ARMY-NAVY: MIDDIES WIN 62ND CLASSIC That classic climax to any football season--the ARMY-NAVY game--sees a hundred thousand jamming Philadelphia Stadium. The traditional pre-game color sees the Middies and Cadets march on the field in measured strides. President Kennedy, an old Nayy man, tosses the coin for the two captains as they take the field and Navy sinks the Army 13 to 7. The educated toe of Greg Mather accounts for two Navy field goals.
KENNEDY URGES PHYSICAL FITNESS Addressing the Football Hall of Fame dinner, the President touches on his career in the Armed Forces under General MacArthur and the General gets a laugh. He then urges Americans to become participants, and not merely spectators, in sports.
ERNIE DAVIS WINS HEISMAN TROPHY The Syracuse wiz-kid, halfback Ernie Davis, receives the Heisman Trophy as the best college player of the year. He ran Syracuse's opponents ragged and now hopes to play eight or ten years as a pro.
JAPAN LOSES JUDO CROWN TO EUROPEAN For the first time the World Judo Championship is held outside of Japan and these Parisian matches see Koji Sone, world champ lose his title to a Hollander, Anton Geesink.
U.C.L.A. CHAMP SETS RECORD IN DECATHLON Chuan-Kwang Yang, a Senior in Physical Education at U.C.L.A., wipes out the old Decathlon record in a meet at Walnut, California. The events include thern1,500-meter run, the 100 and 400 meter dashes, high hurdles, pole vault, javelin, discus, high jump, shotput and broad jump.
SPORTS POLE VAULT RECORD AT PENN RELAYS The Penn Relays, 69th running, sees a soaring record in the Pole Vault as Brian Sternberg of the University of Washington clears the bar at 16 ft., 5 inches, a world record. The 440-yard relay is copped by Michigan State after they also win the 880-yard. Other events are covered.
LOYOLA WINS 1963 NCAA TITLE In one of the fastest finals imaginable, Loyola's Ramblers take the NCAA basketball title from Cincinnati's Bearcats. In a amazing final spurt, the Ramblers come from behind to run the game into overtime,--then score their winning basket almost as the final whistle blows. Cheerleaders and crowds join in the excitement.
BASEBALL SEASON OPENER 1963 As the old familiar cry rings throughout the land, President John F. Kennedy opens the season in the old familiar way. He throws out the first ball and settles back to see the Baltimore Orioles take the Washington Senators. Don Rudolph pitches a ball to Jim Gentile - it hits the scoreboard for a homer. Boog Powell comes through with another and Baltimore tops the Senators.
'CHATEAUGAY' WINS KENTUCKY DERBY Upwards of 100,000 people jam Churchill Downs for the 89th running of the Kentucky Derby. Undefeated "No Robbery" and "Candy Spots" and "Never Bend" are the top three horses, but a 9-1 outsider, "Chateaugay" puts on a stretch run that gives him the "Run For The Roses" in a thrilling finish.
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