Dave Chauner, 26, Of Burlington, Vt., became the first American cyclist to win a stage in Britain's Milk Race, covering the 90-mile final leg from Morecambe to Blackpool in 3:45:21. The U.S. finished fifth and Chauner was 42nd out of 59 in the 12-day event.
Paul Thibodeau, 72, of Sebring, Fla., had two holes in one on the 160-yard par-3 3rd hole at the Sebring Municipal Golf Course within five days. A retired security guard, the 17-handicap Thibodeau used a three-wood and a three-iron for his two aces.
Dedy Cooper, 17, of Richmond, Calif., led Harry Ells High to the state track crown by contributing to all 22 points his school earned at the San Diego title meet. He won the 330 low hurdles, was second in the 120 highs and anchored the winning 440-and mile-relay teams.
Tom Willette, a senior, pitched Plymouth Salem High to the Michigan championship by winning the final two games in the state tournament. The lefthander pitched 93 innings this season, struck out 179 and had an ERA of 1.12 in posting a 14-1 record.
Javier Sanchez, 12, of Laredo, Texas, completed his final year of Little League baseball with a .727 season batting average. The pitcher-third baseman, who had hit .696 the previous season, slammed 13 home runs, drove in 38 runs and had a 4-0 record on the mound.
Emily Goodfellow, a junior at Princeton University, is expected to be the first student in the school's history to earn 12 varsity letters. Thus far she has nine, three each year in field hockey, squash and lacrosse, and is captain-elect of field hockey and squash for 1976.