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May 27, 1959 - Image 10

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The Michigan Daily, 1959-05-27

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Wounded Wolverines Hoping
Best of Luck For Comebacks Next Season
ham and basketball head Bill the Pan American Games to be
Have you ever seen a wounded Perigo. held at Chicago in August. He
Wolverine? Robinson (with the help of a will also be foregoing a trip to
1 E " Wel , two of them are wander- stray dog) renewed an old injury Europe in order that the leg heal
ing around campus today. These at the past weekend's Big Ten for the next collegiate season.
track and field meet on Ferry Miller's injury could be fairly
N."iaren't animals, they're Michigan Field. He originally suffered what serious. The captain-elect of the
athletes and both of them have has been described as a muscle Michigan basketball team may
got their coaches more than a spasm while preparing to com- have all of his playing days be-
-trifle worried pete in the Penn Relays in late hind him.
Tom Robinson and Terry Miller April. Wolverine cage fans will re-
are the two men whose present Seemed To Recover member that Miller injured his
Uyleg troubles have been sources of He competed only intermittent- leg in a practice near the end of
worry for track coach Don Can- ly after that, but had apparently the season and was forced to miss
woryeredwhn __naled_ow____theNorthwestern game, and was
,,_.,w,..,. ,.,,.:, ;::::_t._ recovered .when ,he:nailed rdown::a not. as etfaectiveti thereafterer
~'.ww'.double win against the Quantico Mle eot httetr
Marines two weeks prior to the ligament seemed to heal by it-
Western Conference affair, self, and he was playing a game
Robinson says that he first felt of pick-up basketball at the I-M
some pain in his thigh during the building a month later when it
100-yd. qualifications on Friday. suddenly gave out. Said Miller,
" ,He said, "It hurt, but I figured I "It was just one of those things
could just run to qualify in the that happen quickly and you find
220, and I thought for sure that yourself on the floor."
it would be ready for the 100-yd. Waiting For Results
dash on Saturday. The leg has had to be operated
Robinson felt that he was fit on, and Miller is now waiting for
for his dashes on Saturday, but the results. His doctor will take
then the dog entered the picture. the cast off next week, but it
While warming-up, a stray beagle won't be until next fall, when the
came up behind him and snapped leg has been built up again, that
fFkat his leg. When the Bahaman Miller will know whether or not
v[ sophomore pulled up his leg, he he can play in the 1959-60 season.
tr also pulled the muscle again. These two legs could be keys to
He finally pulled up lame in the Michigan fortunes in track and
M: 100 and withdrew from the 220. basketball next year and two
The extent of the injury is un- coaches are hoping that their
certain, but it is serious enough wounded Wolverines are on the
to cause Robinson to stay out of mend.
Prospectve 'M' Cagers
May Solve Height Needs
tyHLAPEA school next fall. He was on tl
°>. The height that Michigan bas- second team class 'A'. He is an-
ketball has needed so badly during other good center prospect.
..4 the last few seasons appears to be "We are waiting to hear fron
headed this way in the form of the Kirk Gooding, an all-state cente]
pi towering members of the class of from Lima, 0. We would real3
." '63like to have him come here. Righ
Basketball forecasters claimed now he's deciding between Michi-
that all the Wolverines needed to gan and an eastern school. Hi!
h challenge for the Big Ten title family has had many members at-
last year was a skyscraping center, tend Michigan and has alread
and AIbut none were to be found and the paid his $50 admissions deposit,'
W ash and W ear Wolverines wound up in a second- Perigo added.
i;place tie.
C d'L The lack of an effective big man Another Possibility
CottonfCord Suits $ has been a sore spot in the Wol- Another possibility is Bill Deb
Up.. IU.7 verine attack since Bill Perigo took from Fenwick High School in Chi
the coaching reins in the 1951-52 cago. According to Dave Strack
season. assistant basketball coach, Debs
Wn Now with this spring's recruiting a 6'9", 230-pounder is built along
A' almost complete it appears as if the lines of George Mikan.
WVash and W ear the drought has finally ended. "Debs would be a welcome addi.
Top Prize tion. Jack Stroebel, an all-state
Top prize in the Wolverine's fold halfback from Fenwick is coming
rCsis 6'7" Tome Cole, an All-Stater here and is a good friend of Deb
from Springfield, Ill. where he led and could help make up his min
his team to the state champion- towards Michigan. However, he
ship this past season. has some pressure to remain a
"Cole can play either forward or home," Perigo mentioned.
Seersucker Suits . . .$18.95 ' center and should become an out- Dave Burris, from Berkeley f
SS$standing ball player," Perigo com- another second team all-state cen.
mented. ter headed for Michigan. The 6'5'
Cole was steered toward Michi- Burris led Berkeley to a confer
gan by Ed Sangster, a transfer ence title and 17-1 season record
student from Kansas State and a Don Petroff from East Detroi
former Springfield player. Sangs- and Jim Ludwig, both 6'6",arq
ter, a guard who sat out his year further center possibilities.
of residence this year, will become To compliment the men up fron
<wiIeligible for the varsity in the fall. the Woverines have come up wit
TICEM1t&c W RE~ N L.0tOlhei for IM en "If we can get another big man a topflight guard from southeri
who can 'move into the center Illinois in the person of Rod Lin-
Slot and thereby let Cole move to der of Centralia.
1107 S. UNIVERSITY-opposite Ann Arbor Bank forward we'll have the nucleus 'Open Up Area'
of a fine team," Perigo continued,
STORE HOURS: 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. "and it looks as if we may get "Linder is a fine prospect an
P..someone to fill the bill his acceptance of a tender indi
"Dave Kroll, a 6'6", 210-pound cates that we have finally opene
center from Alpena ,has signed a up that area for recruiting, Perigc
tender and will definitely be in continued, "the presence of Johi
--___ T Tidwell has undoubtedly helped u
down there. He is well respected i

that area and we should have bet
ter success in that area from nov
The Wolverines have tabs or
some other topflight prospects, in
cluding Tom Bolyard, all-stat
guard from Fort Wayne, Ind., bu
they will have to wait until th
summer before knowing anythin
THE PULLOVER § definite.
_ "All in all I think we did prett
well. This year we had more goo(
boys on campus than in the past,
SEERS CKER HIRTPerigo stated in summation.
A classic fabric in a classic style...
designed for coolness on the warmest
of days and styled for a neat appearance
in the highest of humidity. Mfchi






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