOXING—GENE FULLMER, church elder and mink rancher from West Jordan, Utah, once again defeated Carmen Basilio, former onion farmer from Canastota, N.Y., in their second fight for NBA middleweight crown, this time with a 12th-round TKO, at Salt Lake City (see page 48). RALPH DUPAS, 4th-ranked welterweight, smashed his way to 82nd victory with a 10-round decision over Eddie Jordan, at New Orleans. HENRY HANK, 2nd-ranked middleweight, 4-round KO over Argentina's Victor Zalazar, at Detroit.
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Joey Lopes, Sacramento, knocked PAOLO ROSI, New York, to the canvas for mandatory eight count in second round, but was only able to gain a draw over the 6th-ranked lightweight in a fast-paced 10-rounder at Sacramento.
FOOTBALL—AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE defeated the National Football League for the third straight week in legal battles over player contracts. Federal Judge J. Skelly Wright ruled that Johnny Robinson, Louisiana State University halfback, was not bound to Detroit by under-the-table payments before last season's Sugar Bowl game. Commented Judge Wright, "Despite its efforts to sign up this player, and bait him with 25 $100 bills, Detroit failed to land their fish. His struggle to wriggle off the hook has proved successful."
GOLF—DICK METZ, San Antonio, over Reg Home, England, 2 and 1 for World Seniors title, Gleneagles, Scotland.
Don January, Dallas professional, and DICK JENNINGS, Lubbock, Texas, amateur, $15,000 Odessa pro-amateur championship, with 258 for 72 holes.
John Guenther, Reading, Pa., scored one-under-par 72 in three-way 18-hole playoff at Hershey, Pa., to become first amateur to win Pennsylvania Open.
Mrs. Maurice Glick, Baltimore, defeated Jane Schiller, University of Maryland, 5 and 4, to take Maryland's Women's Amateur title for 11th time in 17 years, at Baltimore.
HARNESS RACING—ADIOS BUTLER: $50,000 final of Harness Track of America Spring Pacing series, 1 m., by an easy 3 lengths over Culver Pick, in 1:58 4/5, to tie track record, Yonkers. Eddie Cobb, driver.
TAR BOY: $25,000 International Encore, 1 m., by 1 length over Bye Bye Byrd, in 1:59 1/5, Yonkers. Levi Harner, driver. Same day Levi's son, Eldon, drove MAGIC ADIOS to victory in $15,722 Reynolds Memorial Stake at Buffalo Raceway, Hamburg, N.Y., while his son-in-law, Bud Gilmour, won two at Hamburg to run his meet-leading win total to 60.
HORSE RACING—VENETIAN WAY won his first victory since the Kentucky Derby in $46,650 Warren Wright Memorial at Washington Park. Under Eddie Arcaro the colt held off a late bid by Run for Nurse, galloped 1 1/8 mile in 1:48 1/5 to tie track record.
SILVER SPOON: $38,450 Vanity H., 1 1/8 m., by 1 length over Tritoma, in 1:49, to become first filly ever to win at Hollywood Park carrying 130 pounds. Johnny Longden up.
ANITA'S SON: $30,000 Dominion Day H., 1 1/8 m., by½ length over Gray Monarch, in 1:49 4/5 New Woodbine, Toronto. Hugo Dittfach up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JACK BRABHAM, world champion driver from Australia, pushed his Cooper to an average 131.7 mph to set record in Reims Grand Prix, Reims, France. Runner-up: Olivier Gendebien, Belgium, in Cooper Climax.
ROWING—HARVARD, in all-American final, trounced Detroit Boat Club by 1½ lengths to capture Thames Challenge Cup in Henley Royal Regalta at Henley-On-Thames, England. Harvard lightweight crew rowed the placid Thames course of one mile and 550 yards in 6:47, in earlier elimination against Isis Boat Club of Britain, set a Challenge Cup record of 6:39. It was Harvard's third straight victory, a feat that hasn't been accomplished since Thames Rowing Club won the event in 1872, '73, '74. Britain's MOLESEY BOAT CLUB in a nip-and-tuck race against Oxford University, took the Grand Challenge Cup, senior trophy of the regatta. England's SHREWSBURY SCHOOL eight, with Daniel Rowland of Andover, Mass. as stroke, won Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup in record time of 6:53.
