Stephen Bell, 9½, carried on a family tradition by serving as crew for Arthur Knapp Jr., 56, who won the Larchmont Yacht Club Dinghy Championship. Knapp won the same championship 21 years ago with Stephen's father Stanley, age 9½, as crew.
Ed Sutton, the C. W. Post College lacrosse team goalie who leads the nation in saves with a 22.8 average, set a National Collegiate single-game record when he stopped all but nine of 57 shots aimed at him in a double-overtime tie with Adelphi College.
Bert Thompson, 26, of Dallas entered his first Southwestern Snipe Championship on nearby White Rock Lake in a boat he had been sailing for just over a month, beat 42 other entrants to become the first local sailor in seven years to win the event.
John Reese, 19, of Hewlett, N.Y. and the University of Pennsylvania, a former New York State junior tennis champion and a member of a Junior Davis Cup team, received the Scribner memorial award for sportsmanship on the junior eastern circuit.
May 5, 1963
Madeline Miyamoto, a senior at Fairleigh Dickinson, fought through 43 bouts without a loss to lead her team to victory and capture individual honors in the Women's Intercollegiate Fencing Championships, just as she had three years before as a freshman.
Harry (Tiger) Smith, 33-year-old professional bowler from St. Louis, stayed undefeated in seven matches to win the American Bowling Congress Masters Tournament. The win added $4,400 to the $5,000 he won five days earlier in Akron's pro tourney.