HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIF.
Hawkes, 18, beat 27-year-old defending champion Dan Southern, 20-21, 21-17, 11-5 to win the national outdoor racquet-ball title. Hawkes was a two-time national junior champ in the sport, which is played on a three-walled court.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA.
Selmore, a junior at Dartmouth, pitched a perfect game to lead Afro-Am to a 7-0 intramural slo-pitch softball win over all-male Gile Hall. A guard on the Big Green women's basketball varsity, she once drew six offensive fouls in a game.
LaGoy, a 32-year-old pro at the Shelby Country Club, raised $2,800 for charity in a 210-hole golf marathon on his home course. Between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on June 24, he shot a one-over-par 840 on the 6,309-yard, par-72 course.
Eddy, 21, rolled 33 consecutive strikes in league play, tying the alltime mark. In the process he had two straight perfect games and an 868 series, the fifth-best ever. In 1979 he was the youngest bowler ever to win the state tournament.
September 6, 1981
Young, a 28-year-old law student, and Goertzen, a 26-year-old fitness director, combined to win the inaugural Minnesota Border-to-Border Race, the longest triathlon in the U.S. Beginning at the Iowa border, the pair, in relay, cycled some 415 miles in two days, race-walked another 63 miles the third day and on the fourth day together canoed the final 50 miles to the Canadian border. They finished 11 minutes ahead of the men's winners, Jerry Kassanchuk and Tim Anderson.