Barton George, 10, of Honolulu, clean-and-jerked 120 pounds and snatched 90 to win the Hawaii AAU junior weight-lifting championship in the 103-pound class. Barton is the son of Pete George, a 1952 Olympic gold medalist in the middleweight division.
Ch. Jo-Ni's Red Baron of Crofton, a four-year-old Lakeland owned by Virginia K. Dickson of La Habra, Calif., surpassed the all-time terrier record for Best in Show awards by winning his 60th consecutive in Ventura, Calif. The mark of 59 had stood 34 years.
Lloyd Sigler, 28, track coach at Salisbury (Md.) State, gained the AAU National All-Around championship for the second year in a row, this time with 7,602 points for the 10 events. Sigler took the mile in 5:07.6, half-mile walk in 3:45.5 and 120 hurdles in 15.8.
Ricky Meador, 17, of Baton Rouge, broke the meet record in the 100-meter breaststroke during the national Junior Olympics in Ithaca, N.Y. Ricky's time of 1:09.48 bettered the record by .87 of a second. At the Louisiana state AAU meet, he had five firsts.
August 31, 1975
Dayna Benson, 17, and Brett Mullin, 17, won the U.S. girls' and boys' junior golf championships. Dayna, of Anaheim, Calif., holed a 45-foot wedge shot for a birdie on the final hole to gain a one-up victory over Kyle O'Brien of Indianapolis at the Dedham (Mass.) Country and Polo Club. Brett, from Riverside, Calif., rallied from two holes down to beat Scott Templeton of Wellington, Kans. two and one at Richland Country Club in Nashville. Brett is headed for USC; Dayna will be a senior at Western High.