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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Sept. 18, 1975)
thursday, September 18, 1975
eager for Indiana game
By Pete Wcgman
Five "new" faces will be present on
UNL's football team when the Huskers
meet the Indiana Hoosiers Saturday.
Four of the newcomers missed last Sat
urday's game with LSU through no fault of
their own. .
The four, safety Jim Burrow, quarter
back Vince Ferragamo, defensive tackle '
Dean Gissler and defensive end Ray Phillips
were serving a one-game NCAA probation
for ineligibly attending a bowl game.
Two of the players, Phillips and Burrow,
will start Saturday, according to Nebraska's
latest depth charts. Ferragamo and Gissler
also may play, according to head coach
"Ferragamo should be ready to play and
hopefully will play some," Osborne said. -"Gissler
is ready to play too."
K rt Watches from stands
Ferragamo watched the LSU game in
the stands with teammates Scott Avery,
Jim Belka and Stan Waldemore.
"Right before the game, the band came
on the field," Ferragamo said, "and natural
ly it was exciting. We all wished we were
in the game."
"The probation is all behind us now.
I'm looking forward to playing. It's been
awhile (two years) since I played in an
Safety Jim Burrow is a different situa
tion. He logged more playing time last year
than any returning defensive player.
"It was real frustrating just to know I
had no effect on the outcome," Burrow
said. "It's a relief to get done with the pro
bation. It was just something that hung
over my head."
Although Burrow will be starting at
safety, he won't be returning punts. Junior
split end Bobby Thomas will. Burrow be
came Nebraska's punt returner last season
after Thomas missed a game.
' He missed a game and I had a good
day," Burrow said. That good day was
against Minnesota and included a 67-yard
punt return touchdown.
Ray Phillips, like Ferragamo, has no
playing experience at Nebraska.
"IH be ready this week," he said. 'The
probation was a little mental -"Setback,
that's all." - .
"We're supposed to be out there playing,
but we couldn't because of a ruling."
Martin moves back
Phillips will start at left end. Bob Martin,
who started there last week, moved back to
his original position at right end where he
wUl start ahead of Dave Redding.
Gissler, the Huskers' tallest player at 6
feet 8 in., said he felt the probation defin
itely hurt him.
"Well, it's done what I said in court that
it would do," he said. "Right now I'm on
the third team and that's where I stay
unless someone gets hurt. I'd like to think
IVe got the ability to play."
Defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin said
he was happy to have the defensive trio
"We're anxious to see how Phillips plays.
He's never played here before," Kiffin
"Burrow should make a lot of difference
in the backfield with his experience.
"I certainly was upset Gissler was de
clared ineligible," he said, "but I think
(defensive tackles) Jerry Wied and George
Mills have played better in practice
Anyone interested in learning about
down river canoeing techniques can attend
a meeting tonight at 9 at the Recreation
and Intramurals Office, 1740 Vine St.
Those who plan to participate in the
Missouri River Canoe trip Sept. 26 are
asked to attend. For further information
Intramural football games tonight
Vina No. 1 ,
6 p.m.-Chl PN "B" vt. Theta XI "B", 7 p.m..
Burr lit East "A" vt. Cather 6 "A", 8 p.m.-Dslta
Sigma PI vi. The Good Guyt.
Vina No. 2
6 p.m .-Alpha Gamma Sigma "B" v. Sigma
Chi "B". 7 p.m.-Sellact Quadrangle "A" vs. Abel
3 "A", 8 pn.-Artt Hill Gang vt. Ken'i Drlve-ln.
Vina No. 3
6 p.m.-Tau Kappa Eptilon "B" vt. Phi Kappa
Psl "B", 7 p.m.-Burr 2 "A" vt. Abel 7 "A", 8
p.m .-Space Kadats vt. Kotmot.
Cathar No. 1
6 p.m.-Bta Theta Pi "A" vt. Beta Sigma
Pti "A", 7 pjfl.-Burr 1 West "A" vt. Cathar 8
"A", 8 p.m.-Delta Upiilon "B" vt. Phi Gamma
Cathar No. 2
6 p.m .-Phi Gamma Delta "A" vt. Sigma
Alpha Eptilon "A", 7 p.m. -Centennial "A" vt.
Abel 8 "A". 8 p.m .-Sigma Alpha Eptilon "B"
vt. Beta Theta Pi "B".
Cather No. 3
6 p.m.-Kappa Sigma "A" vt. Farmhdute "A",
7 p.m.-Schramm 10 "A" vt. Abel 13 "A", 8 p.m.
Kappe Sigma "B" vt. Alpha Tau Omega "B".
Golf team eyes St. Louis,
Oklahoma City invitationals
With 18 freshmen and three veterans,
Coach Larry Romjue is preparing his UNL
golfers for their first tournament Sept.
24-26 in Oklahoma City.
The returnees from last year's third
place Big 8 team are Doug Smith, Craig
Moyer and Todd Thorson. Smith and
Moyer are the team's top two golfers.
