Don Peterson, 14, of Kendallville, Ind., set a Canadian age-group record with a 29.8 victory in the 50-meter butterfly at a U.S.-Canada meet in Toronto. Peterson also won the 200-meter freestyle and the 200-meter individual medley in the 13-to-14-year-old class.
Diane White, a 22-year-old secretary from St. Paul, regained the women's speed-skating title she lost last year to Mrs. Jeanne Omelenchuk when she won the three-quarter mile, the 880, the 440 and the 220 at the U.S. outdoor championships in her home town.
Chuck Wertz, an archery instructor at the Air Force Academy, scored a 295 out of 300 for the highest round ever recorded by the Professional Archers Association and went on to win the U.S. indoor championship in Las Vegas with a total of 583 out of 600.
Bob dePathy, a 6-foot-3 senior forward for Chaminade High School in Hollywood, Fla., scored 164 points for a 41-point average in leading his basketball team to four wins in a row and, along the way, set a city individual scoring record of 55 points in one game.
February 14, 1966
Hal VandeCar, 50, an Albany (N.Y.) advertising-agency president and the No. 3 man for the Schenectady No. 1 rink, delivered the last two stones in a 10-8 victory over Utica No. 5 in the finals of the International Men's Bonspiel Championship in Utica, N.Y.
Frederick S. Townsend Jr., an actuary and investment analyst for a Hartford (Conn.) brokerage firm, finally gained the 1960 North American Postal Chess Championship after five years and 10 months of play, by defeating David Gibson of Berkeley, Calif.