Sport: Scoreboard, Jun. 1, 1953

¶At Ames, Iowa, Kansas Olympian Wes Santee, winging around the track in the Big Seven championships, set a new collegiate mile record of 4:06.3, clipping four-tenths of a second off the old mark set by another famed Kansan, Glenn Cunningham, in 1934.

¶In Madison, N.J., an imported Welsh terrier named Topflight Template of Twin Ponds outclassed 2,611 other entries to win the Morris & Essex Dog Show, biggest in the U.S.

¶At Pittsburgh, National Open Golf Champion Julius Boros shot a 2-under-par 70 at the Oakmont Country Club, scene of this month's Open, against some 100,000 U.S., Canadian and Mexican golfers in the...

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