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Sunday, March 23, ] 969 .



Sunday, March 23, ~I 969 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Gymnasts r
Disappointed Wolverines
smash NCAA-bound Iowa

ebound for

Wg Ten Title
Richards, Jacobs capture
Individual championships


-Daly-Sara Krulwich
DAVE JACOBS, two time world trampoline champion, soars high
in the air during yesterday's Big. Ten meet. Jacobs won his third
consecutive conference championship as he posted a 9.55 score.
Jacobs also placed third in the floor exercise event.




By ANDY BARBAS The ring team pulled Michigan
Executive Sports Editor to within 0.05 points by netting
A disappointed Michigan gym- an excellent 27.70 tally. Chuck
nastics squad yesterday afternoon Froeming was especially happy be-
romped to their eighth Big T e n cause he edged Iowa's Don Hatch
championship in nine years by 9.35-9.30. That was the first time
disintegrating Iowa and Illinois he had topped rival Hatch since
189.90 to 185.525 and 175.575 re- , Froeming's freshman year in high
spectively. , school. Michigan's captain, Rich
The Wolverines, though, were Kenney, followed right behind
still upset from Friday's upset in I Hatch with a 9.2 score.
the NCAA events when Iowa qual- The trampoline squad, even
ified for the nationals. - competing with the injured Hunt-
One Iowa performer best typi- zicker, put the meet all but out of
fied the situation when he went reach for the Hawkeyes. Together,
up to Michigan's Coach Newt Lo- the Wolverines managed to com-
ken after the meet and said, pile 27.55 points while Iowa was
"Congratulations on winning the burdened with a 26.25 total. Dave
Big Tens - I'll send you a post- I Jacobs led the competition as us-
card from Seattle (the location of ual with a 9.5.
the NCAA's)." Iowa managed to make up very
The disappointment the Wol- little ground in the fourth event,
verines showed about not, going vaulting, as Michigan was unable
to the nationals was certainly not' to equal their Friday night's
evident in their performances in , showing and dropped below the
the meet yesterday. The t e a m 27.0 mark, with a 26.850 addition
managed to compile the top score as Iowa won by 0.025 points.
in five of the seven events. Iowa's Barry Slotten paced the
The meet began as expected, competition with a 9.225 average.
with Iowa jumping out to an early The last two events were merely
lead ii\ the first two events. frosting on the cake for the Wbl-
Michigan was hampered in the verines. The parallel bar squad
floor exercises by the absense of whipped up 27.35, mostly on Ron
George Huntzicker who was in- Rapper's amazing 9.50 showing.
jured Friday afternoon in the pre- After the six events, Michigan had
liminaries. As a result, Michigan nearly a two point advantage.
could total only 26.80. Iowa, on The high bar team came out
the other hand, took advantage of and scored high enough to insure
the low score, and moved into the a Michigan victory without even
lead with a 27.25 total in the the trampoline advantage. Ed
event. Howard paced the scoring with a
The second event, the sidehorse, 9.25 result, but was closely pur-
was where Iowa had pulled out to sued by Sid Jensen with a 9.201
their large lead Friday. Yesterday and Rick McCurdy with a 9.15.
they did improve their lead, but Iowa's high bar team came out,f
nothing like the margin they were completed three routines to give
given Friday. Iowa's top side them second place, and congrat-;
horse man, Keith McCanless, slip- ulated the Wolverines .dn their
ped and only totalled 8.45. As a i smashing victory, and. as Iowa's
result, Michigan lost only 0.4 captain Bob Dickson said to
points in the event. Loken,, "Actually we both should
Then came Michigan's strong be going to the NCAA's."'
events and with them, their run- SIDE HORSE - 1. McCanless (Ia.),

Highlighted by Dick Richards'
unexpected victory on the parallel
bars, Michigan captured t w o
championships and qualified five
individuals for the NCAA's in last
night's final session of the Big
Ten Gymnastics Championships.
Richards matched his previous
night's score of 9.35 in winning his
title by more than a point over
teammate Ron Rapper, the de-
fending champion. The other in-
dividual winer was Dave Jacobs,
who took his third trampoline
crown in as many years with a
brilliant 9.55 performance.
The first event of the evening
proved a repeat performance f o r
Toby Towson, defending national
floof exercise champion, w h o
scored a 9.475 average for the two
night's work. Dave Jacobs had a
9.225, good for third place behind
Iowa's Barry Slotten. Michigan
was hampered in this event by the
loss of George Huntzicker, who in-
jured himself in Friday's compe-
tition and could not perform his
routine well enough to qualify for
last night.
On the side horse, the Wolver-
ine's only qualifier, Jim DeBoo.
placed fifth. Iowa's great duo of.
Keith McCanless and Ken Liehrj
finished 1-2, dominating t h e
event. Charlie Froeming posted a
9.1 on the rings, which together
with his 9.35 on Friday, was good
for third place. Again, the Hawk-
eyes were in first and second, with
Don Hatch and Bob Dickson tak-
ing the honors.
George Huntzicker abandoned
his crutches long enough to win

