June 01, 1970
June 01, 1970

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June 1, 1970

Say It, Rube!
  • His true name was Norman Selby, and he yearned for the life of a farmer, but title fights, adulation, Broadway, posh saloons, private eyes, poets, princesses, nine marriages (three of them to the actress at left, Julia Woodruff), the movies, scandal, jewel thefts and finally murder were the lot of boxing's mighty Kid

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Bob Dumas, 16, won the Alabama State High School golf title for the second year, firing a one-under-par 107 for 27 holes, with a second-round 34 that included three birdies. The Auburn sophomore parred around the final nine to protect a two-stroke lead.

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Cathy Kriegshauser, 17, of St. Louis, won three events in the Women's YMCA Swimming and Diving championships for the second year—the 200-and 400-yard individual medleys in record times of 2:16.5 and 4:52.4, and the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:34.2.

Jesus Buentello, senior lefthander for Laredo (Texas) Nixon High, completed his career with an 18-4 record, striking out 269 batters in 98‚Öî innings and pitching two no-hitters. This season his record was 9-1 as he allowed only 34 singles in 77 innings.

Dann Alsheimer, a 5'1", 105-pound senior at Avoca (N.Y.) Central High, led the tennis team to a 35-3 record in open competition and a 24-0 record in league play. He has a 28-0 singles record in league, three county championships, and a 46-5 three-year total.

Ken White, of Independence, Mo., won his third U.S. Open fishing championship held on three Missouri lakes, scoring 792 points to take the title by 47 points. He also caught the largest fish, an 8-pound 5-ounce trout. The win marked his 16th major fishing title.

Dana Ellis, a senior at Chenango Forks (N.Y.) High, won all 27 of his wrestling matches, 23 by pins, and look the 189-pound title in the state championships—one pin in just 36 seconds. His opponents managed only 13 points against him through the season.