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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

THURSDAY,

Wolverine agers Pace Conference Rebouti

din

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) MORE ICE:
nn Arbor Supports Hockey Leagues

Burton Tops Big Ten Field;
Tillotson, Lee Add Strength

By STEVE SALZMAN
rhaps the greatest value of
"Pee Wee" leagues in Ann
r, or anywhere in the country,
e way in which it helps to
i the character of the boys
cipating
commented Michigan hockey
h Al Renfrew about the two
ues which are in operation in
surrounding locale.
r the younger groups of citi-
from Washtenaw county, the
Arbor Hockey League, directed
arl Issacson, helps to organize
guide.
Five Divisions
ie League has five conferences
in it. Age groups range from
to twenty. A product of this
xe is now a member of the
iigan hockey team, Jay Katz.
rious Clubs and businesses
sor the teams. They buy the
ument for the boys (thirteen
olds and upwards are re-
ed to wear full equipment)
the uniforms.
iere is also another league in
town, this for the students at
University, the Intramural

Hockey League. The members of
these squads come from residence
halls, fraternities and individual
independents.
The I-M department has set up
two leagues of five teams each.
earl Rickey, director of the Intra-
mural activities on the campus,
mentioned that if there was more
playing time available at the Coli-
seum there could be many more
teams, because interest is high in
the sport.
Annual Playoffs
In fact, many years ago, Riskey
said that there were over fifty
,teams competing for the cham-
pionship. The title winner is de-
cided as in all other I-M sports;
the first-place team in each league
plays in a playoff for first-place
championship.
The only difference is that there
are no all campus points awarded
for the winners, or even competi-
tors, in the respective divisions.
There is one major problem
which dominates all hockey in
Ann Arbor, that is lack of skating
time. According to Renfrew and

Issacson, a boy to be a good
hockey player must be a good
skater, and actually skate night
and day.
But the weather in Ann Arbor
is too warm for the most part
of the year, and the boys just
don't get the chance to build up
their skating ability, and there-
fore they cannot exercise profi-
ciently the fundamentals that all'
hopeful hockey players must mas-
ter.

By JIM BENAGH
Michigan's surprising rebound-
ing this year has been spelling the
difference between a winning and
losing record in Big Ten play,
according to basketball coach Bill
Perigo.
Michigan has-been out-rebound-

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CHICAGO-The Chicago White
Sox yesterday signed two of their
key players, second baseman Nellie
Fox for a club record salary of
more than $40,000, and pitcher
Billy Pierce for an approximate
$35,000.
Larson Signs
NEW YORK-Big Don Larsen,
the no-hit pitcher of the 1956
World Series, has signed his 1958
contract, the New York Yankees
revealed Tuesday.
Stars Hold Out
Twenty-five per cent of the
players on major league baseball
rosters, including National League
home run king Hank Aaron, World
Series hero Lew Burdette, and New
York Yankee star Mickey Mantle,
have yet to sign contracts for the
1958 season.
The actual total of unsigned
players is 158. The Boston Red Sox
lead the pack with 19 followed by
Milwaukee's champion Braves with
18.
Among the other standout play-
ers not in the fold are Roy Sievers
of Washington, Harvey Kuenn of
Detroit, Minnie Minoso of Cleve-
land, Whitey Ford and Bill Skow-
ron of the Yanks, Ed Bailey and
Brooks Lawrence of Cincinnati,
Johnny Antonelli of the San Fran-
cisco Giants and Ed Mathews of
the Braves.

