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faces in the crowd...


Judy Eller, Old Hickory, Tenn. 17-year-old who comes by her skill naturally (her dad is a golf pro), rolled in 10-footer for birdie 3 on 17th, beat Sherry Wheeler 1 up to retain U.S. junior title at Greenwich, Conn.

Jim Ninowski, Ex-Michigan State quarterback whose pinpoint passing beat Detroit Lions for All-Stars, may be latest darling of pros. He and Illinois' Bobby Mitchell, co-winners of MVP a ward, will play for Cleveland.

James Miley, 15, lanky Muncie, Ind. schoolboy, zipped his low-slung fiber glass, gravity-powered racer down 975-foot course at Akron in 27:87 to win All-America Soap Box Derby and $5,000 college scholarship.

Julie Heldman, 12, daughter of World Tennis Editor Gladys Heldman and pupil at famed tennis school in Hamtramck, Mich., upset Barbara Seewagen 6-1, 4-6, 9-7 for Canadian junior women's title at Ottawa.

Gengean Keating, able Marblehead sailor, skippered Corinthian YC to win in New England semifinal at Camden, Maine, will try for Adams Cup in Chicago Aug. 25. Her crew: Ann Moulton and Mrs. James Ronan.

Stan Hack Jr., Air Force lieutenant son of former Chicago Cub player and manager (now St. Louis coach), is making mark as tennis player, last week won World Wide Air Force open singles crown at Dayton.

Eldis Coho-Arteaga, young (28) Havana telephone engineer, made right moves at Rochester, Minn., lost only one game as he out maneuvered strong field for nine wins, two draws on way to U.S. open chess title.