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Friday, September 26, 1969

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Eleven

Friday, September 26, 1969 THE MICI-4IGAN DAILY Page Eleven

Poor

passing

LOVE IS OUT:

Wolverines,
With only one clay remiaiiiiii
before Michigan's encounter with
Washington, Co ch Bo Sc hem-
bechler is still worrying about a
key factor in the Wolverine attack
--the passing.
As he walked off the Tartan
Turf in Michigan Stadium after
'esterday's practice, Schembechler
discussed his latest worry ,"The
iuarterbacks are having trouble
getting the ball to the receivers
and when they do, the receivers
are dropping the ball.
"It's all just a fundamental
problem. The pass receiver just
has too look at the ball, grab it,
The Michigan ticket de-
partment announced that
students need only bring the
individual ticket for the
football game being played
on a particular Saturday.
and bring it in to his body"
Schembechler pointed out. "It s
not because of any difficulty in
the plays or the pass patterns,
they're just dropping the ball."
Schembechler indicated that he
intended to go to the air a lot
more than the 11 times his quar-
terbacks passed against Vanderbilt
in the 42-14 blitzkrieg.
"But I'm not promising any-
thing. You can never disregard
your inside attack. My philosophy
is to attack the opponent's vul- u
nerability, whatever it is." he
added.
The injury report is bright for B The Assoc
Saturday's game. Schernbecliler CINCINNATI-
indicated that second-string tail- cracked a ti2-bre
back Bill Taylor, a sophomore the seventh as F
who has been out with a slight for two runs to
shoulder separation, will be ready 4-3 last night an
for Washington. However, Schem- 3 r games off th
bechler said yesterday that Taylor pace.
is "still making mistakes in prac- Denny Lemaste
tce and may not be used in Satur- Red down on seve
day's game." ing relieved by J
The only players left on the in- halted a rally in t
jury list are defensive end Phil seventh. Then Fr
Seymour and center Pete Sarantos. Bouton out of h
both afflicted with injuries. eighth.

mars
practice,

Scatback Allen

makes war on enemy

By ED MORRIS
For Michigan State, the most
encouraging aspect of their 27-
11 victory over Washington last
Saturday was thu emergence of
Eric Allen, a sophomore scatback
from Georgetown, South Caro-
lina. Allen got his chance to start
when the regular halfback, T o n
Love, was injured during a pre-
game practice session. Love will
have a real battle getting his old
job back as Allen gained an im-
pressive 113 yards in 28 carries.
Allen is hardly as powerful a
runner as Love--he weighs only
161 pounds. But he compensates
for his lack of size with whippet
speed, and amazing moves that
.leave tacklers grasping air in-
stead of shoulder pads.
OFF THE FIELD, Allen is an
articulate, polite young man who
is confident both about himself
and his future.
"I'd like to play pro-ball, of
course, but if that's not in the
cards for me, then I'll teach- -
phys ed, sports, something like
that.
"It's always possible that I might
be injured but I don't let that
bother me too much. If I wera
unable to continue playing I guess
I would interest myself in new

areas and concentrate in them. I
would continue college, of course.
Allen admits that his decision
to attend Michigan State was
influenced mainly by his high
school coach, T. L. Smith of
Georgetown's Howard High.
"In high school, my coach was
enthused about my going to State
from the beginning. Even when I
(l iy
dan
sports
NIGHT EDITOR:
CHRIS TERAS
was a sophomore he contacted Cal
Stoll formr MSU assistant
coach who is now head coach at
Wake Forest) and all during my
high school career they kept in
touch. After I graduated every-
thing worked out just right and I
was able to vo to State. I con-
sidered Purdue, also, but my
coach's enthusiasm for State
swayed my decision. Ii'm very hap-
py that I made the decision that 'I
did."
Not surprisingly. Allen is quite