ed in only one conference game-
Northwestern-when the Wolver-
ines lost by 21 points. Monday
they lost again, to Minnesota, but
won the rebounding battle, 40-36.
"It's that rebounding, and our
free throws, that have kept us in
the race so far," explained Perigo,
who admitted the Wolverines' field
goal percentage is now last in the
Conference at 33.2 per cent.
Burton Leads Team
M. C. Burton has been the big-
gest surprise in Big Ten rebound-
ing. Last week's statistics showed
Burton .as the Idividual leader,
with Michigan topping all others
in. team totals.
Burton, with an average of 164
rebounds per game, headed names
like Michigan State's Johnny
Green (16.0), Ohio State's Frank
Howard (15.6), and Indiana's
Archie Dees (14.8).
Secret is 'Kicking'
The 6'5" forward explains his
surge to the top with "kicking."
"This year, I go up and come
down on rebounds kick ing and
booting. You have to ward off de-
fenders when you come down with
the ball.
"I noticed this in Frank Howard
last year. You still take most of
your rebounds. by; getting position,
though."
Team Balance
Teammates Pete Tillotson and
George Lee ranked fifth and 12th
respectively, giving Michigan the
best forward wall in the league.
Perigo also cited Jack Lewis, who
"does pretty good from guard, get-
ting six or seven a game."
"Last year," Perigo said, "we had
Ron Kramer in there and he was
a great rebounder. But his fighting
even scared some of our guys
away.
"This year we have the board
cupped better. We get balance and
weight, and Tillotson and Burton
have been consistent."

.fit
.

-Daily-wesley Kar
SPRINGBOARD QUINTET-Michigan diving coach Bruce Harlan (center) instructs NCAA cham-
pion Dick Kimball in performing a "pike" position while sitting on the board. Watching (left to
right) are Ed Cole, Tony Turner and Alvaro Gaxiola. All are standouts on Harlan's fine diving
squad, and are preparing to help in Michigan's defense of its NCAA swimming title.
Competitive Divers Face Many Choices,
Problems in Trying to Reach Perfection

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way" to enter the water from a
diving board, competitive divers
are often faced with a great choice.
Each man is rated not only ac-
cording to the way he performs the
dive, but also the difficulty of the
dive he chooses to execute. A com-
petitor must select the most dif-
ficult dives he can do best, if he
is to succeed in championship
competition.
Thorough Judging
In the case of each dive, the
judges rate the diver on the scale
of 10 points. There are three
judges, and they base their scores
on the takeoff, execution, and en-
try into, the water of each dive
performed.
The scorekeeper adds up the

scores the judges give for each
dive, and then multiplies that total
by the degree of difficulty for the
dive. Each dive has a degree
acredited to it, ranging between
1.0 and 3.5.
- Three Positions
Each dive is made up of one or
a combination of three set posi-
tions, which can be combined in
many forms. In the tuck position,
a diver is rolled up in a ball, which
facilitates a large number of turns.
In the pike position the body is
bent only at the hips, with the
hands grasping the straightened
legs. The layout position is the
most difficult, as it requires the
diver to keep his body completely
straight.
Different Heights
Using these positions, the com-
petitors dive off different level
boards in different competition.
Collegiates use the one-meter, or
three-foot board, while in AAU
meets a one- and three-meter
board is employed along with a
10-meter tower.
In championship meets divers
are required to execute five dives
plus six optional ones from each
of the required groups of forward,
reverse, inward and half-twisting
dives. For dual meets a diver is
allowed five optional movements
plus one required form.

Added to all of these problems,
a diver is also faced with the usual
prejudices involved in subjective
judging, plus the great strain gone
through in perfecting the various
movements.
It is a rugged, but also a spec-
tacular sport. Michigan's swim-
ming team now boasts some of the
best collegiate divers in the coun-
try under the eye of diving coach
Bruce Harlan.

-Daily-Wesley Kar
M. C. BURTON
... leads rebounders,

RISKEY'S TALENTS:
I Director Stands Out as Athlete,
Inventor, Author, Top Administrator

I

Product Development Engineer Gerald A. Maley, like
many other engineers, mathematicians and physicists,
came to IBM directly from college. Here he tells how
he put his E.E. degree to work in the exciting new field
of computer development.
Wtil
Wha'sitlike to be with - .

By CHUCK KOZOLL
Earl Riskey, Michigan I-M di-
rector, boasts of a triple nature-
administrator, inventor, and active
sportsman.
As director, he handles some 36
spcts which range from touch
football in the fall to baseball in
the spring with bowling, wrestling,
and handball added in, to mention
a few. In terms of size, leagues
accomodate about 180' teams in

football, some 225 in basketball
and 180 in volleyball.
Invented Paddleball
'In terms of inventive skill, he
found time early in his career at
Michigan to draw up the game of
paddleball. Originated in the
1930's, the game cught on during
World War II when service men
found it easy to learn and fun to
play. Now, the game, besides being
a regular feature of the I-M pro-
gram, is a national sport. Besides

