Sport: Long Shot

There is no particular prejudice against an 18-year-old girl who enters a national trapshooting contest. But she is not supposed to win. In the Grand American Trapshoot at Vandalia, Ohio last week, to the utter consternation of a 98% male field, one of them did just that.

Against the champions of the other 47 states (and Cuba), Florida's Joan Pflueger of North Miami handled her 12-gauge gun with the ease of an old infantryman. From a 16-yd. handicap mark, blonde, self-contained Joan "smoked" (shattered to dust) 100 straight clay pigeons. That gave her a tie with four others. In a 75-bird shoot-off,...

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