Joan Ramey, 31, a mother of two and a part-time teacher at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, became the first woman coach of a male team in the school's 106-year history. She has some work to do—her tennis squad lost 0-9 to Bradley first time out.
Dalton Carr, a Big Spring, Texas tire salesman, went out with his sons Randy and Rod and caught 280 live rattlesnakes weighing a total of 427 pounds to win his town's annual hunt. "A rattler may come out either meek or striking," he said. "That's the sport of it."
Roberta Armstrong, 18, Of Paso Robles, Calif., a swimmer since she was 8, whose sense of rhythm led her to take up water ballet at 12, stroked to her second straight AAU senior women's indoor synchronized swimming title in Oakland, Calif.
Roger Baur, 32, an engineer from Dunedin, Fla., skippered his Windmill class sailboat, Zephyr, to victory in the Winter Championships in St. Petersburg, Fla. for the second year in a row. He finished 3-1-1-7-4 to edge John Bear of Bradenton Beach, Fla. by 1¼ points.
April 20, 1964
Clyde Glosson, 17, a junior at Wheatley High in San Antonio, ran the anchor leg on his school's 440-yard relay team as it took the event in 41.5 at a San Antonio track meet to tie the national high school record, set four years ago by Andrews (Texas) High.
Gunnar Voltz, 18, a freshman at Wisconsin State College in Oshkosh, took the all-events title at the National Intercollegiate Bowling Championships in Oakland, Calif. with a nine-game total of 1,820, outrolling the finalists from an original 13,000-man field.