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.
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.
November 12, 1973
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.