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Soturdoy, October .11 1975


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No matter how the teams
rated " or where the gam
played, the Michigan-MSU
ball game is special. The to
put out extra, the coaches
constantly and the fans pa
tention for a change.
Jimmy the Greek takes 1v
igan by three, Al Acker
likes the Blue by seven but
Falls says it will be Minh
State 13,"Michigan 3.
This year the two teams
very evenly matched. Con
off a thrilling 10.3 defeat
Notre Dame, State goesi
the game 31-0, while Michi
holds a 2-2 record.
"This is the best Mich
State team we've faced s
r've been at Michigan,"
Michigan's o Schembec
"The blocking and tacklini
both teams will be done
added enthusiasm." Bo h<
lost to State since 1969.
Michigan State's offense is
by senior quarterback Ch
Baggett. Baggett doesn't;
very often but perhaps
doesn't need to conside
State's powerful running att
"The advantage we have
Michigan on offense is at q
terback," said Michigan S
assistant football coach
Davis. "Baggett has had r
experience than either El
or Leach. He is a very unse
individual and therefore





winning above everything else."
"Both Michigan's and our
running backs have experi-
ence," continued Davis.
"Where we are lacking is up
front. We are both kind of
The Spartans stampeded for
228 yards per game rushing with
tailback Levi Jackson leading
the charge and fullbacks Tyrone
Wilson and Jim Earley, along
with Baggett himself close be-
hind. Wilson gained 117 yards
against Notre Dame last week-
end including a 76 yards romp in.
the game's deciding play. Jack-
son who was switched to tail-
back from fullback has a 319
yard total thus far.
Michigan's offensive situationj
is similar. Possessing an un-I
threatening aerial attack toI
date, the Blue have resorted to
infantry wave tactics. Eight dif-
ferent backs have carried the
ball for Michigan, the most suc-1
cessful being Gordon Bell with.
over 120 yards per game.
Fullback Rob Lytle scored
twice last week aaginst Mis-
souri. He gained 68 yards and
was named Michigan's offen-
sive player of the week. Fresh-
man talback Harlan Hnckclby
made the other touchdown on
Saturday breaking numerous
tackles and dazzling the crowd.
Both offensive front lines, have
been depleted. Both teams will
play three linemen short of their!

pre-season compliment. fensive iLneman of the Week by
On defense, both teams are the AP and UPI. Spartan line-
tough. State has given up 177 backer Kim Rowekamp earned
yards per game rushing and the the Sports Illustrated Defensive
Wolverines 128. The Spartans Player of the Week award for
are larger than the Wolverines his hustle in the Notre Dame
but not as quick. game.
Michigan defensive end Dan
Jilek said, "MSU has an ex- As if their usual dislike for
tremely tough defense and an each other were not enough,
explosive offense. We're going both teams will be motivated
to have to contain Baggett on by the aroma of roses this at-
the option and not give him a ternoon. Michigan State hopes
lot of room. that the Spartans will win to-
"I'm especially keyed up for day and that Michigan will
this game to do a job on Charlie beat Ohio State on November
Baggett." 22.
During this past week, two If all three teams go unde-
defensive honors were bestowed feated in their remaining Big
on Michigan and MSU players. Ten games, there will be three
Wolverine middleguard T i m co-champions of the Big Ten.
Davis was named Midwest De- Unlike previous seasois this

would not necessitate a vote of
the Big Ten Athletic Directors.
Under a new tie-breaking for-
mula the Spartans would make
the trip to Pasadena since they
have been away the longest and
no one of the champions had
beaten the other two.
The Wolverines have beaten
the Spartans 42 times, with five
ties and 20 losses. However since
1950, MSU has taken 16 games
from the Blue. en6gj
The series began in 1898
when State was named Mich-
igan Agricultural and Meehan-
ical College. The Mighty Men
from Ann Arbor took the
Greenies 39-0. The next meet-
ing was even more degrading
for M.A.C. as thev vrete
milked for 119 points. That
was when touchdowns were -
five points and the ,forward .
pass was illegal, as some
Michigan coaches still wish it
It was not until 1908 that the
East Lansing gridders didn't
lose to Michigan. They tied 0-0,
In 1913, MAC nipped 'ite Wol-
verines 12-7. And ever since
then, the competition has b-en
It boils down to a cl )e game
with sentiments running high on P
both sides. The coaches, players f
and fans all know that today's F
poser can only make it to the a
Rose Bowl on a mirazle.


