Samuel Snead, 58, of White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., shot a hole in one at the 163-yard 18th hole of the White Course at Greenbrier, where he is the club professional. The ace, hit with a seven-iron, was the 18th in Mr. Snead's golfing career, and his fourth on this hole.
John Muhanji, of Nairobi, Kenya, scored eight goals as Western Michigan University won its 31st consecutive soccer match, 12-3 over Miami of Ohio. Though NCAA does not keep soccer statistics, the total is thought to be a U.S. collegiate record.
Dr. John Bodoia, 36, a University of Washington engineering professor, won the Naches Trail Marathon, covering 31 miles in 5 hours, 20 minutes, to finish far ahead of the field of younger runners, despite the fact that he erroneously ran three extra miles.
Jack Magoun, 79, Cornell Class of 1912, attended his 62nd straight Big Red-Pennsylvania football game, a 32-31 upset victory for his alma mater, in Ithaca, N.Y. His string began in 1908 and since then he has seen 26 Cornell wins, 33 losses and three ties.
October 18, 1970
Rodney Geier, of Cincinnati Country Day, scored six TDs and accounted for 465 yards running, receiving and returning kicks in his school's 64-14 win over Williamsburg, Ohio. In four football games so far in 1970 he leads city scorers with 114 points.
Don Rice of Greensboro, N.C. became the first U.S. jumper ever to win the accuracy division of a World Parachuting championship when he triumphed in the 10th annual competition in Bled, Yugoslavia. He has been parachuting for seven years.