Dr. Homer Dodge, 76, of Burlington, Vt., president emeritus of Norwich University, paddled to second place behind 38-year-old Willard Holt in the one-man canoe class at the Hudson River White Water Derby giant slalom race in North Creek, N.Y.
Tom Heffron Jr., 25, an airman 1st class at Lackland AFB in San Antonio who has been skeet shooting since he was 15 in Groton, N.Y., broke 49 of 50 targets to win a shootoff for the overall title in the Canadian Open championships at St. Janvier, Quebec.
Nina Vosters, 20, a junior who is majoring in physical education at the University of Delaware, won the Middle States Collegiate Women's Tennis title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Roberta Zimman, the eastern intercollegiate champion, in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Wayne Miller, 17, a senior at Cathedral High in Lafayette, La., won the men's trampoline title for the second year in a row at the national AAU gymnastics championships in Kings Point, N.Y. He also was the 1963 Louisiana state high school diving champion.
May 31, 1964
Bob Cherry, 22, a senior education major and 12-letter athlete at Wittenburg University, won six events and placed second in another for 33 points in a dual track meet with Ohio Northern. But it was not quite enough; his school lost the meet 69-67.
Gary Wilczynski, 17, a pitcher for St. Ladislaus High School in Hamtramck, Mich., shut out St. Thomas High School 6-0 for-his third straight no-hitter of the season. "I take pride in my curve, my control and my assortment of junk," he said.