Joe Sroba, a senior halfback at Neshaminy High School, defending Pennsylvania state champions, scored three touchdowns rushing, caught two TD passes, returned a punt 80 yards for a score and ran for a two-point conversion in a 55-14 win over Easton Area High.
Sister Jeanne Rose, a counselor at St. Mary's High School in Portland, Ore. and an eight-handicap player before she became a nun, contributed three birdies to pro Jo Ann Prentice's pro-am team score of eight-under-par prior to the LPGA Portland Classic.
Scott Basso, 14, a Little League quarterback from the Canal Zone, passed for 1,040 yards and 16 touchdowns in six games. He also kicked the league's first field goal in history, a 26-yarder, to clinch his team's sixth consecutive championship.
Dr. Robert Harris, of Roseau, Minn., won five straight Northwest Father and Son golf titles—three with son John, a senior at Minnesota who finished third in last year's Big Ten championship, and two with son Rob, a Gopher hockey letter-man as a freshman.
October 22, 1972
C.O. Williams, 76, a retired professor from Penn State University, recently played on his 500th golf course—this one in Hershey, Pa. He has scorecards from all of them dating back to the 1930s. He played on 25 new courses this year in order to reach his goal.
Billy Burleson, of Pine Bluff, Ark., was the most valuable hitter and pitcher in the state American Legion tournament. He hit a home run to defeat a Little Rock pitcher who had not lost in 21 decisions, won two games himself and saved one in a five-game series.