Jim Daniels, a senior at Leo High School on Chicago's South Side, ran the 60-yard dash in 6.2 in two consecutive meets three days apart. In the second meet, the Chicago Catholic League. Indoor All-Star Championships, Jim's time set a new meet record.
Pop Powell, 73, of Greensboro, N.C., who took up bowling only 10 years ago, recently rolled the third-highest series in his league, a 670 (248-182-240). Powell, who had sets of 675 and 680 last summer, insists, "You can do better when you gel older."
Oscar Jackson, a 6'2" junior at Beaver Falls (Pa.) High School, tossed in 14 field goals for a tournament record and had 29 points overall as the Tigers won their first state Class A basketball championship in 51 years with an 80-58 rout of Haverford High.
Walter Krause, a senior at New York University, capped his 24-4 regular-season fencing record by successfully defending his Intercollegiate Fencing Association foil title and, the following week, winning the NCAA foil championship at South Bend, Ind.
April 6, 1970
Clarence Schutte, retired Santa Barbara High School coach, was elected to the California Coaches Hall of Fame in recognition of the 40 years (1925-65) he spent guiding the school's football team (to a 174-49-6 record), and as golf coach and athletic director.
Danny Moore, 5'11" guard for South Catholic High School in Hartford, Conn., hit for 71 points on 30 of 55 field goals and 11 of 15 free throws, to set a state and New England scoring record as his team defeated Bullard Havens of Bridgeport, 110-85.