Joseph Casucci, a sophomore center-forward who is a native of Rome, Italy but now lives in Ontario, set two Niagara University soccer records by scoring four goals and also being credited with six assists as Niagara romped over Canisius College 17-0.
Janie Jarrett, 10, of North Manchester, Ind., set two Hoosier age-group records with a 50-yard dash time of 7.9 and a 100-yard dash of 14.9 while winning three events at the state Junior Olympics track and field meet. Her third win was in the long jump.
Jeff Stone, 11, of Burlington, Vt., a member of the Northern Vermont All-Star Ski Team, won the giant slalom and was second in the overall slalom in the 14-and-under section at Mammoth Mountain, Calif. He is also a top junior tennis player.
Wendy Tucker of Somerset Parish, Bermuda, fishing in waters near Hamilton, landed her first game fish ever, a 15-pound, 1-ounce rainbow runner, which, if ratified, will be a new women's world record for a rainbow caught on 30-pound-test line.
October 11, 1970
Carlo Massone, a Genoan helmsman, became one of Italy's leading Olympic candidates by finishing third in the European Flying Dutchman Class sailing championship in Spain, from where an earlier Genoan set off on a voyage that ended 478 years ago this week.
Scott Russell of Danville, Calif. led the San Ramon Thunderbirds' Pop Warner football team to a 39-0 victory over Roseville by scoring touchdowns on a punt return, a pass and two runs. On defense he recovered two fumbles and intercepted three passes.