Mark Waterbury, 8, of St. Petersburg, Fla., ran two exhibition miles at college track meets in 6:22.4 and 6:35.0. The 4'2", 43-pounder runs four miles every morning, sometimes with one of his four brothers, and hopes to own the mile world record some day.
Clarence Williamson, an outfielder at North Carolina A&T, stole nine bases—second, third and home, three times each—in a 25-1 win over Winston-Salem State. In his next game Williamson stole five more to raise his total to 28, tops for NCAA small colleges.
Mrs. Frances L. Pope, who was named to the Women's All-American Skeet Shooting Team for 1968, won both the Ladies' Florida State and the Southeastern Championships at Jacksonville in .28 gauge with a score of 96 and .410 gauge with a 92.
Fritz Hobbs, a junior at Harvard, played on the school's national championship squash team last winter, winning 10 of 11 matches, and is currently on the undefeated varsity heavyweight crew. In Hobbs's two seasons at stroke, the Crimson eight has won 13 races.
May 26, 1968
Diana Hoglund, of Union, N.J., won the Junior Chamber of Commerce tournament for six straight years and recently took the Union County (N.J. Junior Bowling Association) All-Star Tournament with a 571 three-game series. Diana's average is 167.
Jimmy Nix, of Oklahoma City, took the top fuel-elimination title in the World Fuel and Gas Drag Championships in his home town, defeating 1966 Champion Pete Robinson in the semifinals and Bennie Osborn in the finals with an elapsed time of 7.13 seconds.