Sheila Ingram, 17, of Coolidge High School in Washington, set a scholastic mark for girls in the 440-yard run, clocking a 55.8. Sheila also competes in the 100 (11.0), the 220 (24.5), the 880 (2.14) and on several relay teams. She has been running for four years.
Sheree Ent, a pitcher for the Central Columbia High School girls' softball team in Bloomsburg, Pa., won 33 consecutive games, while her team has taken three straight county titles. Sheree's record for three years is 39-1, the sole defeat being a one-run loss in 1972.
Serge Gambucci, of Grand Forks, N. Dak., has coached six state championship tennis teams at Central High School, as well as 10 state hockey champions. His seven children have accounted for 22 state individual or team titles in the same two sports.
Dennis Walker, a senior at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., scored 67 goals in 14 lacrosse games to lead the nation in total goals and goals per game. He also had 11 assists for a total of 78 points. Walker had never played lacrosse before attending college.
June 23, 1974
Butch Edge, a senior at El Camino High, Sacramento, was involved in all 21 outs in his team's victory in a city playoff game, recording 19 strikeouts and fielding two grounders for outs. To top the season, Edge signed with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Ed Killin Jr., 12, of Des Moines, was the youngest person ever to compete in the Drake Relays Marathon, and completed the 26-mile course in 4:20:21. In 1973 Ed was the Junior Olympic long-jump champion, and is also Iowa's third-ranked race walker.