COSTA MESA, CALIF.
Flying solo in a Beech-craft A-36, 34-year-old Jarish won the 29th All-Woman Transcontinental Air Race (the Powder Puff Derby). She covered the 2,926-mile course in 13.9 hours flying time for an average ground speed of 209.7 mph.
Competing in the Hebbronville Little League, Derly pitched five shutouts—four of them no-hitters—and struck out 80 batters in 35 innings. In one game he fanned all 18 batters. He also hit .800 and had 10 home runs in 50 at bats.
HILL CITY, KANS.
Cindy, 18, set state girls' outdoor records in the mile (5:13.5) and the 880 (2:16.1) and won the 220 (25.9) to account for 30 of the 31 points scored by the Ringnecks in winning the state title. Last year Cindy tied the national schoolgirl 880 at 2:10.6.
Mike, 17, shattered 199 of the 200 clay birds at the 77th Grand American Trapshooting Tournament in Vandalia, Ohio to win the national junior championship. He ran 167 targets before missing in the 17-and-under competition.
September 12, 1976
Fourteen-year-old Ross, who stands 5'7", is the 14-and-under world-record holder in the high jump. His leap of 6'8¼" was 1½ inches better than the second-best jump in his age group. Last year Ross tied the 13-year-old record mark of 6'2".
Larry, 18, beat 107 riders (ages 15 to 18) to successfully defend his title in the Junior Men's Road Race at the National Bicycle Championships in Louisville. He completed the 49-mile course in 1:56:41, an average speed of 25.19 mph.