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By NORM SCHERR
In the business of collegiate
diving, Big Ten schools control
th emarket. And if last week's Big
Ten Relays are any indication of
relative strength, Michigan may
monopolize the Big Ten.
In the two diving relay events,
on the one and three meter
boards, Michigan springers led the
opposition with point totals of 370
and 390, capturing two firsts.
Michigan State and Wisconsin
displayed fine performances, as
Spartan divers placed second on
the high board, third on the low.
The Badgers finished with a
fourth and a second in the same
POWERHOUSE INDIANA fell
off its usual high mark, the Hoos-
iers making a third and fourth,
while Ohio State never material-
ized into an anticipated<threat.
Although Hoosier diving ace Jim
Henry was unable to compete in
the Relays, Indiana Coach Doc
Counsilman admitted, "We don't
have as much depth in diving
that we used to."
To back up his leading divers,
Kimball can call on sophomore
divers Jim Creede and John Ham-
ilton, and on several developing
frosh. This plethora of talent
should cause quite a bit of com-
petition among divers as e a c h
fights for a position on the team
to participate in the NCAA's.
The major reason for a team
of such depth and skill is the
presence of Coach Kimball, an
exceptional trainer and a superb
athlete. Like many of Michigan's
coaches, Kimball starred for the
Wolverines by taking the- NCAA
diving championship in 1957, and
remained an All-American for
three more years. In 1963 he was
World Professional Diving Cham-
threaten Hoosier supremacy
Smith leads U.S. in tennis;
Lafforgiue wins Silver Ju
By The Associated Press
" MELBOURNE, Australia - Stan Smith, top ranked United
States tennis led an American charge into the second round yesterday
at the Victorian Open championships.
Smith, of Pasadena, Calif., who was elevated to the No. 1
ranking on Monday, got by Australian Barry Phillips-Moore, 12-10,
Other Americans advancing were Jim McManus and Bob Lutz.
McManus of Berkeley, Calif., ousted Aussie Bob Carmichael, 6-3, 6-4,
6-3. McManus beat Carmichael for the Tasmanian singles title Sunday.
Lutz, of Los Angeles, beat Vladimir Zedniz of Czechoslovakia,
6-2, 6-4, 6-1, Dennis Ralston of Bakersfield, Calif., led 12-10, 6-3, 6-6
when rain interrupted his match with Australia's Colin Stubs.
* * * *
" BADGASTEIN, Austria - Unheralded Ingrid Lafforgue led
the French on another victory run yesterday when she won the Silver
Jug slalom as her more .well-known teammates were disqualified.
Marilyn Cochran of Richmond, Vt., did "did not like my two
runs at all," made up for an attack of falls by her U.S. teammates
and took fourth place while Rosi Fortna of Warren, Vt., took
seventh and Susan Corrock of Seattle was eighth.
Miss Lafforgue, taking over for French World Cup leader Michele
Jacot who fell after pacing the first run, flashed down the two
tracks in 87.81 seconds on an excellent track which held up for
most of the field of 108 girls.
Betsy Clifford of Canada, 16, was second in 89.22, 42.32, 46.90 and
Dominique Matthier of France third in 89.70, 42.71, 46.99. M is s
Cochran's time was 89.79, 43.13, 46.66.
" AUSTIN, Tex.-Texas quarterback James Street, was named
Monday night as the player who meant the most to the 1969 national
championship Longhorn football team.
Street, a 175-pound senior who was completely neglected on the
all-American teams, was selected by his teammates as the most
valuable player in the Longhorns' 11-0 season.
Street, who has guided Texas to 20 straight victories over the
past two seasons and never suffered a loss as a Longhorn starter, also
received the D. Harold Byrd Leadership Award.
Texas Coach Darrell Royal, the winningest coach in the South-
west Conference, says Street "is a great winner."
* * *
" VANCOUVER, B.C.-The Vancouver Canucks will retain their
name when they join the National Hockey League next season.
