Rob, Bill and F.D., who made up the starting lineup of the University of California-Davis polo team, became the second all-brother team in the 56-year history of the event to win the U.S. Polo Association intercollegiate indoor championships. Davis defeated Xavier University of Ohio, the champions for the past two years, 13-7 in the finals at Somers, Conn. Rob, 22, who plays No. 3, or defense, scored a total of 10 goals in the three tournament games in which the brothers participated; Bill, 21, who plays No. 1, or offense, and is the team captain, scored 12 goals, including six in the finals; and F.D., 18, who plays No. 2, or pivot, scored 24. The Aggies had a 12-0 indoor-season record and outscored their opponents 186 goals to 50.
This is an article from the May 29, 1978 issue
Laura, 17, a pitcher for the Southern Lehigh Senior High girls' Softball team, has three no-hitters this season and has a 37-3 record. She has led the Spartans to three straight league titles, has a 1.30 ERA and is batting .500.
A seventh-grader at Nova Middle School, Todd, now 13, set two national 11-12-year-old swimming records at a Junior Olympic meet. He swam the 100-yard freestyle in 50.94 and the 50 in 23.17, breaking his record of 23.43.
Pyles, 21, an apprentice electrician, rolled the highest three-game set in the 78-year history of duckpin bowling with games of 235, 185 and 235 for a 655 total. In his series, which was rolled in Wheaton, Md., he had 18 strikes and nine spares.