NEW YORK, N.Y.
SANTA MONICA, CALIF.
Rachel, a 19-year-old freshman at Hunter College, and Diane, a 23-year-old senior at UCLA, are the co-champions of the U.S. Women's Chess tournament held at Rochester, N.Y. Each finished with a 7-2-1 record and scored 7½ points in the 16-day competition. Crotto tied Savereide for the title in the final round, defeating Pam Ford of San Francisco, while Savereide was being held to a draw by nine-time champion Gisela Gresser of New York City.
As a senior shortstop at Eastern High, Anthony, 19, led the Ramblers to the Interhigh title. He hit .650 with nine home runs. An All-League guard, he will attend the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore on a basketball scholarship.
WALTER RAY WILLIAMS
Walter Ray, 18, a Chaffey Junior College student, won the World Horseshoe Pitching championship at Des Moines. He had a 34-1 record, including a victory over six-time champion Elmer Hohl of Canada.
August 27, 1978
Katie, a Bonham Junior High student, won the 12-year-old lightweight title at the U.S. Judo Association championships in St. Louis. A week later she won the same title at the U.S. Judo Federation tournament held in Muncie, Ind.
Harvey, a 36-year-old welder, led Howard Furniture to the championship of the National Slo-pitch Conference softball tournament in Lakewood, Ohio. He batted .600 with seven home runs, four of them in the title game.