Matt Lynett, 12, of Williamsville, N.Y. and a high-scoring center on the Amherst Peewee ice-hockey team, journeyed to Canada with his club and helped it win championships in two tournaments in four days by getting a dozen goals in seven games.
Andrew McGuggin, the wrestling coach at South Glens Falls (N.Y.) Central School since the sport's inception during the 1958-59 season, has never seen the Bulldogs lose a dual meet against a league opponent, a string of victories that now numbers 83.
Cindy Seikkula, a 9-year-old speed skater from Minneapolis, won peewee championships at four meets, including the Park Board Silver Skates event on Lake Nokomis, where, despite sub-zero weather, she finished first in all four of her races from 110 to 440 yards.
Charles Montague, a 6'1" guard for the C.F. Pope High School basketball team in Burgaw, N.C., where he is a junior, broke his school's record by 15 points when he tossed in 68 in a 112-87 win over Bladen Central High School in Elizabethtown.
January 29, 1968
Ed Oostdyk, 18, an exchange student from The Netherlands, scored 32 goals in 14 games for the Nyack (N.Y.) High School soccer team, then added three more, including the game winner with 30 seconds left in overtime, to win the Section 9 title.
Dick Stoeffler, of Costa Mesa, Calif., who during his career had bowled four sanctioned 299 games but never a perfect one, became only the fourth person in American Bowling Congress history (dating back to 1895) to roll back-to-back 300 games.