John Hallman, 13, who at 4'6" and 78 pounds was the smallest player on the St. Raymond (Detroit) football team, scored the first and only touchdown of his three-year career on a 15-yard run in a 21-0 win over archrival St. Jude's in the Blue Jug game.
Tony Haderer, 17, of Miami shot a tournament-record 286, as he won the fourth annual Orange Bowl International Junior Golf event at the Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables, Fla., finishing three strokes ahead of Andy North of Madison, Wis.
Jack Blake led Florissant Valley Community College of St. Louis to the National JC soccer title with tic-breaking goals in the final two games—the first a 12-foot shot in sudden death in the semifinals, the second with only 1:45 left in the championship contest.
Stuart Ramsdell, 12, of Warwick, R.I., played for three undefeated teams in the past year. He was an end on a football team (9-0-1), an outfielder-first baseman for a Little League baseball club (20-0) and goalie for a hockey team that won 24 straight games.
January 15, 1968
Bill Jones, 18, who began racing two years ago, concluded an all-victorious dual-meet career for the Bushwick High School cross-country squad by winning his 19th straight race as his team tied for first place in the New York City PSAL dual meet championships.
Andrea Voikos, 14, of Pawtucket, R.I., who is ranked 11th in the 14-and-under division, upset three top-seeded opponents and went on to become the youngest ever to win the National Indoor Singles tennis championship for girls 18 and under, in Salem, Mass.