Debbie Koffel, 8, of Hillsboro, Ore. was the youngest girl ever to enter the Annual Trail's End Marathon at Seaside, Ore. The 4'2" third-grader placed sixth in the women's division, running the 26-mile, 385-yard course in 4:53. Debbie has been running for two years.
Steve Reeves, a senior at Wayne State in Detroit, set school records by winning 30 of 34 dual-meet diving events for 162 points. Reeves, 1972 Michigan AAU Open Three-meter champion, also established a school career record with 60 dual-meet firsts.
Kevin Morrissey, a 6-foot senior, led East Stroudsburg (Pa.) State College to 63 wins and six tournament championships in three varsity years. This season Morrissey scored 437 points in 27 games to increase his career total to 1,076, and also had 184 assists and 89 steals.
Larry Knowles, a 6'5" senior at Portales (N. Mex.) High, set a state prep single-game tournament record with 47 points. Knowles averaged 24.5 during the regular season and scored 99 points in three games to lead Portales to the state AAA title.
April 2, 1973
Don Wallen, 37, coached Martin County High in Stuart, Fla. to its fourth straight state basketball tournament and second consecutive championship. Wallen's six-year record at Martin County is 163-16, including 22 tournament titles and a 31-3 record for 1973.
Lee Howard, a 22-year-old Harvard senior, won the 1973 Women's National Intercollegiate Squash singles championship in Middletown, Conn. In only her second season, Howard beat Barbara Sands of Dartmouth 15-6, 11-15, 7-15, 15-8, 15-4.