ARCHERY—After suffering her first loss in 16 consecutive tournaments, at the world championships in Helsinki, NANCY VONDERHEIDE (SI, Aug. 5) regained her aim and won the 79th Women's National Archery Association tournament in Los Angeles. Dr. Grace Amborski, a biology research associate at Purdue University, was runner-up, 143 points back with 3,595. DAVID KEAGGY JR., a 16-year-old Drayton Plains, Mich. Robin Hood (third at the world championships), took the men's title with 3,568 points, while University of Cincinnati sophomore Tom Veirs proved that the Bearcats have more than basketball players, finishing second with 3,448.
BOATING—Fresh from being runner-up in the North American Singlehanded Championship (see page 50), EARL ELMS, 23, of the Mission Bay Yacht Club, sailed away with the world Penguin title in a five-race series held in his home waters off San Diego. Doug de Souza, of neighboring San Diego Yacht Club, finished second, with Dick Rose of Port Washington (L.I.) Yacht Club third. Mission Bay also won the international junior Penguin title when DAVE PETERSON closed out another five-race series with a pair of victories to edge club member Brian Thomas and George Machado of Rio de Janeiro for the trophy.
After being runner-up four times, BOB HUGGINS, a professor of materials science at Stanford University, took the seventh and final race of the Heinzerling series to overhaul Carl Eichenlaub of San Diego and win the National Snipe Championship in Fort Worth. Defending Champion Leslie Larson of Jamestown, N.Y. finished fifth.
In the annual NEW YORK YACHT CLUB cruise, Walter S. Gubelmann's 71-foot yawl Windigo, out of Oyster Bay, L.I., easily sailed away from her five competitors and won the Queen's Cup. Francis D. Wetherill's 60-foot yawl Jubilee from Philadelphia defeated a fleet of 18 starters to win the Una Cup, and Ben duPont's 40-foot fiber-glass yawl Rhubarb from Pine Orchard, Conn. took the Corsair Cup from 30 other yachts.
BRIDGE—At the 35th American Contract Bridge League's summer tournament in Los Angeles, LEWIS MATHE and EDWARD TAYLOR of Los Angeles won the life masters' pair championship and the Von Zedtwitz Gold Cup with 838� match points.
FOOTBALL—Former Wisconsin Quarterback Ron VanderKelen, the Rose Bowl star who will play for the Minnesota Vikings, connected on nine of 11 passes for 141 yards, and Glynn Grilling, the New York Giant rookie from Mississippi, was equally effective as his substitute, as the COLLEGE ALL-STARS upset the NFL Champion Green Bay Packers 20-17 before 65,000 fans in Chicago (see page 16). The victory was Coach Otto Graham's first since 1958, and the series now stands at 19 triumphs for the pros, nine for the collegians and two ties.
GOLF—Stricken by a kidney-stone attack the night before the final round, JACK RULE, 24, drugged and sleepy, shot a creditable 73 on the final 18 holes to win the $35,000 St. Paul Open with a 22-under-par total of 266, five strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Hawkins. While scoring his first pro tour victory. Rule shot an 11-under-par 61 to break the tournament and Keller Golf Club course record and tie the lowest score on the PGA circuit this year. His 54-hole total of 193 (67-61-65) also broke Lloyd Mangrum's 1951 St. Paul Open record by three strokes and is the lowest on the PGA tour . this season. The previous best: 199 by Bob Charles at Houston.
The Wolverine women's open at the Hillcrest Country Club in Mount Clemens, Mich., was cut to 50 holes when a 200-foot bridge collapsed, leaving the 16th and 17th holes inaccessible and more than 50 people, including Golfer Jo Ann Prentice (who was hospitalized for three days), in three feet of water. KATHY WHITWORTH, 23, eventually won the suspended (for a day) and abbreviated tournament with a 198, while veteran Betsy Rawls finished second, five strokes back.
Six days later Kathy won the $12,500 Milwaukee Open by seven strokes with a two-under-par 286 and thus collected $3,250 within one week to raise her earnings to $12,759.
Competing in his first U.S. Golf Association junior championship, GREGG McHATTON, 16, of Whittier, Calif. (one of 128 to qualify for the tournament out of the original entry of 2,240) defeated 15-year-old Billy Herbert, 3 and 1 in the semifinals, ending Herbert's hopes of becoming the youngest titleholder, and then trounced Richard Bland of Tulsa, 4 and 3 in the 18-hole final to win the title in Florence, S.C.