The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, August 02, 1972, Image 17

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HE BATTALION Wednesday, August 2, 1972 College Station, Texas Page 7 '"'Athletic Department run by a variety of individuals s an( i anil ■ %J <ist spring, i . ast spring, pment inJ|I n addition to the actual coach- ills, andli' n & functions, numerous admini- ress ands( S ^ rat * ve duties are performed by ores dur^ e Athletic Council and athletic department personnel to make the entire program operate smooth ly. 1^^. iJ^The Athletic Council, a group \ \7||of faculty members, is in charge of the overall policy and approv- , lug' proposals in all areas of ath- ind Billy ft- re defea:?j but they | the title | kes letics. Dr. Charles H. Samson, head of A&M’s Civil Engineering De partment, is the chairman of the Athletic Council. The other mem bers are Dr. O. D. Butler, head of the Animal Science Depart ment, Dr. Lannes Hope, associate dean of the College of Education, Dr. Earl D. Bennett, associate dean of the College of Business, Recruits fr, Bill AME POS. HT. WT. HOMETOWN (High School) Dale Ammons QB 6-2 190 Pampa Jim Hartman QB 5-10 185 Luling, La. (Hahnville) s the ""'ijiug Wood QB 6-1 180 Arlington Babba Bean RB 6-0 190 Kirbyville Tony Blankenship RB 6-2 175 New Orleans (Jesuit) five serj:kj v j n B owers RB 5-11 205 Wharton >p play* Ronny Hubby RB 5-10 195 Clovis, N. M. should Mark Martin RB 6-1 190 Celina Is, Mike Carl Roaches RB 5-9 180 Houston (Smiley) Bucky Sams RB 5-10 196 Amarillo (Tascosa) Thomas RB 5-10 175 Plano ' 'feSkip Walker RB 5-10 170 Del Valle Melvin Howard RB 5-9 170 Warner Robins, Ga. | David Greeno RB 5-11 185 Albuquerque, N. M. Hhucc Welch C 6-4 250 Houston (King) Henry Tracy G 6-2 215 Houston (Sam Houston) Carl Warnke G 6-0 200 Castroville (Medina Valley) Ted Ginsberg G 6-1 200 Tyler (Lee) Terry Crownover G 6-2 235 Lafayette, La. ^■rone Wright G 6-0 185 Del Valle Kent Krueger T 6-5 260 Belmont, Calif. (Calmont) iCBenn Bujnoch T 6-5 225 Houston (Mt. Carmel) yBfennis Smelser T 6-5 237 Odessa (Permian) Bil Foster T 6-6 225 Ennis Wayne litis T 6-2 215 Castroville (Medina Valley) Barles Underwood T 6-6 280 San Antonio (TMI) Blake Schwarz TE 6-2 215 Houston (Memorial) iBm Allen TE 6-1 210 Arlington Richard Osborne SE 6-5 214 San Antonio (Lee) ' Bgar Fields DE 6-3 240 Austin (Johnston) Bnnie Garrison DE 6-1 208 Orange (Stark) Scutt Knippa LB 6-1 218 Bishop Hoover Jir11 Norman LB 6-1 230 Ennis Scott LB 6-0 200 Dallas (Bryan Adams) Garth TenNapel LB 6-2 195 Euliss (Liberty) Gary Kern LB 6-1 205 Columbus, Ga. (Baker) ■ Simonini LB 6-0 200 Las Vegas, Nev. (Valley High) ftarles Arndt DB 5-10 175 Cuero David Bialis DB 6-0 185 Houston (Bellaire) ' Jeff Hesla DB 6-3 185 Dallas (Hillcrest) ') it) Jackie Williams DB 5-11 174 Plano /f|m O’Dwyer DB 5-10 175 Dallas (Highland Park) 'ERY TREAS OOKS S UMS cs RY Id) ED IZED TATIO! NTINC ead Classifieds Daily and Harry L. Kidd, associate pro fessor of English. Bob Wright is the recruiting coordinator and director of pub lic relations for the athletic de partment. He has served as As sistant Executive Vice President of the Texas High School Coaches Association. Prior to that, he had logged 19 years in Texas high school and college coaching. Max Bumgardner is beginning his first full school year as aca demic counselor, having joined the department in January. “Coach Bum” is in charge of the aca demic aspect of the athletes’ lives and works extensively with the faculty in acquainting them with the athletic program. He served 21 years as a coach in Denison and San Angelo. Marvin Tate is in his seventh year as A&M’s associate athletic director. A 1955 graduate of A&M, Tate is in charge of many of the details and duties which