Feb. 07, 1966
Feb. 07, 1966

Table of Contents
Feb. 7, 1966

Winter's Champions
A Knockout
Glacier Skiing
College Basketball
Just A Guy
  • At Princeton, Basketball Star Bill Bradley learned to live under a microscope for a cheering nation. But Bradley had methods of defending—or concealing—his reed self. Now, in the anonymity of Oxford, where he is a Rhodes scholar, his defenses are breached for the first time and Bradley emerges as a person—a mixture of hero and antihero

Basketball's Week
  • It was still four weeks until post-season tournament time and most conference races were a long way from being settled, but around the nation several independents were looking sharp. Loyola of Chicago, one of the year's surprise teams, may very well be the sharpest of all

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


J. Wolcott Brown, 63, a Sea Girt, N.J. banker and former U.S. Seniors' and Southern Seniors' champion, defeated Detroit Attorney George Haggarty, a two-time winner, 2 up to take his first Belle-air Senior Invitational Golf Tournament at Belleair, Fla.

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Mrs. Eligio Del Guercio Jr. of Landrum, S.C. landed four sailfish on 12-pound test line to take the International Women's Fishing Association's billfish tournament at Palm Beach. Mrs. Del Guercio, the 1962 winner, is the first to repeat in the championship.

Dwight Durante, a 5-foot-8 freshman guard at Catawba College, Salisbury, N.C., tallied 58 points against Western Carolina to set a new single-game scoring record in the Carolinas Conference. Durante is the league's leading scorer with a 30.1 average.

Lynden Fisher, a Charleston, W. Va. funeral director, broke 100 straight birds in a four-man, triple-round shootoff to win the all-gauge title at the Mid-Winter Skeet Championships at Pinehurst, N.C. Fisher also holds West Virginia's .410 and .28 gauge titles.

Patrick Pera, 17-year-old student who began skating at age 6, succeeded World Figure-Skating Champion Alain Calmat, who recently retired, in the French championships in Paris when he was second in compulsory figures and placed first in the free skating.

William Spencer of Salt Lake City skied through a blizzard in 18° temperature and fired a total of 20 rounds at four targets to win the U.S. National Biathlon Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y. Spencer's corrected time was 1:45.20 over the 16-mile course.