Sport: Scoreboard, Mar. 10, 1958

¶From the moment he entered Madison Square Garden for the I.C. 4-A. championships, Villanova's great miler. Ron Delany, 22, never seemed to stop running, though he never got around to running the mile. He had to run a qualifying heat for the 1,000-yd. title, then in the race itself made a gut-wrenching rush in the last two laps to win. Less than an hour later, he jogged out for the grueling two-mile grind, found the wind for one more of his famous finishing kicks and won by 6 yds. Still scorning records and running simply to win. Ron scored his...

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