Prosser, 70, a retired chemical engineer, won five USTA 70-and-older titles in a six-week span to raise his total of age-group championships to 51. His victories came in grass-court singles, indoor and grass-, clay- and hard-court doubles.
Marcus, a 215-pound junior, considered Mississippi's best high school running back since Walter Payton, has gained 971 yards on 95 carries to lead Philadelphia High to a 6-0 record. He rushed for 1,700 yards and scored 28 TDs in 1979.
Howard, 36, an Air Force master sergeant and the captain-coach of his service's trap-shooting team, won the Chinese World Friendship Shoot in Peking. Firing from 15 meters, he broke 192 of 200 targets in the first match, 98 of 100 in the second.
Hughes, 31, an auto sales manager, shot two holes-in-one in a span of three holes while successfully defending his Ridgewood Country Club championship. He used a seven-iron on the 165-yard 3rd hole and an eight-iron on the 135-yard 5th.
October 27, 1980
Kara and Keith won three events apiece at the National Junior Olympic Swimming Championships, which were held in Fort Lauderdale. Kara, who is a sophomore at Our Lady of Mercy High of Farmington Hills, established meet records in the 100-meter butterfly (1:02.85) and the 200 fly (2:15.90) and won the 400 freestyle (4:20.80), while Keith, a senior at Menard High, set an 800 freestyle record (8:23.15) and also won the 200 and 400 free in 1:55.51 and 4:02.90, respectively.