Dec. 05, 1966
Dec. 05, 1966

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Dec. 5, 1966

Catered Affair
Rampaging Cowboys
Chasing Girls
  • That was the sport in St. Louis last week, where 107 female distance runners pursued each other for a mile and a half in an effort to win the women's cross-country championship and a little recognition

Cleve's Payday
College Football
  • In the last big week of the season Notre Dame bounced back to make a strong claim to be the nation's No. 1 team, even as Alabama's Bear Bryant was putting in a pitch on behalf of his unbeaten Southern powerhouse. The Southwest Conference, after a year of upsets, finally got a clear-cut champion in SMU, but anxious bowl promoters had no such luck. Three of their chosen teams went down in defeat, with Nebraska's superstitious Cornhuskers (below) making the loudest crash of all

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Jim Hogan, 33, Of County Limerick, Ireland, set a world's record of 1:32:25.4 for the 30,000-meter run despite complaining before the start, "The track, the weather—everything's all right except me." Forty-seven people watched the record run.

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Billy DuPre, 17, of Columbia, S.C., 5 feet 5, 135 pounds, who kicks soccer-style, booted seven field goals for A.C. Flora High School, including 50- and 46-yarders. He also missed just two of 23 extra-point tries—and one was caused by a bad snap from center.

Frank Boyd, 71, a lanky, retired civil engineer from Santa Maria, Calif., won the first USLTA-sanctioned tournament for players 70 or over by defeating E.H. Bashor, 77, of San Mateo, in the all-septuagenarian singles final, 6-1, 6-3, in Santa Barbara.

Henry H. Zeckser, 67, of Seattle, a retired postal official who took up golf at the age of 50, needed only 16 putts in 18 holes at the municipal Jackson Park (Seattle) course. He chipped in on two holes and one-putted the rest (the PGA tour record is 19 putts).

Mary Anne Sezak, 14, of Orono, Me., won an age-group state hunter seat equitation title and became the first recipient of the Lisa Beth Galbreath Memorial Trophy. She is a student of Captain Alex Solorzano, former member of Ecuador's Equestrian Team.

Steve Hall, 11, of Newtown, Ohio, who started shooting with a bow and arrow just three months ago, used a 35-pound bow to bring down an eight-point, white-tailed buck from a tree blind in southern Ohio's Pike County on the second field trip of his life.