Curt Kutschenreuter, 6, of Loveland, Ohio, was the youngest of 1,000 cyclists to complete 50 miles in less than six hours in the Hancock Hillless Half Hundred bicycle race. Curt, who has been cycling for a year, pedaled 57 miles in six hours and 35 minutes.
Jim Zorn, quarterback for Cal Poly in Pomona, Calif., gained 505 yards in his team's 37-27 win over Southern Utah State. Zorn, whose 3,000 yards led the NCAA Division II in total offense last year, completed 20 of 33 passes and rushed for 110 yards.
Lieut. Marsha Lutz, the first woman assigned to the U.S.A.F. Spacetrack site in Diyarbakir, Turkey, was named head of the Base Sports Council after she won the swimming and handicap bowling championships. Lutz also took seconds in badminton and golf.
Barry Oliver, 15, of Indian Springs, Nev., won junior National AAU wrestling titles in both the 148-pound freestyle and the 158-pound Greco-Roman. Later, Oliver was third in the senior 148-pound freestyle at the North American Championships in Mexico City.
October 13, 1974
Don Miller, 55, of Bethesda, Md., won the Kenwood Golf and Country Club championship for the sixth time in four decades, defeating defending champion Jerry Gibson in the final. Miller's other club titles were won in 1940, 1950, 1962, 1963 and 1969.
Michele Shands, 13, ran a 58.8 on her 440 anchor leg for the Jamaica (N.Y.) Track Club in the 880-yard sprint medley at the Queens College Invitational track meet. Her team's 1:55.8 clocking was 2.8 seconds faster than the winning time in the college division.