Bonnie Bolognese, 17, a senior at St. Pius X High in Pottstown, Pa., bowled a 665 series of 285, 166 and 214 in a sanctioned league at Jay Lanes and set two women's house records. Her 665 series broke a 3-year-old record, and the 285 erased the 12-year-old mark of 279.
Johnny Gelinas, 11, of the Anne Hutchinson School in Eastchester, N.Y., won the elementary school title at the Boston Open Chess tournament and led his school to first place in its division. He also won the New York State Junior (13-and-under) championship.
Steve Plasencia, a senior at Cooper High in Robbinsdale, Minn., won the Swain Cross Country Run in Duluth for the second consecutive year. His time of 14:49.5 over the hilly three-mile course bettered his own record by 34.7 seconds and paced a field of 794.
Carol Pelosi, 27, won the women's crossbow title in the 89th annual National Archery Championships in Oxford, Ohio, setting four records in the process. Pelosi, who took up the crossbow in March, also won the high-score trophy for men and women amateurs.
October 29, 1973
Scott Myers, 12-year-old son of a golf pro from Monroe, La., won the Southern Junior Golf Championships at Pensacola, Fla., one of the largest junior competitions in the South, for the second straight year. Scott beat the field by a margin of six strokes.
Bob Rogers, 67, former golf champion at the Moorestown (N.J.) Field Club, shot a round of 74 in which he used only 16 putts. On five holes he took no putts. At the par-4 18th he was in a sand trap alongside the green and holed out for a birdie.