Louise Ackerman, a senior at Brentwood (N.Y.) High, led the girls' fencing team to its third straight undefeated season with a 30-0 personal dual-meet record. Louise, the Long Island under-19 champ, finished her three-year prep career with 70 wins and five losses.
Robert Widis, a senior wrestler at Myers Park High School in Charlotte, N.C., completed a 25-0 season by capturing his second state championship, this year in the 126-pound class. Robert, who was 24-1 last year, scored 18 victories this season by pins.
Winfred and Teresa Newson, juniors at East Central State College in Ada, Okla., were top scorers on their respective basketball teams, Winfred hitting 20.5 points a game for the 16-11 Tigers, and wife Teresa leading the women's varsity to an unbeaten season with an 18.5 average. Winfred, an all-conference choice this season, was an honorable-mention All-America last year at Murray Junior College in Tishomingo, where Teresa also gained All-America honors in taking the Murray womens' team to the national title in 1973.
Doris Coburn of Tonawanda, N.Y., a 205-average bowler, came within five pins of the national women's record for a three-game series, rolling 289, 288 and 236 for an 813 in a Buffalo Evening News Traveling League tournament. In the series she had 27 strikes.
April 14, 1974
Kris Shaw, a junior at Rye (N.Y.) Country Day School, led his hockey team to a 15-0-1 record with 39 goals and 30 assists this season. Kris posted five four-goal games. He also is the top scorer for his N.Y. Metro League team with 46 goals in 45 games.