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Trish Champion, 20, 5-foot-3, brown-eyed brunette from Nashville and cheer-leading, water-skiing senior at Vanderbilt (majors: history and English), outsparkled 12 other coed beauties to win the Miss National Football crown at Berkeley, Calif.

Robbie Kilborne, 8-year-old son of a Gloucester, Mass. boat builder, missed first two days of three-day local tuna tournament, then won silver bowls and cheers of town with unaided, 1½-hour victory over contest's biggest catch—a 264-pound whopper.

Ronny Thomas, former co-holder of Atlantic Coast Conference golf title playing in second professional tournament, shot 12-under-par 60 (on an eagle and 10 birdies) to set Carolina's PGA competitive record, win Carrier Open and $200 at Raleigh, N.C.

Treva Jane Geib, 18-year-old sophomore at Ohio State and native of Columbus, Ohio, married junior Jerry Lucas, All-America and Olympic basketball star, with two of his OSU teammates as ushers at Clinton Heights Lutheran Church in Columbus.

Glenn Riffle, 42, Dayton Frigidaire assembler, hit seven ringers in every 10 tosses, won all 12 games to capture his third consecutive singles title (and his 36th game without loss) in National AAU Horseshoe Pitching Championships at Dayton.

Les Patten, 35-year-old finance company manager and imperturbable baseliner ("I let the other fellow lose the point"), was forced to five sets to defeat collegian Marshall Reynolds, win his 14th consecutive Spokane, Wash, tennis title.