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FRIDAAi, MARCH, 10, 1967

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COUNTRY'S BRIGHTEST STARS:

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By BOB McFARLAND
Acting
Executive Sports Editor
Jim Ryun and Conrad Nightin-
gale in the mile .... Gerry Lind-
gren in the two mile . . Bob
Seagren in the pole vault . . .
thumbs-up Charlie Greene and
Lennox Miller in the 60-yard dash
.. Willie Davenport and Rich-
mond Flowers in the hurdles .
Ryun, Dave Patrick, Ray Arring-
ton and {Pete Farrell in the half
mile
United States entries in the
1968 Olympic' Games? Or maybe
the lineup of this year's U.S.-
Soviet track meet? Perhaps, a
dream team of the track buffs'
Walter Mittie?
Not at all. The names represent
only a partial listing of the field
that invades Detroit's Cobo Hall
this weekend for the Third Annual
National Collegiate Athletic Asso-
. .......

Hosts

NCAA

Indoors

ciation Indoor Track Champion-
ships.
They will be running on the
11-lap, $31,000 board track nestled
in Cobo before sell-out crowds of
9500 both tonight and tomorrow
afternoon. ABC's Wide World, of
Sports will televise tomorrow's
action.
The Michigan cindermen, in an
attempt to gain back some lost
prestige after last week's fifth
.place showing at the Big Ten In-
doors, will enter Jack Harvey in
the shot put, Ken Coffin in the
880, Nelson Graham in the high
hurdles, Clarence Martin and
Gary Kickerbocker in the high
jump, and their crack relay unit
in the two mile.
Composed of sophomores Tom
Kearney, John Reynolds, and Ron
Kutschinski, in addition to junior
Alex McDonald, the Wolverine
two mile squad will again face
Fordham and Villanova, who were
squelched by the Michigan four-
some in a February duel.
Blistering
In that encounter, the Wolver-
ines clipped off a blistering 7:29.8
at Madison Square Garden. That
time ranks as the second fastest
in the nation this season, with
only the 49er Track Club, owner
of a 7:25.6 .clocking, besting the
Michigan effort.
The much-heralded battle be-
tween Patrick, who ripped off a
3:59.3 mile indoors in the New
York AC games, and Ryun, who
sped to a 3:58.5 performance last
week, will not materialize in the
glamour event of American track,
although they will meet each other
tonight in the 880-yard run. Pat-

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rick withdrew from the mile to-
morrow so that he could anchor
the Villanova effort in the mile
relay and two mile relay.
In all, the meet will attract over
360 track and field standouts from
93 universities. Missouri copped
the 1965 team title, with Kansas,
another Big Eight representative,
landing on top last year. Southern
Cal and Kansas are co-favorites
to grab the 1967 crown. Carrying
the Big Ten banner into the fray
will be Michigan State and Wis-
consin.
Ruthless
The hurdles will be the scene of
cutthroat competition, as Mike
Butler of Wisconsin, Flowers of
Tennessee, Olympian Davenport

of Southern University, and Gene dor pole vault mark of 17'3", he
Washington of Michigan State vy will be contending with the likes
for top honors. of Larry Smith of Oklahoma and
Flowers and Davenport are the Bob Steinhoff of Kansas.
only two hurdlers to break :07.0
for the 60-yard low hurdles in the
last two years. Washington won
the event in 1965, while Butler set
Big Ten records in the 70-yard
high and low hurdles last week.
Greene, a Cornhusker, will face
Trojan Miller in the sprints. Mil- I
ler ran the world's second fastet
time in the 100-yard dash last
year, a :09.3, while Greene, sport-
ing a mustache and sunglasses for
his appearances, holds a portion
of the world indoor mark for the
60-yard distance, a sizzling :05.9.
Hurting
Washington State's Lindgren
will take to the hardwood tonight,
just a day over 21 years old. RICHMOND FLOWERS
Whether Lindgren, the defending__
champion for the two-mile, will
celebrate his birthday with a re-
peat may depend more on his KEEP AHEAD
physical condition than his op-
ponents. He suffered a leg injury OF YOUR HAIR
in a fluke accidenthearlierthis NO WAITING
week, and although he still plans* 7 BAR BERS
to run, he may be hampered. * OPEN 6 DAYS
Ryun may capture the lion's T Barbers
share of the crowd's attention but The Dascola
USC's Seagren certainly won't go Near the Michigan Theatre
unnoticed. Holder of the world in-
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FOLKWAYS RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST
Friday, Saturday, Sunday $1.50 per person
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see the roof blow off
Mendelssohn
Theatre."
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Fast-talking your parents
is the hard way
to get to Britain.
Fact-talk instead.

Tell them exactly what your trip will cost. Our free book-
lets help you calculate it.
One lists prices of organized student tours. They start
around $650. If you want to travel on your own and take
potluck on meeting people-which may be the most fun
of all-add things up for yourself.
Start with a charter flight if your school has one. Or see
our booklet on group flights, student ships, and the bar-
gain airline.
Add low costs for getting around Britain. Our booklets
tell you about 3(-per-mile buses and the rail-and-boat
pass that takes you up to 1,000 miles for $30. Consider
hiking too. Wordsworth did.
Multiply the number of your nights in Britain by cost
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with convivial British students.
And the booklets mention the fantastically low cost of
concerts and plays in Britain. You can sit in "the gods"-
galleries up near Heaven-for 75¢. A lot of outdoor enter-
tainment, like concerts and folk-singing, is free.
Clip the coupon. Add everything up. And tell your
parents you can spend this summer in Britain for about
what it costs to hang around the house.
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