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FACES IN THE CROWD

Aug. 21, 1972
Aug. 21, 1972

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Aug. 21, 1972

Red Man
Rigby
  • Gymnastics may be the one sport—diving might be the other—which should be performed in the nude. Gymnastics is simply and wholly grace, beauty, strength, a glorification and exaltation of the human body. Thus, Cathy Rigby, the best U.S. hope for a medal at the Olympics

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Baseball

FACES IN THE CROWD

Peter Jacobi, 29, of Las Cruces, N. Mex., broke the New Mexico State University golf course record previously held by Lee Trevino and two others. In shooting a nine-under-par 63, Jacobi made nine pars and chipped in on two of his nine birdies.

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Robin Ameen, a senior at Midwest City (Okla.) High School, holds the state record in the 300-yard intermediate hurdles, is a two-time state interscholastic wrestling champion and was an all-state halfback on a football team which did not lose until the Class 4A finals.

Steven Matulac, a 65-pound fourth-grader from San Bruno, Calif., took the 9-year-old title at the National Junior Judo tournament in Rochester, N.Y. by defeating eight consecutive opponents. He also won the same title last year as an 8-year-old.

Steve Lieberman, 19, of Reading, Pa., the U.S. intercollegiate champion the past two years, won the Eastern Archery Association title with 3,778 points. In the Team Round event he shot a record 828 points out of a possible 864 with 96 arrows fired from 60 yards.

Julie Arnold, 11, of Honolulu, pitched her softball team to a 13-0 record in Hawaiian Military Youth Association play, recording seven no-hitters and two one-hitters. Two of her no-hitters were perfect games and she averaged two strikeouts per inning.

H. Ray Gimmey, 39, an engineer from Sacramento, Calif., won the 39th U.S. Soaring championships in Minden, Nev., with 8,000 points out of a possible 10,000. Gimmey flew a "daily task" of 100 to 300 miles and glided 2,500 miles during the 10-day event.

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