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Page 9

Friday, October 2, 1981

The Michigan Daily

Gannon, Hoosiers ready forBlue

Ypsilanti native eager

*for show down
By BUDDY MOOREHOUSE
When Chuck Gannon was growing up, The junr
lineman re
it was in the shadow of a major college se, which
football power just six miles down the from last
rod from his home town of Ypsilanti. eight gam
So when Gannon grew up to be 6-5 and was moves
270 pounds, starred in football at Yp- "WE'R
silanti High, and was voted the best hampere
lineman in the state his senior year, it Gannon a
Omight seem obvious that the school passing g
down the street would want him to play We've ju
football there. going."
INSTEAD, GANNON ended up at In- During
diana, where he is currently the star- when he g
ting right offensive tackle for coach Lee didn't ear
Corso's Hoosiers. Michigan, it seems, finished a
wasn't interested in Gannon, who was Bowl whe
.also a standout wrestler in high Last year
sclhool, finishing third in the state his 6-5, and th
seior year. "I could have gone to as the H
Michigan for wrestling, but they didn't game wit
recruit me for football," said Gannon. 'It's
"Besides Indiana, I was recruitedc by frustratin
all the MAC (Mid-American Conferen- we' ve just
ce), schools, and I almost went down to AFTE
Tulane' Northwes
Gannon will get his chance to play 21-20 th
with the Wolverines tomorrow, albeit Califrni
as an opponent, when Michigan travels tiwester
to Bloomington to take on the Hoosiers. then too
Being a native of the Ann Arbor area, it have," ex
goes without saying that Gannon is our own
looking forward to the contest. "It's a late in t
big game for me because I know a lot of Trojans b
people up there," he said. "I get extra a 21-0 win
fired-up for Michigan."

with'M
ior business major is the only
eturning to the Hoosier offen-
hlost a total of eight players
year's squad. Gannon started
nes at guard last season, but
ed to tackle last spring.
E YOUNG, AND we've been
d by a lot of injuries," said
about the offense. "But our
ame's been going pretty good.
t got to get our running game
Gannon's freshman year,
nade the traveling squad but
n a varsity letter, the Hoosiers
t 8-4, with a trip to the Holiday
re they beat Brigham Young.
, however, Indiana dropped to
he slide is continuing this year,
ioosiers enter the Michigan
-h a 1-2 record.
starting to get a little
ng," admitted Gannon. "But
t got to hang in there."
R BARELY squeaking past
tern in their season opener,
e Hoosiers lost to Southern
a and Syracuse. "Against Nor-
n, we just got an early lead and
k it easy when we shouldn't
:plained Gannon. "But we held
against .USC." Indeed, it was
he third quarter before the
broke a scoreless tie en route to
n.

One of the bright spots for Corso's
squad this year has been the play of
wide receiver Duane Gunn, a 6-0, 175-
pound junior college transfer. In last
week's loss to Syracuse, Gunn returned
a kickoff 97 yards for the Hoosiers' only
touchdown of the game. "Gunn's a

coach. "Coach Corso jokes more with
the press than with the players," said
Gannon. "And he gets really serious
when we get close to a game."
Lining up against Michigan, Gannon
will be facing one of the smaller defen-
ses in the league. "Their defense isn't

It's a big game for me
because I know a lot of people
up there. I get extra fired-up
for Michigan.'
-Indiana offensive tackle
Chuck Gannon

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quick and he's got great hands. He's
sort of our version of Anthony Carter."
Although Corso has acquired a
reputation-among the media as the Big
Ten's leading jokester, Gannon said the
team doesn't often.see that side of the

EX T RA -INNING HEAR TBREA KER:

Tigers second after loss

very big, but they flow well with the
ball," Gannon said. "They
are a well-coached defense, and they've
always been good.",
Obviously, if anyone on the Indiana
team should be familiar with
Michigan's past, Chuck Gannon should.
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*DETROIT (AP) - Gary Roenicke
knocked in Eddie Murray with a
sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning,
giving the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 vic-
tory over Detroit yesterday, knocking
the Tigers out of a tie for the lead in the
American League East.
The loss by the Tiger-s also kept.
Boston mathematically in the race for
the, second-half championship,
Baltimore already has been eliminated.
DETROIT IS NOW a half-game
b ehind Milwaukee going into a crucial
three-game, season-ending series bet-
ween the two teams at Milwaukee, star-
ting today.
Murray started the 10th with a single
off aKevin Saucier, 4-2, advanced to
second on a wild pickoff throw by
Saucier and moved to third on a groun-
der to shortstop by Doug DeCinces. Af-
ter Dave Rozema relieved and walked
Terry Crowley intentionally, Roenicke
lifted his game-winning fly ball.
Tim Stoddard, 4-2, was the winner,
pitching the final 1/s innings.
BALTIMORE'S Lenn Sakata belted a

pair of home runs to help the Orioles
take a 4-0 lead, but the Tigers rallied to
tie the game with two runs in the eighth
inning and two more in the ninth on a
two-out, two-run homer by Kirk Gibson.
Al Bumbry tagged Detroit starter
Dan Schatzeder for a single leading off'
the game and scored on Rich Dauer's
double. Dauer took third on a ground-
out and scored on Murray's sacrifice
fly.
Sakata led off the second inning with
a homer off reliever Dave Tobik and hit
another solo shot, his fifth, off Tobik in
the fourth.
Dennis Martinez had a four-hit
shutout going into the eighth, but he
was relieved by Tippy Martinez after

giving up three straight singles, in-
cluding an RBI hit by Steve Kemp. Tip-
py Martinez then gave upan RBI single
to pinch-hitter Al Cowens, making the
score 4-2.
BILLBOARD
Student season basketball tickets for
the 1981-82"season will be on sale Oc-
toberl9 through 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the Athletic Ticket Office. Students
must apply in person with a valid
student I.D. card, and seating priority
will be determined by the number of
,credit hours earned at Michigan. Ticket
prices are $35.00 for students and $52.50
for spouse tickets. The group seating
limit is 20, and location is based on the
lowest priority student in the group.

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