"Mike Gminski averages 40.7 points a game at Masuk High in Monroe, Conn., to break Calvin Murphy's state record of 40.3. His team has won 52 straight games." Gminski goes on to play 14 seasons in the NBA.
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Don Lindelof, 17, wins the lightweight division of the Northeast Tea & Arm Wrestling championships in Minneapolis, then challenges heavyweight champ Lonny Barnum to a bout. Although Lindelof is 50 pounds lighter and eight inches shorter, he pins Barnum in eight seconds.
Hart Lee Dykes, 10, follows his NFL Punt, Pass and Kick title of the previous winter by winning MLB's Pitch, Hit and Run competition. Dykes goes on to play both sports at Oklahoma State. An All-America receiver, he plays three seasons with the New England Patriots.
The Broten brothers dominate Minnesota high school Hockey: "Neal, a senior center, scored 44 goals, including six in one game, and had 73 assists. He also set a state individual tournament record for most assists in a period (four). Aaron, a junior leftwinger, had 50 goals and 57 assists." Neal goes on to play for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team before scoring 289 goals in the NHL while Aaron scores 186 goals in 14 NHL seasons.
Steve Dembowski becomes a FACE for getting hit by pitches, 95 during a 144-game career at Fairleigh Dickinson. The upside? The 5'4" second baseman has a final-season on-base percentage of .704.
Richard Sengpiel, "a 15-year-old ninth-grader, defeated nine regional champions to capture the Duncan Yo-Yolympics in Gurnee, Ill."
"Karen Andrews, 21, a pitcher for the UCLA women's fast-pitch Softball team, went 29 innings—and threw 316 pitches—to beat Texas A&M 2--1. At week's end she was 12--1 with a 0.50 ERA in 1981. She has had seven no-hitters in her college career."
Kay Hankins wins her third straight Cow-Chip Tossing title with a pitch of 91'5". Instead of a traditional congratulatory handshake, Hankins gets a soft punch on the shoulder.
Kimberly Voss, Jump Rope, goes a record 1,130 skips without missing.