SOCCER—RED STAR OF YUGOSLAVIA, led by crack Center Forward Todor Veselinovic, who scored four goals, defeated Rapid of Vienna 5-2 in opening game of second section of International Soccer League at Polo Grounds, New York.
TENNIS—NEALE FRASER, Australia, over fellow countryman Rodney Laver 6-4, 3-6, 9-7, 7-5 for singles title at Wimbledon, England; MARIA BUENO, Brazil, over Sandra Reynolds, South Africa, 8-6, 6-0 for women's singles; R. DENNIS RALSTON, Bakersfield, Calif., and RAFAEL OSUNA, Mexico, over Michael Davies and Bobby Wilson of England 7-5, 6-3,10-8 for men's doubles; DARLENE, HARD, Montebello, Calif., and MARIA BUENO, over Sandra Reynolds and Renee Schuurman, South Africa, 6-4, 6-0 for women's doubles; RODNEY LAVER and DARLENE HARD over Bob Howe and Maria Bueno, 13-11, 3-6, 8-6 for mixed doubles (see page 50).
Ken Rosewall over Lew Hoad 10-12, 6-3, 6-4 for $15,000 Masters Round Robin, Los Angeles.
Bryan Grant, Atlanta, over Hal Surface, Kansas City, 1-6, 6-4, 7-5, for his second straight National Senior Clay Court title, at St. Louis.
Bill Lenoir, Tucson, Ariz., over Frank Bertram, Austin, Texas, 6-3, 6-3 for Southern Junior championship, at Chattanooga.
Justina Bricka, St. Louis, over defending champion Carol Hanks, St. Louis, 11-9, 6-2 for girls' title.
TRACK & FIELD—THE 1960 U.S. OLYMPIC TRACK & FIELD TEAM which qualified in the trials at Palo Alto: 100 METERS (AND 400-METER RELAY : Ray Norton 10.4, Frank Budd, Dave Sime, Paul Winder; 200 METERS: Ray Norton (20.5, world record around turn), Stone Johnson, Les Carney; 400 METERS (AND 1,600-METER RELAY): Jack Yerman (46.3), Earl Young, Otis Davis, Ted Woods; 800 METERS: Tom Murphy (1:46.7). Jerry Siebert, Ernie Cunliffe, 1,500 METERS: Dyrol Burleson (3:46.91, Jim Grelle, Peter Close; 5,000 METERS: Jim Beatty (14:13.6), Bill Dellinger, Bob Soth; 10,000 METERS: Max Truex (30:16.3); 3,000-METER STEEPLECHASE: George Young (8:50.6), Phil Coleman, Deacon Jones; 110-METER HURDLES: Lee Calhoun (13.4, equals American record), Willie May, Hayes Jones; 400-METER HURDLES: Glenn Davis (49.5), Dick Howard, Cliff Cushman; BROAD JUMP: Ralph Boston (26 feet 6½ inches), Anthony Watson, Irvin (Bo) Roberson; HIGH JUMP: John Thomas (7 feet 3% inches, world record), Joe Faust, Charles Dumas; POLE VAULT: Don Bragg (15 feet 9¼ inches, world record), Ron Morris, Dave Clark; HOP-STEP-JUMP: Ira Davis (53 feet 1¼ inches), Herman Stokes, Bill Sharpe; SHOTPUT: Dallas Long (63 feet 3¾ inches). Parry O'Brien, Dave Davis; DISCUS: Rink Babka (192 feet 3½ inches), Al Oerter, Dick Cochran; HAMMER THROW: Al Hall (214 feet 7 inches), Hal Connolly, Ed Bagdonas; JAVELIN: Al Cantello (277 feet 7 inches), Bill Alley, Terry Boucher.
MILEPOSTS—DIED: JIM CRUSINBERRY, 81, sportswriter, one of the founders of the Baseball Writers Association, at Chicago. Crusinberry's biggest story was his expose of the Black Sox scandal, after nearly a year of investigation following the 1919 World Series, which the Chicago White Sox lost to Cincinnati Reds.
DIED: FRANK PATRICK, 74, ice hockey patriarch, of heart trouble, Vancouver, B.C. Patrick was a hockey player, coach, manager and executive for more than 50 years, originated rules regarding forward passing, unlimited substitution, numbering of players and present NHL playoff system.