May 24, 1971
May 24, 1971

Table of Contents
May 24, 1971

Dream Mile
  • It was advertised as the Dream Mile, and though for the contestants it often seemed like the Nightmare Marathon the race lived up to its billing as Marty Liquori held off Jim Ryun on the last turn to win

Peter, Peter
Baseball's Week
Pro Basketball
Harness Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Joan Pavelich, 18, of University Hill (Vancouver) Secondary School, won the discus throw at the Mount San Antonio Relays at 169' 7½", breaking by 2" the meet record for the women's discus and setting a new Canadian record. She was second in the shotput.

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Chris Serino, a shortstop at American International College in Springfield, Mass., has lifted his batting average to .475 from the school's seasonal record of .403 he hit last year. An all-round athlete, Serino is the football quarterback and left wing in hockey.

Karen Kessick, a senior at Marshall University in Huntington, W. Va., aced the first hole of golf she ever played, the 165-yard No. 1 on the Glenbrier Club's par-3 course. It was the first time she had hit a regulation ball rather than the plastic practice variety.

Aron Stewart, a sophomore forward at Essex County (N.J.) College, led the nation's junior-college basketball players with 1,019 points and a 36.6 average. He was named to the first squad of the NJCAA All-America team and to the regional all-star squad.

David Schumacher, 14-year-old freshman at Cathedral Prep High School in Erie, Pa., scored 101 goals, including 14 hat tricks, and 72 assists for a grand total of 173 points while playing Erie youth league hockey during the 1970-71 season.

Robin Evans, 16-year-old high-schooler from Carroll, Iowa, was listed the ninth-fastest U.S. woman miler in 1970 by Women's Track & Field World. Recently she finished second to Barbara Lawson, the collegiate champion, at the Drake Relays in 4:59.4.