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Michigan track opponents be-
ware - the Wolverines aret
ready to start winning cham-
pionships again!+
The 1976 season proved to be
one of the most successful in
Michigan track history, as the'
Rthinclads captured thme Big Ten
and Central Collegiate confer-
ence championships both in-
doors and outdoors. Add to that
cross country titles in the same
two conferences and you have
a powerful midwestern track
One of the best thines
about 'the "double triple
crown" is that it was accom-
plished with young talent. On-
ly two runners that scored
points in either of the
championship meets are
gone from the '76 squad.
Taking an overall look at
the 1977 team, only two major,
weaknesses surface. Both the
triple jump and the 600 yard
run are areas that will cause

have anybody to run. If we
run somebody it would be a
quarter - mil r (McLeod) go-
ing up or a half-miler (Furst)
coding down," said Harvey.
These two weak spots
shouldn't cause too many
problems for the Wolveri'es,
since every other event is
two and three deep in high
grade talent.
The ticket office has hockey
ti 'kets on sale for all re-
m -Iing home games. Ticket
manager Al Renfrew said
that tickets usually are not
sold until the day of the
gam but due to the success
of this year's team the ticket
department wants to make
sure that students get the
first chance at obtaining tick-
ets. The ticket office is openj
from 8:30 to 5:00, daily.


will, be Big Ten champion
Furst in the half mile, title
contender Andy Johnson in
the 1000 yard run, and Jim
Baumgartner and Mark Fos-
ter in either the 1000 or the
half mile.
Michigan's other powerful
area on the track will be in
the hurdles and sprints.
Sophomore transfer Dwight
Jones turned some heads at the
team's intrasquad meet in De-
cember by flashing to a time
of 6.1 in the 60 yard dash.
"I think Dwight has proved
that he can step right in and
run with the best of them,"
said Harvey. We look for him
and Doug Hennigar (second In
the Big Ten in both the 60 and
300 yard dashes) to be defi-
nite factors in the Big Ten
Besides Jones, Michigan has
lennigar and hurdler sprint-
er Arnett Chisholm in the 60.
Both Jones and Hennigar will
compete in the 300 yard dash,
while Chisholm returns to his
best event, the 70 yard high
Chisholm will be joined by
sophomores Charles Crouth-
er and Don Wheeler plus
freshman Gary Hicks in the
hurdles to give Michigan one
of the most powerful shuttle
hurdle relay teams in the I
The 440 yard dash will also1
be astrong event for the thin-
clads. Senior co - captain Mc-
Leod will head the list of
speedy quarter - milers. Mc-
Leod was a member of the mile
relay unit that took third in
the 1976 indoor meet.. Bolster-
ing the 440 crew will be junior
James Grace.
Football tailback Harlan
Hckleby will be returning to
run on the mile relays and
quarter-mile, where he placed
second in the Big Ten indoor

meet as a freshman. Huckleby again looks like the class of
is expected to return to track( the conference. No other teamn
next week, after taking some has the depth and talent that
ti"', off after the Rose Bowl. the Wolverines possess.
Field events are stronger for But then a key injury or
the Wolverines than in the more illnesses to key runners
Past. - could wipe out the team's sec-
The most improved event will and consecutive Big Ten title.
be the shot put, where junior However this year the chan-
1andy Foss and Michigan state pionship meet is in Ann Ar-
high school champion Mike bor, and the 1977 team is ready
Htes and Illinois titlist John to prove that last year's title
Powers give the Wolverines was no fluke.
0enth for the first time in sev-
eral years. t .'. CLIP AND SAVE a-mw*
The role vault has Big Ten1,
ehamrion Jim Stokes return- 1
ino. The iunior from Flint a * * ,
will be shooting- for the 17
fwit berier this season.
"I think -he's definitely can-'*1
-hle of 17 feet indoors," said a
Harvev. "It's as much ansy- 1
chnlyoaical barrier as it is a ! Phone Numbers :1
p-vsical one'for him."
Romnding out the field events a1s
is the high jumn. Sonhomore f U
P-te RP'i-g and senior Doug Circulaation1
Gibbs (third in the Big Ten
last Near) will both be jiimn- "7640558
g for Michigan's first 7 foot:
jumn. '
After sizing up the Wolver- Classified Advy, i
= s aainst the rest of the Big1r
Ten opposition, Michigan once 764-0557 :
SCORES' i14aAv
SCollegeBasketbal-7 - Dis0layAdv.
Ball St. 64, Kent St. 62 -764-0554
Tennessee 71, Kentucky 67, OT I1
Alma 115, Hillsdale 73 1 .
Manhattan 70, S. Carolina 67 News
Miami, Ohio 71, W. Michigan 62 ,
Grand Valley 7 alvin 66 764-0552
Cleveland 3, Detroit 1 1
Toronto 3, Los Angeles 2
Atlanta 6, N.Y. Rangers! I Sports
Chicago 2, N. Y. Islanders 1 3I
NBA'7 40 2
Atlanta 124, Buffalo 1187 0
Philadelphia 102, Houston 97, hcg 9 ahntn8
Chicago 9, Washingtoni11 . CS
Milwaukee 127, San Antonio 121 --- CLIP AND SAVE .rnu-ie


