Judy Wilson, the mother of two boys and the coach of the St. Stephen High girls' basketball team in New Brunswick, Canada, led the Spartans to 118 consecutive victories in high school play in four seasons and four straight provincial interscholastic titles.
Gary Smith, 20, of Dallas, a junior at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, won the individual title at the World Invitational Trampoline Championships, highlighting his routine with two different double-twisting, double-back somersaults.
John Drew, a 6'6" senior forward for Shields High in Beatrice, Ala., set a tournament scoring record in leading his team to the state Class 2-A basketball championship and was named MVP. During the regular season he scored 77 and 74 points in back-to-back games.
Connie Vance, a 6'3" senior forward for Kittrell High in Readyville, Tenn., has averaged 11 rebounds and 37.5 points a game in leading her girls' team to a 28-2 record. With 1,124 points so far this season, Connie's four-year total has reached 3,086.
March 27, 1972
Tom Jean, a senior at Albert Lea (Minn.) High, won his third straight state 167-pound class wrestling championship, pinning his four opponents in a combined elapsed time of 4:58.0. In his four-year career, he had a 94-8-1 record, with 65 pins.
Wendy Zaharko, a Princeton sophomore who was undefeated during the regular season, won 15 straight games and five matches in the National Women's Intercollegiate Squash Racquets Championships, taking the finals over her teammate, Sally Fields.