40 YEARS AGO
CRICKET: Paul Cross hit a magnificent 137 for Bast on in a big friendly win over Laxton Park. Baston made 234-2 and Laxton Park were then skittled for just 21 with Terry Spooner taking 5-8 and Colin Morris 4-6. CRICKET: Hughie Edwards of Ramsey also hammered a ton (121) in a drawn match against North Runcton. He hit eight sixes. SHOOTING: Warboys farm- er Charlie Clifton retained his English Open claypigeon title. GOLF: Peterborough Development Corporation worker Bob Horne hit his first holein-one at the 16th at Milton. SWIMMING: The Smith family of Margaret (12), Andrew (14) and Michael (15) were all winners at Peterborough Swimming Club’s individual medley Championships.