Skip to main content
Original Issue


Ron Klawitter, a senior defenseman at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, became a two-sport All-America this year as he led his lacrosse team to a 7-3 record, its best mark ever. Last fall he made All-America as a linebacker for Wittenberg's football team.

Fran Sichting, 19, of Southwestern Oregon Community College, was a regular scorer in track meets for the men's team. Her best times this season were 10.3 in the 100 and 23.2 in the 220. She broke Wilma Rudolph's California Relays 100 record with a 10.5.

Ken Carnine, 65, a Sacramento school administrator, broke four 65-69 age-group track records in two meets. He turned in times of 12.3 for the 100-yard dash, 30 seconds flat for the 220, threw the one-kilo discus 138' and tossed the high school weight discus 108'1".

Mike Flanacan, a sophomore pitcher at the University of Massachusetts, hurled a one-hitter, a pair of two-hitters, and a three-hit game in compiling a 9-1 record this season. An outfielder when not pitching, he hit .338 in 26 games, as U. Mass. finished 21-9-1.

Pablo Franco, a senior at Hartford (Conn.) Public High, set two meet records in an area track event; his 9.4 in the 100 was one-tenth of a second off the national prep record. He won the 220 in 21.2 after earlier in the season equaling the national mark with a 20.9.

Sarah Singer, a junior at Union-Endicott (N.Y.) High School, swept five events to win the Section IV State Public High School Gymnastics championship. She set meet records in all the events but floor exercise, leading her team to a 12-0 record for the season.