BOATING—Two weeksafter the seriocomic Seafair Trophy races (SI, Aug. 22), the unlimitedhydroplanes were at it again, this time at Picton, Ont. in the HarmsworthTrophy, symbolic of international hydro supremacy. Canada's BOB HAYWARD,driving Miss Supertest III, took two straight heats, successfully defended thecup against three U.S. challengers. Hayward's time for 5-mile lap—126.22mph—was a hydro record.
Bruce Goldsmithof Racine, Wis., former collegiate sailing champion from University ofMichigan, took the National Thistle championship at Detroit.
Bruce Cochran,15, of Clearwater, Fla., won National Junior Snipe title at Clearwater.
Gardner Cox ofPhiladelphia beat defending champion Jay Markham of Gardena, Calif, by lessthan a point to win National Penguin title at New Orleans.
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Briggs Cunninghamof Greens Farms, Conn., sailing competitively for the first time since hedefended the America's Cup in 1958, won the Atlantic Class championship with afirst, second and third, at Southport, Conn.
Albert Frost, 47,of San Diego, only skipper in five-race series never to fall below ninth lace,took the International 110 championship at Marblehead, Mass.
BOXING—DENNYMOYER of Portland, Ore. took a surprise split decision over Benny Paret, worldwelterweight champion from Cuba, in nontitle bout at Madison Square Garden.
Flash Elorde,world junior lightweight champion, needed only 80 seconds to retain his titleagainst Harold Gomes in title bout at San Francisco.
Don Jordan,former world welterweight champion, 10-round split decision over Julian Valdezat Tucson, Ariz.
CHESS—ROBERTBYRNE, 32-year-old instructor at the University of Indianapolis and 1947intercollegiate champion, won the open championship of the U.S. ChessFederation at St. Louis with 10 victories, one loss, one draw.
FISHING—JONTARANTINO of San Francisco, won amateur all-round title in National Bait andFly Casting championships at Detroit. MARION GARBER of Toledo, men's all-roundwinner in National Skish (an event using only standard tackle)championship.
FOOTBALL—TheSouth alternated touchdowns with the North six times in the All-America Prepgame at Baton Rouge, La., but at the end a field goal won the game. Northscored its final touchdown with 17 seconds to go, led 19-18. In the first playafter kickoff, pass interference was called on North. With only one secondremaining BILLY LOTHRIDGE of Bainbridge, Ga. (he will play for Georgia Techthis fall) kicked a 32-yard field goal, gave the SOUTH a 21-19 victory.
GOLF—DONFAIRFIELD of Jacksonville, Ill., won the St. Paul Open with a 22-under-par 266for 72 holes, at St. Paul, Minn.
Keith Alexanderof Calgary, Alberta, defeated Gary Cowan of Toronto 4 and 3 for Canadianamateur title at Ottawa.
Raymond Ffloyd,17, of Fayetteville, N.C., carded a 5-under-par 284 for 72 holes to takeInternational Jaycee junior championship at Waterloo, Iowa.
Carol Sorenson,17, of Janesville, Wis., defeated Sharon Fladoos of Dubuque, Iowa, 2-up forUSGA Junior Girls title at Tulsa.
Bruce Devlin ofAustralia became the first amateur in more than 20 years to win AustralianOpen, with 282 for 72 holes, at Perth.
HARNESSRACING—HAIROS II ($11.90), Holland's entry in the $30,000 International Trot atRoosevelt, stayed in the middle, beat Italy's Crevalcore by half a length,U.S.'s Silver Song by a length (see page 15).
Knight Time($9.60) and Betting Time ($2.80), both sons of Good Time, won the $59,600Battle of the Brandywine, a two-division race at Brandywine Raceway, to becometop entries for September's Little Brown Jug. Knight Time, driven by LeonBoring, took the first division by a neck over Kashworthy, covering the mile in2:01⅘ while Betting Time, driven by Clint Hodgins, took the seconddivision by two lengths over Bright Knight in 2:02[2/5].
Bye Bye Byrd($2.60), winningest harness horse in history ($396,746), captured the $10,000Governor's Cup in a fast 2:00[4/5] over a wet track at Sportsman's Park beatingout O'Brien Hanover for the mile.
