Jan. 12, 1970
Jan. 12, 1970

Table of Contents
Jan. 12, 1970

Pro Championships
No Recession
Still No. 1
Part 3: Television And Sport
College Basketball
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Dr. John Kennedy, an Albuquerque dentist and three-time New Mexico state tennis champion, defeated Dr. Conway Catton of Los Altos, N. Mex. 12-10, 4-6, 6-4 to take the singles division at the National Dental Tennis Tournament in Palm Springs, Calif.

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Robert (Teddy) and Susan Jackson, a brother-sister swimming combination from Gwinhurst, Del., set or tied seven state marks and won 10 titles at the state winter championships in Wilmington. Teddy, 8, set a record in the boys' 8-and-under 25-yard backstroke, tied the record in the 25-yard freestyle and won the 25-yard butterfly, the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard individual medley. Susan, 10, won with record times in the girls' 10-and-under 50-yard freestyle, 50-yard backstroke, 50-yard butterfly and 100-yard freestyle.

Fred Riley, a 5'10", 170-pound halfback from Yuba College in Marysville, topped all California junior college players in rushing (1,535 yards), points scored (140) and touchdowns (23) as he led the Yuba Forty-Niners to the state small-college title.

Darrell Lewis, a high school sophomore from Portland, Ore., won the first National Frisbee Championship and a $1,000 savings bond by defeating the Eastern finalist at Madison Square Garden. They were chosen from 350,000 contestants in more than 400 cities.

Tom Knapp, a Vietnam veteran whose decorations include the Bronze Star and Distinguished Flying Cross, scored three goals as his Florissant Valley Community College team of St. Louis defeated Miami Dade 6-2 in the finals of the NJCAA soccer championships.