Marilyn Corson, 12, granddaughter of late famed Swimming Coach Matt Mann, became the AAU's youngest current senior champion when she tossed in the winning goal for Ann Arbor and gave that swim club its third women's indoor water polo title.
Neil Roberts, 17, of Cedar City, Utah, an all-state football and basketball player, scored 7,343 points for nine events (1,000 more than any athlete before him) at Brigham Young's invitational track meet. It was his second straight all-round meet title.
Skip Allan, 18, Of the Newport Harbor Y.C., defeated two former world champions and 25 more Star Class sailors in the Olympic Regatta off San Diego. The young skipper amassed more points (4,119) than any other contender in the four Olympic classes.
Mrs. Betty Miller, 36, took off in her Piper Apache to follow in reverse a route pioneered by Amelia Earhart. Touching down 17 hours 3 minutes later, Mrs. Miller became the first woman to make the 2,400-mile crossing from San Francisco to Honolulu alone.
May 12, 1963
Robert Johnson, who in six years as hockey coach at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis won the City Conference championship four times and compiled a conference record of 51 wins, 7 defeats and 1 tie, has just been named to coach at Colorado College.
Dave Sawyer, Second-degree black belt and a business major at San Jose State, won the national collegiate 180-pound judo title and defeated teammate Lee Parr for the overall championship as the Spartans beat 14 colleges to retain their team title.