Andy Matter, a Penn State wrestler from Upper Darby, is undefeated in dual meets in the 167-pound class over two years and has pinned four of his last six opponents. The Nittany Lions' junior is a former prep champ and he now has a 22-1 record.
Rebecca Lacy, 97, of Cloverdale, Ore. landed 72 salmon, as well as many steelhead, in the year she became 72. Because of her success on Nestucca Bay, she is known as the "Queen of the Nestucca." Last year she caught her largest fish ever, a 47-pound Chinook.
Frank Cothran, 35, of Opelika, Ala., shooting rounds of 79-79-85-79-322, conquered a field of 99 and won the 22nd annual National Amputee Golf Association Championship held at Lehigh Acres, Fla. He has been playing 23 years—15 years on one leg.
Bob Stephens led the Pingry School of Hillside, N.J. to the state private school soccer championship and an undefeated season by recording 16 shutouts. The All-State goalie allowed only five scores in 35 games over two years. Next year he will play for Penn.
February 1, 1971
Randy Smith of Buffalo State College made the Little All-America first team in soccer and track and was given honorable mention in basketball. He holds 15 school records in basketball and was the leading scorer in last year's NCAA College Division tournament.
Scott Malaney of Portage, Mich. sank 23 free throws in as many attempts to establish a state prep mark as Northern High defeated crosstown rival Portage Central 70-56. The 6'4" forward also made five field goals to finish the game with 33 points.