H. Clifford Clark, a retired Delaware farmer and former state representative, has hunted quail for most of his 75 years but took up trapshooting 10 years ago. Clark earned his first title by breaking 98 of 100 targets from 19 yards to win the state handicap shoot.
Andy Capitman, 18, head of his class at Radley school, near Oxford, became the first American on its crew and pulled No. 5 oar as Radley's eight won the English schoolboy title at Pangbourne. Andy is completing a novel this summer and sailing off Martha's Vineyard.
Mary McIntire, 17, of Kane, Pa., a horsewoman who plans to become a veterinarian, excels in many sports. At the Allegheny Mountain Association's AAU junior girls' Olympic meet, she threw the discus 116'4½", an age-group record for the meet.
Fran Onorato, who works in the Natick, Mass. post office on the early-morning shift and bowls in the afternoons, scored a record 5,213 pins in 38 strings to win the all-events title in the world candlepin tourney at Portsmouth, N.H. Fran is the Massachusetts champ.
July 6, 1969
Randy Dickerson, 11, pulled on a pair of $3.98 tennis shoes and won the midget-division 50-yard dash and long jump and anchored his home-town Gering, Neb. 220 relay team to a meet age-group record of 28.5 seconds in the Midwest AAU Junior Olympics.
Steve Barber, senior righthander from La Verne (Calif.) College (no kin to the major-leaguer), pitched shutouts in both ends of a doubleheader in the district playoffs, then won the MVP award in the NAIA World Series and finished the year 12-3.