Sandy Lemon, 18, was named outstanding senior girl athlete at Alleghany County High in Covington, Va. She was MVP in both basketball and volleyball and also was a member of the school's record-setting 880 relay team and a leading player on the "boys" golf team.
Warren Spector, 18, of Chevy Chase, Md., has been named 1976 King of Bridge by the ACBL. Spector, who became a Life Master in 1974, has amassed 420 master points this year, the highest total of any high school student in all of North America.
Win McFadden, 71, Of San Diego, entered nine events in the Grandfather Games at L.A. Valley College and won nine medals: four gold (70 low hurdles, long jump, 220, triple jump); two silver (high jump and discus); and three bronze (javelin, shot-put, hammer throw).
Dale Rothe, 22, of the University of Baltimore, a two-time All-America in both lacrosse and soccer, is the Bee Club (lettermen) male athlete of the year. He had a lacrosse four-year record of 90 goals and 139 assists and a nine-goal and 27-assist soccer career record.
July 4, 1976
Marsha Bartlett, 12, of the Jamaica (N.Y.) Track Club, took two first places in the invitational events for 12- and 13-year-olds at the Women's Metropolitan AAU championships in New York City. She ran the 800 meters in 2:27 and the 1,500 meters in 5:06.2.
Barbara Hallquist, 18, a USC freshman, won the USTA Women's National Collegiate championship. Seeded only fourth, Barbara was never extended to three sets in seven matches and is the second freshman ever to win the singles championship.