Bob and Barry Harwick of the Mt. Lebanon (Pa.) Track Club have won eight national Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic race-walking titles. Bob, 14 (left), won the 440-yard race walk in 1968 and the junior division (12-13) mile and two-mile in 1970. Barry, 15, captured four consecutive 440-and 880-yard age-group championships from 1965 through 1968 before being sidelined with an injury in 1969. He returned to competition in 1970 and won the intermediate division (14-15) three-mile title.
Doc Sooter recently notched his 500th career coaching victory (against 135 losses) when Covina (Calif.) High School's basketball team defeated Keppel High 84-72. Sooter began coaching at Covina in 1947 and has since captured 13 league titles.
Harry Suit of Forest Heights, Md., a 106-average duckpin bowler, bettered the world's record by four pins when he rolled a 257 game that started with five strikes and included only one open frame. In his next game he slipped to familiar ground—a 99.
Branislava Disic, a foreign-exchange student from Yugoslavia, scored 33 points in her debut for the Northeast Hamilton High girls' basketball team in Blairsburg, Iowa and is averaging 25 points through 11 games playing under men's AAU rules.
January 25, 1971
Ed Knight, goalie on the Ottawa (Kans.) University soccer team, recorded 14 shutouts in the recent season. The Kings Park (N.Y.) junior has allowed opponents only 16 goals in three years while Ottawa was winning 43 matches, losing five and tying two.