Tim Chapman, a 6'5" junior at Sunnyvale (Calif.) High School, scored 14 of his team's 20 points in five overtimes as Sunnyvale finally beat Cupertino 68-66. Tim got two points in each of the first three periods, all four in the fourth and four in the fifth.
Mary Jo Boyd, a 5'2" seventh-grader who attends Van Cleve School in Troy, Ohio, left the boys in her class far behind at 6'6", with three extraordinary leaps of 7'8", 7'9" and 7'10" in the standing broad jump during a national physical-fitness test.
David Guinn, a senior at Carson-Newman College in Tennessee, turned to wrestling after suffering a football injury and has won 24 of 27 matches. Guinn, who competes as a heavyweight, has been team captain for two years and this year also serves as coach.
Dom Blodgett of Hallowell, Me. won the Class A Senior Division of the Massachusetts Sled Dog Championships at Gardner with his team of Walker hounds. Since Blodgett started racing coon hounds in 1964, he has also had three Maine championship teams.
February 10, 1969
Jim McCormick, son of the Williams College hockey coach and a freshman at Mount Greylock (Mass.) Regional High School, got six goals as his Williamstown Boys' Club beat the Rome (N.Y.) Bantams 7-2. Jim has 13 goals, eight assists in eight games.
The Rev, George Dick, 62, a Baptist minister in Portland, Ore., set a church league bowling record with a 742 series: 244, 232 and 266. Said Rev. Dick, who averaged 175 when he last bowled 30 years ago, "It just proves anybody can have a night like that."