Emory Bellard’s head coaching job prevent him from doing as athletic director. Wally Groff, also an A&M graduate, is in his sixth year as business manager of the athletic Club sports played at A&M Southwest Conference rules prohibit any athletic department from sponsoring and financing sports not sanctioned by the league, but several other sports are available to A&M students in the form of club sports. In addition to water polo, which is mentioned in the swimming ar ticle, these include rugby, soc cer, polo, skeet and trap shoot ing, wrestling, gymnastics and weight lifting. Although club members pay dues and earn money to support their activities, A&M has been blessed with an unusual amount of success in club sports. The rug by club won its second consecu tive Texas Union championship last spring. The polo team partici pated in the national champion ships at Darien, Conn., and the skeet shooting team competed in a national tournament also. The wrestling team won the state championship in 1972. department. In this capacity, he is responsible for all phases of fi nancial matters connected with the athletic department, including purchasing, payroll, budget and ticket sales. Billy Pickard, who graduated from A&M in 1956, has served the athletic department for more than a quarter of his lifetime. As a student, Pickard assisted Charles E. (Smokey) Harper as trainer, and he has been the full time athletic trainer since 1965. This year, his duties have been doubled, since he will be the ath letic equipment manager also. This doubling of roles is the re sult of the retirement of his long time friend and associate, S. M. (Monk) Meeks August 31. Jim Hutchinson joined the ath letic department in March as ath letic facilities supervisor. This puts him in charge of all outside equipment, with Pickard handling the inside duties. He has work- aTm Billy Pickard ed for the Health and Physical Education Department at A&M since 1968. Emil Mamaliga, one of the top men in his field in the United States, supervises the weight training for all A&M athletes. He also officiates in various sports and is a faculty member of the Health and Physical Edu cation Department. Elmer Smith, who has been on the football coaching staff for 18 years, will serve as a special consultant to the athletic depart ment this fall awaiting his offi cial retirement December 31. Smith has had extensive experi ence in the coaching field, and he is a member of the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. Publicity is the job of Spec Gammon and his assistant, Jim Butler. Gammon is in his tenth year as sports information direc tor, while Butler starts his fourth year with the athletic depart ment. The pair of veteran news men is responsible for press box operations in all sports, press con ference, statistics, news releases, brochures and any other duties to aid sports writers in covering A&M athletics. 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In 1969 an estimated 4,000-5,000 boys sold their books to me. I bought these books knowing that they would come back to trade with me in the Fall. I now have a tremendous in ventory of used freshmen books. I suggest that you check with students and former students for our book policy. TEXTBOOKS MILITARY NEW AND USED. ALL TITLES OFFICIAL. LIBERAL RETURN POLICY COMPLETE SELECTION OF STUDY GUIDES SHOES, BRASS, UNIFORMS, BELTS, SOCKS, CAPS, AND GLOVES. FOOTLOCKERS CLOTHING & SHOES NATIONALLY ADVERTISED LINES AT PRICES YOU CAN AFFORD. AGGIE SWEATSHIRTS AND T-SHIRTS SUPPLIES NOTEBOOKS, PAPER, PENS, SLIDE RULES, DRAFTING EQUIPMENT, MAPS, ATTACHE CASES, ROOM FURNISHINGS. VETERINARY BOOKS, INSTRUMENTS, UNIFORMS. COMPLETE SERVICE. BEFORE YOU BUY, SEE LOUPOT’S ACROSS FROM POST OFFICE 'WHERE AGGIES TRADE'