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Larry Douglas, 10, a fourth-grader running on the fifth-grade track team of the Dyess Air Force Base Elementary School of Abilene, Texas, set a city AAA record for the 100-yard dash of 12.3. He also anchored the winning shuttle and 440-yard relay teams.

Marcelle Aiken, 45, of Springfield, Mass., who started bowling 16 years ago on a date, won the women's world singles candlepin championship in Bangor, Me. with a score of 1,199 pins. Mrs. Aiken also gained the women's world overall title for the third time.

Fred Brand Jr., a 55-year-old Pittsburgh insurance salesman, stroked a two-round 148 to win the U.S. Seniors Golf Association Championship in Rye, N.Y. Brand's last major trophy was the Western Pennsylvania Amateur title 24 years ago.

Ray Glinsky, 22, a senior at the University of Akron and a letter-man in baseball and football all four years, finished the season with an 0.38 ERA, the best among the country's college pitchers. Glinsky (8-2) allowed 10 runs in 72 innings and struck out 79.

Joseph Janssen of Boca Raton, Fla., captain of the Atlantic City Tuna Club, boated a 522-pound marlin on 130-pound test line off Hatteras, N.C., on the first day of the storm-interrupted International Blue Marlin Tournament to win his second title in a row.

Vidvuds Celtnieks, a recent graduate of American University in Washington, collected letters in five sports during his senior year—cross-country, crew, soccer, wrestling and track—and was selected the most valuable in both soccer and cross-country.