Langfeld pleads no contest to charge

Josh Langfeld, a senior right winger on Michigan”s 2000-01 hockey team, entered a plea of no contest to a charge of destruction of property less than $200 on Friday.

He was accused of breaking a window at Sigma Chi during a party on March 11.

He was not formally charged until early May.

Pleading no contest does not amount to an admission of guilt. His sentencing will be on Thursday.

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Blanchard among 45 chosen for the WUG

Michigan forward LaVell Blanchard accepted an invitation, along with 44 other college basketball players, to participate in the 2001 USA Basketball Men”s National Team Trials from June 1-3 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Finalists for the USA Basketball World Championship for Young Men Qualifying Team and the USA Basketball World University Games Team will be selected after the trials.

Other Big Ten participants: Illinois Frank Williams, Cory Bradford and Brian Cook Iowa Reggie Evans and Glen Worley Indiana Jared Jeffries Michigan State Marcus Taylor Penn State Tyler Smith the Nittany Lions” head coach, Jerry Dunn, will coach the World University Games Team.

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Golfers selected for FUTURES Classic

Kim Benedict and LeAnna Wicks have been selected to compete in the Ann Arbor FUTURES Classic this coming weekend at Lake Forest Golf Club.

The FUTURES Tour is the official development tour of the LPGA. Over 165 members of the LPGA including Karrie Webb, Dottie Pepper and Laura Davies are Futures alumni.

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Blue-chip back faces marijuana charges

Michigan football recruit, Kelly Baraka was arrested last Sunday for possesing an envelope containing marijuana.

Baraka, 18, a running back from Portage Northern posted $100 bond. According to court records, he will appear in Kalamazoo”s 8th District Court on June 4th.

Possession of marijuana is an ordinance misdemeanor in Portage, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $500 fine.

The Michigan athletic department has not taken any public position regarding Baraka”s situation.

Baraka rushed for more than 4,000 yards and scored 61 touchdowns in high school.

He was named to USA Today”s first team All-American squad in 2000.

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