Roberta Alison, a University of Alabama sophomore, is the first to benefit from a rule, known as the Alison amendment, which permits girls to compete on SEC varsity teams. Roberta, who will play tennis for Alabama, can beat her male teammates.
De Wayne (Tiny) Lund, a solid (270-pound) citizen of South Carolina and a noted stock car driver, came up with a good testimonial for his fishing camp on Lake Moultrie when he landed a 55-pound striped bass, a record for the Santee Cooper lakes.
Mrs. Pauline Domico, 26, a mother of three from Lincoln, heeded the President's call to do more walking with a snappy 50-mile stroll over the Nebraska countryside last week. She finished in 20 hours, giving the New Frontiersmen a pace worth matching.
Tommy Pearsall, 21-year-old senior at Albright College, Pa., who makes up for his shortness (5 feet 8) with his long-rangeaccuracy and who has helped his school to two straight Middle At Ian tic College Division basketball titles, last week scored his 2,000th point.
February 18, 1963
Tammy Dix, 24, of Spokane, a skier who first gained attention as the 1958 Princess of the American Rodeo Association, showed she is in her best shape ever as she won the Sun Valley Open downhill and broke the course record in the Diamond Sun Standard Race.
George Chigol, 21, a wing on the University of North Dakota hockey squad, scored three goals in a brief 75 seconds of furious action to lead his team to a 10-2 victory over St. Boniface, Manitoba, and into first place in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.