't HE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28,
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ATH L ET iC INTEREST SHIFTS
FROM FOOTBALL TO BASKETBAL
Five Letter Men Available From Last
Year's Squad; Football Players
TWELVE CONFERENCE GAMES X :
APPEAR ON MICHIGAN CARD,
Interest in Varsity athletics will Four games remain to be played in!
shift this week from Ferry field where the fourth round of the fraternity
the, football season for the year was h d l e oram ent.o
closed Saturday to Waterman gymnas- The schedule for the fourth round'
ium where Coach E. J. Mather is work- is as follows: Acacia vs. Phi Gamma
ing hard to whip into shape the avail- ta, Kappa Nu vs. Phi Beta Delta,
able material for this year's Varsity Delta Alpha Epsilon vs. Delta Sigma
basketball team. Phi, Alpha Rho Chi vs. Phi Sigma
At the present time there are 22 Kappa. These matches are scheduled
men regularly enrolled in the squads to be played off by 5 o'clock tonight.
that answer the evening practice calls.
This number will be augmented with-' The "Y" pool is now in use for the
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When the time comes for Walter circle by "Stan" Mufrhead, whose play
Camp, dean of football critics, to pick has been one of the high spots in
his traditional All-American team, Michigan's great record this year.
Bach, of Notre Dame, is also a great
he will stack up against a tough pro- tackle.
position- Guards are scarce in Western
The American gridiron this year circles. McMillan, of Illinois, Rohr-
has not been graced by any great ke, of Chicago, and Flickenstein, of
stars such as the Thorpes, Kaws, and Iowa, and Slaughter, of Michigan are
Geseys of other times, who could not the pick of the Conference guards,
be kept off an all-star aggregation, but none of these athletes are likely
In some departments, there are hosts to break into Camp's selections. Car-
of great players, in others there are ney, captain of the Navy eleven, Bed-
few, but no one man looms up as a enk, of Penn State, Hubbard, of Har-
sure bet for any position. yard- Farwick of the Army, and As-
Outstanding ends are few and far chenbach, a member of Dartmouth's
between. The East has a better col- fast aggregation are outstanding
lection of flankers than the West, al- guards. Farwick and Bedenk are es-
though Luman, of Yale, Snively, of pecially fine athletes.
Princeton, McRae, of Syracuse, Ber- Blott, GaXblscli Outstanding Centers
ry, of Lafayette are the best prospects Jack Blott, Michigan's great pivot
for Camp's favor in the East. The man, is head and shoulders above any
South has an able representative in other center in the Big Ten. The In-
Wakefield, the Vanderbilt star. jury which kept him out of the lineup
Nillstead Rated High in the Minnesota game may mar his
According to some dopesters, "Cave chances to some extent, however.
man" Millstead, Yale's gigantic tackle Garbisch, the veteran Army center is
is the best lineman in the country; (Continued on Page Seven)
Although this is placing an exaggerat-
ed valuation on the services of the, Al Wittmer, former Princeton bask-
Bulldogs' star, Millstead is undoubt- etball and football star, has been se-
edly a fine tackle. Sundstrom andlet d ooall ta r, h sens
Kearney, of Cornell, are a great com-; lected to coach the, Tiger court squ!
bination and these two men have made this year. Wittmer played guard on
Cornell's line well-nigh impregnable. the basketball team during the 1920,
They are two of the best in the East. 1921, and 1922 seasons and in his last
Western tackles are on a par with year was captain of the team that won
those of the Atlantic seaboard. Mich- the Intercollegiate League champion-
igan is well represented in the elite ship.
in the next few days when a few men fraternity swimming meet entrants and
who were on the football squad will practice can be held any afternoon
report for basketball practice. Among during the week. The preliminaries
these will be Harry Kipke; for the past will be held Dec. 10, and the finals will
two years a Varsity basketeer. follow on Dec. 12.
