Randy Coleman, 15, of Jackson, Mich., who had never wrestled in an official contest, weighed in at 170—then went on to pin all three of his opponents and capture the 180-pound junior high title at the U.S. Wrestling Federation Tournament in Flint.
Dr. Delano Meriwether, of the Baltimore Cancer Research Center, won the AAU National Junior Men's title with a meet-tying 9.6 in the 100-yard dash at Wantagh, N.Y. He has run the event in 9.6, 9.5 and 9.4 this summer, his first try at track competition.
Bill Beno from Pewaukee (Wis.) High, led his team to the Scenic Moraine Conference title, striking out 175 batters in 81 innings and allowing only 22 hits for an 0.11 ERA. He scored eight shutouts and two no-hitters for a 10-1 season record.
Anthony Colon, a senior at Power Memorial High School in New York City, ran a 4:06.0 mile at the Golden West Invitational Track Meet in Sacramento, fastest prep mile of the season and a New York State record. His previous best clocking was 4:08.8.
August 16, 1970
David Keith, 10, from Winston-Salem, N.C., voted outstanding camper at the Wake Forest Physical Fitness Camp, averaged 95% on the seven-item AAHPER test and led his age group in all track and field events, from the 50-yard dash to cross-country.
Frank Roberts, 70, of Towson, Md., seeded first, defeated unranked 75-year-old Brian Hamlin of Bridgehampton, N.Y. in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, to win the first annual U.S. Lawn Tennis Association National 70 tournament in Hot Springs, Va.