enthusiastic about this year's
Spartan team. "We've got a
strong team. This new triple op-
tion offense-we can really make
it go. We can score 40 points a
half with it. We scored 82 points
in the green and white game this
spring. And remember, the white
defense was familiar with the kind
of offense we run. This isn't going
to be true of some of the teams
that we'll be playing against this
fall. I think we could do as well
against them as we did in the
spring.",
LAST WEEK'S GAME with
Washington fell somewhat short
of Allen's expectations. In explan-
ation Allen said, "The first four
minutes there was. no problem,
things were going just like we
wanted. But then, little incidents
-fumbles and things-really hurt
us. You can't fumble on the 4 yard
line and not be hurt."
Asked if Coach Daugherty had
put, the Spartans through any sort
of preparation in order to prevent
fumbles, Allen replied, "No, we
don't have any sort of special drill
for fumbles. We don't worry about
them. It's just a matter of hang-
ing on to the ball at the right
time."
ONLY THREE members of the
Spartan squad are faster than
Allen, flanker Herb Washington,
who holds a world record in 50
yard dash, and defensive backs
Harold Phillips and Clifton Hardy.
Allen, who has nevei' run a 1bo
yard dash for time, runs the 40
in about 4.5 or 4.6 seconds.

-Daily-Eric Pergeaux
Coach Bo Schembechier

Eric Allen

CINCY ALMOST OUT
ston edges Reds with two in seventh

wiated Pre's
-- Doug R a d e r
eaking single in
Houston erupted
edge Cincinnati
d drop the Reds
he West Division
er, 12-18, set the
en hits before be-
im Bouton, who
he bottom of the
ed Gladding got
ot water in the

Rader's hit came off Gary Nol- ' e'
an, who was working on a three-
hitter until he entered the sev-
enth-and had struck Gut eight.
Lemaster doubled Rader home toN
up the Astros' lead to two runs.
Cincinnati's Pete Rose ripped New York
four hits in five at bats, raising Chicago
his batting average to .347 to Pittsburh
take the National League lead. Piladeiphi

S

1

Major League Standings

Allen gives a lot of credit forI
his success to his high school
coach. "He gave lots of training
and helped a lot. Now, I don't
have to think about anything, it
just comes naturally."

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Montreal

I'I(IIIe I'ivkinlg%
Are you getting bored just sittilg in at the LS&A building?
Fill In your idle moments between tear gas bombs by partaking
in the Revolutionary Vanguard Elitte's favorite form of therapeutic
combat, Griddle Pickings.
This method was employed last evening by the Elite's stalwart
senior generals who smuggled their findings out of the LS&A build-
ing by pigeon to the everlasting edification of those below.

Tigers full
DETROIT-Dick Bosman fired
a three-hitter to give the Wash-
ington Senators a 7-2 victory overl
Detroit yesterday, narrowing the
Tigers' hold on second place over
Boston to one game in the Ameri-
can League East.
The victory assured the Senators
of a .500 season for the first time
since 1953 as it gave them an 81-
75 record with six games left.
Bosman, who went all the way
foi' Washington. won his 13th
against five losses.
Norm Cash and Mickey Stanley
homered for Detroit.
It was the final home game of
the season for Detroit. The crowd
of 4,589 gave the Tigers a home
total of 1.577.481.

Atlanta 89 68 .567 -
San Francisco 87 69 .558 1 -
Cincinnati 85 71 .515> 31
Los Angeles 8? 7N .526 6'.I
Houston 79 76 .510 9
San Diego aO 106 .321 381.
Yesterdav 's Results
Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 3, Ist
Pittsburgh 9, Philadelphia 7, 2nd
Houston 4, Cincinnati 3
Only games scheduled.
St. Louis at Montreal. night
New York at Philadellhia, night
Chicago at Pittsburgh, night
San Diego at Atlanta. night
Houston at Cincinnati, night
San Francisco at Los Angeles, night

31 in ne-jo a '9161 .TOGl
Oaklandj83 72 0.35
Caliornia 70 85 .452
Ciago 66 90 .423
Kanisas M ',64 192 .-IO,
Seattle 60 95 387
Yesterday's Results
Saltimore 4, Cleveland 1
Boston 4, New York 3
Washington 7, Detroit
Chicago 2, Kansas City 1, 10 inn.
'T'oday?'SLames
BaItimore at New sork. night
California at Oakland, night
MInnesota at Seattle, night
Kansas City at Chicago, night
Cleveland at Washington, night
Detroit at Boston, night

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The Spartans will get a big boost
from the play of Eric Allen. Michi-
gan State has not had a legitimate
breakaway threat- -almost a re-
quirement of the triple-option of-
fense-since the days of Clinton
Jones.
While Jones represents the
powerful as well as the speedy
ball-carrier, little Sherman Lewis
who achieved All-American status
at a svelte 155 pounds, seems to
be a closer parallel to the Allen
style.
Both Lewis and Jones made it to
the professional ranks, with t hi e
Giants and the Vikings, respec-
tively.
Allan promises to do as well.