Football Men to Report
Coach Mather expects only a few The annual basketball tournaments
football ° men out. In addition to for the fraternity, class, society, and
Kipke, Herb Steger, Hernstein, Parker, other league teams will begin within
Palmer and possibly others are expect- a few weeks and the Intramural de-
ed. Herrnstein, it is stated, will try partment is desirous of securing a
for the center position which was goodly number of capable referees to
vacated by Gilbert Ely who graduated handle the contests. All men who have
last June. had experience should apply as soon
There are only five basketball letter as possible.
men available this year. They are
Captain Birks, Haggerty, Henderson, Basketball practice under the direc-
McWood and Kipke. These men will tion of the Intramural department will
form the nucleus of the first string! start Dec. 3. All managers should
team this year. Many of the other take notice of this and sign up for the
men are showing considerable form, tournaments as soon as possible and
and by Jan. 14, when Michigan meets get assigned a practice period. The
Illinois in the first Conference game, date for the opening of the games has
Coach Mather hopes to place on the not been decided upon as yet.
floor a well balanced, fast and aggres-
ive team. The awarding of points gained in the
Short Holiday Tour Scheduled recent fraternity cross country meet
The first game of the season will be and speedball tournament is going
played at Cincinnati with the Univer- forward with rapidity, and the final re-
sity of that city on Dec. 21. Another sults will be announced in The Daily
game on Dec. t2 at Louisville, Ky., within the next few days. The Interest
will conclude a short, Christmas vaca- manifested by the number of teams
tion tour and the men will return to which participated in both contests
their homes for Christmas. The coach show that the past season was a rec-
expects to recall the men for practice ord breaker.
on the Monday preceeding the reopen-
ing of school on Jan. 3. ( I U
The nightly practice sessions are us-
ually spent in running the ball up
and down the floor, passing combina
tions and short scrimmages between TO
different squads of the men. A short
lecture proceeds each practice.
' Heletofore it was thought that pos- Now that the Varsity football and
sibly Jack Blott, center on this year's cross country seasons are ended, ath-
Varsity grid team whose leg was brok- letes are turning their attention to
en in the Wisconsin game, would be basketball and track, the former sport
one of the men to report to Mather aft- being well under way as the first call
er the football season closed. At .the or court men was made several weeks,
present time it is thought that he will i ago-l
not be able to turn out at all this seas- i Varsity Track Coach Stephen J. Far-
on. Irel has not issued a call for track
The team will play 17 games this candidates and will probably wait al
year, seven of which will be played while before so doing in order to give
here in Ann Arbor. At the present the men who have been running acrossr
time it is believed that the games will country a chance to take a much need-
be staged in the Yost Field house. ed rest. The first call will probablyt
Twelve of the games to be played will be attended by a track pep meeting as
be with Conference teams. has been tire custom in the past.
The schedule for the season fol- There appears to be a wealth off
lows:' material for the coming track seasont
Dec. 21-Michigan at Cincinnati uni- as most of the star performers of last
versity. year'sachampionship aggregation arel
Dec 22-Michigan at Y. M. H. A. club, back, and the squad will also be aug-
Louisville, Ky. mented by several capable performerst
Jan. 5--Michigan at Notre Dame. from last year's all-frosh outfit.
Jan. 11-M. A. C. at Michigan.
Jan. 14.-Illinois at Michigan. Harvard Arranges
Jan. 19-Iowa at Michigan.
Jan. 26-Minnesota at Michigan. jGames For 1924
Feb. 6--Michigan at M. A. C.t
Feb. 9-Michigan at Chicago. Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 26.-(By A.l
Feb. 11-Mtichigan at Minnesota. P.)-A tentative Harvard football
Feb. 16-Purdue at Michigan. schedule for next year was made pub-
Feb. 18-Indiana at Michigan. lic by the Harvard Athletic associa-
Feb. 23-MichIgan at Purdue. tion today. It lists the following
Feb. 2--Michigan at Iowa. games arranged subject to the ap-
Mar. '1--Chicago at Michigan. proval of the committee on athletics:
Mar. -Michigan at Indiana. Oct. 4.-University of Virginia; 11,
Mar. 8-Michigan at Illinois. Middlebury; 18, Holy Cross; 25, Dart-
mouth; Nov. 1, pending; 8, Prince-
The Cadets of West Point and the ton; 15, Brown; 22, Yale at New Hav-
Middles of Annapolis have played 26 en. All games except that with Yale
games of which each team has won will be played in the Harvard sta-
12, two others ending in tie scores. dium.
