Lorraine Hanlon, now 17 but a skating champion before entering her teens, matched her usually superb performance at the compulsory figures with some graceful free skating to win the U.S. Senior Ladies' Figure Skating Championship in Long Beach, Calif.
Gary Carle, 34-year-old Scottsdale (Ariz.) Country Club pro, had a hectic 31 for nine holes in the Phoenix Open, shooting a hole in one, an eagle, four birdies, a par, a bogey and a double bogey. He finished the event with a 289, well out of the money.
Tamara Davis, 15, from Frederick, Md., was told by her coach that if she tried she could break the U.S. indoor record of 6.9 for the 50-yard hurdles. Without even running "extra fast," she turned in a 6.8, now hopes to make the Olympic team.
Jack Stanford, an Englewood, Fla. fishing resort owner and charter boat captain, set a new C racing runabout speed record of 63.157 mph in the Sunshine City Outboard Regatta on Lake Maggiore, St. Petersburg, breaking a mark set one week earlier.
February 25, 1963
Diane Congdon, 16, walked and ran 50 miles in 13 hours and 25 minutes, likely a record for teen-age girls at the sport of New Frontiersmen. Playing hooky from Terra Linda (Calif.) High School, she carried an eight-pound pack and sprinted the last 200 yards.
John Lance, basketball coach at Pittsburg (Kans.) State for 41 years, became only the third coach ever to win 600 games at one college. His team's 63-53 victory over Maryville (Mo.) State was also his 643rd win in a coaching career that began back in 1918.