Charlotte Janke, a Winlock, Wash. housewife, whose husband was eliminated early from the lumberjack championships in Hayward, Wis., look her third women's world logrolling title (she won in 1964 and 1959) by defeating Diane Rowe of Santa Ana, Calif.
Brad Henson, 9, a pitcher for the Sunbeam Bakers of Evansville, Ind.'s civic league, struck out 264 of 276 batters this season as he pitched five no-hitters plus two perfect games and batted .510, the highest in the league, in leading his team to the championship.
Gabby Hulgan, 12, of Bessemer, Ala., broke 98 of 100 targets in defending his sub-junior all-bore title at the World Skeet Shooting Championships in Rochester, N.Y. Five days later, in Nashville, he broke 100 but tied with four others and lost in the shootoff.
Deanna Sheppard, a 24-year-old secretary, pitched her Blooming-ton (Minn.) team to its second straight Minnesota State Women's Fast Pitch Softball title, blanking Shakopee 14-0 in the title game. In two seasons Deanna has won 63 games, allowing no earned runs.
August 28, 1966
Nancy Stremmel, 17, who crewed for the Larchmont (N.Y.) YC's winning entry in The Founders Cup last year, moved up to the skipper's spot and took three firsts, a fifth and a fourth to win the trophy, symbol of the Girls' Long Island Sound Championship.
Scott Christopher, a 12-year-old from Falls Church, Va., who also excels in football, swimming, golf and wrestling, entered a local junior track meet and scored four firsts and a second after completing his Little League season with a .458 BA.