The rival captains, "Dinty" Mulligan of the Army, and Art Carney of the N avy
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Traditional Games Feature
Thanksgiving Day Schedule
Twelve teams of major importance ly, 21-0 by State, and the figures are
will settle their traditional differences sadly against the chances of Pitt to
on the gridiron Thursday afternoon, turn the tables. However, State will
four games being scheduled in the have a bright record to keep unblem-
East, one in the South, and one in ished, while Pittsburg has everything
the middle West. to win and little to lose.
Cornell, unbeaten after taking one A tie with Lafayette and a 13-6 de-
eight strong teams in the course of feat at the hands of Pittsburg will
the regular 1923 program, will oc- be against the record of W. and J.
cupy the center of attention when it when it stacks up against West Vir-
meets Pennsylvania at Franklin field, ginia-at Morgantown1 in' the third big
Philadelphia. With its 306 points Turkey Day grid affair of importance.
piled up already this season against The mountaineers on the other hand
26 markers for its opponents the team boast one of the strongest aggrega-
from Ithica has proven itself one of, tions since the 1919 eleven. A tie
the most powerful aggregations in the with Penn State is the only thing that
country. Pennsy on the other hand, keeps the West Virginia slate soiled.
has two defeats marked up against It will be an affair in which an ad-
it, one at the hands of Maryland, 3-0, mittedly weaker team will take on
early in the season, and the other: an eleven which has power to burn
from the mighty Penn State, two and only superior fight on the part
weeks ago. Although the game will of the W. and J. team or overconfi-
not be any walkaway for the Red, dence on the part of West Virginia
Pfann and his fellow Ithacans are aggregation will cause a reversal of
counted upon to keep their record the dope. .
clean. Columbia, with defeats at the hands
The next game in importance to of Penn, Williams, and Cornell, and a
followers of the sport will be the con- tie with Amherst, behind it, will meet
test to be staged between .Penn State Dar'nouth, fthe conqueror of Har-
and Pitt, traditional rivals, at Pitts- yard, Boston College, and Brown.
burg. Penn State will rule the fav- With one exception the Green has
orite but - what the smoky-city grid- won all of its games, the Cornell elev-
ders will lack in reputation they are en having furnished it with a sound
bound to make up for in spirit. Pitts-! beating early in the schedule. Colum-
burg, its morale threatened by the bia has had a season of "tough luck",
loss of regulars by graduation and in- resulting in a great determination to
juries has lost four games by close beat the team from Hanover and to
scores to West Virginia, Syracuse, i regain by that victory a good share
CQarnegie Tech, and Pennsylvania. of the prestige which she has lost
Pennsylvania in turn was beaten bad- in the other games. Dartmouth, on!
the other hand, is worrying little
about the outcome of the affair and
should leave the Yankee stadium a
trio of touchdowns in the lead.
Notre Dame and St. Louis will fur-
nish the middle West with its only
important grid clash of the day when I
they meet at St. Louis. The Irish
have met with .only one upset this
season, that when they travelled out
to Lincoln to take on the heavy and
powerful Nebraska outfit which
trampled on them, 14-0. St. Louis
boasts a mediocre outfit and its only
hope of beating the Rockne-coached
eleven will rest in getting a multitude!
Georgia Tech and Auburn will fur-
nish the South with a game that is
sure to be hard fought and which will
'mark one of the teams as a powerful
machine. Neither team is up to the
par which was set back in 1919 and
1920, but both are relatively strong.
Georgia Tech was soundly beaten by;
Notre Dame, 37-6, and Auburn has'
taken a dose of defeat twice this sea-
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