COLLEGE BASEBALL—SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA defeated Miami of Florida 7-3 and won an unprecedented fifth straight national championship (page 54).
BOWLING—BETTY MORRIS, from Stockton, Calif., rolled the third 300 game in PWBA history on her way to a match victory over Rita Justice, of Wilmington, Del., in the $20,000 Showboat PWBA Classic in Las Vegas. The winning total of 4,430 was worth $2,000.
GOLF—HALE IRWIN captured the U.S. Open at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, N.Y. with a final-round 73 to finish seven over par at 287. Forrest Fezler was next at 289 (page 18).
Sandra Haynie needed four extra holes to beat Gloria Ehret in the $42,500 Lawsons' LPGA Open at Weymouth Valley ( Ohio) Country Club, after she had fired a three-under-par 69 to tie Ehret at 215 for 54 holes. Haynie collected $5,700 for her first victory this year, her career 30th.
Easing her nervousness with self-hypnosis, CAROL SEMPLE calmly beat Angela Bonallack 2 and 1 in the final round of the British women's amateur championship at Royal Porthcawl links, in Wales. The current U.S. champ, Semple is the first American in 26 years to hold both titles concurrently.
HANDBALL—STEVE SANDLER, representing the host club, regained the national AAU one-wall title, which he has won six times previously, defeating Al Torres 21-11, 21-14 at the Brighton Beach Baths in Brooklyn, N.Y.
HARNESS RACING—William Wellwood drove long shot SURGE HANOVER ($63.80) to victory in the $112,380 Dexter Cup for 3-year-old trotters at Roosevelt Raceway, clocking a 2.03[4/5] mile in a race marred by recalls (page 67).
Noble Jade ($16), driven by Del Insko, nosed out MacArthur and Meadow Flower in the $64,637 American National Stake for 4-year-old trotters at Sportsman's Park in Chicago, covering the mile in 2:01[3/5].
HORSE RACING—STONEWALK ($6.20), guided by Belmont winner Miguel Rivera, won the $100,000 Ohio Derby for 3-year-olds at Cleveland's Thistledown with a 1:53[1/5] time over the sloppy 1?-mile distance. Better Arbiter was second, four lengths back, and Sharp Gary third.
Miss Musket ($5), Laffit Pincay Jr. up, finished one length in front of Lucky Spell to win the $83,550 Hollywood Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Hollywood Park, running the 1? mile in 1:47[4/5] for her seventh victory in eight starts.