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Thursday, September 14, 1972

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Nine I

Thursday, September 14, 1972 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nine

Wildcats enter unpredictable season

NORTHWESTERN WILDCAT halfback Stan Key (31) circles left en
igan All-America safety Tom Darden in last season's crucial open
returns to bolster Wildcat hopes in this year's opener at Michigan,
tion will be sorely felt by the Wolverines.
Cornhuskers, Colorad
of Big Eight pigskin C

By FRANK LONGO One other position appears
"This has got to be a rebuilding strong for Northwestern-defensive
year," says Northwestern football tackle. Jim Anderson; All Big Ten (earu Iv
coach Alex Agase, which has to two years in a row, is one of only r
rank as one of the understate-- two returning starters on the de-
ments of the past fortnight. The fensive line that pushed North-
Wildcats, Big Ten runners-up in western near the top the last two r
1970 and '71, should be right in seasons. Anderson, named a co-
the midst of a four team fight to captain along with Lash for the NIGHT EDITOR:
escape the league cellar this year. 1972 season, was also his team's CHUCK DRUKIS
; lack of experiencemost valuable sophomore in 1970I
Start with a lack of experience and most valuable junior in 1971,
(only 22 lettermen return including Not a whole lot can be said about
seven starters), add little depth and is gunning for more individual the rest of the squad as far as
(only three of 22 positions have a honors this year. outstanding achievements go. For
letterman as a back-up), continue
with the graduation of one of the,
best defensive lines in the con-
ference, and wind up with the loss
.of both the All-Big Ten Quarter-;
!back (Maurice Daigneau) and theF
league's leading receiver (BarryI
. Pearson) and you'll agree that it By The Associated Press with an infield hit, loading the
will take a few magic tricks to NEW YORK-Boston broke Rob bases.
pull the "Purple Haze" back up Gardner's no-hit spell with a four- Ben Oglivie's forceout bouncer'
. to First division level, run fifth as the Red Sox beat the drove in the first run of the inning
< .{.. . Actually, Northwestern probably New York Yankees 7-2 last nght and Doug Griffin laid down a safej
will not be quite that bad, but and maintained their one game bunt for the second tally. Pitcher
.must still be put in the dark, dark d the tight American League Lynn McGlothen, 7-5, then bunted
horse category as far as influ East baseball pennant race. for a base hit to load the bases
ing the race goes. The loss dropped the Yankees again and chase Gardner.
. The key could very well be the ,1 games off the pace into a thi Reliever Lindy McDaniel gave up
ack spot, which this week I the inning's final two runs, one on;
Daily-Sara Krulwich was awarded to senior Todd Som- Gardner, 7-3, had a perfect game an infield error and another on
d just beyond the grasp of Mich- ers, who spent the entire fall prac- for four innings before issuing a Louis Aparicio's grounder.
ner won by Michigan 21-6. Key tice schedule warding off the ta- leadoff walk to Rico Petrocelli.p'
while Darden's loss to gradua- ents of sophomore Mitch Anderson. Carlton Fisk singled for the first The Yankees chased McGlothen
Anderson had been hailed as a hit off the Yankee lefthander and on Felipe Alou's two-run double in
- - ----first-rate prospect through the Andy Kosco then came through the seventh. But Bob Veale came1
spring term, and kept it up all the
liE u..way to last Saturday's final scrim-
.o h dea ist mage, when he engineered threeridde Pickings
first team's 50-6 win over the re.. G r d e P c ig
se o d half scoring drives in the frt t a ' 06 w n o e h e
serves. The Daily Libels suffered but yet another key blow yesterday
1o teLUers But the decision was made to go when it was announced that rookie flash 'Big Tex' Stuck had been
with Somers, most likely on the mobbed and castrated by his teammates. Coach 'Long Joyn' Papanek
basis of his game experience, refused specific comment on the matter saying only that Stuck had
tion has been noticeable by its ab- limited as it is. Four of his eight been warned previously about his overlooking of the LIBELS in the
sence. pass attempts in relief of Daigneau
The other five teams will pro- last season were intercepted. weekly grid polls.
bably win their non - conference I sesn wet teepth For you faithful fans you can breathe easier The Maynard men
games and go through the sea- If Somers can get the ball in the did receive 31 votes, good for a tie for the twentieth spot. The Daily
son wishing they were in another the Wildcats can pick up some (and Stuck) regrets the error.
league. valuable yardage this year. They When you bring your sympathy cards in to the big fellow why not
Iowa state comes off an 8-3 1971 have two fine pass-catchers in bring in your Gridde Picks for a chance at a free Mr. Pizza pizza.
mark, but shuffling in the back- tight' end Steve Craig and split
field may give the Cyclones trou- end Jim Lash. 1. Northwestern at MICHIGAN 14. Washington State at
ble. George Amundson, who gain- Craig, a member of the All Big (pick score) California
ed 1316 yards rushing last year, Ten Academic team last season, 2. UCLA at Pitt 15. San Jose St. at Stanford
moves to quarterback; while Jer- is a tremendous blocker with size 3. South Carolina at Georgia Tech 16. Baylor at Georgia
ry Moses, who was shelved for the (6-3, 230), speed and sure hands 4. Penn State at Tennessee 17. North Carolina at Maryland
entire '71 season with a broken to help. A junior, Craig has all 5 Toledo at Eastern Michigan 18. Virginia Tech at Virginia
foot, replaces Amundson at tail- the tolesooataEgreatrtighthend.19. Villanova at Kentucky
back the tools of a great tight end. 6. MSU at Illinois 20. Brockport State at
Kansas State has plenty of of- fifth leading receiver in 1971, and 7. Minnesota at Indiana Slippery Rock
fensive punch with their Denny was also named to the Big Ten 8. Iowa at Ohio State
Morrison-to-Henry Childs aerial all academic team. A starter since 9. Bowling Green at Purdue
show. But a questionable runmng his first varsity game in 1970, 10. Northern Illinois at Wiscon-
attack and leaky secondary may Lash is within striking distance of sin
keep the Wildcats down. the school records for receptions 11. Arizona State at HoustonC
Kansas also has a potent pass- and yardage set last year by Pear- 12. Wyoming at Air ForceCC
ing attack behind junior quarter- son. 13. Duke at Washington
back David Jaynes. The Jayhawks - -__bv o fi e a k l d by Z e ll Y O A
have a bevy of fine backs led by , O
fullback Delvin Williams. An im-
potent offensive line however, will~
keep the yardage down.A chemy, Astr0
* Oklahoma State has an experi- ,
enced quarterback in second-year aicPar
man Brent Blackman and a strong
offensive line. The gaping holes
here are in the running attack and fWIarrnbintirc and F

