Sherri Lynn Graham, 8, of Salem, Va., set a state age-group record for 12-and-under in the 880-yard run with a clocking of 2:49.0 in a meet at Roanoke College. In the same meet she also placed first in the 50-and 100-yard dashes and the long jump.
Joe Hight, a high school senior from Dallas, was named MVP of the Texas All-Star Soccer team, the Texas Longhorns. Touring England, the Texans won five and tied one, with Hight, a goalie, allowing only two scores. The Longhorns lost their seventh match 3-1.
Kathy May, 17, of Beverly Hills, Calif., won the Planters Peanuts Most Outstanding Junior Award as top junior tennis player at the U.S. Open. She also holds the National Junior Girls' Clay Court title and won the St. Louis Invitational singles crown in July.
Bill Blakely, 73, won his fourth Oregon Seniors Golf championship with a score of two and one in match play in Washington. A Portland resident, he has also earned six Northwest Senior titles and was a finalist in the National Seniors tournament in 1962.
September 30, 1973
Joan and Lloyd Osborne, of Kailua, Hawaii, were named All-America Master Swimmers, the only husband and wife team ever to achieve the honor. Competing in the National AAU Masters Long Course championships in Chicago, Joan set records in the 50-, 100- and 200-meter freestyles in the 55-59 age division. Lloyd, in the 60-64 age group, won the 200-, 400- and 1,500-meter freestyles, setting new marks in the latter two events. At the National Short Course championships earlier this year, the Osbornes won five events between them.