WEST ROXBURY, MASS.
Lyons, 26, broke the women's world record for the half marathon (13.1 miles), in Manchester, Vt., with a time of 1:14:03,47 seconds better than the previous mark. In the same race she also set a U.S. record for 20 kilometers (1:10:34).
This is an article from the Oct. 22, 1979 issue
Wright, a 5'10", 160-pound senior running back at Milford Mill High, gained 263 yards on 35 carries in the Millers' 8-6 loss to North Carroll. In five games, Wright, one of his team's co-captains, has picked up 629 yards on 107 carries.
Penny, a high school senior and two-time Illinois girls' interscholastic golf champion, defeated Amy Benz of Clearwater, Fla. 2 and 1 to win the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock, Ark.
Dean, 16, won the Grand American Handicap, the most important event at the 80th annual Grand American Trapshooting Tournament in Vandalia, Ohio. Shooting from 21½ yards, he was the only one of the 3,867 entrants to hit all 100 clay targets.
Scott, 15, won the eight-event final round of the 11th annual World Junior Frisbee Disc Championships in Atlanta. Catching and throwing the disc for distance and accuracy, he finished with 40 out of a possible 43 points.
Rauer, a 27-year-old elementary-school teacher, has coached the Interboro United Soccer Club "B" team to a 61-2-10 record and four straight overall championships of the South Jersey Amateur Soccer League.