Patricia Hanlon, 17, of Rockville Centre, N.Y., amassed an unprecedented 104 points for one season's competition and was selected Gymnast of the Year by the New York Metropolitan AAU. She is the New York all-round champion and Junior Olympic champion.
Danny Morgan, 13, kicked a 35-yard field goal to help the Charlotte (Tenn.) Lions beat New Johnsonville 23-8 in a Junior Pro Game. The 140-pound Morgan, who narrowly missed a 45-yard attempt earlier in the season, has been place-kicking two months.
Harold Tinsley Jr., 8, of Huntsville, Ala., set an unofficial national age-group mark in the three-mile run when he recorded a time of 19:06 at the Huntsville Track Club road race. His time was 57.4 seconds below the three-mile record for a race on a track.
Rich Parrinello, of the University of Rochester, broke the school scoring records of 31 touchdowns and 188 points set by his brother John 11 years ago with two touchdowns in a 37-21 loss to Trinity. He increased his own totals to 32 TDs and 194 points.
November 15, 1971
Renée Blount, 14, of St. Louis, became the first participant in the 54-year history of the Missouri Valley tennis championships to win three different titles in three age groups the same year when she took the girls' 14 and 16 singles and 18 doubles titles.
Herb Stechauner, 40, of Milwaukee, whose previous bests were 279 for a game and 743 for a three-game series, bowled 300-212-300—812. It was the 12th time two perfect games were bowled during a league series in American Bowling Congress history.