Ada Mackenzie of Richmond Hill, Ont., six-time Canadian women's senior golf champion, won the North and South Senior Women's Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. "I came for fun and I had it," she said, and went home to her favorite winter sport—curling.
Leroy Johnson, a bottler for a Rock ford (Ill.) dairy who started bicycle racing just last spring, won the National Cyclo-Cross Championship in Palos Park, Ill. He rode over the grueling 14-mile course (consisting of hilly roads and woods) in the fast time of 1:01:50.
Ben Heckscher, a paper company salesman living in Wellesley Farms, Mass., has been ranked No. 1 in the country by the U.S. Squash Racquets Association. Earlier this year he won his second national amateur singles title (he was champion in 1959).
Beverly Huber, 16, of Hatboro, Pa., who has been on horses since she was 8, rode her bay mare to the junior working hunter championship at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg. "I'm so excited I don't know what I'm doing," she said after winning.
November 11, 1963
Mary Stewart, 17, of Vancouver, B.C., holder of the women's world record in the 100-meter butterfly and twice Canada's female athlete of the year, was awarded Vancouver's highest honor—a page in the city's civic merit book. She is the first athlete to be chosen.
Donald Garrett, 17, a 165-pound junior halfback for Lyeffion High in Evergreen, Ala., ran for four touchdowns (the longest 63 yards) and passed for a fifth to lead his team to an easy win (39-7) over Repton (Ala.) High. He carried the ball 18 times for 350 yards.