Nov. 12, 1973
Nov. 12, 1973

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Nov. 12, 1973

The Works
  • It is four years since The Trouble in Northern Ireland flared anew, brutally devastating and debilitating the land. Against a background of increasing violence, major sports events became hazardous. International soccer matches, which once drew 45,000 people, now were scheduled abroad, or if a rival did agree to play in Belfast, as Canada did last month, only a few thousand spectators came to watch. The terror touched even minor sport. Bankmore Star, a modest soccer team, was one of hundreds that played on weekends in Belfast parks. But then an assassin struck, and players and the team died

The Bay
Horse Show
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Wilbert Montgomery, a freshman tailback at Abilene (Texas) Christian College, ran for 146 yards, caught nine passes for 74 yards and scored six touchdowns in the Wildcats' 57-50 win over Stephen F. Austin. After seven games, he was the NAIA scoring leader.

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Christine Brockhoff, 13, of Albuquerque, set a U.S. record of 3,341 points in the girls' 12-13 national pentathlon championships in Irvine, Calif. She won the long jump at 17'7" and the 200-meter dash in 26.6 seconds, and finished second in the high jump at 5'1".

Tom Roberts, 71, a physical-fitness instructor from Atlanta, established an age-group record for men over 70 by running 3,000 meters in 12:11.8, bettering his own mark' by 24.2 seconds at the Tyler Cup competition in Dallas. He also ran the two miles in 13:15.4.

Carole Gittings, 23, of Baltimore, set a world women's duckpin bowling record with a score of 1,305 for nine games. Gittings previously set a single-game mark for both sexes of 265, bettering by eight pins the old record posted by Harry Suit of Washington.

Steve Leggett, a senior at Baltimore's Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, scored eight goals in a 13-1 soccer victory over City. The area's leading scorer, he finished the week with 12 goals and has a season total of 25 in nine games.

Gary Hribik, a junior quarterback for Pennsylvania's Bellwood-Antis High School, completed seven of 10 passes right-handed and nine of 11 left-handed for 204 yards, one TD and one extra point in a 53-30 win over Williamsburg. He also ran for 50 yards.