second in the trampoline. S
Chapple of Illinois prevente
Michigan sweep of the event
tieing Tim Wright for third at
Jack McCarthy of Illinois
the long horse by a slim ma
over Iowa's Dickson. Sid Jense
Michigan, who competed in
events last night, placed th
earning his right to competi
Seattle. He will participate on
high bar and as an all arc
performer as well as on the ho
The high point of the ever
for Wolverine fans came v
Richards winning the parE
events. Coach Newt Loken was
lighted at the outcome, as he
that the new champion
"worked so hard for four yt
now he's won it all." Richarc
one of the few team members
graduate this year, and this
his was his last chance at the i
Michigan had three competi
on the high bar, but only Sid J
sen qualified for the trip to S
tIe. Norm Haynie of, Michi
State won the event as he po
a brilliant 9.4 score. Rich Sc
of Iowa placed third behind J


Texas Tech hires new coach;
Pistons fine Jinmy Walker
By The Associated Press
W LUBBOCK, Tex. - Bob Bass, head coach of the Denver
Rockets of the American Basketball League, yesterday signed a five-
year contract as head basketball coach of Texas Tech.
Bass will assume his duties April 1. No salary terms were disclosed.
He- joined the Rockets organization in 1967 and posted a 45-33
record his first year, taking the team to the playoffs. Currently the
Rockets are in second place in the western division of the ABA.
!' DETROIT-Guard Jimmy Walker was fined $1,250 by the
Detroit Pistons.yesterday for missing Friday night's National Basket-
ball Association game with Seattle.
The Pistons won the contest 110-104 without the services of,
Walker, .who is averaging 11.7 points in his second year with the team.
Walker already had missed five games because of a shoulder
separation, but Pistons Coach Paul Seymour said, "Our players, if
hurt or ill, must come to games unless a doctor orders them to stay
home or in the hospital."
4 MINSK, Russia-Soviet swimmer Nikolai Pankin shattered
the world 200-meter breaststroke record yesterday with a 2 minutes,
26.5 seconds clocking at an international meet.
Pankin, a 20-year-old Moscow student who took a bronze medal
at the Mexico City Olympic Games last fall, bettered the mark of
2:27.4 set by Russia's Vladimir Kosinsky last March.
rePankin also holds the world record of 1:07.2 for the 100-meter
S breaststroke.
1 SEATTLE - Olympic gold medalist Kaye Hall of Tacoma,
Wash., set a national record in the 100-yard backstroke Friday night
in the Region 12 Northwest AAU swimming championships. The
high school senior won the event in 59.2 seconds, then broke that
mark with a 58:9 in the backstroke leg of the 400-yard medley relay
4 event.
76ers stop Bullets;
Royl blast Sonics
By The Associated Press the Bullets 38-21. Hal Greer scored
BALTIMORE - Billy Cunning- 10 of his 23 points during that .12-
ham scored 14 of his 22 points in! minute blitz and Chet Walker
the final quarter to cut off a added eight of his game-high 25
Baltimore comeback bid as the points.
Philadelphia 76ers defeated the
116-108 last night in the B a1t i in o r e's fourth-quarter
Nailnal B1-0 asktl Asnit in. 'tecomeback bid closed the deficit to
NatinalBasktbal Asocitio. "within six pomnts several times but
philadelphia assured itself of at Cunningham's o u t s i d e shooting
least a tie for second in the East- kept the 76ers ahead.

