Eddie Sylvain, 33, of Lac Beauport, Quebec, competing against 43 other drivers, guided his 12-dog team over a 20-mile course to victory on all three days of the World Championship Sled Dog Derby in Laconia, N.H. to win $1,000 and the Governor's Cup trophy.
Buddy Campbell, 23, a bicycle shop manager from Paramount, Calif, who was a 13-time Silver Skates winner and a 1964 Olympic team member, beat defending champion John Keith, also of Paramount, for the U.S. open indoor speed skating title in St. Louis.
Judy Rees, a junior at Northwestern University, set a women's collegiate mark in the 25-yard butterfly (13.1) and swam legs on the 200-yard freestyle and medley relay teams that broke pool records in leading her school to victory in the Oshkosh (Wis.) Invitational.
Clay Hodges, a student at Cal State, won the national Golden Gloves heavyweight title in Milwaukee by a second-round knockout over Tom Gamble of Salt Lake City. Hodges was last year's runner-up and in 1965 lost a disputed decision to Jerry Quarry in the regionals.
March 20, 1967
Mert Carroll, 18, a Miami power-company clerk who wants to become a professional bowler, rolled a three-game set of 724 to break the American Junior Bowling Congress girls' record by six points. Mert scored eight consecutive strikes in two of her games.
Charlie Young, 14, of Westland, Mich., after lifting weights for only six months, set state squat (325 pounds) and power lift (895) marks, plus two teenage records in the bench press (180) and dead lift (385) in the 123-pound class at an AAU meet in his home town.