Charles Boswell of Birmingham sank the first hole in one in his 25 years of golfing, using a six-iron on the 141-yard 14th at Vestavia CC in his home town. Earlier this year, in Greensboro, N.C., Boswell won his 17th national blind golfer's title.
Margie Gengler, the Eastern Lawn Tennis Association's leading woman player, defended her top seeding by capturing the Eastern Intercollegiate title in New Paltz, N.Y., thereby giving Princeton University its first victory (in one start) in women's athletics.
Dave Antognoli led Edinboro (Pa.) State College to its ninth straight cross-country victory by winning his 37th consecutive meet (including high school) and establishing a course record for the 25th time. Antognoli has never lost in dual competition.
Dan Marrelli, who does all the kicking for West High School in Salt Lake City, has recorded a 57-yard field goal, an 84-yard punt (part of a 47-yard average this year), 18 of 20 extra-point conversions and has consistently reached the end zone with his kickoffs.
November 16, 1970
John Howard of Springfield, Mo., former National Road Racing Bicycling champion and a member of the 1968 Olympic team, set a U.S. record for a 75-mile race at the Wuchter Memorial in St. Louis in 3:19:35, topping the old mark of 3:44.
Mike Miley of Metairie, La. has accounted for 1,447 yards total offense (554 rushing and 893 passing) for a 7.9-yard-per-play average while scoring nine touchdowns, passing for 10 more and leading the East Jefferson High football team to seven straight wins.