Mary Beth Cosgrove, a senior at Kings wood-Oxford School in West Hartford, Conn., was leading scorer on the undefeated (11-0) varsity girls' soccer team. A right wing, she scored 15 goals, including six game winners and her team's only hat trick.
Eddie Schlosser, 8, of Rockville, Md., broke the World Prep boys' (7-to-9-year-old division) record held by Sean Davis of Baltimore by rolling a three-game duckpin series of 434 in Rockville, Md. His string of 152-155-127 bettered the old record by 28 pins.
Cornelius Warmerdam, 60, head track coach at Fresno State, won the Masters decathlon at Glendale, Calif. with 4,328 points to better the world 60-and-over record by 290 points. Warmerdam's world pole-vault record of 15'7¾" stood for 15 years.
Art Allen, a service station owner from Swisher, Iowa, placed first in the International Sweepstakes Sled Dog races at Ashland, Wis. During the two days of competition Allen mushed 12 sled dogs across 28 miles in one hour, 54 minutes and 33.5 seconds.
February 2, 1976
Mark Michael, an eighth-graderat Friends School in Baltimore, ranked No. 1 nationally in 1975 in his 11-12 age group in the 50- and 100-yard backstroke and the 50- and 100-yard butterfly. His time in the 50 back (27.58) and 50 fly (26.23) are U.S. records.
Jill Rankin, a senior at Phillips (Texas) High, scored 81 points in an 87-80 defeat of Malakoff High in the Duncanville Basketball Invitational, breaking her own tournament record of 71 points. The 6'2¾" center is averaging 45 points a game this season.