Pepe Beabout, a Dallas junior high school student, conquered the 13-to-14-year-old light-weight division at the Sheppard Air Force Base Judo Tournament in Wichita Falls, Texas with six straight wins. Pepe was also runner-up in the Dallas Soap Box Derby.
Serge De Somov, known to the Hampton Bays, Long Island, N.Y. fishing fraternity as the Mad Russian, became the first three-time bass winner in the history of the Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, with a 49-pound 10-ounce catch.
Leslie Davis of Olney High in Philadelphia, a 5-foot-7, 140-pound halfback who played junior varsity last year, broke through Frankford High's line for three yards and the touchdown that ended Olney's 34-year-old losing streak in the inter-school rivalry.
Mary Ann Foss, a Bellville, Ohio housewife, set a world record for D-stock automatics at the Bristol, Tenn. International Speedway in her father's 1958 Pontiac, Black Magic. The only female driver in a field of 200, Mrs. Foss covered a quarter mile in 14.07 seconds.
David (Spec) Goldman of Dallas set a short course record of 65 on Pinehurst's No. 2, while taking medal honors at the North-South Seniors golf championship, then defeated Curtis Person 1 up to become the first medalist to win the North-South title.
Philip Krieger won the individual title at the Eastern Interscholastic Tennis Championships at Columbia University, and in doing so he accumulated enough points to give St. Benedict's Prep of Newark, N.J. the team title over the 17 other schools entered.