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May 23, 1978 - Image 15

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WOMEN SENT PACKING
NU ends netters' seas

By BOB WARREN
The party's over. . . its time to call
it a season ...
And so it is for the Michigan women's
tennis team, as it bowed out of the 1978
season, not gracefully, but in a fight
against heat.
THE WOMEN, after a masterful
domination of the state AIAW tour-
nament and a 9-0 rout of Marshall in the
first round of the midwest AIAW tour-
ney, fell to the claws of the North-
western team, 7-2 in the second round.

"It was real hot when we played,"
commented Michigan coach Bill Flood.
"That's not an excuse for why we lost,
but combined with the pressure of win-
ning all the doubles to win the dual
meet, it was tough."
Michigan lost four out of its six
singles matches, with number two Sue
Weber and number five Lisa Wood the
only victors. The only chance to beat
Northwestern at Muncie, Ind. last
weekend would have been to win all of
the doubles matches. The women did
not succeed.

By The Associated Press
Pistons land 'Bubbles'
PONTIAC-Former Detroit prep star Robert "Bubbles" Hawkins
signed a three-year contract with the Detroit Pistons yesterday, the National
Basketball Association club announced.
General Manager Bob Kauffman said the signing was contingent on the
ability of the 23-year-old guard to make the team.
Hawkins had played two full seasons in the NBA before he was waived
last Novemberby the New Jersey Nets.
His most notable pro campaign was in 1976-77 when he played in 52
games and averaged 19.3 points for the Nets. But he got into a contract
hassle with the club last season, stayed away from training camp and played
in only 15 games before he was waived on Nov. 28.
Frustrated Shero quits Flyers
PHILADELPHIA-Fred Shero has resigned as coach of the Phila-
delphia Flyers because he feels he has exhausted his ability to motivate the
team he led to two Stanley Cup championships, he said yesterday.
"I have decided after a great deal of thought and consultation with my
business manager and my wife to resign as the coach of the Philadelphia
Flyers," Shero said.
"The reason for this resignation is simply that I feel my effectiveness
to motivate the players as well as to inspire them to the degree that would
result in a Stanley Cup victory has been exhausted," Shero explained at a
press conference in his aggnt's office.
The Flyers issued a statement Monday saying that Shero submitted his
resignation last Thursday, but that they had not accepted it.
Flyers' General Manager Keith Allen said he and board chairman Ed
Snider had asked to meet again with their reluctant coach to see if they could
get him to change his mind.
Allen refused to say when the meeting would take place with Shero, who
has one year left on his Flyers' contract.
Shero'said he was available for such a meeting but that nothing would
change his mind. "I like dialogue with anybody, but I'll tell them the same
thing I'm telling you.
"Right now I don't feel like coaching. I feel like I've lost something. I
can't generate any enthusiasm for hockey," Shero said. "I don't believe that
I can do the job with this team anymore."

"Northwestern has
since we beat them ea
4," Flood continued
teams are excellent a
on the court."
THE WILDCATS e
Ohio State in the fina
and lost 7-2. Howe'
qualified for the natio
Maryland next m
reached that competil
couldn't do it with a ti
posedly superior talen
"We had a good sea
"If we had Kathy Kric
sprained ankle) we mz
to turn this thing aro
beaten Northwestern
Kathy (Karzen) and A
going to the national
great."
Flood was refs
qualification of the
doubles team and Kar
at-large bid to the sii
although she lost t
Mascaren, 6-2, 6-2 in
Karzen received the
cellent record this pas

The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, May 23, 1978-Page 15
Rec spats
Athree-day workshop designed to of-
0 new perspectives of traditional
improved a lot will be held on June 2-4. "New Games"
arlier this year, 5- re-examines the basic idea of com-
. "Their doubles petition and cooperation, and provides
nd they showed it a recreational experience that is both
challenging and fun.
To register, call 763-3084.
ended up playing Registration for PAIFS (Physical Ac-
ls of the MAIAW tivity Instruction for Faculty and Staff)
ver, both teams classes is still being held. Instruction is
nal tournament in offered in disco dancing, tennis and fit-
onth. Michigan ness. Contact the CCRB for more
Lion last year, but details.
eam that had sup- Intramural entry deadlines are ap-
t this year. proaching in:
" Racquetball (men's and women's
son," Flood said. singles) - June 5.
kstein (out with a " Ping Pong (men's and women's
ay have been able singles) - June 5.
und and could've * Tennis (co-rec) - June 5.
n, 7-2. However, Summer building hours for the CCRB
knn (Kercher) are are Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m.
s and that's just to 9 p.m. and Saturday 9-5 (closed Sun-
day.)
The IM Building opens weekdays at
erring to the 11:30 a.m. and closes at 6:30 p.m. on
Karzen-Kercher Monday and Friday, but stays open til 9
zen's award of an p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and
ngles competition Thursday (closed weekends).
badly to Debbie The NCRB is open weekdays from 7
the first round. a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 9
bid due to her ex- am. to 9 p.m. On Sundays the building
t year. has hours from noon to 9 pom.

BOSOX CLOSING IN:

Yaz'sH
TORONTO (AP)-Carl Yastrzemski
belted a three-run homer in the eighth
inning yesterday to lift the Boston Red
Sox to a 5-4 decision over the Toronto
Blue Jays, giving rookie Alan Ripley
his first major league victory.
The victory pushed the Bosox one-
half game ahead of the Detroit Tigers in
the AL East race. The idle, Tigers,
however, still cling to the division
leadership by a mere seven percentage
points.
YAZ'S HOMER overshadowed two
home runs by Toronto's John
Mayberry, who hita two-run shot in the
first and then put the Blue Jays ahead 3-
2 with a solo shot in the sixth.
Jim Rice connected for a two-run

tops Jays
homer, his 14th, in the first to give
Boston a 2-0 lead.
Ripley, 1-3, gave up seven hits before
giving way at the start of the eighth to
Tom Burgmeier, who was relieved by
Bob Stanley with runners at first and
second and one out in the ninth.
Al East Standings
W L Pet. GB
Detroit ................ 23 12 .657 %
Boston .............26 14 .650 -
New York..........23 14 .622 1
Milwaukee ..........18 19 .486 6
Cleveland .............18 19 .486 6%
Baltimore ............. 16 26 .432 8
Toronto ............... 14 24 .368 11

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