Jas Patterson, a Colgate senior who is in his first year of big-time racing, won an SCCA regional event at Bridgehampton, N.Y. in an Austin-Healey 3000 MK III, then set a lap record (1:18.0) for his class at Pocono (Pa.) International Raceway.
Alison Wooton, 9, of Pomona, Calif., is national water-ski racing champion in the girls' 9-years-old-and-under bracket on points earned for seven firsts, four seconds and two thirds in meets throughout the year. She was runner-up in 1968.
Steve Voydat, an anesthesiologist from Los Altos Hills, Calif., won the American Medical Tennis Association's national tournament in Las Vegas over 130 other doctors by beating Gil Rothrock, a surgeon from York, Pa., 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the final.
Calvin Carter, senior fullback for South Pemiscot High School in Steele, Mo., carried the ball 23 times for 305 yards and scored six touchdowns and seven two-point conversions for 50 points in the Bulldogs' 64-27 win over Delta High School of Deering.
November 24, 1969
Bob Martinez, single-wing tailback for Pierce High in Arbuckle, Calif., has led his team to the Sacramento Valley League championship for the second season in a row with 1,696 yards gained rushing and passing and 27 touchdowns, all in eight games.
Eddy Seay, of Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand, fishing off the North Australian coast, landed a 14-foot black marlin weighing 1,124 pounds after only 30 minutes and using 50-pound-test line. The previous world record with the same line was 623 pounds.