Mike Leidy, a junior linebacker for Hampden-Sydney (Va.) College, had 105 unassisted tackles and three interceptions as he led the Tigers to an unbeaten season, in which they allowed only 112.2 yards a game. In 1970 Leidy made 21 tackles in one game.
Rick Buckstad, 14, of Edison, N.J., set an age-group record for the 3,000-meter steeplechase When he recorded a time of 9:49.0 in Trenton. Two weeks earlier he won the Road Runners of America cross-country title for 14-and 15-year-old boys with a 7:54 for 1¾ miles.
Larry Murdoch, 14, of West Chester, Pa., won the state field-archery championships in the Youth A (16-and-under) freestyle division in Seven Springs. He is reigning champion in two national junior (15-and-under)classes and has shot a perfect 300 indoors.
John Borozzi, a senior at Dundalk (Md.) High School, scored 19 goals and had three assists to lead his soccer team to an 8-2 record. He scored 54 goals in his three-year varsity career, during which Dundalk had a 36-2-1 record and won two state championships.
December 13, 1971
Paul Mitchell, a halfback for Stoco (W. Va.) High School, who scored 50 points in a 68-18 rout of Marsh Fork earlier in the season, set a state single-season scoring record with 254 points in 10 games. He also rushed for a total of 2,323 yards.
Rich Schultz, a junior at Swarthmore (Pa.) College, won the Middle Atlantic Conference college division cross-country title for the second year in a row with a record time of 27:09.4 for 4.4 miles in Philadelphia. He has finished first 20 straight tunes.