Debbie Campbell, 13, winning easily, became the youngest champion ever in the girls' and ladies' divisions of the Old Greenwich, Conn. tennis tournament, but in the mixed doubles competition, playing with her father Fred, she lost 7-5, 7-5.
George Gurik of Moline, Ill., who designs and builds his own crossbows, won his fourth national championship in a meet at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Gurik is the holder of three major American Archery Association crossbow records.
Rick Lindo, a member of the Gunners Basketball Association in Aurora, Ill., was the top scorer with 1,250 points as the Reds defeated the Whites 21,578 to 21,478 in a marathon game that lasted 150 consecutive hours, longest ever played in the United States.
Kenny Kring totaled 6,656 points for the year's top decathlon (10 track and field events) score by a high school athlete and the fourth highest ever, in a meet at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, Calif., where his father coaches and he will attend school.
September 20, 1970
Wayne Chandler, 15, of Marblehead, Mass., recovered from a hurt elbow that sidelined him last year, compiled 102 points in a daylong series of events for his second National AAU Junior Olympic gymnastic championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Karen McDaniel, 13, running for the Washington, D.C. team in the U.S. Youth Games in New York, broke the 100-yard-dash age-group record by clipping .1 of a second off the old mark of 10.8. Her winning 10.7 was .8 off the world record for women.