Dean Galardi, 16, of Torrance, Calif., took three individual titles at the Arizona State Table Tennis Championship in Phoenix. He won the junior and men's singles plus the men's doubles with partner Robert Lange. In 100 tournaments Dean has made 95 finals.
This is an article from the May 26, 1975 issue
Anthony L. Gobeo, 52, a social studies teacher at Middletown (N.Y.) High School, retired as tennis coach after 13 seasons. His squads compiled a 206-2 record with winning streaks of 43, 80 and, finally, 83 matches and took 13 league championships.
Larry Priester, a junior at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa., set school records in the 100- and 220-yard dashes (9.9 and 22.2), the 120 high hurdles (14.6) and the 440 intermediate hurdles (57.0) and won 40 races in the course of his team's 11-2 season.
Gary Beck, a senior at Harding College in Searcy, Ark., averaged 193 to win the NAIA singles bowling crown in Kansas City, Mo. Voted outstanding bowler, he paired with Zearl Watson to take the doubles and pace Harding to its fourth NAIA title.
Yuri Rabinovich, 24, a freshman at Wayne State University in Detroit and a recent immigrant from the U.S.S.R., took the saber competition with a 23-3 tournament record as his team won its first NCAA fencing title at California State University at Fullerton.
Lisa Faison, 12, of Franklin, Va., gained individual All-Around honors in her age group at the State YMCA Women's gymnastic meet with firsts in the balance beam, uneven parallel bars, vaulting and free exercise, helping her squad to an age-group title.