Bob Goeltz, 16-year-old freshman at Landon School in Bethesda, Md., played his standard steady baseline game to defeat teammate Dick Dell (younger brother of Davis Cupper Donald Dell) 6-2, 6-0 to win the Eastern Interscholastic Tennis Championship.
Jack Ryan, 54, after a 45-minute struggle at Sandy Point Beach, R.I., landed a 67-pound striped bass, third-largest ever caught on rod and reel and the largest on 15-pound test line. Ryan's wife obligingly sat on the fish so it would not flop its way back into the ocean.
Marcia McDaniels, of Tacoma, Wash., who started broad jumping only a year ago, leaped 17 feet 2 inches at a meet in Seattle to break the national 12- and 13-year-old record by five inches. Marcia sprints and high-jumps, as well, for her track club, the Mic-Macs.
Bud Hollowell, a USC catcher, who entered the NCAA baseball championships with a .183 batting average, ended up as Most Valuable Player after he led the Trojans to a fourth title by batting .350. Bud led the tournament in RBIs (9) and hit four home runs.
June 30, 1963
Jim Mangum, of New Orleans, triumphed over 36 holes and more than 900 oilmen from 14 states with a one-under-par 142 to become the first three-time winner of the Gulf Coast Oil Center tournament in Lafayette, La.—"the world's largest golf event in one location."
Harry Hague, a 37-year-old Walnut Creek, Calif, skin diver, got 54 pounds of fish, nearly twice that of his closest competitor, to lead his three-man team—the East Bay Barnacles—to the Central and Northern California Spear Fishing Championship.