Dean Heasley, 19, of Girard, Pa., bowled two perfect games in a row to become the 10th person to achieve that feat in sanctioned competition. Heasley rolled 24 consecutive strikes and finished his three-game series with an 807 at the Lake City (Pa.) Lanes.
This is an article from the Nov. 10, 1975 issue
Tania Wells, a ninth-grader at Sherwood Junior High in Memphis, compiled 22 straight wins in the mile run. Tania, 13, also won age-group 880 and mile titles at the Southern and Southeastern AAU meets, setting records in both events. Her best time in the mile is 5:19.
Jane Puracchio and Kerry Cavazzi, both 19, won the dance pairs event at the World Artistic Roller Skating championships in Brisbane, Australia, dethroning the West German titleholders in the final round. Puracchio, a sophomore at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, held both the U.S. and world titles two years ago with Jim Stephens, now a pro. Cavazzi, of Spring Valley, N.Y., who works for a ceramic-tile contractor, will resume his studies in January as a sophomore at Rockland Community College.
Scott Crawford, a junior at Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, N.C., led his team to an all-college record in rushing (837 yards) and total offense (914) for one game in a 69-14 defeat of Davidson. The 185-pounder gained 247 yards in 15 carries and scored four TDs.
Frank Perrotta, a senior at New Dorp High School, Staten Island, N.Y., drop-kicked a 32-yard field goal with seven seconds left to beat Jefferson 15-14. The 5'5", 149-pound Perrotta, a safety and wingback, has hit on 9 of 15 extra points—all dropkicks.