Skip to main content
Publish date:



Nancy Holt, an attractive senior at Ward Melville High School, Setauket, N.Y., served 30 straight points in consecutive 15-0 wins as her team took a three-game volleyball match. Her dazzled coach said: "I've never seen such a feat in 25 years of teaching."

Chris Miller, 25, a junior-high school-teacher from Mountain View, Calif., won the ninth annual Pacific AAU 10,000-meter Street Race for the eighth straight year. Miller, twice a college Little All-America distance runner, was timed in 30:43.2.

Elizabeth Waters, 4, of Metairie, La., who has swum since she was 2, and breaststroked half a mile in 45 minutes at 3, swam the 25-yard breast against 9-and 10-year-olds, but finished last. "She won't start beating older girls until she's 6," says her coach.

Jack Staton, Florida's top-ranked 55-and-over tennis player, just turned 60 and won his first 60-and-over tournament, Cape Coral's Ike Macy Memorial. Staton has won more than 350 championships and is ranked sixth among the nation's 55-plus players.

Larry Gillis, a Dartmouth senior, triumphed in two Class A ski jumps in a weekend's competition at Bear Mountain, N.Y. He soared 145 and 137 feet to take the Franklin D. Roosevelt jump, then twice leaped 145 feet to win the Torger Tokle event.

Allan Hornyak, a 6'1" senior at Bellaire, Ohio's St. John's Central High scored 86 points in a 103-63 win over Tiltonsville, sinking 40 field goals and six free throws. After 10 games, Hornyak is averaging 47.7 points a game; last season he had a 42.6 average.