April 29, 1968
April 29, 1968

Table of Contents
April 29, 1968

Two Seconds
Service Football
Racing To Indy
Horse Racing
Two Lives In One
  • Although Zane Grey accomplished more than most men, his years passed too quickly. As it was, he lived two full lives—one for his writing and one for his fishing—and he was extraordinarily successful at both. For years the sale of his books was surpassed only by the Holy Bible and McGuffey Readers, and his earnings allowed him to fish the waters of the world, where he set many records. Today, almost 30 years after his death at age 67, his books still sell and two of his fishing records have never been beaten

Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Kevin Erlandson, 14, of Sacramento, scored 1,070 points out of a possible 1,080 to set a national record in winning the California State Junior Olympic Indoor-Archery Championship in Woodland. The first day Kevin shot 534 of a possible 540, and the second day 536.

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Steve Carbone, of Downey, Calif., won top eliminator honors in the fifth annual Hot Rod Drag Racing Championships at Riverside Raceway with a speed of 154.82 and an elapsed time of 7.58. It was Carbone's first major victory in three years of drag racing.

Rosie Shaw, 17, of Santa Ynez, Calif., who is unbeaten in two years of high school competition, won the 50-and 100-yard sprints and anchored her 440-yard relay team to first place in leading her team to the women's division title at the Hancock Relays in Santa Maria.

Karl Striedieck, a 31-year-old pilot, set a world soaring record for a round trip of 477 miles from Eaglesville, Pa. to Mountain Grove, Va., breaking the existing record of 453.98 set three years ago by a New Zealander. Striedieck's average speed was 45.8 mph.

Harvey Kochel, a junior at Central Washington State, pitched a 6-0 no-hitter over Western Washington in the second half of an Evergreen Conference doubleheader. Central had also won the first game when senior Butch Hill threw a 4-0 no-hitter.

Ken Edwards, a 20-year-old sophomore from Floral Park, N.Y., scored 12 goals in his first three lacrosse games this season at Penn State. He got six of the goals in a game against Bucknell, setting a one-game scoring record for sophomores at Penn State.