March 08, 1965
March 08, 1965

Table of Contents
March 8, 1965

Gymnastics For Ladies
Rockies Invasion
Lefty Driesell
Dean Chance
Mountain Racing
Horse Racing
Ghost Wreck
  • On a wild and lonely Caribbean reef divers have been digging for a decade at the rotten timbers of an old Spanish ship. It is an unrewarding carcass. The searchers curse it, call it a fraud, but they keep going back to dig again, stubbornly sure that treasure—or some nebulous thing worth more than gold—lies just a foot farther, a foot deeper in the sand

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Bernardo Uribe, 8, of Cali, Colombia, astonished his Peace Corps coaches when he ran the mile in an age-group meet in Cali after two weeks of workouts and won it in 6 minutes 23 seconds, smiling as he raced. Two days later, he ran a 3:02.2 half-mile.

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John Wilson, a versatile swimmer from Bellingham (Wash.) High, set a new national high school mark of 27 seconds flat in the 60-yard freestyle, then at the Washington State scholastic championships broke his own national record with a 53.6-second 100-yard butterfly.

Channing Rudd, Syracuse University's first three-sport letter-man since Jim Brown, recently won the three-meter dive in a dual meet and, an hour later, placed third in the trampoline. In track, his favorite sport, he holds the school pole-vault record of 14-6.

Holly Fuller, 15, of Catasauqua, Pa., riding against a field that included seven professional trainers, gained enough points in seven regional shows to win the New England Quarter Horse Association's reining title as well as its Ail-Around Youth Activity award.

Bob Kivisto, the only freshman ever to play first-string basketball in the tough Mississippi Valley Conference, scored 52 points—70.4% of his shots—for the East Moline (Ill.) High Panthers, to better by 10 the conference single-game scoring record.

Punkin Flock, for the past two years the nation's No. 1 ranked female trapshooter, won all the events she entered at the Florida State championships in St. Petersburg, including the Class AA event in which she outshot five men with 194 of 200 targets at 16 yards.