Lynn Jennings, a sophomore at Bromfield School in Harvard, Mass., won the state high school girls' cross-country championship and the New England AAU title. Lynn was second in the national AAU junior women's (14-18) championship at San Mateo, Calif.
Bob Rohrbach, a junior forward on the University of Dayton soccer team, kicked 31 regular-season goals (seven in one game) to become Ohio's highest scorer while leading the Flyers to an 11-3 record, their best in 19 years. His career 48 goals is a school record.
Stu Goldstein, a senior at Stamford (Conn.) High School, led his gymnastic team to a 10-0 record, the Fairfield County title and second place in the state championships. Goldstein, who had a 56-4 regular-season record, won the state all-round individual title.
Sam Busch and Dan Moser, seniors at Colton (Wash.) High School, led the Wildcats to the 1975 Class B state football championship with a 56-21 defeat of previously unbeaten Brewster. Busch rushed for 275 yards in 22 carries and scored five touchdowns. In two seasons the 6'2", 195-pound halfback ran for 3,200 yards and scored 57 TDs. Moser, a wishbone quarterback, rushed for 3,300 yards in his three-year career. The 5'10" 170-pounder averaged 26.6 yards per carry and scored 42 TDs while directing Colton to a two-year 21-1 record.
January 5, 1976
Maxime Merlino, 63, retired dean of Fine Arts at Cal State, Long Beach, set her 12th national age-group swimming mark by breaking the 400-yard individual medley (60-64) record by 65 seconds. Merlino holds her other marks in the butterfly, back-stroke and freestyle.