THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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-- the kitchen cynic
II Days En ding for
By DIANA ROMANCHUK
One day in the middle 1930's a
"For a while, we put the ball
in gasoline to soak the cover off
few enterprising athletes took the and use the black ball inside."
equipment of. then-popular paddle Finally, four years ago, they pre-
tennis onto a handball court, and vailed upon the Pennsylvania
Songs of green grass and valient victors the result was the birth of paddle- Rubber Company to make an of-
" On warmi. breezy beer scuzzy Saturdays. ball. ficial ball.
The initiator of the adventure Though paddleball may be his
Quads of~pounds of'aluminm green roast beef Iwas Earl Riskey, Michigan's in- brainchild, it is not his only
'aten by men of America's future, tramurals director, who retires sports interest. Riskey attributes
Finest young minds burning late lamps into the this June 30 after 40 years of that to the YMCA: "More than
Cold sidewalk nite, Messages from service. anything else, I suppose, that ex-
Published Books, and professors whose Recalling that first "paddleball" posed me to a wide variety of
Early morning mouthy rnadness coincides game, Riskey remembers, "It was sports."
With Sheet and Pillow case dreams, deeds, just for fun. We tried the hand- Born in Springville, Ohio, two
Coffins of quadrangles, ,.m N years before the turn of the' cen-
Goo~d morniing fool, three timnesaa week I .' ....tury, he spent time variously in
Youod un heol ress wuspek. .Michigan's tennis team gets the Marines, at Eastern working
On flked, severls hbitedy sverak ..e underway this weekend with for his bachelors, and as YMCA
One flunked, several cohabited, several made h two Big Ten matches. The net- director in Toledo.
Drug scene, Some played straight. Oh where are they now - ters will host Purdue on Friday He came to Michigan originally
The old lie, d'ulce et decorum est,. - at 3 p.m., and the Illini will in- in 1928 as assistant intramurals
Its a long way from valient victors to boxes we live vade Saturday at 1:30. director the same year the new
Our lives in and eat pizzas from The meets will be held on the Intramural Building opened, leav-
Yet'who didn't dream and who still doesn't.) Ferry Field courts, located be- ing the Athletic Director post at
Tell my father that I've been good hind the I.M. Building. Ypsilanti High School.
I've studied all the books I could Leading the squad will be 'Dedicated'
I learned of life, of love, and pain Pete Fishback, He is followed Physical education department
Of it all, only one, only me; I, remain. by Brian Marcus and captain head, Professor Paul Huntsicker,'
(And of my threescore year and ten Dick Dell. who noted that his friend, "came
Twenty~will not come again) Playing fourth, fifth and with the building", points out
Tell my father that I've been good sixth singles are Jon Hailine, that Aiskey's outstanding contri-
I studied all the books I could ... . Bob Pritual, and Ron Teeguar- bution in the past 40 years has
One dream leads to the next, - den respectively. been his dedication.
a sorry sumn ery 'Winter nite. Tuf cracking all those The number one doubles "He's a man who has dedicated
Books, My partner and I we cracked a book or team will be Fishback and Mar- his entire adult life and career
cus. Dell and Hailine will to intramurals," Huntsicker adds,
Two f sowmn o a iag rolin inwhie sowhandle the other double chores. "and has spent it almost exclu-
Freezing to death on a pile of frozen pages of empty jock sv' at ician."
Term papers and an old womanas nameless carcass. EZZ: gZW'1"Me sively1940 Rsey ook over from
Roll em 'Up, B'oll em 'Up, The nylons from her crotch. ball court because, like in tennis, Elmer Mitchell and irnoved into
Wally Weber and Anatol Rapoport, cars collided on you sometimes practice against a his present office. In those first
Ann Arbor street, funny thing about blood letting, commingling, wall to improve your accuracy. years, he had the unique job .of
cells, cellulose, united of Kings, and sperm donating "Everyone liked it," he con- planning physical fitness pro-
at Hospitals combing scientific, 1gnowfedge of , tinued, "and the. whole idea be- grams for the military units on
' Fruits of wombs to burn napalm at rioting - gan to catch on. The rules were campus.
Half Crazed Hippies, orgiastic expose presentation of gorgeous easy - we just adapted the hand- "I can see it all now," Riskey
sex music, pulsating, hashish musicians havling ball regulations since it was a grins, staring out the window
Orgasms in Ann ArboT streets, Kicking a napalm cop ' handball court." down onto Ferry Field. "The boys
As they sang along, on the way to the P-Bell... . The biggest trouble, however, would line up along the wall and
And the words of the prophets were was finding the right kind of ball. race up the bleachers, maybe four
Written on the subway walls. "We tried everything," the inno- or five times."
Death, onof a quad window. vator recollects. "A tennis ball The system must have worked
Death, out o qd ddidn't work because .4t was white because when the boys reached
Stark, the lad jumped, Taught on the sill and so was the court., boot camp, Michigan got a cita-
Face stark white, No longer thinking. Just an act
The eventual deed, Crush splat. Loner's finish
Bloodl.e on sidewalks that lovers love on,
Drops of his blood on the sidewalk, a sense of wonder, Sunday-April 1 4-1 1 :45 A.M.
Not bereavement. Liking what we sinelled before our
8 O'clock, climbing into a bunk bed filled with burning EASTER DINNER and
Oh, said a young college student in the library. "CONVERSATION WITH
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It. Lighting the pallid pages of RC 649 .d24 at the
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I see it."
But Riskey's dedication to
sports extends beyond his office
duties. He turned one of his hob-
hies-graphics-into a profitable
one, designing charts for every-
thing from setting up a paddleball
tournament to diagrams demon-
strating the techniques of diving.
His greatest endeavor, however,
began as a decision to fill the
blank wall in the new Sports Ad-
Four years of intense research
have produced a history of Michl-
gan football including such' fact&
as the 1904 varsity game with the
College of Physicians and Sur-
geons, which lasted 221/2 min-
utes-the score was 72-0 in favor
Though Riskey is retiring, he
plans to live in Ann Arbor; "I
have no desire to go anywhere
else. I'll come back to play paddle
ball-if they will let me in."
First, though, he will find time
to take a canoe' trip with his wife
to the Maritime peninsula. Mrs.
Riskey learned to like the outdoors
during the 20 years they ran a
private boys camp in North Bay,
Huntsicker perhaps sumned up
hickey best when he called him
"a lucky fellow who found a place
early in life that he throughly
enjoyed and that he could make
a living out of."
Open 6 Days
The Dascola Barbers
near Michigan Theatre
tion for their excellent condition-
A fine intramurals program bas
long marked this campus. Riskey,
however, is first to acknowledge
that it has diminished in recent
years, and he lays the blame with
a lack of facilities.
"We had 250 basketball teams
this year," he explained, "but we
could have had 500. We need an-
other building and more fields."
"I don't think the new re-
organization will make much dif-
ference," he continues. "They just
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