HORSERACING—TOMPION ($3.80), C. V. Whitney's soundly beaten Kentucky Derby andBelmont Stakes favorite, climaxed his comeback with a brilliant six-lengthvictory over Count Amber in the $83,100 Travers at Saratoga. Ridden by BillHartack, the brown colt galloped the 1¼ miles in 2:03⅖ fastest Travers in10 years, boosted Whitney's winnings for the year to $801,614.
One-Eyed King($10.40), disclosed a Cyclopean appetite for victory, outran King Grail by alength in the $55,150 Arlington Handicap. With Manuel Ycaza up, he covered the1[3/16] miles over turf in 1:58⅗ at Arlington.
Bronzorullah($83.20), the $35,650 Saratoga Special, by 4 lengths over Ambiopoise, 6 f. in1:11⅗ Saratoga. Ray York up.
Conestoga($9.20), the $30,035 Ventnor Turf Handicap, by a neck over Phil Rube, 1 1/16 m.over turf in 1:46⅗ Atlantic City. Walter Blum up.
MOTORCYCLING—BRADANDRES of San Diego, riding with his left foot in the air, captured the150-mile Watkins Glen (N.Y.) road race by one minute and seven seconds over JimKoplinski of Milwaukee. Andres, who averaged 84.67 mph, fell halfway in therace, was left without left foot rest and front brake.
MOTOR SPORTS—JIMPACKARD of Speedway, Ind., 100-mile U.S. Auto Club championship at Springfield,Ill. Because rain forced a delay during race there was no official time.
SHOOTING—SERGEANTJAMES K. AVRIT of Redmond, Ore. competing against a field of 2,500 of thenation's best riflemen, won the President's Match with a perfect score of 150points in the high-powered rifle phase of the national rifle and pistolchampionships, Camp Perry, Ohio.
TENNIS—ROD LAVERof Australia ran his American grass court winning streak to four straight, beatEarl Buchholz Jr. of St. Louis 6-1, 6-8, 6-1, 6-2 in the Newport Casinotournament at Newport. EARL BUCHHOLZ and CHUCK McKINLEY of St. Louis, however,beat Laver and fellow Australian Robert Mark 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the doubles.
Ann Haydon ofBirmingham, England, over Darlene Hard of Montebello, Calif. 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 forEssex Country Club Women's invitational, at Manchester, Mass.
Arthur Ashe Jr.,17-year-old from Richmond, Va., became the American Tennis Assn.'s youngestmen's singles champion in 43 years of tournament, defeated George Stewart, 37,of Washington, D.C., 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the finals, at Hampton, Va. MIMI KANARAKof Brooklyn, N.Y. defeated Darnella Everson of Hamtramck, Mich. 6-3, 6-2 forwomen's singles.
SouthernCalifornia defeated Florida six matches to one in finals of U.S. girls'inter-sectional championships at Philadelphia, lost only one match out of 28against Texas, New England, Middle States and Florida.
United Statesover Canada 11-1 in the Gordon Trophy for seniors at Lake Placid.
MILEPOSTS—SIGNED:FRED SCHAUS, 35, University of West Virginia basketball coach, as head coach ofthe Los Angeles Lakers of National Basketball Association. Schaus had asix-year record at West Virginia of 164 victories and only 37 defeats. He wonthe Southern Conference championship all six years, in 1959 reached the NCAAfinals but lost to California.
SIGNED: JACKMCCARTAN, 25, star goalie of the U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal in lastwinter's Olympics at Squaw Valley, with the New York Rangers. McCartan, aUniversity of Minnesota graduate, played four games with the Rangers at the endof last season, held the opposition to seven points.
DIED: FREDERICKCLARKE, 87, oldest member of baseball's Hall of Fame and former playing managerof the Pittsburgh Pirates, after a prolonged illness, at Winfield, Kans. Clarkeplayed for 22 years in the majors, had a lifetime batting average of .315, asplaying manager guided the Pirates to league pennants in 1901, 1902, 1903 and1909, when they won the World Series from Detroit.