Jerry Shulman, 20, a biophysics major at the University of Michigan, pedaled his 10-speed Romana to victory in the 13th Pepsi-Wolverine 200-mile Bicycle Marathon on Detroit's Belle Isle. He went on to outlast the field of 6,723 and covered 360 miles in 23:45.
Cynthia Habegger, 18, of Hesston (Kans.) High, collected 29 medals in eight track meets over two months, including 20 firsts. Undefeated in the 75- and 100-yard dashes during the regular season, she set a Kansas girls Class AA record for the 75 with a 8.6.
Andre Releford, 19, a senior at Dobyns-Bennett High in Kingsport, Tenn., ran 9.5 and won the state 100-yard-dash title for the third straight year, a feat never before accomplished in Tennessee prep history. He also captured three conference titles in the 220.
Tony Hill, 10, of Tallahassee, Fla., pitched his Cubs League team to the title with a 6-0 record. He had three no-hitters and two games in which he struck out 15 and 14 batters. Named the team MVP, he also batted .769 with four home runs and 12 RBIs.
June 24, 1973
Lynn Spaugh, 14, of Northeast Junior High in High Point, N.C., became the first girl in her school's history to letter in a boy's sport. In six appearances with the tennis team, she won one singles and two doubles matches, as Northeast finished the season 6-1.
Bob Smith, 78, of Portland, Ore., completed the first level of the U.S. Figure Skating Association's four-level ice dancing tests. Five-time state seniors golf champ, he played pro baseball and was a four-sport man in prep school in Easthampton, Mass.