Derek, 9, threw a softball 125 feet, leaped 5'11" in the standing broad jump, ran 50 yards in 7.4 and did 63 push-ups in one minute and 67 sit-ups in the same time to lead Pack 353 to victory in the Cub Scout National Physical Fitness Contest.
This is an article from the Jan. 8, 1979 issue
BRIDGEPORT, W. VA.
Kris finished her four-year career at Notre Dame High with 2,050 points to become the first girl in the state to score more than 2,000 points. Her 31-point average this season was tops in West Virginia, where girls' basketball is a fall sport.
BUFFALO LAKE, MINN.
Schafer, a three-time Minnesota Class A high school 440 champ who is now a freshman at Golden Valley Lutheran Junior College, completed her first cross-country season by winning the women's NJCAA championship in Savoy, Ill.
Dahill, a senior soccer goalie for Guilford High, had a state-record 18 shutouts in leading the Indians to a 20-0 season and their third straight Class L state title. The three-time All-Stater was voted MVP in the Connecticut tournament.
Lommori, the 41-year-old wrestling coach at Yerington High School, has directed the Lions to 99 straight dual-meet victories and eight consecutive state AA championships. His teams have lost only one meet in nine years.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.
John, a 6'4", 205-pound senior quarterback at Monsignor Farrell High, set New York City passing records for attempts (236), completions (140), yardage (1,940) and TDs (18) to pace the Lions to a 9-0 season and a No. 1 ranking in the city.