Pam Curran, 17, Of Newbury Park, Calif., was named the Most Valuable Team at La Reina High for winning the CIF Southern Section Girls' track title. Competing alone against 200 teams, Curran finished first in the long jump and 220 and second in the 100.
Mark Williams, 6, smashed the world record for the triple jump in his age group with a leap of 22'3" at an all-comers meet held at California's Sonoma State College. Mark, who lives in Petaluma, broke the record of 18'2¾" set in 1972 by Toby Cook.
Vincent Divver, 38, of Silver Spring, Md., averaged 147.19 pins per game and set three world records on his way to winning the Washington, D.C. 30-game duckpin bowling classic. Divver's record totals were 2,922 for 20 games, 3,696 for 25 and 4,429 for 30.
Sharon Livieri, 12, of West Haven, Conn., won the 12-to-14-year-old division of the U.S. Gymnastics Federation National Junior Olympic Championships in Wichita, Kans. A pupil of former Olympian Muriel Grossfeld, Sharon was the youngest competitor in the meet.
September 15, 1974
Leslie Townes Hope, 71, of Beverly Hills, Calif., scored his fifth hole in one in 40 years of golfing on the 220-yard 5th hole of the Butler National Golf Course in Oak Brook, Ill. Approaching the green, Leslie asked his caddie, "What did you do, kick it in?"
David Santee, 17, of Park Ridge, Ill., is the first figure skater to win both the Oberstdorf (West Germany) international competition and the Grand Prix de Internationale in St.-Gervais, France. Santee placed first in the compulsory figures and free skating at each meet.