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iy, February 14, 1969

Trackmen host status-seeking
By KEITH WOOD Blitz has raised Hoosier hopes in
Five years ago Indiana was these events by running the 70-
known as a basketball school. That yard lows in :08.2. But he will
was in the days of Jimmy Rayl have a rough time beating Micni-
and later, the Van Arsdayle twins. gan' s Larry Midlam who has con-
Two years ago the Hoosiers gained sistently placed first in both the
the reputation of being football- 70-yard lows and 70-yard highs.
minded when John Pont lead a He outran an outstanding field last


bunch of arrogant sophomores to
a Big Ten championship and a!
Rose Bowl berth. And for thel
past nine years Indiana has been
the unbeatable foe in conference
swimming events.

week in the Michigan State re-
lays with a time of :08.5 in the 70-
yard highs.
Wolverine sprinters Sol Espie
and George Hoey will have to i un
against sophomores Larry High-
baugh and Mike Goodrich who
have both turned in times of :06.1
in the .60-yard dash. Highbaugh.
has also tied a Hoosier varsity
record in the 3000 with a :30.9.
Indiana's strength in the field
events is the high jump. This event
could turn out to be one of the
most exciting contests of the meet.
Indiana's Gary Haupert has been
clearing 6-10 with regularity. Ing
his first collegiate meet he cleated
Michigan has the Big Ten rec-
ord-holder in Gary Knickerbocker.
Although Knickerbocker has been
injured, he has been easily hump-
ing 6-8.
Michigan plans to use the meet
as a proving ground as they have
been doing thus far this season.
The coaches stressing of condi-
tioning has resulted in better per-
formances by the Wolverines in
every meet. This week's encounter
should see even , faster times
as the thinclads begin to peak for
the Big Ten championships in
two weeks.

Gary ~Knickerbocker

San Jose hires black
asst. athletic director
By The Associated Press
0 SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose State College yesterday named
Lang Stanley, a Negro, as assistant athletic director.
Recently most of the school's Negro athletes presented a list of
demands, one of which was that a member of their race be named an
assistant to athletic director Bob Bronzan.
San Jose's athletic program has been beset by racial problems
this school year.
Seven Negro football players refused to play against Briglam
Young and lost their scholarships, then three Negro basketball play-
ers refused to play for several games in sympathy with the football
The players who lost their scholarships since have been told they
will regain them in the spring.



Northwestern assistant to
take head baskletball inh

- '-~a~t r . as '- ns' aa a # naa '' -'~in 0WASHINGTON - Sam Huff, linebacking great on the cham-
pionship teams of the New York Giants, came out of retirement yes-
EVANSTON, Ill. (iP) - Brad at the request of head coach Lar- terday to rejoin the Washington Redskins, as player and assistant
Snyder, Northwestern assistant ry Glass, who recently announced
basketball coach, was named in- his resignation at the end of the.c h
terim head coach yesterday to current season.I
finish out the Wildcat season. s LAFAYETE, Ind. - The University of Wisconsin basketball team
Snyder's assignment was made Glass will leave the post imme- moved into Purdue University's arena yesterday as a result of student
diately and Snyder will direct disturbances on the Madison, Wis., campus.
Nortweste nagainst India Widcats Coach John Powless and 12 players flew to Purdue Wednesday
currently have a 2-6Big Tenrecord night after their own fieldhouse was taken .over by police and na-
T e F n P10cretlacea - i Tnrcr
uC@ and 10-8 over-all for Glass' sixth tional guardsmen assembled to control the disorders.
season. Snyder has an excellent
To GO chance to begin his head coaching 0 NEW YORK - The New York Giants confirmed yesterday
reign successfully as the Hoosiers the signing of Norb Hecker, former head coach of the Atlanta Fal-
Dancing: are having almost as much trou- cons, as defensive coach for the Giants.
ble as the Wildcats as they sport Hecker replaces Harland Svare, who left the Giants and signed
Thursday-Friday- a 3-4 Big Ten record. Wednesday as an assistant to Vince Lombardi at Washington.
Saturday Snyder captained the 1961 * * *
Northwestern cage team and has ! BOSTON - Mike Holovak, whb was fired last month as head
TO THE been on the coaching staff since coach and general manager of the American League's Boston"P a-
1962. He is a native of Gary, Ina., triots, may take the former job of George Sauer Sr.,,the man who
where he played football and bas- replaced him, the Boston Globe said yesterday.
CON ENT ONketball at Tolleston High School.
CONVENTIONe re a coach ich Fa Sauer's old position was that of director of player personnel for
will assist Snyder with the varsit, the New York Jets. Clive' Rush of the Jets was named the head
in the final six games, coach of the Patriots two weeks ago.
* * * *

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S BALTIMORE-Harry Dalton, player personnel director of
the Baltimore Orioles, thinks the dispute between major league base-
ball players and club owners will be settled in time for spring train-
The players are insisting that club owners come up with more
money for their pension plan.
"Maybe I'm more optimistic than most people,, but I think the
dispute will be settled soon - by the start of training next week,
give or take a day or two," Dalton said.
* * * *
* SOUTH BEND, Ind.-The University of Notre Dame's five Negro
varsity basketball players rejoined the team yesterday afternoon
after accepting an apology for being booed during Tuesday night's
71-59 defeat by Michigan State.
They said they wouldn't practice or play until they got the
apology and "You can even throw us out of school."
Jay Richard Rossi of Clarksdale, Miss., president of the student
body, apologized to the five Negroes.
Four of the five Negroes-Austin Carr, Sid Catlett, Collis Jones
and Bob Whitmore-are from Washington, and the fifth, Dwight
Murphy, is from Kansas City, Kan.



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