Donna Aycoth, 23, of Hagerstown, Md., broke her own women's record in the 11th Annual John F. Kennedy 50-Mile Hike-Run with an 8:26:07. She is the only competitor, male or female, to have bettered 10 hours five times on the rugged course outside Hagerstown.
Jimmy Stockton, 12, of Roswell, N. Mex., won the state and Western Regional gymnastic championships, the city singles and doubles titles in tennis and for his age group the high-point trophy in the city swim meet (with four gold and two silver medals).
Connie Chillemi, 15, of Naples, won the Florida Jaycees Junior Golf Championship at Lehigh, Fla. with a three-round score of 226. A week later she won the International Peewee Championship at Orlando for her fifth junior-tournament victory this season.
Clarence Ross, 73, of Upper Montclair, N.J., set four Masters swim records for men over 70 at the AAU Long Course Championships in Chicago. In freestyle he broke the 1,500-meter mark by 4½ minutes and bettered the 200-, 100-and 50-meter standards.
October 14, 1973
Tracy Austin, 10, of Rolling Hills, Calif., won the Girls' 12-and-under National Public Parks Tennis championship at Arcadia, Calif. for the second consecutive year, losing only three games despite having broken two bones in her right leg four months before.
Millard Dawson, a senior at Daniel High School in Central, S.C., gained 353 yards in 37 carries and scored four touchdowns as his team beat Seneca High 42-12. In his first five games this season he rushed for more than 800 yards and averaged six yards per carry.