Jan. 16, 1961
Jan. 16, 1961

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Jan. 16, 1961

Ted Hood
  • By William F. Talbert

    Tennis Editor Bill Talbert last week returned from Sydney, where he saw the Davis Cup Challenge Round between Australia and Italy. Here are the conclusions he has drawn from that fiasco:

Track And Field
Pro Football
  • Too many ambitious yachtsmen are frightened away from ocean cruising by a lubberly supposition: that those who go down to the sea in small ships must also go down to meals composed exclusively of hardtack or stale sandwiches. Not so. Carleton Mitchell, skipper of the cruising yawl "Finisterre," three times winner of the Newport-Bermuda Race and a man with a discriminating palate, herewith suggests the proper way to stock a well-found ship's galley before putting to sea

College Basketball
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


Paul Terhes, Little All-America and All-East quarterback at Bucknell, completed 19 of 33 passes for 191 yards and All-American Bowl record, gained bowl's outstanding-player award, turned down Baltimore Colts to sign with AFL's Boston Patriots.

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Judy Vaughn, 17, 5-foot-10-inch daughter of mill worker, scored 106 points (40 field goals, 26 foul shots) in 30 minutes to boost her season average to 44.5 a game, lead Westfield (N.C.) H.S. to 11th girls' basketball victory without defeat.

Clint Hodgins, blunt-spoken Canadian who drove first harness race at age 14, made Bye Bye Byrd highest money winner of all time, guided top 3-year-old Elaine Rodney, exceeded $500,000 in purses for second straight year, was voted 1960 Horseman Award.

Harry Tompkins, onetime Westchester dude wrangler now living in Texas, took bull-riding title away from Jim Shoulders, went on to clinch his second all-round rodeo championship (his first was in 1952) in week-long competition held in Dallas.

Ray Padovan, sophomore swimmer at Southern Illinois, blazed past Big Ten stars to win three races and high-point trophy in Miami (Fla.) Orange Classic, then took one first, anchored West relay team in victory over East at Fort Lauderdale.

Don Hall, captain and left wing for Eastern Hockey League's Johnstown Jets and a stockbroker in off season, batted home winning goal against New York Rovers to become first player in U.S., amateur hockey history to score 1,000 points during career.