Saturday, May 18, 1974
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Satuday May18,1974THEMICIGANDAIY Pae Eeve
Sports of The Daily
Netters title bound;
golfers headed down
From Wire Serri-e Reports
99th Preakness today
BALTIMORE - Cannonade, the winner of the 100th Kentucky
Derby is a 9-S favorite to capture the 99th running of the Preak-
ness here at Pimblico this afternoon. Next best bets in the 1 3/16
mile second leg of the Triple Crown are Derby runnerup Hudson
County at 9-2 and J.R.'s Pet, 6-1. The Preakness field of thirteen
horses will be vying for a record total purse of $209,000 with an-
other record $156,000 going to the winner.
An estimated crowd of over 65,000 is expected for the 5:40
p.m. post time with national television coverage over CBS begin-
ning at 5 p.m. The record time for the Preakness, 1:54, was set
in 1971 by Canonero II.
Bruins-Flyers sixth Sunday
PHILADPILPHIA - The Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia
Flyers are set to resume their best of seven Stanley Cup final
series Sunday (2 p.m. national TV) at the Spectrum with the
Flyers holding a three games to two advantage.
The Bruins S-1 brawlish victory on home ice Thursday night
has restored their confidence although they realize they must
win Sunday in order to force a seventh and deciding game in Bos-
ton Tuesday night.
"We had our backs to the wall and had to win this one,"
claimed Boston coach Bep Guidolin, "Now their backs are to the
wall. We're due for a good game in Philadelphia and if we have
it Sunday it will be all over for them."
Philadelphia captain Bobby
Clarke shared Guidolin's view
on the importance of Sunday's *th ""marborfm cooperatie
contest to the Flyers. "If we
don't win Sunday, we're in TUESDAY, MAY 21st,
trouble," the diabetic center- 7 and 9 PM.
man reasoned. "We had a Alan Sates & Glenda Jackson
chance to come away with ev- in Ken Russell's
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n't play much of a game. en ii LUV0
We're still in the driver's seat.
They have to win in our build- admission $1
ing. But if we don't win Sun- WEDNESDAY, May 22nd
day # .7. 8:45, and 10:30 P.M.
MADISON -- The Maize and Blue tennis
squad appears well on its way to a seventh
consecutive Big Ten tennis championship.
Michigan netters won all six of their singles
matches, paced by Victor Amaya at number
one, and all three of their doubles matches.
Eight of the nine victories were taken in
Michigan's 107 point total gives it a wide
margin over second place Itqdiana with 76 at
the end of the quarterfinals. The semi-finals
will be played tomorrow with the finals on
IOWA CITY-Michigan's golfers placed a
dismal seventh at the end of the first 36 holes
of action in the 72-hole Big Ten Championship.
Despite the miserable team performance,
Wolverine John Dale found himself tied for
second in individual medalist competition with
Indiana's Kelly Roberts. Hoosier Bob Jackson
posted the best 36 hole score, 143, followed
closely by Dale and Roberts at 144.
The Hoosiers appear destined to defend their
title as they hold a commanding 18 stroke
lead over nearest rival Ohio State.
The scheduled doubleheader between Michi-
gan and Northwestern was cancelled due to
rain in Evanston yesterday. The rainout dash-
ed any hopes Moby Benedict's crew had of
the Big Ten baseball championship.
The diamondmen will travel to Madison to-
morrow for a season ending doubleheader with
the Wisconsin Badgers.
IOUSTON One of pro
bowling's all time greats, Bil-
ly Welu, died unexpectedly
of a heart attack at his home
Welu won numerous top tour-
naments including the Ameri-
can Bowling Congress Masters
which he won twice while set-
ting numerous records for the
event. Welu served as presi-
dent of the Professional Bowl-
ers Association for two years
and held a master's degree in
education from St. Louis Uni-
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