March 18, 1968
March 18, 1968

Table of Contents
March 18, 1968

Two Idols
A Rematch
Bang! Bang!
  • Bonnie and Clyde have given the burgeoning cult of violence a campy stylishness, and a lot of Americans are going out and buying guns—not necessarily for sport. With the long hot summer just ahead, has the right to bear arms become outmoded? This question has brought much rhetoric, but here is a careful study—and specific recommendations

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Bruce Preston, a ninth-grader at The Principia Upper School in St. Louis, set six varsity swimming records—in freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and individual medley—as he won 20 of 24 regular-season races and led his team to a 15-1 dual-meet record.

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Helen Cooper, 14, of Ottawa, Ont., snow-shoed away with top individual honors at the International Snow-shoe Congress in Montreal, winning all three events she entered (60-, 100- and 200-yard sprints). It is Helen's first year in the sport; she usually runs track.

Kenneth (Gunner) Garrett, trainer for the New Haven Blades of the EHL, took over for the injured starting goalie and scored back-to-back shutouts over the New Jersey Devils. A forward until he was injured seven years ago, Garrett has not played regularly since.

John Caras, a 200-average bowler from Springfield, Pa., whose previous best game was a 278, rolled a perfect score when he substituted in the ABC Regular Singles competition in Cincinnati. It was only the 20th 300 game in the 65-year history of the tournament.

Mary Walker, a junior at Colby College, won the girls' Maine State Intercollegiate Badminton Tournament at Orono, defeating defending champion Bonnie Brian 11-0, 11-3 in the finals. Mary, from Grosse Pointe, Mich., has played badminton for 10 years.

Bob Szklarz, a guard at Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, N.H., scored more than 50 points in 12 games this season, with a high of 85 against Windham (Vt.), for a total of 1,029 points in 19 games. His 85 came on 19 of 23 free throws and 33 of 45 field goals.