Wesley Yee, 16,of the Bronx became the first Chinese player to earn a U.S. HandballAssociation national championship when he won the under-17 class by taking thefinal match of the four-wall tournament in Salt Lake City by scores of 21-20,17-21 and 21-15.
Mario Castro, 18,won his second straight Arizona cross-country championship, covering the2.2-mile course in Phoenix in 10:24 for his 31st consecutive victory andleading Sunnyside (Tucson) High School to the team title and its thirdconsecutive season without a loss.
MargaretWagannar, 15, a high school sophomore and a member of the Santa Fe Demonsgirls' swimming team, came from behind in the final 50 yards to win her raceand also to set a girls' record for the 200-yard individual medley with a timeof 2:32.9.
Dawn Glab, aninth-grader from Paramount, Calif. who first took to the ice when she gotskates for Christmas seven years ago and who now competes for the Arctic Bladesclub, won the junior ladies event at the Pacific Coast Figure SkatingChampionships in Berkeley.
January 16, 1967
Butch Soper, 17,rolled three perfect games, then a 750 three-game series and a 914 four-gameseries in an adult league, all of which gave him good reason to consider acareer as a bowler after graduating from Tustin (Calif.) High School, where heis a senior.
Bob Fehrs, 21, ofGrove City, Pa., a senior at Michigan and a two-time Big Ten wrestling champ,was named the outstanding competitor in the Wilkes tournament, where hisresounding 15-6 win in the final round earned him the title in the 123-pounddivision.