Patty Lynn Carman, a sixth-grader from Goleta, Calif., who is coached by Mary Rand, Great Britain's 1964 Olympic long-jump champion, set an unofficial high-jump record for 10-year-olds with a leap of 4'7" at a meet in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Randy Miller of Fleetwood (Pa.) High School brought his ERA down to 0.42 with three no-hitters in one month, two against previously unbeaten Schuylkill Valley, including a perfect game in which he struck out 16 of 21 batters, 10 of them in succession.
Tom Garrity, a member of the cycling team at Fort MacArthur, Calif., won the 100-kilometer (62.5 miles) race at the Riverside (Calif.) International Grand Prix course, covering the distance in 2:24:13 and finishing ahead of 72 other cyclists.
Pat Cleary of Pontiac, Mich. and a junior at the University of Dayton was the winner of the women's division of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association championships at Ohio University and, what's more, was chosen as queen of the NIFA.
June 9, 1968
George Gunn, an Oklahoma State junior from Stillwater, Okla., came out on top in the Big Eight small-bore rifle competition, shooting his way to a total score of 568 out of a possible 600 and helping the Cowboys to win their third straight conference championship.
Bill Stinnett, an Indiana senior with a 79.8-stroke-per-round average going into the final day of the Big Ten golf championships, shot a 73-71 in the last two rounds to lead the Hoosiers to a 12-stroke win over Michigan State and first place in the tournament.