Dave Kynoski, a sophomore goalie for the Middlebury (Vt.) College soccer team, registered nine shutouts, including eight in a row, and allowed just one goal all year, tying a New England record. The Panthers finished 10-0 for the regular season.
Rod O'Donnell coached his Caldwell High School cross-country team to the Class A Ohio championship. In three years O'Donnell has directed Caldwell to three sectional and three district titles and a 38-0 dual and triangular meet record.
Hilary Hilton, 23, a part-time actress from Pacific Palisades, won titles in the women's and mixed doubles events in the California State Paddle Tennis Championships in Santa Monica. Hilton also defeated Bobby Riggs in a promotional money match 8-3.
Jim Kelch, a sophomore at Churchill High in Eugene, Ore., took five events and his second straight overall title in the state prep gymnastics meet. He won the long horse vault, floor exercise, side horse, horizontal bar and parallel bars and was second in the rings.
December 17, 1973
Curtis Craig, a senior tailback for Davenport (Iowa) Central High, led his team to the Class 4A title with 1,785 yards rushing and 32 touchdowns in 11 games. In Central's 37-32 championship game win, Craig scored five TDs and a two-point conversion.
Matt Iwersen, a senior at Creighton Prep in Omaha, won his third straight Nebraska high school tennis championship and led Creighton to its third state team championship in a row. In three years Iwersen's personal match record is 44-2 and Creighton is 30-0.