K. Johnson (175) SE
Mike Kenn (230) OT
M. Donahue (237) LG
Jim Czirr (225) C
W. Downing (232) RG
Bill Dufek (265) ST
M. Schmerge (225) TE
Gordon Bell (178) TB
Rob Lytle (190) FB
Rick Leach (180) QB
Jim Smith (198) WB


D. Fortney (175)
Tom Cole (236)
G. Croxton (229)
Al Pitts (231)
Ray Spencer (226)
T. Brug'th'es (268)
Mike Cobb (241)
Levi Jackson (207)
Tyrone Wilson (208)
C. Baggett (185)
Kirk Gibson (190)

Doily Photo by KEN FINK
Michigan's Gordie Bell breaks into the open against Michigan State last year only to be foiled
by MSU's Tom Hannon (45). Bell and the rest of the Wolverines are hoping that there will be\
plenty of daylight for Bell to run for today as the Blue take on the Spartans at East Lansing
at 3:10 p.m. The game promises to be a classic defensive battle with State's 'tom Standal
(65) and Kim Rowekamp (43) playing integral roles in the Spartan defense.


s.ports of Ihe Daly
By The Associated Press
Ford remains neutral
President Ford refused yesterday to be drawn into predicting
the outcome of Saturday's big college football clash between
arch-rivals Michigan and Michigan State.
"They're boht my friends and I like my friends," said
Ford, a University of Michigan alumnus and football player
in the 1930s.
The response drew a round of good-natured laughter from
those attending Ford's news conference here.
The President tentatively had planned to attend the game in
East Lansing, but the plans were cancelled for security reasons.
World Series begins
The 1975 World Series features two of the hungriest teams in
baseball. The National League champion Cincinnati Reds haven't
won the World Championship since 1940. The American League's
Boston Red Sox last won 57 years ago, in 1918.
Only two Boston players are left from the American
League champions of 1967-left fielder Carl Yastrzemski and
third baseman Rico Petrocelli.
Bleacher seats and standing-room tickets went on sale yes-
terday. A crowd of 4,000 waited outside Fenway Park all night
to get the few remaining tickets for the World Series.
Capitol congratulations
The Senate has taken sides in the World Series.
At the end of a 14-hour session Thursday night, Sen. Edward
M. Kennedy of Massachusetts asked for the adoption of a routine
resolution congratulating the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds
for winning their respective pennants.
Sen. John H. Glenn of Ohio offered no objection to the reso-
lution - but informed the Senate that he has placed bets on the
Reds to win in four straight.
Can't take a joke
Dr. Robert Ramsey says he thinks it's funny, but he's not
laughing about the misdemeanor charge he faces for jogging
around the track while the North Carolina State University foot-
ball team was practicing.I
Ramsay, a 35-year-old math professor at the school, was
arrested on orders of Coach Lou Holtz who was afraid Ram-I
- say might be a spy for University of Maryland football Coach
Jerry Claiborne. The teams will meet today.
Ramsay said he's an N.C. State fan and has never had any,
:onnection with Maryland. "I'm glad we have a good football
team, but there's a certain price I won't pay for that team," he


Def ense


Dan Jilek (212) LE
J. Perlinger (242) LT
Tim Davis (212) MG
G, Aorton (225) RT
Mike Holmes (210) RE
C. O'Neal (230) WLB

(75 R. Washington (208)
(85) Larry Bethea (236)
(65) Tom Standal (196)
(95) Greg Schaum (243)
(38) Greg Fedore (202)
(37) P. Rudzinski (219)






