Eight-year-old Robert, a third-grader at Sunrise Park elementary school, scored 146 goals and won 80% of his face-offs as a midfielder to lead the Bisons to a 15-0 record and the Mohawk Lacrosse Club's freshman championship.
A member of the 1972 U.S. Olympic speed-skating team and now a Wisconsin sophomore, Connie, 19, won the U.S. Women's National Bicycle Road Racing championship in Louisville, covering the 36.9-mile course in 1:36:20.
PATRICK A. NITSCH JR.
At the Texas State championships, Patrick, 13, set national freestyle records in his age group when he swam 50 meters in 27 seconds, 100 in 58.53, 200 in 2:05.97 and 400 in 4:24.70. He was Texas' outstanding boy swimmer the last two years.
EAST MEADOW, N.Y.
Receiving a perfect score, Angela, 16, won the sophomore ladies figure-skating title at the 39th annual U.S. Amateur Roller Skating championships in Fort Worth. She also finished in fifth place in the junior international dance event.
September 5, 1976
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.
SUE ANN THOMAS
Ardith, a 44-year-old grandmother who has been competing in rodeos for 26 years, won the steer undecorating event at the Girls Rodeo Association World Championships in Pueblo West, Colo. She is the oldest contestant to win a GRA world title. Sue Ann, 17, a junior at Brighton High School, won the Brahman bull-riding event; she also was the only entrant to stay aboard her bull for the required eight seconds. She suffered a cut lip and a gash above her left eye during the competition.