Eighteen-year-old Denise won the girls' open division of the All-America Youth Bowling Championships in San Francisco, defeating her opponent by 59 pins. Her 218 total was a tournament record, beating the old division mark by nine pins.
This is an article from the Oct. 4, 1976 issue
Swimming in the AAU National Masters Long Course Championships in St. Louis, Beffie, 75, a business broker, set three records and won gold medals in the 50-meter butterfly (1:09.5), and the 100- (2:18.87) and 200-meter (5:17 breaststroke.
PRIOR LAKE, MINN.
Chris, 10, set 13 state and four regional 10-and-under age-group swimming records in an AAU meet in St. Louis Park, Minn. He won seven events and scored a meet-high 76 points. In the 54-event state long-course season, he had 46 firsts.
Bob, 12, led his Little League team to the city title with a .630 batting average and an 8-0 pitching record. In one game, he struck out all 18 batters, and once fanned 41 in a row. For the season he had 115 strikeouts in 45 innings.
Becky, 17, who holds the state girls' high-jump record (5'9"), placed fourth in that event at the Senior Women's AAU Nationals. She has run the 220 in 26.0, and has hoisted 285 pounds in the dead lift. Becky weighs 145 pounds and is 6'2".
IMPERIAL BEACH, CALIF.
Poor, 29, a Navy ensign, is the first to win both a military and a U.S. surfing championship. He took the Masters division in the U.S. championships at Hawaii, and the 24-34 division in the military championships at Camp Pendleton, Calif.