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FACES IN THE CROWD
June 23, 1969
Mike Rusk, a 5'11" righthander for Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif., has a 10-1 league record this season, with a 75-inning ERA of 0.35 and a no-hitter, a one-hitter and two two-hitters to his credit. Mike has struck out 112 batters and given up only 11 walks.
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June 23, 1969

Faces In The Crowd

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Mike Rusk, a 5'11" righthander for Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif., has a 10-1 league record this season, with a 75-inning ERA of 0.35 and a no-hitter, a one-hitter and two two-hitters to his credit. Mike has struck out 112 batters and given up only 11 walks.

Lieut. Chuck Richards of Tacoma, Wash., won the overall title in the sixth CISM Modern Pentathlon at San Antonio, with 4,900 points, leading his team to the title with a total of 14,328 points, 30 ahead of runnerup Switzerland which was followed by Italy.

Frosty Anderson, a recent honor graduate of Scottsbluff ( Neb.) High and son of famed basketball Coach Forddy Anderson, played on the champion football team, was first string in basketball and in three years of track won eight firsts, nine seconds, five thirds.

John David Moore led the Baylor Med School Rugby team as it ran up a total of 57 points in winning the Texas Invitational Rugby Tournament at Austin. John, a 5'8" sophomore from Carbondale, Ill., scored 22 points during the three-game series.

Virginia Brown, tennis coach at Odessa (Texas) College (whose teams won men's national JC championships in 1964 and 1968 and the women's championship in 1967) has a dual-meet record of 24-0 this season, and is Coach of the Year in her conference.

John Melnick, 17, of Berwick, Pa., won the state Interscholastic Athletic Association golf championship, shooting 207 for the 54-hole tournament at Penn State—10 strokes better than Arnold Palmer's winning score in 1947. John had been a contender before.

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