Nancy Baroody, 10, of Lakeville, Conn., rode her 7-year-old gray mare, Midget, to her fourth straight championship in eight days as she won the Small Pony Hunter title at the C. W. Post Horse Show in Brookville, L.I. Midget took all five classes for 22½ points.
Joe Lionetti, 38, an antique dealer in New York City, bettered the world record for a blue shark caught on 20-pound-test line by seven pounds when he landed a 300-pounder off Cox Ledge near Block Island, R.I. in his father-in-law's boat, Chief Joseph Brant.
Leon Hill, an 11-year-old sprinter from Ambler, Pa., who won the boys' 50-yard dash at the Middle Atlantic AAU Junior Olympic meet earlier, placed first in the 50 with a 6.6 clocking, then competed in his first 440-yard run and won in 1:08.6 at a meet in Easton, Pa.
Leslie O. Young, 86, of Pleasant Point, Me., who has been a working skipper since 1900, but says he has "slowed down a lot this year," won his second Maine Retired Skippers Race in three years as he sailed a 25-foot sloop, Cygnus II, to victory off Castine, Me.
September 11, 1966
Peter Omundson, 8, of Leawood, Kans., recovered from pneumonia in time to swim to a new meet 50-meter breaststroke mark for his age group, win the 50-meter freestyle and anchor the record-setting freestyle relay team at the Kansas City Area AAU championships.
Bob Hamilton, 50, who upset Byron Nelson to take the PGA title in 1944 and quit playing golf in 1952, is now a driving range operator. Recently, as a warmup for the U.S. Senior Open, Hamilton entered the Indiana Open for the first time in 24 years and won.