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DETROIT - Detroit rallied for
five runs off Dave McNally in the
fifth inning last night, three on a
homer by Frank Howard and one
on a balk by reliever Doyle Alex-
ander, to overcome a four-run
deficit and give the Tigers a 6-5
victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
The triumph kept the Tigers one
game behind Boston but moved
them from fourth to second in
baseball's tight American League
East race.
Detroit took a 1-0 lead in the
first on a walk to Bill Freehan

Pete Wessel mans the left cor-
nerback position at 6-1 and 188,
while Greg Swanson, 5-10, 175,
takes over at strong safety.
The defensive line finds Ander-
son and Dale Mize at the tackles.
Mize, 6-2, 242, played only seven
minutes all last year. Frank Bliss,
6-3, 236, and Jamie Summerfelt,
6-2, 236, are the ends.
Rounding out the defense are
linebackers Al Draper, 6-1, 208, and
Steve Anenen, 6-0, 203.

the most part inexperienced play- the spring game as the leading
ers plug the gaps made from grad- rusher and "will play a lot," as-
uation, although coach Agase still sures Agase.
maintains the ever present opti- The offensive line is sturdy, al-
Smism.though not tremendously huge,
Johnny Cooks, 6-0, 190, senior, with Dave Glantz, 6-5, 270 leading
was the team's top running back the way at tackle. Donnie Haynes,
when he fractured an ankle last 6-0, 229, and Paul Hiemenz, 6-2, 213,
fall, and is back at full speed. man the guard spots, with Dave
Jim Trimble, a 6-2, 217 sophomore Dybas, 6-2, 229, at the pivot. Larry
will handle the fullback duties. Mishler, 6-2, 225, moved over from
Trimble, son. of the ex-Philadelphia guard to fill the other tackle spot.
Eagles coach, gained 84 yards in Steve Harris, a 5-10, 165 junior,
has the dubious job of replacing
Pearson at the flanker position, but
Agase considers him excellent.
On defense, Mike .Varty, a 6-2,
215, junior linebacker (from Detroit
Austin, for all you local folk) reaps
the most praise outside of Ander-
in to put down the rally, getting son. The rest of the defense is
the last two outs with a man on relatively inexperienced except for
second base. right cornerback Greg Strunk, 6-0,
* * * 184, and free safety Bob Beutel, a
O rinl sLC nlc d 6-1, 185 senior.

By BOB HEUER
Despite a jolt from the upstart
Pacific Eight last week, the pow-
erful Big Eight must once againj
rank as the premiere football con-
ference in the nation in 1972.
Defending national champion
and number one ranked Nebraska
was knocked off by UCLA, 20-17
in their opener; while Colorado
had their hands full with Pac-8
weak sister California, before
gaining a 20-10 decision over the
Golden Bears.
Still, after one week of compe-
tition, Three Big Eight squads re-
side in the top ten. Colorado is
ranked second, Oklahoma, which
opens Saturday, occupies the',
number four spot, and Nebraska
slid from first to tenth.
The league will have to play
some great football to surpass
their 1971 showing when Nebras-
ka, Oklahoma, and Colorado fin-
ished one, two, three in the na-
tional polls and four teams made
bowl appearances.
With Nebraska's opening day
loss, the title race was thrown
wide' open. Whether or not new-
comers to the qua-terback job can
perform are the big questions
marks for, Nebraska and Okla-
homa.
The Cornhuskers saw their 32

