May 23, 1966
May 23, 1966

Table of Contents
May 23, 1966

Sudden Sam
Darkest Texas
Track & Field
  • By Gwilym S. Brown

    Jim Ryun, the 19-year-old Kansan, ran a remarkable two miles last week. He had to to outshine some equally talented contemporaries

Gary Player
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


David Mullen, an 11-year-old who plays shortstop and doubles as a pitcher for the Washington Township (N.J.) Little League's Twins, hit a single, a double, a triple and a home run with the bases loaded in four at bats—but, alas, his team lost to the Cubs 11-7.

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Brian Driscoll of Huntington, N.Y., an Ohio State University sophomore, set a Midwest Lacrosse Association record for one season when he scored 49 goals and had 19 assists for 68 points. The previous mark was registered in 1965 by Jeffrey Ellis of Kenyon College.

Alan McKibben, 24, an industrial engineer from Jericho, Vt., paddled his kayak through 7½ miles of rapids in 59 minutes 31 seconds to win his first White Water Derby on the Hudson near North Creek, N.Y., over 116 other competitors in kayaks and canoes.

Clarence Johnson, a senior at St. Peter Claver High in San Antonio who led his basketball team to the Class AA Catholic League title earlier this year, broke the national schoolboy outdoor high-jump record with a leap of 7 feet¼ inch high in his home town.

Elisa Fernandez, 19, Juarez, Mexico, totaled 38 points—more than any other rider—at the Dallas Charity Horse Show when she gained five firsts and one fourth for the open-jumper title and two firsts, one third and a sixth for the working hunter championship.

Barry Boyce, a high school junior from Kingston, Ont., broke 492 out of 500 targets in winning seven out of 10 major titles and gaining the all-round award at the three-day combined Canadian and Quebec skeet shooting championships in St. Janvier, Que.