Joe Neal, a senior at South Sumter High in Bushnell, Fla., won his third straight state high school long-jump championship with a leap of 23'11½", a Florida prep record. Joe has run the 100 in 9.8, thrown the discus 139 feet and put the shot 43 feet.
This is an article from the July 28, 1975 issue
Bill Bordley, a junior at Bishop Montgomery High in Torrance, Calif., led the Knights to the state Interscholastic Federation southern sectional 3-A title, winning all five playoff games. Bill pitched 35 straight innings without allowing an earned run.
Sharon Duffey, a freshman, broke the Penn State single-season scoring record in women's lacrosse with 38 goals in 10 games; the previous record of 26 goals was set in an eight-game season. Duffey also had 11 assists and was named to the national team.
Luis Martinez, a 7-year-old from Glen Burnie, Md., set a national age-group record by running 5,000 meters in 21:33.2 during an allcomers meet at Catonsville Community College. Luis, who runs 15 miles a week, bettered the 4-year-old mark by 1.47.
Thomas Picard, 12, of Williamstown, Mass., pitched his second no-hitter of the year, this time by striking out all 18 batters as his Rotary Club team routed Williams Co-op 14-0 in a six-inning Little League game. Thomas posted a 5-2 record this season.
Richard T. Beebe, 73, professor of medicine at Albany (N.Y.) Medical College and 18-handicapper, used a six-wood for a hole in one on the 146-yard 15th of Schuyler Meadows Club in Loudonville. It was the fourth time Beebe has aced the same hole.