f 'kT.V\/ . n (1Qj
(55) D. Devich (210) MLB (43) K. Rowekamp (238) By DAVE WIHAK year's top passer in the Big
(35) Don Dufek (195) Wolf (5) John Breslin (188) While Maize and Blue eyes T. ...... Ten, Terry Jones. Jones has
(22) Jim Bolden (175) WHB (32) Joe Hunt (175) gaze out on the Spartan front completed 34 of 70 passes for
(18) J. Pickens (188) SHB (45) Tom Hannon (186) today, contests of considerably 489 yards and three touch-
(17) D. Hicks (180) S (10) Tom Graves (210) lesser importance will take downs.
---- Graves spectator precedence in Colum- His counterpart from the
bus, Champaign, Evanston, and * 5Wildcats, Randy Dean, has
1 EWest Iafayette. thrown 33 completions out of
c lu b ers d ro p In Columbus, the Hawkeyes NIGHT EDITOR: 59 attempts, but none for
of Iowa take on the Ohio Buck- TOM CAMERON touchdowns. Dean is also the
eyes in a match that has all the leading punter in the Big Ten
o makings of a sacrificial ritual., with a 45.5 average.t
W o verine w oen The Hawkeyes will be offering Northwestern is favored to'
themselves as the lamb before were not going to take Iowa; win the game, largely on theI
the high priest Melchizedech, lightly." However, one sus-mrt fisthr lc ak
The University of Michigan's Blue fought back to close the therwise known ias Woody pects that the Buckeyeswon'ts rit Big tsthird place rathe
varsity women's hockey team margin to 4-3 early in the sec- therwise known as need oxygen masks for his ier don se the
went down to defeat at the ond half. Western then tuned ye. tie Hoosiers don't sell themselves
hands of the Western Michigan on their scoring power by net- Idawkeyes defeated the In Champaign, Minnesota Csotas "Ther e o
Broncos yesterday by a 10-3 ting six un 'sered goals to Buckeyes was in 1962. Consid- and Illinois resume Big Ten fseteas 't wt archance
yscore. put the contest away.i erig the 0-4 record the Conference competition with a v at them Rose f Bowl t and we're onechne
The Michigan women's record The Michigan junior varsity Iowans are sporting this sea- game both teams consider of them" s
now stands at 1-3 with their field hockey team didn't have son their shanesno upset- crucial to their chances for Kee tri,
only victory coming at the ex- much luck against Western's tin Ohio State are virtually a high conference finish. Two Big Ten teams that will
pense of Adrian College. Their JV team either. The Br ncos nonexistant. Minnesota, at 3-1, lost its first not sniff the Roses this year
losses, in addition to Wes'ern shutout the Wolverines by a "There is no doubt Ohio match to Indiana by a 20-14 ------
Michigan, have been to Albion, score of 1-0. While the score State is the best team in the margin, but the Gophers have
and Eastern Michigan. was only 1-0, the game was r1Ot nation at this time," admitted rebounded with three non-con-
The Michigan girls were out- as close as it may lead you to Iowa coach Bob Cummings. ference wins.
shot by a 2 to 1 margin. All believe. The Broncos had 11 "Our chances are not good," 'As for Illinois, they are 2-2,
together, they had only IS shots on goal to 0 for the Wol- added Cummings, "but we'll having suffered losses to Texas
shots on goal compared to 32 verines, give it our best shot." A&M and Missouri. However,
for the Broncos. Stephanie The girls will try to up their Last week Iowa lost a tough they beat Iowa in their firstIn .orb or inn
Buttrey, Therese Hindle and record next Friday when they battle at the hands of USC, 27- game of the season and are 1-0
Kathy Dennis scored the three face Delta College at 4,03 16, in a game th attye h in the Big Ten. G S
Michigan goals. p.m. The game will be played 16, in a game that they led 10-0 "We anticipate a very even
Western led by a 4-1 score at on the makeshift field located at the half. The Trojans broke struggle, similar to last year,"
the half, but the Maize ard behind the baseball field. the game ipen in the third per- commented Illini coach Bob
< : ,: : iod, largely on the strength of Blackman. "That Gopher de-
a crushing ground assault. fense is real tough."
Going into the OSU game, Minnesota coach Cal Stoll
Big Ten Standings the Hawkeyes will have to con- also recognizes the tight bat-
C F N A G Etend with a rushing game that tle shaping up. "The honey-
CONFERENCE ALL GAMES has averaged 324 yards in its moon is over," he said, "and
W L T W L T Pct. first four games. our guys are going to have to
MICHIGAN 1 0 0 2 0 2 1.000 "We'll need Andre Jackson execute plays to perfection if
Ohio State 1 0 0 4 0 0 1.000 this week," Cummings said in we want a shot at winning.'
Northwestern 1 0 0 2 2 0 .500 reference to his fsenior line- The game will turn on one
Indiana 1 0 0 2 ' 2 0 .500 backing star. "It's hard to de- major front: how well the Go-
Illinois 1 0 0 2 2 0 .500 fend against the run without pher defense, which has given M us i c ol Ref l e c t i ons
Michigan State 0 1 0 3 1 0 .750 him." up only 27 points this season, produced & d i r e c t
Micnn Sta 0 1 0 3 1 0 .750 One thing the Hawkeyes have can hold up against a strong
Minnesota 0 1 0 3 1 0 .750 going for them is an impres- Illini rushing attack, which has
Wisconsin 010 130 .250 sive passing attack, directed by averaged 192 yards per game. 3 uPS., ri1., z
Purdue 01 0 040 .000 uarterback Tom McLaughlin. At Evanston, theNorthwest-
Iowa 0 1 0 0 4 0 .000 Against the Trojans, McLaugh- ern Wildcats host the Indiana ',91iii 1A
tin threw 12 out of 27 for 181 Hoosiers in a game that cannot
TODAY'S GAMES vards. Rod Wellington, who is be billed as a battle of gargan- buffet dinner 6:00-8:
MICHIGAN at Michigan State the leading rusher with a 3.7 tuans. Both teams have. 2-2 ov- T h u r s $ 1 - F ri
Iowa at Ohio State Wisconsin at Purdue average, is also the main tar- erall records, and are 1-0 in IPSPECIAL NIGHT OWL SHC
average,(includes ligi
Minnesota at Illinois Indiana at Northwestern get for Iowa passes. the Big Ten. FdEs PA
Woody Hayes says: "No con- The Hoosiers possess a po-FE
ference team is a breather, and tent pass attack led by last Reservations: Ani ArborI