The Colorado Buffaloes, seeking
their first conference title in 11
years, lost only to Nebraska and
Oklahoma last year, and should
be even better with tailback Char-'
lie Davis and quarterback Ken
Johnson returning. Davis rushed
for 1386 yards in 1971 to earn
sophomore back of the year hon-
ors; while Johnson netted 1126
through the air.
The Buffs have some problems
in the receiving and secondary.
departments, but a newly instal-
led 4-4 defensive alignment which
utilizes seven returning lettermen
will be tough to penetrate.
Oklahoma coach Chuck , Fair-
banks is not satisfied with his sec-
ond place finish in both the Big
Eight and the polls in 1971. "Bet
you can't tell me who the guy was
that flew the airplane after the!
Wright Brothers," commentedI
Fairbanks.
Big Eight Pix
1. Nebraska
2. Colorado
3. Oklahoma
4. Kansas State
5. Iowa State
' 6. Kansas
7. Oklahoma State
8. Missouri

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and a double by Howard. But Terry
Crowley's solo homer in the second
tied it and then Boog Powell blast-
ed a grand slam homer in the third
off winner Joe Coleman, 16-13, for
a 5-1 Oriole lead.
Powell belted- his homer after :,
singles by Don Buford and Merx
Rettenmund, plus an error by Dick
McAuliffe on a force play.
The Tigers' big rally began with>
a single by McAuliffe. Then Free-
han walked with two out and
Howard unloaded his first homer
as a Tiger and 10th of the season. . ..
Willie Horton singled and Mickey;
Stanley walked off loser McNally,
13-19, before Aurelio Rodriguez
singled in a run. Then reliever
Alexander balked as Stanley broke
for the plate with,, Ed, Brinkman
batting, and scored the winning '
run.
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game unbeaten streak ended anda
their hopes for a third straight na- The Sooners will be hard press-
tional championship set back se- ed to find a replacement for grad-
verely by a last-minute UCLA uated signal-caller Jack Mildren.
field goal. But a defense that The rest of the Sooner backfield,
could outdo last year's unit, and howe er, which rolled up a record
a veteran offensive line to corn- 5565. yards a game last year is
plement the breakaway threat of back.
Johnny Rodgers could keep them Heisman trophy candidate Greg
atop the conference heap. Pruitt, along with Leon Cross-{
Middle guard Rich Glover who white and Joe Wylie, who sat out
turned in 92 solo tackles last sea- much of the '71 campaign with in-
son is probably the best at his juries will provide an unparalleled
position in the country. Willie running attack. Dave Robertson,
Harper at end gives the Corn- who will get the starting nod
huskers two All-Americans in a against Utah State on Saturday,
speedy defensive line where the may have little to do but hand off
slowest man runs the 40-yard to that stellar trio.
dash in 4.9 seconds. Monsterman The defense returns only four
Dave Mason anchors a secondary starters from a sometimes shaky
which sports three sophomores. 1971 unit and a passing combina-

on defense.
Missouri has been in a constant
state of rebuilding since Dan De-
vine left and this year should be
no exception. The Tigers will do
well to improve on their 1-10 1971
record, despite installation of a
wishbone attack.

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Major League Standings

American League
East
W L
Boston 74 62
Detroit 74 64
Baltimore 74 65
New York 74 65
Cleveland 63 76
Milwaukee 57 83
Wvest.
Oakland 81 57
Chicago 78 60
Minnesota 69 68
Kansas City 67 69
California 63 73
Texas 52 84
Yesterday's Results
Boston 7, New York 2
Milwaukee 3, Cleveland 1
Oakland 8, Minnesota 0
Kansas City 6, Chicago 4
Detroit 6, Baltimore 5
Texas at California, inc.

National League
East

Pet.
.544
.536
.532
.532
.453
.407

GB
1
11
12%/
19

.587 -
.565 3
.504 11%V2
.493 13
.463 17
.382 28

W L Pct
Pittsburgh 88 48 .647
Chicago 75 63 .54
New York 72 64 .529
St. Louis 65 74 .468
Montreal 64 73 .467
Philadelphia 49 89 .35
W~est
Cincinnati 85 53 .616
Houston 77 60 .562
Los Angeles 73 64 .53
Atlanta 64 75 .460
San Francisco 61 77 .44
San Diego 51 84 .37
Yesterday's Results
Pittsburgh 6, Chicago 4
New York 11, Philadelphia 6
St. Louis 5, Montreal 4, 11 innings
Cincinnati 8, Atlanta 6, 10 innings
Houston 6, San Diego 5
Los Angeles at Sran Francisco, inc.

. GB
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9 16
i8 24
7 24%2
5 40
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