Kathy Ellis, 14, representing Indianapolis Athletic Club, won the 100-yard butterfly event in 1:01.7 in the national AAU women's swim meet at Hialeah, Fla., upset Olympic Swimmer Carolyn Wood, representing Multnomah Athletic Club of Portland, Ore.
Bill Dudley, 14-year-old golfer from Tampa, Fla. who stands imposing 6 feet and weighs 170 pounds, shot 9-under-par 27 on nine holes of the Temple Terrace golf course at Tampa, shot par 36 on next nine, finished with 63 score to tie the course record.
Gary Deak, senior at Arcadia H.S. in Scottsdale, Ariz. who pitched two no-hitters last year for the American Legion state champions, pitched two consecutive no-hitters this year for Arcadia, beat Winslow (Ariz.) H.S. 5-0, beat Chandler (Ariz.) H.S. 4-0.
Avis Tieber, former University of Texas cheerleader who now teaches physical education in a Dallas grade school, captured the Southwestern AAU women's all-round gymnastics title at Dallas, will compete for the national title at Dallas next month.
April 17, 1961
Lou Kretlow, former American League pitcher, scored 427-yard hole in one at the Lake Hefner golf course in Oklahoma City, broke 425-yard hole-in-one distance record set by George Cardwell at the Hill-crest Golf Club in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Michael Flanagan of University of Washington won all-events title with 1,792 score in the National Intercollegiate Bowling Tournament at Detroit, teamed with Jerry Johnson of University of Idaho to capture the two-man title with 1,230 score.