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June 03, 1968
BOWLING—JIM STEFANICH of Joliet, Ill. beat Billy Hardwick of Louisville 208-211, 226-225, 246-180, 233-216 to win the PBA $65,000 All-Star championship in Garden City, N.Y. Overall, Stefanich had a three-day average of 222 and led Hardwick in total points 12,401 to 12,104. The victory earned $15,000 for Stefanich, who is the top money-winner this year with $49,950. DOTTY FOTHERGILL of North Attleboro, Mass. won the women's title (worth $5,000) and became the first lefthander—male or female—ever to finish first in the tournament. She had a 211 average and was an easy winner over Doris Coburn of Buffalo in total points, 9,000 to 8,187.
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June 03, 1968

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BOWLING—JIM STEFANICH of Joliet, Ill. beat Billy Hardwick of Louisville 208-211, 226-225, 246-180, 233-216 to win the PBA $65,000 All-Star championship in Garden City, N.Y. Overall, Stefanich had a three-day average of 222 and led Hardwick in total points 12,401 to 12,104. The victory earned $15,000 for Stefanich, who is the top money-winner this year with $49,950. DOTTY FOTHERGILL of North Attleboro, Mass. won the women's title (worth $5,000) and became the first lefthander—male or female—ever to finish first in the tournament. She had a 211 average and was an easy winner over Doris Coburn of Buffalo in total points, 9,000 to 8,187.

BOXING—The world light-heavyweight title was won by BOB FOSTER of Washington, when he knocked out Dick Tiger of Biafra at 2:05 of the fourth round at Madison Square Garden (page 52).

Former Heavyweight Champion SONNY LISTON, who at 222 pounds outweighed his opponent by 32� pounds, plodded his way to a sluggish, albeit not slugging, win over Billy Joiner in a bout stopped after the seventh round in Los Angeles.

GOLF—BOB LUNN of Sacramento finished with a 72-hole total of 268 and a one-stroke win over Monty Kaser at the $100,000 Memphis Open.

HARNESS RACING—ROMULUS HANOVER won the 1� mile $100,000 Empire Pace at Yonkers—a nonbetting race—by three-quarters of a length over Nardin's Byrd.

Twelve-year-old CARDIGAN BAY ($10.60) won the $25,000 Adios Butler Cup at Roosevelt Raceway by a head over True Duane in 1:59.8, the fastest mile of the year at a New York track. Cardigan Bay's victory, the 68th of his career, was worth $12,500 and increased his record lifetime earnings to $973,071.

HORSE RACING—The $55,800 Carter Handicap was won by IN REALITY ($6.40), who finished 1� lengths in front of Tumiga, at the opening of the completely rebuilt Belmont Park (page 31).

Five days later at Belmont, the $60,100 Acorn Stakes was taken by DARK MIRAGE ($4.60), who crossed the finish line six lengths ahead of Another Nell, tying the track record of 1:34.8 for the mile set in 1942 by Count Fleet.

LACROSSE—ARMY became the first team ever to beat the Mount Washington Lacrosse Club (club champions five of the past seven seasons) three years in a row, winning this time by a score of 10-7.

MOTOR SPORTS—Eleven of 16 starters had to drop out of the grueling Grand Prix of Monaco in Monte Carlo, but GRAHAM HILL of Great Britain took his Lotus into the lead on the third lap and held it the rest of the way. Hill, who won with a record average speed of 77.7 mph, finished 2.2 seconds ahead of Richard Attwood, another Briton, who drove a B.R.M. The victory left Hill far in front in the standings for the world driving championship. He now has 24 points, 14 more than Denis Hulme of New Zealand, who was fifth at Monte Carlo, where the course was shortened from its usual 195 miles to 160 miles in a vain attempt to cut down on the number of dropouts.

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