John King of Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. flipped in three goals during the national junior midget (teen-agers of 15 and 16) hockey finals held in Muskegon, Mich. to help the Soo team beat Fort Wayne, Ind. 10-1. It was the second hat trick of the season for King.
Abe Everhart Jr. coached the Uniontown High School basketball team to a Pennsylvania Class A title with a 70-57 victory over Norristown in the Harrisburg finals. The last time the school won the championship was in 1925, when Abe Everhart's father was the coach.
McGregor Stewart, 24, a Baltimore travel agent, took command in the Middle Atlantic badminton finals in Philadelphia to defeat Abbie Rutledge of Hempstead, N.Y. for the title. "The birds were very fast," Miss Stewart said, "so I relied on the drop shot."
Bill Rochelle, a University of Texas student working for a Ph. D. in aerospace engineering, hoisted a total of 740 pounds in the middleweight division of the first southwest collegiate weight lifting championships in Dallas and was named the meet's best lifter.
April 9, 1962
Sally Sise, 17, high school honor student from Wellesley, Mass. and a junior Class A racer, snaked through a giant slalom in Mad River Glen, Vt. in 1:51, won the New England Kandahar. Earlier she took eastern women's combined skiing award at Sugarloaf, Me.
Richard Rothenberg received Columbia University's highest-ranking student-athlete award for the second year in a row. A premedical student from Jamaica, N.Y., he kept up an A average for the past two semesters and stayed unbeaten in 15 Ivy League foil bouts.