March 19, 1962
March 19, 1962

Table of Contents
March 19, 1962

Point Of Fact
  • An NCAA basketball tournament quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

The Reds Is Dead
The Hottest Spring
  • On her first day out of the yard, the Australian challenger looked sleek and promising, but Designer Alan Payne was making no predictions



Harrison Merrill, strong-armed North-Carolina freshman, blazed through an evening swim meet at Chapel Hill to break three NCAA freshman records. Then, a week later, he broke one of his own marks to become a new Tarzan of the college pools.

This is an article from the March 19, 1962 issue Original Layout

Mrs. Steuart Tray, business secretary for a country club, swept the Wauwatosa (Wis.) Rink women's curling team to a national championship in St. Paul by making two points in the extra end to break a 17-17 tie with the Skokie (Ill.) Rink.

Harold Briley, high-scoring forward of the Evansville (Ind.) College basketball team, sank an 85-foot field goal in the last second of a game with Notre Dame. Evansville officials claimed a new national record, but Briley said, "So what, we lost."

Carole Wright, 23, of Brooklyn, a strong competitor on the eastern tennis circuit but unranked nationally, turned up at the national indoors at Brookline, Mass., and won the title for a second time. Left-handed Miss Wright was 1960 indoor champion.

L. L. (Red) Lewis, track and field coach of Howard County Junior College, Big Spring, Texas, was named the Texas Junior College Coach of the Year in Dallas after his team won the national junior-college track championship over 40 other schools at Big Spring.

Dale Cooper, 20-year-old from North Hollywood, Calif. and a sophomore at Michigan State, flipped for record score of 98.75 in still rings at the Big Ten gymnastic meet, as an awed rival coach humphed, "He's one of those Muscle Beach guys from the Coast."