-Daily-Sara Krulwich
DICK RICHARDS performs on the parallel bars in the individual
finals of the Big Ten Gymnastics Championship. Richards posted
a 9.35 yesterday, matching his preliminary score and winning
the conference title. His scores were his season's high.
I(MSU), 8.875; 4. Russo (W), 8.5; 5. De- 15.Slotten (Ia.), 8.925; 6. McCurdy (M),
Boo (M), 8.375; 6. Scorza (Ia.), 8.2. 885
FLOOR EXERCISE -- 1. Towson PARALLEL BARS -- f. Richards (MI,
(MSU), 9.475; 2. Slotten (Ia.), 9.275; 9.35; 2. Rapper (M), 9.225; 3. Dickson
3. Jacobs (M), 9.225; 4. Taffe (Ia.), (a), 9.025; 4. Bradley (W), 8.70; 5.
8.975; 5. Jensen (M), 8.95; 6. Dickson jroctor (Ia.). 8.55; 6. Jensen (M),
(Ia.), 8.925; 7. Butts (111.), 8.8. 855
RINGS - 1. Hatch (Ia.), 94;2. Dick- HIGH BARS - 1. Haynie (MSU), 9.35;
son (Ia.), 9.275; 3. Froeming (M), 9.2251 Jensen (M), 9.2; 3. Scorza (Ia.),
4. Kenney (M), 9.10; 5.:.Jensen (MI), 9.05; 4. Trott (OSU), 9.0;'5. Howard (M),
9.025; 6. Ki)sey (MSU), 9.0. 8.925; 6. Sasich (M), 8.375.
TRAMPOLINE - 1. Jacobs (M), 9.475; ALL AROUND EVENT - 1. McCurdy
2. Huntzicker (MI), 9.05; 3. Wright (M) (M), 99.775; 2. Jensen (M), 99.00; 3.
and Chapple (111.), 9.0; 5. Sexton (OSU), Dickson (Ia.), 98.650; 4. Scorza (Ia.),
8.95; 6. Slotten (Ia.), 8.875. 97.475; 5. Trott (OSU), 88.125.
LONG HORSE - 1. McCarthy (Ill.) Top three finishers in each event ex-
9.15; 2. Dickson (Ia.), "9.1125; 3. Jen- cept trampoline qualify. for NCAA
sen (M) 9.05; Towson (MSU), 8.9625;' championships in Seattle,


Michigan State
Ohio State


Montreal drops

away Big Ten title.

9.35; 2. Liehr (Ia.), 9.325; 3. Kinsey

Rouge rolls on; Ottawa trips


By The Associated Press , Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills,
EAST LANSING - Looking like which came from nowhere last
' a youthful UCLA, mighty River year to take the state Class A
Rouge powered past outclassed] basketball championship f r o m
Kalamazoo Hackett yesterday 83- top-ranked Ypsilanti, proved last
50 and took home its ninth Mich- night its win was no fluke, repeat-
igan Class B basketball champion- ing the feat with a hectic 67-64
ship since 1954. win.
The Panthers, pressing man-to- Ottawa Hills' 6-7 center, Ernie
man from the outset, took a quick Johnson, whose miserable free-
9-0 lead on baskets by' Rodney throw shooting almost cost his
SWimphrey,Vic Wharton and two team its semi-final game against
by Dwayne Johnson and a free Detroit Northeastern Friday, was
throw by 6-7 Bill Kilgore and the the hero for the Indians, dumping!
{ closest Hackett could come there- in 22 points, including six for,
after was six points. eight from the line.
Rouge widened its lead through For Ypsilanti it was the second
most of the second quarter and straight year of heartbreak. The
all through the second half. Braves, on the short end of the
Hackett's Amos Jones made a score in the early going, fought
brief effort to get his team back back time and again to take brief
in the game in the second period, leads over the taller, heftier Grand
putting in seven points, but Rapids team.
jRouge's power on the backboards Keying the repeated Ypsi come-!
spelled the difference and Coach backs were guard Joe Frye and
Lofton Greene's Panthers pulled center Robin Raymond, who was I
ahead to a 45-24 margin at the: giving" away four inches to John-
half. son.
Rouge actually had 'more trou- Ypsilanti actually led through'
rble with fouls than itdi withit most of the fourth quarter, twice
unranked rival. When all-state by as much as three points. The
candidate Kilgore got in foul trou- last Brave lead was at 62-61 on a
ble early and was joined on the pair of free throws by Joe, the
bench by 6-4 forward Charles elder of Ypsi's two Frye brothers.
3 Erwib, who also had three fouls, But after 5-9 guard Steve Rhod-I
the 6-5 Johnson took up the re- in stole the ball with 1:11 to go
bounding slack and subs Malcolm and his team still in the lead,I
Moulton and Richard Clark kept Ypsilanti didn't even try a stall,
the scoring going. Instead, the Braves misseda 20
Johnson's 23 points led the bal- footer and Ottawa Hills came
anced Rouge attack and his 19 re- down court and took the lead at
bounds were another key. 63-62 on two free throws by Larry
Jones, the only Hackett man Ike with 48 seconds left.
who looked like he belonged on 1 Two more free throws 'by Dave
the same floor with the Rouge Harmelink after an intentionalR
aces, led the Irish attack with 25 foul by Ypsi ,with 13 seconds to
points. go iced the game; despite Rhodin's
Synchronized Swim Show

