Jan. 31, 1972
Jan. 31, 1972

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Jan. 31, 1972

  • In his latest comeback, Jim Ryun not only beat Kip Keino. He talked, he laughed, he waved at the crowd, he joked with his fellow runners and he almost forgot to take home his trophy

  • The rebirth of the St. Louis Blues began for real when Philly left Coach Al Arbour, who had been typed as a noncom without clout, in stitches. Meanwhile, the star kept his hair and the owner his cool

Hoop And Holler
Good Sport
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Maureen Cloonan, 14, of Kenilworth, NJ., won the women's heavyweight title in the East Coast Invitational Judo championships when she threw the defending champion in a five-second final. A second-degree brown belt, she won the middleweight title in 1969.

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Jim Schmid, a senior guard at Aurora (Ill.) Central Catholic High, set school and South Central Conference records when he connected on 46 consecutive free throws in six games for the Chargers. Only 5'6", Jim is captain of both the basketball and baseball teams.

Corrado Barazzutti, of Rome, Italy, became the first foreigner in five years to win the 25th Orange Bowl International Junior tennis tournament when he beat Vitas Gerulaitis of New York 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 in the finals. Barazzutti lost only one set in seven matches.

Luigi Battaglia, a senior at Roxborough High, scored 46 goals in leading his soccer team to a 19-0 season (91 goals to opposition's eight) and the Philadelphia high school title. His goal in the 1-0 championship game was the 100th in his scholastic career.

Mike McDermott, a senior at NYU who drinks five quarts of milk a day, became the first man since 1941 to win the 35-pound weight throw and the shotput in both the Metropolitan (New York) AAU Junior and Senior indoor championships.

Eddie Ressler, a 5'11½", 170-pound senior at William Allen High in Allentown, Pa., maintained an impressive 202 bowling average over 42 games. He has bowled series of 734, 734, 717 and 714 and has had high games of 298 (in 1969), 289, 277 and 264.