Doug McCann, 9, of Santa Monica, Calif., won his division of the AJJF Southern California Judo Championships. Of his last match, over a boy 40 pounds heavier. Doug said, "It was by far my toughest match. The heavier guys are the harder they are to flip."
Gene Lumsden, of the U.S. Army shotgun team, won the Preliminary Olympic Trap Tryouts at Fort Benning, Ga., shattering 279 birds out of 300 in three days. Last summer Lumsden was the American International titlist in the Grand American Trapshoot.
Ruby Chong, 5'2" and 100 pounds, of Oakland, set a WIBC record when she bowled a three-game series of 794, bettering the old mark by two pins, in the 940 Classic League in Richmond, Calif. Miss Chong rolled individual games of 279, 290, 225.
Richard White, who scored the game-clinching goal for the Fort Worth United soccer team in the finals of the Texas 18-and-under championships, had made 48 points in 16 regular-season games. White was appointed the captain of the team at midseason.
May 12, 1968
Mike Madigan, an SMU long jumper who fell six flights down a ventilation shaft two years ago (SI, Aug. 8, 1966), recovered so well that he set a school record by leaping 24'2½". Mike had won the Southwest Conference championship before his accident.
Augie Garbatini of West Haven (Conn.) High opened the baseball season with a no-hitter for the second year in a row, and a few weeks later threw a perfect game. Augie had 17 wins in 1967 and has pitched seven scoreless complete games so far this year.