Pete Mundle, a 40-year-old mathematician from Santa Monica, Calif., ran the mile in 4:26.3 in San Diego recently, bettering his own indoor and outdoor U.S. senior (40 and over) marks. He also finished eighth in the San Diego Relays open mile.
Steve Burk, a senior at Southwestern High in Piasa, Ill., opened this year's baseball season as he finished last year's—by pitching a no-hitter. Steve beat Carlinville 2-0, striking out the first 10 batters and 15 in all. Last May he beat Brussels 4-0, fanning 17.
Rick Healy, a first-degree black belt from Stockton, Calif. whose sister Jill is a high school All-America bowler, won a national high school judo title in San Jose, taking eight straight unlimited heavyweight matches. He is also hitting .333 for Stagg High School.
Wayne Cannon, son of a Mormon missionary in England, was the first American to play in a schoolboy Rugby international—England vs. Scotland. Said one expert: "Cannon played reasonable well. His splendid cutting at line out was a feature of his play."
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James A. (Chito) Maynes Jr., 13, of Anaheim, Calif., who took up golf less than two years ago, drives an average of 270 yards, often goes 300 and has been measured at 320—with accuracy. Chito regularly breaks 80, and his best is a one-over-par 73.
James Richards, who goes to Lincoln High in Ruston, La., pitched three no-hit innings and hit four at bats in a 48-0 rout of Jackson High of Jonesboro. James was all-state in basketball, played quarterback and has a 3.3 grade average.