Merle McCallister, captain of the Springfield (Pa.) High field-hockey team, led the Warriors to their fifth year of undefeated in terscholastic competition. In eight games the Warriors scored 45 goals and held opponents to only three shots at their own goal.
Iverson Williams, a senior half back for the John Carroll High School in Fort Pierce, Fla., helped his team to a 9-0-1 season—their best ever—and wound up his three-year prep career with 5,086 yards gained rushing and 517 points (86 touchdowns and one extra point).
Kay Witty, a 16-year old equestrian from Fairview Park, Ohio who is in her first season as a horse-show competitor, rode her saddlebred gelding, The Professor, to the five-gaited title at the Central Ohio Saddle Club Association's championships in Ashland.
Manny Martinez, a center forward for the St. Bernard College soccer team in Cullman, Ala., set a season's individual scoring mark for the school with 19 goals (including 10 points in the Saints' final three games) and established a three-year-record total of 46.
December 18, 1967
Luis Pagan, a ninth-grader at the John Dwyer Junior High School in New York City, paced his school handball team to the Bronx Borough Championship last year with a 6-0 record. Luis won four more games in 1967 to run his undefeated streak to 10.
Ambrose Burfoot, a Wesleyan University senior and New England's intercollegiate cross-country champion for the past two years, completed his fourth perfect season (28 dual meets) with a record 24:25.4 five-mile run to win the IC4-A title in New York City.