March 15, 1971
March 15, 1971

Table of Contents
March 15, 1971

Big Fight
Poisoning Of The West: Part 2
Ski, Ski
  • What important thing did Queen Isabella do for winter sports in 1492? Answer: she threw the last Moorish king out of Granada so people like Artist Marc Simont could ski there and happily decorate these and the next three pages with drawings of Solynieve, a Spanish ski spa

College Basketball
Touch Me Not
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Paul Kubinski, a 5'11" guard on the Parkland High basketball team in El Paso, scored 72 points to dominate a 102-34 victory over Fabens High. Paul made 24 of 25 free throws. He scored in double figures in every game for the last two years.

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Randy Faires, a 134-pound wrestler at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga who has never lost a varsity match, decisioned Mike Barrett of LSU 14-5 in the finals of the Southeastern Intercollegiate tournament for his 100th straight win in high school and college.

Bill Clark of San Jose, Calif., in a two-hour run at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, established five American records: 15 miles (1:17:53.4), 25 kilometers (1:20:42.8), 30 kilometers (1:37:33.0), 20 miles (1:44:56.4) and two-hour run (22 miles, 1,254 yards).

Tori Haines, a 7th-grader in Anchorage, Alaska, outperformed 81 girls to win the state senior gymnastics championship. She accumulated 46.9 points out of a possible 80 to edge runner-up Roxy Knecht, who had 46.35. Tori's sister Becky won in the junior division.

Carol Thesieres of Bala-Cynwyd, Pa., after seven unsuccessful tries, finally won the U.S. Women's Squash Racquets Singles championship, defeating Canadian champ Marigold Edwards of Pittsburgh in the finals 15-13, 15-8, 15-9 at Princeton, N.J.

Jeff Requarth of Oakwood High in Dayton had his finest hour as his team edged nearby Tipp City 73-71. He connected on all 14 of his field-goal attempts, including the winning basket in the last three seconds, scored 33 points and grabbed 21 rebounds.