Dale Mills, halfback for Northeast Missouri State College, carried ball 31 times for 154 yards and 13 points against Bradley to set national small-college record for three-year rushing (4,078 yards) and national record four-year scoring (407 points).
Dr. Frank Hibben, ardent big game hunter and anthropology professor at U. of New Mexico on State Department tour, roved rolling country near Zambezi River in Mozambique for three days, shot male kudu with world record horn spread of 67½ inches.
George Sholty, 28, Detroit harness driver who weighs a jockeylike 108, steered his first four horses to victory (for payoffs of $15.40, $9.70, $9.30 and $12.50), missed on fifth when the horse broke stride in the stretch; at Yonkers (N.Y.) Raceway.
Bill Forhan, Greensboro (N.C.) Generals' center from Newmarket, Ontario, member of 1959 Canadian team that toured Russia, banged in four goals and registered two assists against Philadelphia for top performance of Eastern Hockey League season.
Tommy Mason, senior halfback at Tulane, scored two TDs against Vanderbilt to set school scoring record (72 points), then went downtown to Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, was called on stage, regaled hillbilly audience with choruses of Cocaine Blues.
Pete Ward, outfielder in Baltimore chain, keeps Arizona winter league average around .350 despite old-style bat grip: right (lower) hand choked two inches and left hand seven inches above that. Explains Ward: "I can wait longer and still whip the bat around."