Rebecca Seitlin, a 13-year-old member of the Miami Springs Recreation Swimming Association team, set three association age-group records at a Cypress Gardens meet. She bettered the senior women's 220-yard butterfly mark by 16.7 seconds, clocking 2:54.4.
Doug Bedwell, 17, a 27-yard handicap trapshooter from Brazil, Ind., became only the second junior in history to break 100 straight doubles and hit 397 out of 400 (two short of the high overall record), while winning the four-day state trap-shoot championships.
Janey Fassenger, 16, of New Wilmington, Pa., travels 75 miles for her golf lessons with Deacon Palmer (Arnold's father) and finds that it pays. Janey just took her second All-American Juniors Tournament title, winning by six strokes.
Scott Shepherd, 12, was a versatile performer for his Powderley Dixie Youth Baseball League team in Birmingham as he led the league with a .603 batting average and eight homers and pitched three no-hitters, striking out 19 of 21 batters in one game.
August 11, 1968
Bruce Foster, a 14-year-old bowler from Agawam, Mass., picked up seven trophies in 30 days, winning three in his church league and four in his junior high school league, where he rolled a high single game of 152, high series of 422 and high average of 104.
Ray Lyon, 54, owner of a cosmetics firm in Downey, Calif., who is studying business at Cal State (Los Angeles), earned his first varsity letter, winning three conference tennis matches after sitting out a mandatory red-shirt year as a transfer from Fordham (1932).