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Tech, Boston Duel Tonight;
'M' Meets Larries Friday

Special To The Daily
Vic Heyliger and his Michigan
hockey teams are becoming a habit
here come every March and the
NCAA playoffs.
The Wolverines will have to wait
a night, however, before they can
take the ice at the Broadmoor Ice
Palace for the ninth straight time
in nine years.
Tech Plays Tonight
Eastern representative Boston
College will play the state of Mich-
igan's-other entry-Michigan Tech
.tonight. Defending champion
Iichigan plays St. Lawrence here
tomorrow evening at 8:15 (10:15
Ann Arbor time).
All four playoff teams arrived
here on a chartered plane at 4 p.m.
and were given an extra-royal
welcome by Broadmoor officials,
enthusiastic visitors and local
hockey fans in this vacation para-
It was a strange sight for all
four teams to arrive together on
one plane. In the past the other1
WIHL representatives, besides
ever-present Michigan, has either
been Colorado College or Minne-
Spirit High
Although no local team is repre-
sented, spirit for the collegiate
hockey spectacle is as high as
ever. Nearly 250 students from
Tech plus' a band are expected by
game time tonight for the Huskies'
opening-round battle.
Over 3,000 fans will jam every
corner of the colorful arena, for
each of the games.
Opinion here is that Michigan
is the -definite favorite for its
sixth NCAA title in nine years.
The two Eastern squads-Boston
College and small St. Lawrence-

are not strong in comparison to the
WIHL's two representatives.
Tech is still smarting from four
straight beatings by Michigan, 5-2,
6-3,.5-1 and 5-1.
But Michigan remembers that
anything can happen at the Broad-
moor. It was only back in 1954
that RPI upset the whole apple-
cart by winning over favored Mich-
igan, 6-4, in the first round.
Engineers' First Trip
The Wolverines again have the
edge in experience, while Tech
will be making its first appearance
in the national championships.
The conditions are ripe for the
Engineers from Houghton either to
feel the added pressure or maybe
become inspired.
The test will come tonight for
Al Renfrew's teams as they meet
the third-best Eastern sextet, Bos-
ton College, sporting- a 14-5 season
St. Lawrence, Michigan's oppon-
ent tomorrow night, has been hit
hard by the four-year eligibility
question that kept the East's best
team-undefeated Clarkson Tech---
from the tournament.
Four key men will be missing
from the Larries' line-up, includ-
ing their whole first team defense.
Formal Reception Tomorrow
Michigan will work out lightly
today, then sit back and watch the
first game tonight. Besides the
always-popular sightseeing at the
foot of the majestic Pikes Peak
region, a formal reception has been
scheduled for tomorrow afternoon
at the Broadmoor Hotel..
Queen of the tournament, Miss
Jackie Lair, was among those that
greeted the teams yesterday at the
airport. The pert 19-year-old
Colorado College sophomore and
her court will host the large re-
ception and then, reign over the
rest of the hockey championships.

-Phil Douglis
RELAXING AT BROADMOOR-This is one of the things which Michigan's hockey squad will be
doing in order to relieve the pre-game tension at Colorado Springs. Some of last year's champion-
ship team, enjoying the crisp Colorado air, are (left to right) Bill Lucier, Mike Buchanan, Yves Heb-
ert, Bill MacFarland, Jay Goold, Neil Buchanan, Lorne Howes, Bernie Hanna, Bob Pitts, Dick Dunni-
gan and Baden Cosby.
Ex-M' Star EaddySparksCub Win
PHOENIX, Ariz. WA)-The Chi-
cyexMichigan Podres Ordered To Report three-game series competition
NEW YORK (P)--Johnny Podres. with 677.
third-baseman Don Eaddy's two- Brooklyn Dodger World Series In the all-events scoring, Michi-
run homer in the second inning, hero, was ordered yesterday to re- gan's William Dupuis' actual total
defeated the New York Giants, 5-2, port for military service next Mon- of 1736 was best in a field of sev-
yesterday, to end the Giants' four- day, scarcely 24 hours after Ted eral dozen keglers.
game winning streak. Williams criticized draft boards * * *
game Cnistengk e a for bearing down on sports heroes. Post for Murphy's Brother
The Cubs, opening their attack In Albany, Col. William H. Chet Murphy, brother of Wol-
early, scored two runs in the frst Boughton, New York State Selec- verine tennis coach Bill Murphy
inning on a pair of walks, a double tive Service director, declared, "As and a former member' of Michi-
by Dee Fondy and shortstop Alvin far as I know, Podres was pro- gan's physical education staff, has
Dark's muff on Hank Sauer's liner. cessed in accordance with Selective signed a contract as net coach of
Service regulations and law." Minnesota for 1956.
Eaddy's blast made it 4-0.
'M' Keglers Cop Laurels
The Cubs scored again in the Two Michigan bowlers took first
ninth on singles by Eaddy and place honors at last weekend's In-
Solly Drake, Eaddy went all the tercollegiate Bowling Tournament
way home from first on Drake's hosted by the University of Detroit.
two-out single to right.

