Rosie Fortna, a high school student from Waitsfield, Vt., took the women's combined title at the Stowe Cup races with firsts in the slalom and giant slalom. She made two slalom runs in 1:40.71, the best by five seconds; her giant slalom was best by six.
Bill Wilson, a radar officer at Dow Air Force Base in Bangor, Me., won a 12-mile Maine sled dog race on Pushaw Lake with a nine-dog team of Alaskan huskies in 44:40. Wilson was Maine's champion in 1963, and in 1962 won the New England title.
Bette Husla, 19, the first girl ever to swim for the West Virginia University team, has won five 200-yard backstroke races and one individual medley in eight meets so far this season. "She works harder than the boys and lives for swimming," says her once-skeptical coach.
Rich Adams, a senior history major at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., took first place in a nationwide archery tournament that was conducted by mail among 25 colleges. Shooting 60 arrows at 30 yards, he scored 526 out of a possible 540 points—53 bull's-eyes.
February 22, 1965
Al Jonsen, a senior psychology major at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., has had only his own record to aim for this basketball season. Jonsen set the school's single-game scoring mark (43) last year, then equaled it this season in a 90-79 win over Vermont.
Larry Damon of Burlington, Vt. won the U.S. Eastern Amateur Ski Association's cross-country championship, covering a slow, 15-kilometer course at Salisbury, Conn. in 57:30. He trained during the summer by running in New England road races.