AP Photo

ERNIE GRUNFELD (22) of Tennessee drives hard to the basket as Jack Givens of Ken-
tucky pivots to block off his drive. Grunfeld's 22 points paced the Volunteers to a 71-67
upset victory over the No. 2 ranked Wildcats before a sellout crowd at Kentucky's Rupp
Arena. Givens was the games top scorer with 23 points. Both teams now have identical
9-2 records.
Grappler subs spur s
By PATRICK RODE his first starting opportunity by t winner will wrestle one of the

Moving into its Big Ten sched-
ule this week, the Michigan
wrestling team, sporting a 3-0
dual meet record, is startingj
1977 in a strong position.
An important factor in - its
strong start this season has
been the willing and able pegk-
formance of substitutes off the
bench turning in needed match
Subs, while playing an im
portant role in practice, often
do not appear in the limelight
of meet action.
"IT'S HARD FOR freshmen
to break into our tough line-
up," Michigan coach Bill Johan-
nesen said of newcomers to the
team. "These are fellows' we
recruit heavily and we hope
they figure in our future."
Occasionally second-stringers
get a chance to make their
mark. Such a case is this week's
team Champ of the Week, sen-
ior George Kelley.
Overshadowed by Brad Hol-
man at 158 pounds up to this

taking an 8-3 decision over SIU's
Paul Hibbs.
Fraser, who wrestles at 177 be-
hind team captain Mark John-
son, looks to be one of Johan-
nesen's better prospects.
"We were glad we could use
Joseph," remarked Johannesen
"Both he and Fraser lost tough
first matches in the Midlands
Tournament but went on to per-.
form well."
Johannesen also has some-
thing in store at heavyweight.
"We'll use ex-footballers Bob
Taylor or Lewis Smith at hea-
vyweight. They'll have a chal-
lenge match this week and the

imatches this. Saturday," the
coach said. "We expect Taylor
to do a lot, he has great po-
an integral part of the wrest-
ler's life. Based on their per-
formance in practice a ladder
is set up naming the first, sec-
ond, third-stringers and so on.
To advance, a wrestler must
defeat the wrestler above him.
To get into the starting lineup,
he must tally two such victor-
Other wrestlers who stand a
good chance of playing import-
ant roles in the future include
Greg Lavery (a walk on), Rick'

