ELKINS PARK, PA.
Hoffman, 66, an owner of a racket-stringing shop, defeated Bill Lurie of San Pedro, Calif. 6-1, 6-2 to win the national 65-and-over clay-court tennis championship in Knoxville. This year he also won the hard-court, indoor and grass titles.
This is an article from the Nov. 20, 1978 issue
In his final game the Waynesboro High senior gained 318 yards to finish the season with 2,037. The 5'10", 185-pounder gained at least 192 yards in eight of 10 games and completed his three-year career with 4,684 yards on 810 carries.
Dan, 17, won the heavyweight division of the Pennsylvania State Power Lifting Championships in York. The 6'2", 242-pound Shady Side Academy senior lifted a total of 1,465 pounds: bench press, 385 pounds; squat, 550; dead lift, 530.
Serving a school-record total of 91 points, Sherrie, a 14-year-old ninth-grader, helped the Woodrow Wilson Junior High girls' volleyball team to a 10-1 record and its fifth straight city championship. The Tigers were 34-1 during her career.
Rodriguez, 30, the owner and operator of a hang-gliding school, beat Rich Grigsby of Chatsworth, Calif. in the final event—the 15-minute flight-duration test—to win the Masters of Hang Gliding Championship at Grandfather Mountain, N.C.
WEST POINT, N.Y
Eight-year-old Brian bettered his own national age-group record at the 10,000-Meter National AAU Road Racing Championship in Purchase, N.Y. The third-grader's 48:21 was two minutes faster than the mark he set in September