So says Tom Scallen, head of the new owners, the Medicor group
"The fans spoke out and we heard them," said Scallen in a tele-
phone interview from Washington, D.C., where he flew after a visit
to Toronto Monday.
JUNIOR DICK RYDZE is one reason why Michigan may end
Indiana's supremacy in collegiate diving. The Wolverine ace diver
paced Michigan victories in both the one and three meter board
events at the Big Ten Relays last weekend.
DELL PUBELH!NG CO,,INC
AS A COACH, he was chosen
in 1964 as U.S. Olympic Men's
Diving Coach, and in 1969 be-
came the AAU's Diving Coach of
During the summer, Kimball
runs a diving school and clinic
in Florida, where diving aspirants
come from all parts of the coun-
try to attend his sessions, num-
bering up to 140 at times. D i c.k
Rydze, Al Gagnet, Jim Creede
and other Michigan divers made
their start in Kimball's school.
"Because of our depth, we en-
tered five divers in the two events.
Everyone came through with a
superb performance," commented
Kimball. "We practiced hard ov-
er the Christmas break, and we
were ready. Everything turned out
Part of their success could be
attributed to being at home, and
knowing the feel of the boards.
But most of the credit lies with
divers, and especially with junior
Rydze is a champion diver, one
of the b e s t in the country. He
captured the tower event in last
summer's AAU's, and finished
third on the three meter board in
the NCAA's last year. In the Big
Ten relays he participated in both
events, and was Michigan's out-
"DICK IS REALLY coming into
his own on the springboard, after
mastering the tower," said Kim-
ball of his talented ward. "He has
more strength now and carries his
dive completely through. H i s
greatest assets are his consistent
won ffats strops yliaD e
By JONATHAN MILLER
There was a Land named Yliad,
and it lay near the region of
Dranyam. And near the region of
Dranyam lay a mighty desert
which was known by the people
thereabouts as Azalp Selpoep, and
the people were of the tribe of
Ffats Strops, and the Tribe of,
Tide, and the mighty warriors of
Ssenisub who were so mighty that
the ground trembled in their pre-
sence, and inches fell to myster-
ious plagues such as that called
Near the Azalp Selpoep there
lay a vast structure, and t h e
people lived in fear of the struc-
ture and called it the Niotartsin-
imda Gnidliub, and they avoided
it's nearness for fear of t h e
mightly Stneger, who were a tribe
so fierce that they were able to
levy many taxes upon the hapless
people of the Yliad.
IT CAME TO PASS that t h e
tribe of Stneger were engaged in
many battles with faraway craz-
ed members of the Slacidar, and
the Slacidar served the people,
and many of the members of the
Yliad tribe also owed allegiance
to the Slacidar.
Now the chief of all the Stneg-
er people was one called by the
name of Gnimelf, who lived in a
mighty fortress on the plain of
U Htuos, and had many fierce
men who spread pestilance among
the people. Now this chief was a
man so immense that it was said
of him that he could wind t h e
mightiest loin cloth, but once
around his vast thighs, and that
he could give pleasure to thirty
virgins on a single night.-
And Gnimelf was much feared
by the people, and he kept many
eunuchs to speak to the people
and the eunuchs were fierce men
and ugly, and the chief eunuch
was a man named Hcirlu w h o
was, it was said, a man of books,'
despite his torturous attacks on
houses, and theyx had to bring
many sheep, she asses and goats
to pay the taxes, and the name
of Hcirlu was hated by the people
of the Yliad tribe, and by all the
people, each in equal part.
Now the people were sore op-
pressed, but a message from the
heavens gave them hope. It was
delivered by the people of the
Yliad on the Strops Egap, which
was a communication of the time,
and resembled tablets, carved into
scrolls. And the epistle, announced
a wonderous occurance, a new
messiah was to come to lead the
people of the Yliad o'ut of the
wilderness of fear and much dark-
And the name of the nam was
Uoy and his loins were greater
even than those of the man Gni-
melf, and pleasure from his loins
could be given to 60 virgins in a
single night, and he could drink
many vats of reeb, and was
mighty in all ways.
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