May 29, 1972
May 29, 1972

Table of Contents
May 29, 1972

Mass Mania
Arctic Spring
Motor Sports
Harness Racing
Pro Basketball
  • By Peter Carry

    The ABA title was at stake and along came those Nets with a bunch of fierce guards. So enigmatic Indiana played it the hard way

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Lew Dellegrotti, a senior at Berwick (Pa.) High, combined with, two teammates for a no-hitter, and has tossed a no-hitter and three one-hitters himself. In basketball he established a school career scoring record of 1,326 points and single-game record of 60.

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Tony Sharpe (left) won his 300th baseball game as a coach at the University of Nebraska when the Cornhuskers beat the University of Houston 4-3 in the opener of a double-header at Houston. In the nightcap the Cougars avenged the loss, winning by an identical 4-3 score and ironically giving Houston Coach LOVETTE HILL his 300th career victory. In a 22-year career, Hill's record is 309-286-1, while over 26 years Sharpe has won 308, lost 290 and tied two. Asked how he would celebrate, Hill, 65, said, "I think I'll go home and sleep."

Mary Lou Honl, a freshman at New Milford (N.J.) High, who has a 181-plus average in the Bergen County Girls' Traveling Classic (bowling) League, won her fifth straight title—three bantam and two junior—in the Scholastic Golden Pins tournament.

Carl McCullough, a Sacramento High senior who made all-league as a running back in football, has recorded times of 21.1 and 9.5 in the 220- and 100-yard dashes and has long-jumped 25'5" for the Dragons. He also has run a 46.8 leg in the sprint medley.

Chuck Taylor captains two sports at West Liberty (W. Va.) State College. He went undefeated in regular-season conference tennis play this spring after finishing his basketball career with a school-record 1,960 points and two West Virginia Conference scoring titles.