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.
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.
April 28, 1968
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.