go at each other in West L-
fayette in a game of pride and
not much else.
Wisconsin coach John Jar-
dine says both teams are
very similar. "We're both
frustrated." Wisconsin is 14,
while Purdue has been every-
one's doormat while compiling
a .0-4 record.
Wisconsin - should be in for
trouble, as Purdue has the sec-
ond best passing attack in the
Big Ten, averaging 140 yards a
game., However, turnovers have
been the Boilermakers' dcwr-
fall this year, and could certain;
ly ease the burden for the Bad-
Defensively, the Boilermak-
ers have been tough. They gave
up just 17 points to Notre
Dame, and only 19 to Southern
California. The game should be
a tossup, between two tossouts.

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Michigan's water polo team had two
major factors going against them last
night in their game against the Ken-
tucky Wildcats. First, they had to play
without two starters, Rich Yawitz and
John Daly. Secondly, a new rule elimin-
ating foul outs, and therefore encour-
aging fouls, was used in last night's
game for the first time ever.
Michigan overcame these problems
however, to register a 12-9 victory in
a rough and tumble affair before a full
house of screaming Kentucky support-
'WE EXPECT a rough game every
time we come down here, and tonight's
game was no exception," remarked
Coach Stu Isaac after the game. The
new rule completely changed our stra-

plash by
opening goal in the first period. Ken-
tucky countered quickly with two goals,
but Downie's first goal tied it up.
The second period could just as well
have been called the Joe Bauer show,
as he scored four straight goals for
M i c h i g a n. Kentucky managed to
squeeze one tally in, and at halftime
Michigan led 6-3.
The third period was marred by al-
most constant fouling. With Michigan
players ejected for penalties time and
time again, Kentucky powered five
goals past Wolverine goalie Kevin Cul-
len. Downie kept the Wildcats from
pulling away though, with two straight
goals. The score was tied at 8-8 as Jhe
perid ended.
pHE FOURTH PERIOD belonged to
Downie and the Wolverines. Gordon

(against Indiana) was due to our fold-
ing when they got close. But tonight,
when Kentucky tied the game, we
pulled ourselves together and took it
away from them."
THE VICTORY boosts Michigan's
season record to 5-1. It was Kentucky's
first loss of the year after three wins.
Both teams are members of the Mid-
west Intercollegiate Water Polo Con-
ference, and are expected to be top
contenders for the title.
Today the Wolverines are in Bloom-
ington, Indiana, for a pair of games
against teams they have already seen
once this year.
In the afternoon, they take on the
University of Cincinnati, a team which
they beat 12-6 in Ann Arbor two weeks

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