Eadie Wetzel, 15, of Wilmette, Ill., won seven of the eight swimming races she entered this season, setting meet records with every win. In the 11th annual Chicagoland Open meet Eadie, who is aiming for the Olympics, took the 100- and 500-yard freestyle events.
Randy Harmon, 12, a 4'8½" 80-pounder, was Boy of the Year of the Monmouth (Ill.) YMCA for leading his football team to the city championship (as haif-back), averaging 16 points in basketball and placing in 16 of 17 events in the Junior Olympics.
Alvin J. Moore, a sergeant first class from Fort Sam Houston, won the overall championship at the Dallas Pistol and Revolver Club's Frostbite 2700 tournament. In spite of heavy rains Moore beat out 28 other competing marksmen with a 2,621-118x score.
Ron Riordon, a 5'11" guard at Becker Junior College in Worcester, Mass., who leads the country's junior college basketball scorers with a 46.9 average, tossed in 65 points in a game against Champlain to break the unofficial national JC single-game scoring record.
February 26, 1968
Kay Rukavina, 16, pulled in a 5-pound, 4-ounce northern pike only 16 minutes before competition ended to win the 1968 Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Contest at White Bear Lake, Minn. Kay had watched the contest many times, but had never entered it before.
Don Henderson, in his final season as a 145-pound wrestler at the Air Force Academy, has won 10 straight matches this year, 51 in his four-year career, going undefeated in his freshman and junior seasons. As a sophomore, Don lost one and drew one match.