Betsy Haines, 14, a sophomore at East Anchorage High School, set an Alaska cross-country record, running the 1-mile course in 7:04. She won three marathons for girls under 18 and was the youngest member of Alaska's Junior National Nordic ski team.
This is an article from the Nov. 3, 1975 issue
John Hogshead, a senior at Nitro High School, set a West Virginia record with a 55-yard field goal. The 6'2" 180-pounder set another state mark when he kicked three field goals in one game, one a 44-yarder. He holds the record for career three-pointers: 12.
Al Krueger, of Bellflower, Calif., led the winning 10-man U.S. parachute team at the Relative Work championships in Warendorf, West Germany. In beating 14 countries, the U.S. crew completed one round of Star Formation free-fall in a record 12.13 seconds.
Denise Corlett, a senior at Marlborough School in Los Angeles, was chosen volleyball and badminton Player of the Year by the California Interscholastic Federation. She also made the All-CIF first team in basketball, averaging 23 points per game.
Darrell Shepard, a junior at Odessa (Texas) High School, gained 1,441 yards in seven games. The 5'10", 150-pound quarterback rushed for 451 yards, returned punts for 211, passed for 617 and returned kickoffs for 162, for a total of 15 touchdowns.
Rick Snyder, a senior at Montoursville (Pa.) High School, set a two-year wrestling record of 62 wins, five losses and one tie. As a junior he won all four of his matches in the 155-pound class to take the state B championship, and in junior high had an 80-7 overall record.