July 27, 1970
July 27, 1970

Table of Contents
July 27, 1970

Death In The Air
Man Of Machismo: Part 2
Harness Racing
The Draft
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Armando Rios, 11, of Brooklyn's Atoms Track Club, set two world age-group records at the AAU Metropolitan Junior Olympics on Long Island, clocking 11.1 in the 100-yard dash and 59.8 in the 440, the latter clipping 1.8 seconds off the existing mark.

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George Schneider, 18, a senior all-league pitcher for Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) High, struck out 148 batters in 66 innings, compiled a 0.21 ERA and batted .367 for the year, including 12 extra-base hits and three home runs. He had a 7-2 season.

Carol Braun, 13, with the Finneytown (Ohio) Athletic Association, struck out 120 batters in 67 innings for a 10-3 season and a 19-3 two-year mark and averaged .577 at bat to lead her girls' soft-ball team to its second straight Class B championship.

Bob Leonard, 18, led his Palisades High crew to the AAU National prep division volleyball championship by defeating the Waley Park All-Stars with 15-7, 15-13 final-round victories in Long Beach, Calif. Bob also was selected for the all-tournament team.

Hayden Holmberg, 34, not only won the Holiday Golf Tournament in Johnson County, Kans., but he scored two holes in one on the same round: on the 184-yard 7th and the 174-yard 15th. Holmberg, who usually shoots in the 80s, turned in a low net 61.

Sandy Humphrey, three times a contender for the title, won the all-round cowgirl crown at the three-day Kansas High School Championship Rodeo in Topeka, winning pole-bending and cutting competitions and placing second in cloverleaf barrel racing.