TRACK AND FIELD
NO CIGAR?Bengt Nilsson of Sweden bettered own European high-jump record with leap of 6 feet, 11 5/64 inches during meet at Goteborg, Sweden, but still was 27/64 inches shy of world record (6 feet 11? inches) held by Walter Davis of Houston, Tex.
of Westbury L.I., star of recent National Open polo championships, scored four goals to lead c.c.c.-Meadowbrook team to 12-6 victory over Oak Brook in Paul Butler national handicap tournament at Hinsdale, Ill.
, 21, of Sacramento, Calif, beat Mickey Wright, 19, of San Diego 4 and 2 over a soggy course at Sewickley for U.S. women's amateur golf championship.
of Cincinnati scored 72-hole total of 295?11 over par on Wichita, Kan. Country Club course-to win Wichita Open by seven strokes. Runners-up: Jackie Pung of Cincinnati and Betsy Rawls of Spartanburg, S.C.?tied for second with 302.
APPOINTED?Col. Robert V. Whitlow, 37, of Fresno, Calif., three-letter winner at West Point in 1943: Director of Athletics of brand-new Air Force academy at Denver, by Air Secretary Harold E. Talbott.
DIED?Frank Erne, 79, lightweight champion of the world from 1899 to 1902; in New York, after long illness.
DIED?Charlie Hart, 87, professional distance runner who covered more than 750,-000 miles in racing career and who managed to run eight miles in 102 minutes last year; in London.
OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD