Sport: High Stepper

In the town of Berea, Ohio, an elderly lady walked up to a student on the street last week and asked: "Are you the one?" Harrison ("Bones") Dillard, 24, son of a day laborer, grinned. "Guess I am," he replied. The old lady grabbed his hand and said that she was certainly glad to know him.

One of the few Negro students at Baldwin-Wallace College, Bones has been a campus celebrity for some time. Last year his fellow students raised $1,500 among themselves to set up a scholarship for his firstborn child (if & when he begins to raise a family; he...

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