•Back in the Saddle
Cowboy Johnny Cherberg, booted out of his job as football coach at the University of Washington last January, rode back into the headlines in a manner to arrest the full attention of the regents: in last week's primaries he won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor of the state.
In another grudge match, Seattle's Miss Thriftway outpointed Detroit's Miss Pepsi to win the President's Cup race on the Potomac—thus duplicating the result of Detroit's Gold Cup race before Miss Thriftway's disqualification (SI, Sept. 10).
•Eye Unerring, Ear Unhearing
Busy sewing up his victory in the National Amateur Golf tournament 5 and 4, Harvie Ward, 30, was unmoved by a bit of banter from Finalist Chuck Kocsis, 43. Said Kocsis: "Take it easy on an old man, Harvie." Said Ward: "I can see your lips moving but I've turned my hearing aid off."
•Iron Hand in a Leather Glove
Six doctors examined Floyd Patterson's right hand, pronounced the fractured metacarpal bone safely healed, okayed training for early heavyweight championship bout with Archie Moore (date and place unsettled). A couple of days earlier, Floyd satisfied himself about his fist—by driving a right into a heavy punching bag and rocking it loose from its moorings.