Albert Van DerRiet, captain of the delegation from South Africa at the six-day internationaltuna tournament in Cat Cay, Bahamas, caught a tuna a day to help win the prizeover eight other teams. The U.S. placed second, 397 tuna-pounds lighter thanthe leaders.
Irene Obera ofBerkeley, Calif, has out-sprinted everyone on her home-state tracks this seasonwith three breezy 10.9s and an 11.0 in the 100-yard dash, gives promise ofbeing a front-runner for the AAU women's nationals next month in LosAngeles.
David Goldman, 53,Dallas businessman who lost in the finals of the U.S. Amateur to Lawson Little28 years ago, almost won another title this month—the French amateur. He ledGaetan Morgued' Algue, 22, through the morning round before losing 3 and 1.
Leslie Costello,blue-eyed 4-year-old from Marshallton, Pa. who has been riding for a year,maintained a firm seat on a 9-year-old pony named Gee Hee in the Devon (Pa.)Horse Show and won her first blue ribbon, in the lead line pony class over 11other toddlers.
June 17, 1962
Joe Savoldi, knownas "Jumping Joe" when he was a Notre Dame All-America under KnuteRockne and a professional wrestler for 20 years after that, resumed aninterrupted college career, receiving his B.A. degree last week from Evansville(Ind.) College.
Dorman L.Steel-Man, Republican minority leader of the Missouri House of Representatives,with help from his partner, steered past rapids and past 26 swamped opponentslittering a 22-mile course on the Current River to win the state's biggestcanoe race.