Creed Carter Sadler, 12, a seventh-grader at Emmaus(Pa.) Junior High, won three Grand Championship awards in horse shows in 1972. He also took blue ribbons in two AHSA medal classes and won Year End awards in both 1971 and 1972.
Paul Rice, a sophomore halfback at Lewisville High, rushed for 2.359 yards in Texas State AAA competition. He also returned kicks and punts and caught passes for another 700 yards and scored 36 touchdowns, including three in the state title game.
Jacqueline Yetter, 8, of Little Rock, won seven gold medals in a swimming meet at the University of Arkansas. Five of the medals came in age 8-and-under individual events and she added two more in relays. She has been competing only one year.
Phil Powell and Tom Martin, football players at Franklin College in Franklin, Ind., formed one of the top pass-catch combinations in the nation. Powell, a senior whose number was retired at the end of the season, threw 59 touchdown passes and totaled 6,571 yards. He completed 54% of his passes and holds every passing record in the school's history. His primary receiver this year was Martin, a sophomore who caught 63 passes for 797 yards and four touchdowns. Both players were NAIA District 21 All-Star selections.
January 15, 1973
Chuck Robinson, of Port Townsend, Wash., won four major boxing titles for boys age 11 and younger in 1972. He won the Washington State Junior Golden Gloves 80-pound crown and posted a 19-4 record. He also took the Northwest Junior championship.