Ann Arbor High Swimmers Win State
Championship; Gaxiola Standout Diver

It was an almost-perfect season.
With the three' biggest high
school swimming crowns in Michi-
gan under its belt the Ann Arbor
High School swimming team can
look back on a season blemished
only by a single-point loss to Lans-
ing Eastern.
\The Ann Arbor boys completed
the season last Saturday night as
they walked off with the State
Swimming Championship in front
of an over-capacity crowd at Mich-

igan's I-M Pool. Previously they
had copped the Creal Bowl Relays
in December and won the Six-A
Championship in late February.
The whole season was a team
affair for the Pioneers, as they
showed good men in all events and
plenty of depth in dual meets. In
the state meet they took two firsts,
four seconds and a sixth besides
a fourth in the freestyle relay.
Because of this balance it is
hard to pick out the outstanding
performer. If one were forced to


Tonight's I-M Open House Schedule
6:30 Gomberg 'B' vs. Reeves 'B'
6:30 Phi Delta Theta 'B' vs. Sigma Chi 'B'
7:45 Phi Kappa Sigma 'A' vs. Sigma, Chi 'A'
7:45 Seldom Seen Kids vs. Globetrotters
9:00 Strauss 'A' vs. Williams 'A'
9:00 Nu Sigma Nu vs. Phi Alpha Kappa
7:00 Turks vs. Chinese
8:00 Sociology vs. English
9:00 Air Science vs. Psychology D'
8:15 Residence Halls Championships
8:45 Fraternity Championships
9:30 Faculty All-Stars vs. Forestry Club All-Stars
10:00 Williams vs. Cooley (Residence Hall championship)
7:15 Clown and exhibition diving by Varsity and Freshman team
7;00 Winchell vs. Strauss, Wenley vs. Chicago; Huber vs.
8:00 Sigma Alpha Mu vs. Sigma Chi; Cooley vs. Scott; Gomberg
vs. Lloyd; Adams-Kelsey vs. Hayden.
9:00 Phi Delta Theta vs. Delta Tau Delta; Greene vs. Allen-
Rumsey; Reeves vs. Williams.
8:00 John Scopis-Harold Kutnick (state doubles champions) vs.
Jim Arnold-Alan Lifshay.
8:00 Detroit Squash Club vs. University of Michigan
8:15 Exhibition bouts
7:00-10:00 Exhibitions and demonstrations by Varsity members
and others.

do so the favorite choice would
probably be Alvaro Gaxiola, a fine
Mexican diver who placed first in
every meet this year, including the
Michigan AAU meet. Gaxiola was
recently named to the Mexican
Olympic Squad. In the state finals,
when diving last, Al had the whole
field out-pointed without even do-
ing his last dive.
Ann Arbor appears to have a
fine team in the making for next
year, with five out of the eight
boys that placed in the state meet
returning. Pete Gale, who copped
the 50-yard freestyle crown in the
state meet, and Alvaro will gradu-
ate, but the boys who grabbed
those four seconds will be back
next year aspiring for firsts in the
Diver Killed
DALLAS, Tex. (R)-Lt. j.g. David
Greig Browning Jr., 3-meter Olym-
pies diving champion in 1952, was
killed in a jet plane crash near
Bantou, Kan., his family and
naval authorities disclosed yester-
St. Louis 7, Detroit 4
Milwaukee 5, Kansas City 2
Cincinnati 6, Brooklyn 3
Boston 2, New York (A) 0
Washington 10, Philadelphia 6
Chicago (N) 5, New York (N) 2
Cleveland 7, Baltimore 6

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