Mona Daily, a Miami mother of three who has raced powerboats for 18 years, won the Biscayne Bay Regatta at Miami in an inboard F service runabout. Mrs. Daily, whose husband, a Pan Am pilot, calls her "the racing mother," led from the start in the five-mile event.
Kevin Joyce, a 6'3" senior center at New York City's Archbishop Molloy High School who averaged 32 points and 18 rebounds per game, was named to both the All-City and the All-America basketball teams. Kevin led Molloy to a three-year record of 68-5.
Robert Kittel, a sophomore at Utah, scored 60 points to lead the Redskins to their seventh straight WAC swimming title. Bob took firsts in the 500- and 200-yard freestyle, third in the 100-yard free and swam on the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 freestyle relay teams.
Diana Strickland, a 4'2", 54-pound 8-year-old from Albuquerque has been running since she was 7 and has logged more than 505 miles in the three months she's been a member of the Spikettes Track & Field Club. Diana competes in the three-quarter mile.
March 24, 1969
S. L. Shofner, who is employed by an Oklahoma City oil company, was the only unseeded player to win in the National Men's Senior Indoor Tennis Championships at Salt Lake City. Shofner defeated the No. 1, 2 and 3 seeds en route to the 35 singles title.
Tom Milkovich, a 127-pound senior wrestler at Maple Heights (Ohio) High and the son of his coach, received a standing ovation from the crowd of 10,000 in Columbus when he won his third state title and led Maple Heights to its fourth team championship.