Sally Pechinsky, a sophomore honor student at Peabody (Mass.) High School, defeated Mrs. Sophie Trett of Washington 4-2 in a fence-off to take the Women's "B" foil title in an Amateur Fencers' League of America tournament at the Fencers Club in New York.
Mike Russell, a senior, broke the Seymour (Ind.) High School football scoring record by eight points when he tallied all the points in his team's 40-12 win over Connersville High. He finished the game with six touchdowns, four conversions and a total gain of 450 yards.
Kay Vandiver of Mi-not, N. Dak., who once bowled a 300-game as a right-hander and began all over again as a lefthander after an auto accident in which she lost her right arm, won the handicap division of the North Dakota Queens Tournament with 1,665 pins.
Orville Parks, 69, of Cambridge, Md., skipper of the 46-foot skipjack, Rosie Parks, beat by two minutes a fleet of 16 working oyster dredgers over a seven-mile course off Sandy Point, in Chesapeake Bay, despite a minor collision just after the start.
November 22, 1965
Jeannette Alford of Miami, who already holds the women's world record with a 476-pound Atlantic blue marlin on 50-pound-test line, earned another international mark with a 428-pound Pacific blue, also on 50-pound-test, caught off the Kona Coast of Hawaii.
Glenn Cunningham Jr., son of the great miler of the '30s, a senior at Leon (Kans.) High School, won the individual state Class B cross-country championship, covering two miles' in 9:41.2. His school took the team championship in the 77-to-255 student division.