"What really sold me," says Gerald Maley, "was the
way they approach engineering at IBM. I had expected
rooms full of engineers at desks. Instead, I found all the
friendly informality of my college lab."
An E.E., he came directly to IBM from the University
of Buffalo in 1953. Starting as a Technical Engineer,
he was immediately assigned to work, with two others,
on designing a small calculator. Jerry Maley learned
a great deal about computers in a very short time. Inci-
dentally, this small calculator has gone into production.
"It makes an engineer feel good," he says, "to see his
project reach the production stage-and to be able to
follow it through."
Promoted to Associate Engineer after sixteen months,
he became the leader of a nine-man team, assigning
problems to his group for solution, approving their
block diagrams and the models they built. A short
while ago, he was again promoted-this time to
Project Engineer. "A
particularly interesting
aspect of my present
job," Jerry Maley says,
a . p "is the further devel-
opment of magnetic
cores-new memory
storage devices for elec-
tronic digital compu-
ters." His administra-
tive details have been
reduced to a minimum,
freeing him for creative
Assigning problem to group member engineering work.
Perhaps an hour a day goes into paper work such as
requisitioning equipment for his group and reviewing
technical publications, in counseling members of his
team, and preparing for trips to technical society
meetings.
Why he chose IBM

field is so new, you're contributing along with every-
body else in a short time." He endorses the IBM
policy of promoting
from within, with merit
the sole criterion. The
salary factor, although
it was excellent, was te
not his first employ-
ment consideration, he . ,>
recalls. The tremen-
dous advancement po-1
tential was of greater .
importance. Testing a new development
What about promotions?
When asked about advancement opportunities at IBM,
he says, "You can hardly miss in this field and in this
company. IBM sales have doubled, on the average,
every five years. Company expansion at this rate--
in a dynamic industry--
makes my future look
bright indeed." Since
Jerry Maley came
with IBM in 1953,
career opportunities
at IBM are brighter
than ever, as all busi-
ness, industry, science
and government turn
increasingly to auto-
mation through elec-
Reviewing technical publications tronic computers.
e 0 .
This profile is just one example of what it's like to be
with IBM. There are many other excelleit opportuni-
ties for well-qualified college men in Research, Devel-
opment, Manufacturing, Sales and Applied Science.
Why not ask your College Placement Director when
IBM will next interview on your campus? Or, for in-
formation about how your degree will fit you for an
IBM career, just write to:

RIGHT NOW- ENTER THE 1958
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$5,000.00 Schoarship in

continuing to be an active player,
he served as president of the Na-
tional Paddleball Association.
All-Around Athlete
Riskey's sport career began as
an all-around high school athlete
in Springfield, Ohio, where he
played football, tennis, basketball,
and swam.
In 1927, he moved to Ann Arbor
and assumed the post of assistant
I-M director under Dr. Elmer Mit-
chell.
When Dr. Mitchell was appoint-
ed physical education chairman in'
1942, Riskey moved into his pres-
ent position as director of the
Wolverine intramural program.
Also An Author
Sandwiched into his administra-
tive chores were two books which
hbe co-authored with Dr. Mitchell.
Both are of the instructional na-
ture, one dealing with sports for
recreation and the other on offi-
ciating. Between times, when not
running the program, Riskey en-
joys his "own game" of paddleball
or some handball to keep in shape.
His athletic ability is attested to
by the fact that he is a member
of Sigma Delta Psi, national hon-
orary athletic fraternity, and
serves on its board of directors at
Michigan.
Teaching Fellows
Working with him are seven
teaching fellows who are graduate
physical education majors from
Michigan and other schools. The
teaching fellows help to coordin-
ate the program while learning
their trade. Some former aids now
serve as directors at other colleges.
Besides running student compe-
tition, the I-M building also pro-
vides faculty sport events and the
building is open to co-recreation
each Friday.
Foreign Students Compete
Foreign students also make com-
plete use of the facilities, entering
teams in most leagues. Many times
they have their own league oper-
ated with the help of the Inter-
national Center and provide com-
petition for the students.
Further cosmopolitan touches
are added by visitors from many
countries who come to observe
Michigan's Intramural program.

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