At the Eastern Masters AAU Track and Field Championships in California, Pa., Butterfield, 40, won the 100-yard dash; the long, triple and high jumps; the shotput and javelin; and broke the 120-yard high-hurdle record with a 17.1.
This is an article from the Aug. 30, 1976 issue
ANN ARBOR, MICH.
Scoring 3,691.67 points of a possible 3,750 in three events, Comstock won the sixth annual National Hot Air Balloon Championship in Indianola, Iowa. He also triumphed in 1972, making him the first balloonist to win two national titles.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.
Winning six games, losing none, and drawing three for a total of 7½ points, Michael, 17, won the Schilde (Belgium) Youth Chess Tournament, defeating Boris Taborov, 16, of the Soviet Union, who came in second with seven points.
Sixteen-year-old Hendrix became the first lefthander in 31 years to win the 50th annual 72-hole Texas State Junior Golf Championship when he shot 279, nine strokes under par, on the Brackenridge Park course in San Antonio.
Stuart, 18, won the 15-and-over expert class during the Georgia State Open Invitational Bicycle Moto-Cross Race in Marietta. He set a record of 29.4 seconds for the 1,010-foot course, which bettered the old mark by more than three seconds.
Darren, 12, won the national 15-and-under bare-bow archery title in Aurora, Ill. He scored 964 points to break the two-day hunter-round mark by 27 points and tallied 2,393 in the five-day competition, 37 more than the previous record.