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From the earth to the sky
Club sports at Carolina offer a variety of activities
for the ordinary student the ones who don't
have the time or who are not good enough to
participate in varsity athletics. Such sports as
club football, left, ice hockey, above, and
parachuting, right, give students a chance to
participate in athletics when they otherwise
might not be able to.
Carolina sports clubs looking for participants, not spectators
By RICK SCOPPE
"Sport is all about participation," says David Royle,
Sports Club Council's president. "There's something
wrong when there are more people watching than
This type of theory is what spurred the development
of club sports at UNC and can be seen expressing itself
in every sport under the Sports Club Council's
UNC's club sports season is gearing up under the
Sports Club Council (SCC) and will offer 12 sports this
fall. All are open to men and women, graduates and
undergraduates. Everyone is wanted, from the beginner
to the experienced.
"Sport doesn't end in high school," Royle said.
"Sport should be enjoyed, to help keep fit and to relax
into. It's something that you should do all your life.
Here we try to encourage the students to continue, to
keep going, though there isn't the extreme pressure of
The 12 club sports offered this fall are: Carolina
Godiva track, crew, football, ice hockey, karate, outing,
parachuting, rugby, scuba, table tennis, tennis and
The Carolina Godiva track club began its first full
competitive season in Raleigh Saturday. A member of
the Roadrunning Club of America, the tracksters will
compete in a full schedule of meets, including cross
country. David Royle, Godiva track club president, said that
the club will be traveling to South Carolina later this fall
to compete in the Furman Invitational.
"We're the first club to break into major college
competition," said Royle. "The Furman Invitational
will have many southern colleges in attendance."
Royle added that the Godiva track club is always
looking for new members, from the fun-loving jogger to
the competitive runner.
The football club, said Head Coach Lynn
Featherstorie, is looking forward to a successful year,
although short of experienced linemen.
There is a full schedule of games this fall, starting with
Virginia Commonwealth at home Sept. 9. In late
September the team will travel to Atlanta to play
Baptist University of America.
Among the players Coach Featherstone is depending
on are quarterbacks Rick Tambouri, a former All-State
quarterback in New Jersey and Steve Strauss, a former
UNC jayvee quarterback.
Practice sessions are held at 5:15 p.m. behind the
General Administration Building on Eagles Field.
Anyone interested in playing should come at this time.
The parachutingclub is one of the more unusual clubs
on campus. "We're trying to get as many people as
possible to participate," said Neal Bryan, Club
"New members will be taught through the club and
then if they are good enough they'll be put on the
During the year there are usually two to three
competitive meets, though there is also usually some
In all the variety of club sports, rugby may be the
most unusual from a spectator's view. Originating in
England, it is somewhat a cross between football and
The rugby club, run by Tom Ricketts, usually fields
two teams. This year's schedule includes a match against
Bristol University, one of England's top rugby schools.
The ice hockey club, which last year reached the finals
of the Atlantic Coast Conference Big Four Ice Hockey
Association tournament, is already looking for new
The crew club, consisting of almost half women,
begins another year with high hopes despite a loss of
seats last year. SCC President David Royle said the
crew club is one of the better sports clubs and gets better
The scuba club plans to go to Florida this fall and
looks to be very strong and organised, said Royle.
The sailing club, headed by Robert Kendell, sails out
of University Lake and competes. in regattas.
The outing club, whkli has about 200 members,
meets several times a week and is involved in, among
other things, canoeing and cave crawling.
Other clubs looking to improve their memberships
include the karate club, which includes many women;
the table tennis club, founded last year; and the tennis
club, under Steve Citron, this year's new entry on the
clubs sports scene.
Club sports are for the students and faculty. As the
SCC's black and white poster reads, "Sport is for all."
UNC Scuba Club
Will meet Thurs., Sept. 8
304 Woollen Gym
Everyone is invitedl
New scoring highlights Century's second year
The UNC Century Club, a group
composed of joggers, swimmers and
cyclists, begins its second year this fall
with a new scoring format.
The new system will be based on the
total number of points attained through
the three sports. This year participants
can combine points from all three sports
toward their totals.
A point will be awarded each time a
j ogger runs one mile, a swimmer swims a
quarter mile and a cyclist cycles five
Goals reached result in a Century
Club tee-shirt, and are pre-set by the
Century Club. They are: 100, 250, 500,
1,000, 2,000, 4,000 and 5,000 points.
Last year the Century Club had 140
members, made up of both students and
Among the joggers in the Century
An organizational meeting for all persons
interested in participating in the UNC
women's track team will be held at 4 p.m.
today in 207 Woollen Gym.
A meeting for persons interested in selling
programs at Varsity football games will be
held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in 303 Woollen
By RICK SCOPPE
Club last year, seven jogged 1 ,000 miles.
Another jogged in New York City.
"We are appealing to anyone who
wants to join to stop by the intramural
office," said Marty Pomerantz, Century
"Also," Pomerantz added, "anyone
interested in having us make a route for
them to run can stop by the intramural
office. We have some maps of the
campus and can show them some of the
more scenic routes."
"What it really is all about is we are
trying to give students a little more
incentive to get out and run or jog or
cycle," Pomerantz said.
The Century Club was initiated at
Carolina last year by Ben McGuire
(former UNC intramural director) and
Pomerantz. Both are from the Midwest
where this type of program is very
"Physical fitness is a real trend right
now," Pomerantz said. "It's one of our
objectives of our program."
"Really, though, it is one more way to
get people involved in sports and
The activities for the Century Club
are designed to improve a person's
Notes: There are still intramural
managers needed for James Dorm, two
each for women and men.
Racquetball and. tennis entries are
being taken until Friday, Sept. 9.
Anyone wishing to be placed on an
intramural team but cannot field one
should stop by the intramural office to
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