Colin Relphorde, a seventh-grade student at Saint Mark's School in Gary, Ind., won the high jump at the Jesse Owens track meet in Chicago with a leap of 5'. Earlier he had won the city high jump and last month had placed third in a national track meet in Boston.
Grover Cleveland Barron, a seventh-grader at Immaculate Conception School in Hialeah, Fla., won his state's AAU boxing championship in the 92-pound class. Earlier he won the freestyle wrestling title for his age group at the Florida Junior Olympics.
Darla Pryor, 15, pitched her Oklahoma Cobras to the National Girls' Slow Pitch Softball Championship in Satellite Beach, Fla. She pitched and won all five tournament games, including the final one in which the Cobras defeated a team from Beaumont, Mich. 10-6.
Amy Pless, 10, of Asheville, N.C., set 18 state long-and short-course age-group swim records. Among her times were 2:00.3 for the 100-meter butterfly, 4:00.0 for the 200 freestyle, 2:05.5 for the 100 backstroke, 20.9 for the 50 freestyle and 30.3 for the 50 butterfly.
September 16, 1973
Mike Guzewicz, a graduate of Weedsport Central High, was named a member of the High School All-America diving team after winning the New York prep championship by an unprecedented 50 points and amassing a composite dual meet score of 349 points.
Mel Schetselaar, 40, has coached the Grossmont High varsity tennis team in La Mesa, Calif. to 11 straight league championships. In his 147-1 career, Schetselaar's squads have never lost a league match but had to forfeit one because of an ineligible player.