Tha 18 freshmen are playing two 36
hole tourneys to determine who qualifies
for the 10 spots on the team, Romjue said.
UNL also picked up Rick Reynolds,
a transfer student from Oklahoma State.
But he will be ineligible for the upcoming
In addition to the All College Invita
tional In Oklahoma City, the team travels
to St. Louis Oct. 9-10 for the Bogey Hills
Defending Big 8 champ Oklahoma State
looks like the team to beat again this year,
Romjue said. They couH be the best team
in the country, he added.
. Oklahoma, Missouri and Colorado also
should be good this year, he said, and
although Missouri and Colorado are about
the same quality as the Huskers, they have.
a little more experience.
It is still not known if Kansas State will
compete in golf this year. The school
earlier announced it would drop, golf,
but it may compete on a club level. The
Wildcats would be eligible for the Big 8
tournament as long as they represent the
Romjue said the Huskers do have
trouble competing with golf teams from
schools farther south. One of the reasons
is Nebraska's long winters compared to
year-round playing conditions in the
"We can't lay off four or five months
out of the year and still expect to compete
with the best," Romjue said. "We offered
some real nice scholarships, but were turned
down because of the shorter playing
Another factor, according to Romjue, is
the level of competition within a particular
"You learn a lot from experience," he
said. "To improve yourself it's important
to be around better players."
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Vince Ferragamo (left) and Jim Burrow are among four Huskers
returning to action Saturday after NCAA suspension.
National affiliation gives
karate club 'good deal'
Affiliation with a nationwide karate
organization marks the beginning of the
sixth year on the UNL campus for the
Nebraska Tae-Kwon-Do Club, according to
club sponsor Jim Ruse.
The club, independent last year, is now
a member of the World Tae-Kwon-Do
Association (WTA). Tae-Kwon-Do refers to
the Korean style of karate and means
"way of hand and foot."
"This entails a few different things,"
Ruse said. "It allows us to attend WTA
The WTA has planned tournaments in
Evansville, Ind., in October; Tuscon,
Ariz., in January; and Madison, Wise, in
April, he said.
"The membership also gets us discount
rates for flying and motels," ha said.
"All in all, it's a good deal."
The club, composed mainly of UNL
students, is open to anyone. The club has
between 20 and 25 members, Ruse said.
Dues are $25 per semester. Members
must pay an additional $10 for member
ship in the WTA.
Ruse, a first-degree black belt, is the
chief instructor of the Nebraska club.
Table Tennis Club
However, his club falls under the super
vision of sixth-degree black belt Kihyung
Kim from the WTA.
Club members learn various katas
(forms) of karate, moving from simple to
more complex stages, through a pro
gression of belts.
Ruse said the progression in the club is
from white belt to yellow, green, purple,
brown and black belts. The president of
the WTA, Mr. Son, has the only ninth
degree black belt in the world, according
At the semester's end, students, go
, through a testing program for adv&zce
"They must show free sparring
efficiency and a general knowledge of Tae-Kwon-Do
to advance belts," Ruse said.
"Although they teach the same style
as we do, they are affiliated with the
American Tae-Kwon-Do Association," he
The WTA club practices Monday and
Thursday evenings in the basement of
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By Jim Hunt .
Although smaller than in previous years,
the UNL Table Tennis Club is still alive.
VThe club currently has about 12
members," said . Don Taylor, the club's
"The small number is primarily due to
the fact that we have a hard time finding a
large enough place to meet. We also lost
quite a few club members because of
graduation," he said.
"We had about 30 serious members
back in 1971 when the club met in Henzlik
Hali," he said. But now, Taylor said, the
only available space is a conference room
in the Nebraska Union, which has room for
only six tables.
Meetings include informal match play,
tournaments and lessons if a person wants
Combined club '
The club is a combined university and
city club, Taylor said, and open to anyone.
Last year, the club hosted the Lincoln
Table Tennis Championships and a state
Two members of the UNL club, Mark
Kennedy, a Lincoln East High School
junior, and John Tavlln, an alumnus of the
NU College of Law, placed first and second
respectively in the Lincoln tournament.
Kennedy is ranked third among Nebraska
table tennis players and has earned national
ranking in the top 2,500 players.
The club sponsored an all night tourna
ment and club members took on challeng
ers during last year's Winter
Taylor, a UNL physics associate
professor, and Don Jensen, a UNL
psychology professor, started the club in
1971 so people could play others who were
Interested in table tennis.
"Table tennis, for those who are inter
ested, is a very serious sport," Taylor
"The United States has about 10,000
registered table tennis members, and ranks
20th in the world in table tennis.
"Table tennis is a lot better sport than
most people realize," he said. "You get a
lot of exercise from table tennis because
you always are moving."
The club meets every Monday at 7 p.m.
in the Union's basement conference rooms,
west of the game room. ,
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