Craig Elkins, 17, a senior at San Lorenzo Valley High School in Felton, Calif., bowling in the Wednesday night Junior-Adult League at the Felton Bowl, rolled consecutive series of 731, 708 and 729, with a high game of 289. He is currently averaging 228 a game.
Terri Taylor, 8, a lineman for the Chiefs in Indianapolis' Municipal Gardens Dads League and the only girl in the league, earned unanimous selection to the All-Star team. She had 65 tackles and also played offensive tackle as her team finished the year 7-0.
Lili Ledbetter, 12, a seventh grader at Spencer Butte Junior High in Eugene, Ore., broke the world age-group marathon record over the 26-mile, 385-yard course in the Oregon Track Club-NIKE Marathon Run. Her time of 3:03.32 bettered the old record by more than 33 minutes.
John Pierce, a 41-year-old freshman on Fairleigh Dickinson's club hockey team, scored three goals as FDU beat New Jersey's William Paterson College 11-3 to remain undefeated. A Franciscan priest, Father John plays center on FDU's second line.
December 10, 1973
Anthony Flanagan, a senior quarterback at Atlanta's Southwest High, set a Georgia high school record for touchdown passes with 28 in 10 regular-season games. He also ran for seven TDs, kicked 46 of 51 extra points and two of three field goals.
Sherrie Phelps, 17, of O'Fallon, Mo., won the National United Professional Horsemen's Challenge Cup at the American Royal show in Kansas City, capturing the most coveted equitation award for English-saddle seat riders under the age of 18.