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FACES IN THE CROWD
May 29, 1967
Eddie Long, Columbus, Ohio's 14-year-old state junior trapshoot titlist, became the second teen-age winner in the 16-year history of the Golden West Grand American Championship in Reno as he hit 24x25 in a shoot-off with Ben Polacek, 44, of Kelso, Wash.
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May 29, 1967

Faces In The Crowd

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Eddie Long, Columbus, Ohio's 14-year-old state junior trapshoot titlist, became the second teen-age winner in the 16-year history of the Golden West Grand American Championship in Reno as he hit 24x25 in a shoot-off with Ben Polacek, 44, of Kelso, Wash.

Cindi Stock, 15, led her St. Louis Ferguson-Ritenour team to the National YMCA women's championship in Indianapolis by winning the 200-yard butterfly and backstroke, 400-yard individual medley and swimming on the winning 400-yard medley relay team.

Ken Dietz, a Rye Neck (N.Y.) High senior, was named most valuable field man at the first annual high school invitation track meet in Cobleskill, N.Y., when he broke the state discus mark—set in 1954 by former world-record holder Al Oerter—with a toss of 186'1?"

John McBroom, an Air Force Academy outfielder with a .481 batting average, went nine for nine (slugging two home runs, one triple, two doubles and four singles) for an NCAA single-game record and knocked in 12 runs as the Falcons defeated Colorado College 38-7.

Jim Wheeler, a Western Illinois golfer who has lost only three matches in four years, won his 13th straight tournament, in South Bend, Ind. Three weeks earlier his team (9-6 for the season) closed out its 15th consecutive year without a home-course defeat (83 matches).

Oliver Martin, a CCNY freshman who spent two years cycling in Italy after competing in the 1964 Olympic Games, won individual honors in the Eastern Intercollegiate Road Race Championship by covering the steep, 44.4-mile New Haven, Conn. course in 2:02.53.

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