Bob Hounsell, North Carolina State swimmer, set two NCAA freshman marks in one day at the University of North Carolina freshman invitational championships in Chapel Hill. He swam the 500-yard freestyle in 5:00.2, the 1650-yard freestyle in 17:28.2.
Rupert Boeselt, a cotton farmer from Westphalia, became the Texas state checkers champion when he beat nine-time winner Dr. H. L. Cravens of Brown-wood in a two-hour match in Fort Worth. Dr. Cravens conceded with eight checkers still on the board.
Debbie Koger, 14-year-old honor student in Cincinnati, outshot four other girls and some 30 boys in her age group to win the prone division of the Southwestern Ohio Junior Rifle League indoor meet. She scored 395 out of a possible 400 in her final match.
Suzanne Venning, College of Charleston (S.C.) freshman, the first girl in the school's history named to the varsity tennis team, helped the Maroons to their 13th consecutive victory by beating the University of South Carolina's No. 2 man, Henry Hartley, 6-1, 6-0.
April 5, 1965
Jeff Henson, wrestling team co-captain at The Hill School in Pottstown, Pa., finished his third year of competition with a season record of 12 straight wins, first place in the 130-pound class at the Lehigh Prep tournament and a career total of 36 wins, one defeat.
John (Paddy) McCrary, son of TV'S Tex McCrary and Jinx Falkenburg and a freshman at the University of California in Berkeley, ran the 330-yard intermediate hurdles in 37.8, a new freshman record and a full second under the university's varsity mark.