Greg Procell, 6' guard for the Ebrab (La.) Rebels, broke a state high school record by scoring 5,743 points in four years of competition. Since his freshman year, Greg has not hit under 20 points per game and this season has a record-average 46.1.
Steve Annarummo, 13, quarterback for the Town and Country Warriors of Tampa, Fla., completed 36 of 68 passes for 720 yards, including 12 for touchdowns, gained 735 yards on 56 tries and kicked six PAT's as the Warriors compiled a 10-0 record.
Tony Dungy, 14, student president of Frost Junior High in Jackson, Mich., threw 23 touchdown passes over the past three seasons, is high scorer in basketball for the third straight year and has never been defeated in high and low hurdles and long jump in track.
Bill Walton, 6'10½" senior at Helix High in LaMesa, Calif., was named MVP of the Covina Tournament after he scored a record 50 points and grabbed a record 34 rebounds as Helix defeated Pasadena High 110-68 for the title and its 31st straight win.
January 26, 1970
Fran Wecker, a shoe merchant from Ogden, Utah on his first deep-sea fishing trip in Montego Bay, fought 10 hours before landing a 612-pound blue marlin, according to officials the largest blue marlin ever caught on rod and reel in Jamaican waters.
Eric Winders, 17, a senior at Hudson (Ohio) High School, led his soccer team to a 14-0 season and the Northeastern Ohio League championship by scoring 30 of the team's 67 goals. Hudson's 14 opponents were held to only seven during the entire season.