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FACES IN THE CROWD

Oct. 10, 1977
Oct. 10, 1977

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Oct. 10, 1977

Ali
  • Muhammad Ali left them roaring with a marvelous last-round rally against game Earnie Shavers, but one day soon the champ will reach down and come up empty

  • The legendary Brazilian retired again, this time before a crowd whose size was both a tribute to him and a part of his legacy

Aggie-Ny
Aspen
Boundary Waters
Football
Baseball's Week
Nature
Motor Sports
Pro Football
Horses
Steinbrenner
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

FACES IN THE CROWD

PENNY DEAN
SANTA CLARA, CALIF.
Dean, 22, a first-year student at Loyola University Law School at San Francisco, swam the 42 miles from Santa Catalina Island to the California mainland and back, setting a round-trip record of 20:03.17, lowering the old mark by 6:52.43.

This is an article from the Oct. 10, 1977 issue

CAROL and MARY PARK
STATE COLLEGE, PA.
With Mary at the helm and Carol as crew, the 19-year-old twins won the national Sidewinder sailing class championship on Presque Isle Bay, Pa. They also won the title two years ago in reverse roles. As members of the Penn State sailing team, the sisters often compete against men, and last spring their all-girl freshman team finished third in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate freshman championship, behind the Naval Academy and the New York Maritime Academy.

JAKE MINOR
ELIZABETH, W. VA.
Playing the safety position for Wirt County High School, Jake, 17, intercepted four passes, which he returned for a total of 134 yards, and scored a touchdown with a recovered fumble to lead the Tigers to a 35-8 victory over Sistersville.

DR. LOREE FLORENCE
ATHENS, GA.
Florence, 85, a retired pediatrician who swims up to five miles a week, set an AAU 80-and-over record for women, at the University of Georgia, by swimming the 50-yard freestyle in 1:17.60, bettering the previous record by nearly 12 seconds.

MIKE WOOD
KIRKWOOD, MO.
Wood, 22, has the NCAA record for the most career field goals (53). The Southeast Missouri State football player also holds MIAA records for most field goals in a game (4), a season (17), longest (61 yards) and season punting average (43.2).

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