Aug. 07, 1967
Aug. 07, 1967

Table of Contents
Aug. 7, 1967

Modified Choke
Winning Winnipeg
Say Hey No More
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Mrs. Jean Clarkson, a Yorkshire, England housewife who had not handled a rifle until her husband taught her seven years ago, outpointed 744 of Britain's finest shots (including her husband, Harry) to become the first woman ever to win the national small-bore title.

This is an article from the Aug. 7, 1967 issue Original Layout

Alan Eikel, 14, of Raytown, Mo., led his family in dominating the Missouri Valley AAU diving meet as he took the one-and three-meter intermediate titles. Don, 12, won the same junior events. Sandy, 11, and Patty, 9, were the one-meter girls' and midget champs.

Cathy Hamblin, 14, a member of the Albuquerque Olympette Track Club, recorded a world's best for her age in her first attempt in the pentathlon at a New Mexico AAU men's meet with a 3,893-point total, bettering Briton Vivian Knowles's 1965 mark by 31.

Dick Genth, a 42-year-old Miami boat-builder, piloted his brand new yellow 28-foot powerboat, Thunderbird IV, to a 5:23.30 first-place finish in the 253-mile Long Island (N.Y.) Marathon, beating his fellow Miamian and last year's winner, Allan Brown, by 1:30.

Teresa Weinshilboum, 15, a golfer from Ponca City, Okla., won the state girls' junior title for the second consecutive year when she retained medalist honors with a three-over-par 76, then defeated last year's runner-up, Louise Stekoll, in the finals 4 and 3.

Robert Gallis, a window washer from Laurel, Md. who has a 128-game average in duckpin bowling with the 240 Mixed Doubles League in Silver Spring, rolled games of 210,149 and 190 for a world record 549, breaking Arthur Lemke's 24-year-old mark by seven pins.