This Weekend int Sports
TIOMOR~ROWV
FOOTBALL-Washington at Michigan Stadium, 1:30 p.m.
RUGBY-Toronto at Wines Field, 4:00 p.m.
SOCCER-Oakland University at Oakland, 10:00 a.m.
MASS MEETING
UNION BALLROOM
7:00 P.M.
SWITZERLAND TRIP SIGN-UPS
INFORMATION-CANOE TRIP
SKI MOVIES

1. Washington at MICHIGAN
(pick score)
2. SMiU at Michigan St.
3. Texas Christian at 01110
STATE
4. PURDUE at Notre Dame
5. California at INDIANA
6. Northwestern at SOUTHERN
CAL.
7. Illinois at .MISSOURI
8. UCLA at Wisconsin
9. Ohio U. at MINNESOTA

10. Washington State at IOWA
11. FLORIDA ST. at Miami (Fla.)
12. Syracuse at KANSAS
13. Princeton at RUTGERS
14. AUBURN at Tennessee
15. KANSAS ST. at Arizona
16. Texas A&M at NEBRASKA
17. 1VANDERBILT at Army
18. AIR FORCE at Wyoming
19. Baylor at GEORGIA TECH
20. Dickinson at LEBANON
VALLEY

ANDY BARAiLS, Executive Sport,; Editor, 15-5 (.750), MICHIGAN, SMt,
Ohio State, Purdue, Indiana, USC, Missouri, UCLA, Minnesota, Washington
State, Miami Kansas, Rutl'rs, Tennessee. Arizona, Nebraska, Vanderbilt,
Wyoming, Georgia Tech, Lebanon Valley.
JOEL BLOCK, Sports Editor. 15-5 (.750), MICIIGAN, SMU, Ohio State.
Notre Dame, Indiana, USC, Missouri, UCLA. Ohio U., Iowa, Florida State.
Kansas, Princeton, Auburn,. Kansas State. Nebraska, Army, Air Force, Georgia
Tech, Lebanon Valley.
BILL CUSUMANO, Associate Sports Editor, 15-5 (.750), MICHIGAN, SMU,
Ohio State, Purdue, Indiana, USC,. Missouri, U'ICA, Ohio U., Iowa. Florida
State, Syacuse, Autugers, Xburn, Kansas State, Nebraska, Army, Air
Force, Georgia Tech, Dickinson.
ROBIN WRIilT, Associate Sports Editor, 11-6 (.700), MICHIGAN, Michigan
State, Ohio State, Purdue, Indiana, USC, Missouri. UCIA. Minnesota,
Iowa, Florida State, KanSas, 1 utgers, Auburn, Kansas State, Nebraska,
Vanderbilt, Air Force. Georgia Tech, Dickinson.
JIM FORRESTER, Associate Sports Editor, 11-6 (.700), MICHIGAN, SMU,
Ohio State, Purdue, Indiana USC, Missouri, UCL.A, Minnesota, Iowa,
Florida State, Kansas, Rutgers, Auburn. Kansas State, Nebraska, Van-
derbilt. Air Force, Georgia Tech, Lebanon Valley.

FOOTBALL
TICKET
RESALE
Michigan union
1 st floor
Saturday 10-12
Sorry, no student
tickets handled

isv ant rccords, a
300 S. STATE-1235 S. UNIVERSITY
The mst-awaited aiu
of the year is here.
s$399
Thru Sept. 30
(5.98 list price)
THE BAND. The promise of "Music
from Big Pink" is more than fulfilled
in this, The Band's second album. The
Band presents: Up on Cripple Creek;

The Today
Shop
doesn't
get it.
No it just isn't what's happening if
you're looking for ivy league, button down and
just traditional style. Nor at the other extreme ...
if you want the loud and flashy style it's just
not there. Wagner's Today Shop is
in-clothes for those who dig the shape-of-
the-times fashion look.
For those that do their own thing tastefully.
Kingsridge Sport Coat made
exclusively for The Today Shop ...
in grey, brown, navy. . . $100.00
Matching pants $40.00
Other Sportcoats from $65.00
Scarf by Ashear from $6.00
Other Flaired Trousers $12-$24.
The Today Shop ... on the mezzanine.

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