Donna Adamek, a senior at Monrovia (Calif.) High, set an alltime American Junior Bowling Congress series record for girls in all divisions when she rolled a 745. Her three games of 223, 276 and 246 were Donna's eighth lifetime series over 700. Her single-game high is 279.
Rhett Colby, 11, of Lake Placid, N.Y., placed first in the 10-and 11-year-old ski-jumping class at the Eastern Ski Association's Torger Tokle League Championships with 184.4 points. Rhett won all eight jumping events that he entered this year.
Ia Salpaia, a 6'3" forward on the Punahou High (Honolulu) basketball team, scored a state tournament record of 38 points in leading his school to a 77-70 win over Kailua High and the state championship. la also is a member of the football and track teams.
Jeff Carlberg, a senior at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.205 to win his second straight title at the NCAA Division III swimming championships held at Meadville, Pa. Last year he won in 1:01.1.
April 20, 1975
George A. Zacher, 43, sergeant major and chief instructor at the Special Forces School at Fort Bragg, N.C., became the first parachutist in the U.S. to record 24 hours of free-fall time in January. Zacher has made more than 2,400 free-fall jumps since 1952.
Tony Darden, a junior at Norristown (Pa.) Area High, set a national high school indoor record for the 300-yard dash with a 30.6 at the Philadelphia Track and Field Coaches' Meet of Champions at Princeton, N.J. His time broke the previous record by [4/10] second.