Alice Kidd, 27, of Yakima, Wash., is the first woman selected as a wildlife agent in the 40-year history of the Washington State Game Department. The mother of a 4-year-old boy, Kidd is on full-time patrol duty as a game warden in eastern Spokane County.
This is an article from the Sept. 23, 1974 issue
Paul Krumpe, of Torrance, Calif., scored 53 goals in 30 games to help his team win two league titles in the American Youth Soccer Organization. Paul was the only 10-year-old selected to the 1973-74 Division II State Championship All-Star team.
Ray Sims, 15, broke the Memphis, Tenn. junior high school long-jump record by more than a foot with a leap of 21'7½" to help his Cypress Junior High team to its sixth straight city track championship and its 44th consecutive meet victory in six years.
Ricky Lujan, 16, of Las Vegas, won the National AAU Junior Olympic intermediate division weight-lifting championship in Tulsa. Ricky broke his own records in both the snatch (264.6 pounds) and the clean and jerk (341.7 pounds) for a 606.3-pound total.
George Bigelow, a physician from Victoria, B.C., became the youngest Canadian to shoot his age for 18 holes of golf when he recorded a 64 at the par-70 Victoria Golf Club. Bigelow, who carries a six handicap, has carded 16 holes in one in 50 years of golf.
Johnny Baker, 12, helped his Fort Jackson, S.C. Junior League team post a 14-3 record and win its league championship. The team's co-captain and most valuable player, Johnny batted .660, had 35 RBIs, 32 stolen bases, 30 runs scored and a 6-1 pitching record.