Kane, 22, until recently an auto worker, won the international senior men's singles title at the national roller-skating championships in Lincoln, Neb., for the second straight year. He finished first in both the figure and the freestyle categories.
Using a 55.1-pound bow, Arlane, 17, broke the amateur women's world hand-held bow record with a shot of 734 yards, two feet, one inch at the National Archery Association flight championships on the Bonneville (Utah) Flight Range.
Hills, 66, won five gold medals in the 65-69 age group at the Pan-American Masters Games in Santa Ana, Calif.: the pole vault (7'4"), long jump (14'6½"), triple jump (27'11½"), 400-meter hurdles (84.3) and javelin (105'3").
Imhoff, 26, was named the Most Valuable Player at the American Amateur Baseball Congress Stan Musial World Series in Battle Creek, Mich. The righthanded pitcher won three games in four days to lead Reading, Ohio to the title.
September 24, 1978
RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, N.J.
Rena, 15, set a school record of 152'11" in the javelin, a throw which is also fourth best in the nation for high school girls this year. A sophomore at Randolph High, she holds school records in the discus (126'11") and shotput (38'8") as well.
A 23-year-old pitcher, Bailey was named Most Valuable Player at the national women's Class A fast-pitch softball tournament in Binghamton, N.Y. She won three games in leading Hank's Painting Reds to the championship.