Carol Burkland, 11, of La Mirada. Calif., won 27 of her first 28 races this year and set two AAU track marks for her age group by running the 220-yard dash in 27.8 (lowering the record by 0.3) and by finishing the 440 in 63.8 (0.7 better than the old mark).
Harvey Gillespie got his 300th win as baseball coach at Moravian (Pa.) College when his team defeated Franklin & Marshall 6-3. During his 29 years as coach, Gillespie's teams have lost 143 games, played five ties and have never had a losing season.
Scott Ferguson, 10, of Chattanooga, won five events at the Model City Swim Meet in Kingsport, Tenn., setting four Southeastern AAU records in the process: one each in the 50-meter freestyle, butterfly and backstroke, the fourth in the 100-meter individual medley.
Denise Carter, a high school senior from Los Altos, Calif., had to come from behind in order to win the California State women's singles tennis championship, losing the opening set to Kristy Pigeon of Danville 4-6 and then taking the next two by scores of 10-8, 6-1.
June 2, 1968
David Mackay, a Dallas investment broker who has been sailing for only three years, piloted Tattletale to victory over 28 opponents as he finished first in the lightning class at the Holiday in Dixie Regatta on Cross Lake at the Shreveport (La.) Yacht Club.
Lucille Ferguson of Salt Lake City, who missed winning the state's top bowling event (the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America) two years in a row when she got splits in the very last frame, this time rolled a strike in the final frame and won the title.