June 22, 1970
June 22, 1970

Table of Contents
June 22, 1970

World Cup
  • Always a sport that incites extravagant response, it provoked an entire nation to a vast emotional spree at the World Cup competition in Mexico as the home team enjoyed some early successes

Orville Moody
Harness Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Steve Danosi, 16, of Southfield, Mich., won the foil title at the state fencing championships, beating Bruce Davis, twice NCAA champion, and two-time All-America Richard Milazzo. He then won his second straight Canadian Junior National Foil championship.

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After twice leading the Little Chiefs softball team to victory in the San Gabriel Valley meet and Los Angeles County Tournament of Champions, 16-year-old triplets VICKIE, VALINDA and VALERIE VALDEZ are off to another fast start, with a 5-0 record, including one shutout. Pitcher Vickie has a two-year mark of 49-3 and is batting .409; Second Baseman Valinda has a .588 batting average and Shortstop Valerie is hitting .410. Vickie hurled four no-hitters and one perfect game last season, and in one stretch of 28 wins she struck out 165 batters in 184 innings.

Kevin Meyers, a sophomore at Herndon (Va.) High, set a new state record in the pole vault with 14'6" at the Virginia state meet. He won eight events this season, with a previous best of 14'4¾"—making each of his winning vaults on the first attempt.

Alexander Anderson, a Bucknell junior, posted a 14-0 singles record to lead the school to its second straight Middle Atlantic Conference title and first unbeaten tennis season in 32 years. His two-year singles record is 26-1, and his doubles record this year is 10-0.

Jimmie Wisdom, 11, of Escondido, Calif., broke five national age-group records, swimming the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.9, the 100-meter backstroke in 1:17.3 the 200-meter short-course free in 2:22.2 and 2:21.4, the 200-meter long-course free in 2:21.5.