Skip to main content
Original Issue


Jennifer Barth, a blonde, 4-foot -inch 9-year-old, is the only girl playing in Seattle's Tom Thumb Hockey League. She scored Tour goals in three games at right wing for the Highland Ice Arena team, the last one against her 8-year-old brother's Pike Signs.

Alan Phillips, 37, of Henley-on-Thames, England, who ran in college in 1950, began training six months ago for long-distance races. Recently, at Walton-on-Thames, Phillips broke the world 50-mile mark with a 5:12:39.8 and the 40-mile record with a 4:4:9.

Gib Keller, 11, of Shawnee Mission, Kans., who set or tied seven state age-group track records last summer, played halfback this fall on a YMCA football team and scored 13 touchdowns in leading the South Lions to four straight victories.

Andrea Walton, 13, of La Porte, Ind., who goes to school in Lausanne, Switzerland, flew to Kansas City to enter an equitation age group and the National Medal Finals at the American Royal Horse Show. She won both events and flew back to school.

Gerald Barnes, a tax assessor for Sulphur Springs, Texas who has been fishing for 15 years, entered his first fishing tournament—the Southwest Bass Championship on Lake Tawakoni near Dallas—and caught 37 black bass to win a new boat and rig.

David Curtis, a junior at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., skippered his crew to a one-point victory over Navy in the McMillan Cup series (with finishes of 2-4-1-3) for the North Atlantic coast intercollegiate sailing championship at Annapolis, Md.