Scott Spann, 10, of Greenville, S.C. won the Nolan B. Myers Award as the local YMCA's best all-round athlete. He is a fine football player, but it is as a swimmer that he excels. Spann holds six Southern age-group meet records, and seven state records.
Jenny Otto, a 16-year-old from Frankfort, Ill., once a sprinter, switched to hurdles, breaking the AAU Women's Junior Championship record in the 200-meterhurdles (29.4) and winning the 50-yard low hurdles at the girls' outdoor AAU meet.
Donnie Joe Morris, a halfback from Amarillo Palo Duro High in Texas, specializes in long touchdown runs. Against Wichita Falls' Rider High, he scored on runs of 78, 71 and 70 yards. In four other games he has had eight touchdown runs between 48 and 84 yards.
Karen Andersen, a 20-year-old Colby College student from Cranford, N.J., won the Maine Women's Inter-collegiate Singles Tennis Championship at Waterville, Me. The versatile Miss Andersen also plays field hockey and is an ardent surfcaster.
October 28, 1968
Mike Harter, a 15 year-old from Ray-town, Mo., has been bowling for seven years. All that practice resulted in his scoring a perfect game in his league competition which—combined with two other strong games of 225 and 216—gave him a 741 series.
Harry Morton, a utilities fieldman from Bakersfield, Calif., is a long-distance cyclist who is the only member of his club to compete in meets. But he is enough: Morton won the Mount Baldy Bicycle Hill Climb, a 16-mile uphill race, in the good time of 1:24.0.