Diana Archer, 17, of Houston, justified her parents' choice of names by handling a bow and arrow with the skill of her ancient Greek namesake, the huntress Diana, to win the intermediate girls' division at the Texas State Archery Association tournament.
Pat Boone, crooner and fitness buff who had never raced before, took time off from filming to run anchor for a U.S. relay team at the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Dublin. With considerable help from teammates who gave him a 30-yard lead, Boone won.
Jim Rouse, 23, the big bat (.323) of the Aberdeen (S. Dak.) Pheasants, caught a line drive with runners moving from first and second, stepped on first, then ran to second to double off the runner for an unassisted triple play. "I was afraid to throw," he said.
Dr. Lay Martin, 70, Baltimore internist, stroked five rounds with precision to win the Elkridge Club golf championship one up on the 21st hole, his first club victory in more than 50 years of golf. Nonplussed, he explained, "I played better than I know how."
July 28, 1963
Ferenc Bene, 18, fair-haired center forward for the Ujpest (Hungary) soccer team and his nation's leading scorer, made five unassisted goals against Austria to put his team in first place and tie the International Soccer League's single-game scoring record.
Thomas Corkett, a sailing instructor, set a good example in his debut as a blue-water skipper by sailing his 40-foot sloop Islander to overall and Class D victory in the Transpacific yacht race. At 21, he was the youngest skipper ever to win the famed ocean classic.