Feb. 23, 1970
Feb. 23, 1970

Table of Contents
Feb. 23, 1970

Grab The Gold
College Basketball
Hairy Sport
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Larry Dixon, from North Hollywood, took the Top Fuel Eliminator award at the Hot Rod Association's Winternationals when he defeated Tony Nancy of Sherman Oaks, Calif, with a time of 6.868 seconds for the quarter-mile course, an average of 180 mph.

This is an article from the Feb. 23, 1970 issue Original Layout

David Bedford, 20, a student at Brighton College in England, finished the nine-mile senior race at the Southern Counties Cross-Country Championships with the winning time of 45:50. Then, 20 minutes later, he ran the six-mile junior race and won that in 32:12.

John Bobalik, a senior guard at Wellsville (Ohio) High School, set a state record of 48 consecutive free throws, including 22 in a game with Carrollton (Ohio) High in which he also was eight-for-eight from the floor for a perfect shooting night as his Tigers won 89-66.

Robert Reynolds, a 100-pound sophomore who wrestles for the Portville (New York) Panthers, pinned all his opponents in dual meets this season to compile a 27-0 two-year dual-meet mark and 30-3 overall record, including a 14-second and an 18-second pin.

David Zubero, 11, a state wrestling champion from Jacksonville, Fla., set 10 state swimming records in the 50-yard, 50- and 100-meter (short and long course) breaststroke; the 50-, 100- and 200-meter freestyle; the 200-yard, 200- and 100-meter individual medleys.

Dale Allred, 6'3" guard for Uintah High School in Vernal, Utah, led his team to victory over Manti High when he first scored a basket with 20 seconds remaining to tie the game at 55; then, with two seconds left, he threw in a 72-foot field goal to give the Utes a 57-55 win.