Harry Prince, soccer goalie for the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, set a school record with six shutouts in 11 games, while holding opponents to only four goals (two of them penalty shots) and leading the Patriots to an 8-1-2 season.
Ron (Po) James, a 6', 195-pound senior halfback for the New Brighton (Pa.) High School Lions with a total offense of 2,238 yards, led his team to its first unbeaten season when he scored 200 points in 10 games on 29 touchdowns and 26 extra points.
Nancy Sowell, a sophomore at Murray State University, out-shot 100 male and female sharpshooters at the Kentucky State Rifle Championship in Lexington. Ky. and beat George Bartlett of Owensboro, Ky. by one point with a total 1,132 out Of 1,200.
Jonathan Tani, 20, a University of Hawaii black belt, accumulated 66 points to win individual honors over teammate Edward Fujiwara (63½) at the National Collegiate Invitational Karate Championships in Berkeley, Calif. Hawaii also took the team title.
December 11, 1967
Frank Lagotic, a senior distance runner at the University of Florida, boosted his string of victories to 14 by winning the SEC Cross-country Championships in Birmingham with a four-mile course record of 18:47.8—breaking the mark set two years ago.
Jerry Hansen, a Minneapolis stockbroker, drove his Lola-Chevy to the national sports car racing class C title at the American Road Race of Champions in Daytona. In qualifying Hansen turned in the fastest lime ever recorded at the speedway (194.80 mph).