Cindy Marks, a ninth-grader at South Eugene (Ore.) High School who was runner-up in the girls' one-meter event in her age group at the AAU West Coast Regional Diving Meet last August, won the first Oregon state title with a high-point total of 362.15.
Dorothy Cheney, a housewife from Santa Monica, Calif. who was ranked No. 3 nationally in tennis in 1937, took her 11th National Seniors Hard Court title—a record—when she defeated fellow-Californian Mary Prentiss in the women's singles in La Jolla, Calif.
Dick Edwards, a senior halfback for SS. Peter and Paul High School in Saginaw, Mich., rushed for 1,563 yards, caught 21 passes for 485 yards, scored 25 TDs and threw three touchdown passes in pacing his team to its second straight conference championship.
Peter Martin, a Senior at McGill University, gained a 15-12, 15-9, 15-10 victory over top-seeded Samuel P. Howe III of Philadelphia in the final round of the Gold Racquets singles squash championship at the Rockaway Hunting Club in Cedarhurst, N.Y.
December 25, 1967
Dov Markus, center forward for the Long Island University soccer team, received the Outstanding College Player of the Year award after leading the Blackbirds to a 14-2-1 season. Markus scored 35 goals as a sophomore, 27 as a junior and 16 this year.
Dan Totheroh, 22, a member of the Southern California Striders' walking team, entered the 35-kilometer walk for the first time at the Junior National Championships in Kansas City, Mo. and won, breaking the course record by eight minutes with a time of 3:13.4.