March 06, 1967
March 06, 1967

Table of Contents
March 6, 1967

Fighting Illini
Track & Field
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Greg Starrick, 17, an all-state guard on Marion (Ill.) High's basketball team who has a 32.7-point game average, scored 70 points in an 88-86 double-overtime loss to West Frankfort. During regulation time Starrick broke the conference record with 60 points.

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Doug Dickinson, 16, of Newport News (Va.) High, set meet records in the broad and triple jumps, placed second in the high jump and 60-yard low hurdles and ran a leg on the winning half-mile relay team to score 21½ of his team's 60 points for its sixth State Indoor I-A title.

Pat Dryer, an Indianapolis housewife who has bowled for 26 years and holds a league average of 189, scored the second highest series ever recorded by a woman in the Peterson Classic Tournament with games of 173, 182, 223, 213, 174, 203, 190 and 239 for a 1,597 total.

Bill Fuchs, a 103 pound-class wrestler at Granite City (Ill.)High, raised his varsity record to 104-3 as he pinned each of three opponents within two minutes to take his class title at the district tournament in Granite City. Two weeks later he won the state championship.

Hamlet Peterson, 69, completing his 45th year as a coach for Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, was named professor emeritus by the Luther Board of Regents. During his long career Peterson coached baseball (25 years), basketball (43), football (22) and track (20).

Leonard Johnson, 35, a Minneapolis court reporter who has been skijumping since he was 9 and claims, "My skiing is better than ever," showed why when he won his first national title in the Veterans Class of the U.S. Jumping Championships at Leavenworth, Wash.