trouble for coach Jack Har- Probably the events that
vey. have the greatest amount of
Trying to fill the gaps in potential talent are the dis-
those two areas will be junio s tance events. Assistant coach
John Risk and Mark Lonner Ron Warhurst will have the
and freshman Jim Derleth in luxury of working with two
the triple jump and Jeff Mc- cross country All - Americans,
Leod and Dave Furst as possi- Bill Donakowski and Greg
ble 600 men. Meyer, and the rest of the
"In the 600 we really don't championship cross country
"I would like to train them
(the distance men) so they can
run all the events, 880 - two
mile," said Warhurst. "It gets
pretty boring to run the same
ceuessevery week," continued
u cress arhurst, "so they switch
around and it makes it a little
Strader and Dave Cartier a more interesting for them."
high school state champion. In the mile, sophomore
"Lavery and Strader both look Steve Elliott will head the
good in the practice room," cast. Elliott had a vast i-
said Johannesen. provement inthe 176 cross
country season and will be
"We're wvorking hard on the i looking to crack four min-
general team," Johannesen went utes for the first time in his
I on. "We need that pre-vacation career.
conditioning. I'll feel good if we Juniors Donakowski and Mike
can make the Iowa State match McGuire plus senior co-captain
a good match." Greg Meyer will handle the
chores in the three mile. Mc-
IOWA STATE, a traditional Guire was forced to sit out the
wrestling powerhouse which de- 11976 cross country season due
r to a summertime bout of mono-
feated Big Ten champ Iowa last nucleosis. Over Christmas va-
weekend, 17-15, will be in Ann cation, he also suffered from
Arbor 'a week from this Satur- a leg infection which forced
day. him out of training for 12 days.
When he returns, the 1976 Big
Coming up this Saturday, the Ten three mile champion and
grapplers will be looking to add former cross country AllrAmer-
.e l o t ican will be a valuable addi-
to their '13 victory over MSU, tion.
31-16 triumph against Penn Jack Sinclear has recovered
State, and 41-3 win against from his case of mononucleo-
Southern Illinois in a meet sis and should run the two
against Northwestern and Ath- Rounding out the middle
letes-in-Action. distance and distance crews,

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time, an injury gave Kelly a Freezing temperatures and large drifts of snow have driven
chance to wrestle last week many students into near hibernation in their dorm rooms or
against Southern Illinois. He re- apartments. If you happen to be one of these students, you're
sonded byDennis Shumaker for going to miss out on the wide range of activities the IM depart-
hisio fistvrDesityhvictory.orment has planned for the winter term.
Also scoring his first varsity Action begins tomorrowinthe Co--Rec division as the bas-
victory this past weekendrwas ketball season gets under way. Racquetball and table tennis will'
142 pounder Lou Joseph. Fresh- follow shortly, beginning next week.
man Joseph made the most of
y Looking ahead, badminton doubles entries are due on Feb-
7l U...ruary1.


star ready
fmr retu1rn

Women's basketball s arts today signalling the start of wo-
men's competition. Paddleball and badminton doubles will start
soon with entries due January 18.
Racquetball. squash, and table tennis are .a little far.her off,
with registrations due February 2.

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A. K U I4 A AA Residence hall competition will get rolling as both bowling
Boston (A - Dave Cowens, and basketball seasons open up next week. Paddleball will start
who abruptly walked out on a later with the deadline for entries January 24.
reported $280 000 job with the
Boston Celtics more than two If you're planning on entering a team for all-campus ice
months ago, did a sudden turn- hockey, you had better hurry. Entries for hockey are due today
about and agreed yesterday to and games begin next week, as do mini-soccer and handball
rejoin the defending National' doubles.
Basketball Association cham-
pions. Approaching quickly are the deadlines for bowling, on Jan-
uary 24. paddleball, racque ball singles, and table tennis all on
"I'M JUST going to play bas-- February 1.
ketball and pot an end to all this
talk, people wondering what I'm Competition in the independent league will start today with
doing all the 'ime " he said. "It basketball and next week with table tennis. Paddleball won't
was getting a little hectic. Not begin until February but entries are due January 31.
playing and playing is a lot dif-
ferent. I thought it would be bet- Bosh the graduate and fraternity sports schedules swing into
ter not playing, but it wasn't. I: action next week as basketball and table tennis begin play. Dead- -
didn't know what I was up lines for both divisions in paddleball and squash are January 24.
"I felt the fans- would have Today is the last day for paddleball doubles and racquetball
been cheated if I had stayed,"; registration in the faculty division. Competition begins in both
he said. "I wasn't playing up to these sports next week along with basketball and volleyball.
my capabilities. I wasn't men-
tally wi h it. If you're interested in earning some extra money, there are
"Now I'm ready to do what- jobs available officiating IM sports. Officials are needed for bas-
ever they want me to do. I want- ketball, soccer, volleyball, swimming track and no experience is
ed to stay out the entire year necessary. For further informa ion call 763--3562 or see Sandy
and return to training camp Sadler at the IM building.
next season but I couldn't do it.
It came to the noint that I felt I In the pre-holiday basketball tournament the Warriors
the best thing for me to do is, grabbed the "A" crown, easily defeating Law Green, 64-44. Los
play.' ''Salsecos won the "B" title.

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