Michigan State's Herb Odom, shifty, smooth-hitting 147-pounder fighting with cracked rib, outpointed Ted Contri of Nevada to retain title, led Spartans to team championship in NCAA tournament at Pocatello, Ida.
Johnny Horne, husky Air Force 175-pounder, won decision from Orville Pitts in final bout, gave
New York 4-4 tie with
in intercity Golden Gloves tournament at Chicago.
, pert, blond, 19-year-old Radcliffe College pre-med student who won world championship at Vienna in February, flashed near-perfect form in free skating, outscored 15-year-old Carol Heiss of New York by comfortable margin, captured her fourth consecutive national senior women's figure skating crown at Colorado Springs, Col. Hayes Alan Jenkins, lanky world senior men's titleholder from Colorado Springs, treated home-town fans to dazzling exhibition, was easy winner over brother David. Among other champions: 13-year-old Nancy Heiss of New York, junior women;
of Seattle, junior men; pretty 14-year-old Carol Wanek of New York, novice women; Jim Short of Los Angeles, novice men; Robin Greiner and Carole Ann Ormaca of Berkeley, Calif., senior pairs;
and Maribel Y. Owen (daughter of nine-time national champion Maribel Vinson Owen) of Boston, junior pairs.
, U.S. Army ski instructor from Hanover, N.H., slammed through Barrier Mountain's 49 gates in 2:10, was judged winner of national giant slalom at Stevens Pass, Wash. Austria's Martin Strolz, ineligible for this event, posted best time of 2:07.1. Jannette Burr Bray of Seattle took women's title with 1:37 effort.
Fred Pinkham of Glendale, Calif. zipped down three-quarter mile Lake Peak course at Santa Fe, N. Mex. in 1:25, captured national veterans' giant slalom. Edna Dercum of Dillon, Col. was timed in 2:10.3, snared women's championship.
, 1951 U.S. amateur champion from Odessa, Tex., staged late comeback, finished with 270, edged hard-hitting Mike Souchak by single stroke in $12,500 Azalea Open at Wilmington, N.C., earned his first major tournament win since turning pro in 1953. Little
of Livingston, N.J. fired record 63 in second round, grabbed third place with 275.
of Sea Island, Ga. overcame putting difficulties in time to par last three holes, outlasted rivals to win Oklahoma City Open with 229, took over Ladies PGA money-winning lead with $4,828.
Bud Wiget, 41-year-old Concord, Calif. walnut rancher, piled up 2,000 points with his Class C service runabout Crosswind in five Florida winter outboard races, won American Power Boat Association's Colonel Green Star Island Trophy for highest total in single class. Runner-up: Bill Tenney, Dayton, O. research engineer, with 1,369 points in his Hornet XV in C hydro class.