basket and two more foul shots by Bishop Baraga went out in a
Indian Ed Trice, which brought blaze of glory Saturday, winning
the score to the final 67-64. the last basketball game it will
Both clubs shot badly from the ever play and the state Class D
field all night, previously unbeaten basketball championship 68-53
Ypsilanti hitting but 32.9 per cent over Detroit St. Martin.
and Ottawa Hills 41.4. The unranked Royals, whose'
Raymond, whose three quick, 275-student school will go out of
buckets at the start of the second existence this fall, used tremen-
half put Ypsilanti into one of its dous outside shooting and deter-
short-lived leads, topped Brave mined rebound positioning to whip
scorers with 19 points. thed reb-un d tst
Ottawa Hills, which lost but the sixth-ranked Cadets.
one game against 22 wins this The Royals took a big early lead
season, got good scoring balance on the basis of their hot shooting,
as Ike with 14 points, Harmelink then had to withstand a furious.
with 10 and Trice with 16 joined' comeback by the Detroit East-
Johnson in doudle figures' siders.
The long-awaited second chance It often looked like a simple
came yesterday for Saginaw St. case of bad luck for the Detroiters,
Stephen and Ric Lawler and they as Cadet field goal attempts and
responded like the champions they free throws consistently rattled
becamh is " around the hoop and out while
"Our kids kept their poise, said Bishop Baraga attempts swished
St. Stephen coach Sam F anzy
barely audible- in the din of his
team's joyous victory celebration.
Franz' team had jUst come from .y
six points back on the strength "
of three straight steals by senio B
Lawler to cop the state Class C
title over Grasse Pointe St. Paul .,_..:_A:v.::?<v..?.^Q9 .:?kS7^.^t? 3:rf"

By T e Associated Press
TORONTO-The Toronto Maple
Leafs virtually assured themselves
a berth in the National Hockey
League playoffs by beating the
Detroit Red Wings 3-1 last night.
Ongoals by Brit Selby, George
Armstrong and Dave Keon, the
Leafs moved four points ahead of
the Wings in fourth spot in the
Eastern Division.hs
The Leafs still have five games
remaining in regular-season play
and the Wings three.
Frank Maholvich scored the
only Detroit goal, in the first
-Roy Edwards, in goal for De-
troit, was at times seemingly all
alone in his end of the ice, even-
tually handling 36 Toronto drives
while Bruce Gamble was tested
only 29 times by the Red Wings.
MONTREAL-Yvan Cournoyer,
the Canadiens' speedy right-wing-
er, scored his 42nd and 43rd goals
of the season last night as Mon-
treal turned back the New York
Rangers 3-1 in a National Hockey
League game before 17,935 fans.
Bobby Rousseau's 29th goal of
the season-a second-period power
play effort--turned out to be the
winner for Montreal.
Jean Ratelle, the crafty New
York center, fired his 27th of the
season for the New Yorkers' lone
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Philadelphia defea
5-1 yesterday in a
key League game to
nate the North S
Stanley Cup playo
The victory gav
place Flyers a six-p
the fifth spot Star
Division, each tear
regular season gam
Philadelphia too]
midway through ti
on Dick Cherry's
North Stars tied it
later when Billy Co
a. rebound.
Dick Sarrazin ma
five minutes later a
burn, Andre LaCr
Rochefort wrappedi

Big Ten Total
Meet Points
7 8 15
5 7 12
5 5 10
4 6'10
3 3 '6
0 4 4
2 1 3
1 1 2
ted Minnesota
National Hoc-
o all but elimi-
tars from the
ve the fourth
poiftt lead over
rs in the West
m having four
es left to play.
k a 1-U lead
he first period
goal but the
up 25 seconds
llins converted
de it 2-1 Flyers
nd Don Black-
oix and Leon
up the scoring.
sif needed
or Campus.

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"Poise, won the baHl game," he
said. "Most teams in that situation
would go out and foul, but we
went out and stole the ball."
Tough and tenacious Marquette

The Michigan baseball team's
doubleheader with Arizona State
yesterday was rained out. The
Blue will meet Southern Illinois
this afternoon.

ern Division behind .Baltimore. * * *
The Bullets, who wrapped up CINCINNATI- Spurred by the
their first division title Friday sharpshooting tactics of Al Tucker
night with a victory in Chicago, and Connie Dierking, Cincinnati
played the game without their two bounced back from a 12-point
scoring leaders, guards Earl Mon- halftime deficit to defeat Seattle
roe and Kevin Loughery. 134-127 in the National Basketball
Coach Gene Shue gave a rest to Association last night.
his two backcourt starters, whose
averages total more than 48 points, Tucker hit 14 points in -the
so Monroe could beatreated for his third quarter while Dierking add-
arthritic knees ands Loughery ed 11 in. the second half. The
could get over a groin injury. Royals had a 40-point third period
Five Bullet reserves started the and took over 107-102 as the last,
game and ran up a 55-50 halftime period began.
lead. The 76ers roared back in the In the second half, Tucker had
third quarter, however, outscoring nine straight field goals.


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