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1926 Title Still In Doubt ls Last lights in F
Games Approach; Five Teams enough, arec
Remain In Running
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PURDUE HOLDS LEAD end to his tr
Predicting the 1926 champion or the Hippodro
champions tof the Big Ten Conference of the events
is as uncertain as predicting the end race between
of the world. was open toa
In spite of the recent upsets, the handicaps we
likely champion has not been clearly man. Farrell
revealed. As a result of the recent his laurels w
gaines there are no less than five generally acci
teams that have an eaual chance of dIle distance '
claiming the title, but just which of tered the ra
the five will survive the crucial tests cap.
this week is a problem too difficult for Stev
even the shrewdest of basketball More thanI
dopesters. Basketball in the Big Ten the great hal
Conference is one of the uncertain from the hor:
thi'gs of life. he score that
Purdue looms up as the strongest on the circus
contender, having but one game re- first half of
maining on its schedule. If the Boil- Farrell raced
erftakers' can defeat Northwestern the last, donn
on the latter's floor Saturday night, on the horse's
they will have earned the right to of the courier
claim the title for the 1926 season, Steve tellsr
with a record of eight victories and of the old ci
fottr defeats. garbed asan
Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, and Iowa I er, with plug
are all entertaining title aspirations, he was a mem
each having won six games and lost it made its w
four. Michigan remained in the run- part of the B
ning by defeating the Wisconsin five the air was s
Monday night, but has yet to meet ripe tomatoes
Ohio State and Northwestern before Steve tells wv
the ,chose of the season. The Wol- black tom ca
verines have the home floor advant- his neck whi
age in both games, meeting the Ohio tattoo on his
State team here Saturday and North- days to recov
western next Monday. wandering th
Illinois, whonledthe Big Ten until breeches.
Michigan upset the Indians last Fri- I In 1898, wh
day, has two difficult games yet to Farrell trippe
play. Indiana is anxious to seek re- dog which ha
venge for a close defeat by Illinois track and brol
early in the season, and will make ed the end of
a strong effort to put Coach Ruby's year when he
five out of the running. Illinois will ing. For fou
finish the season Monday night, meet- vately and sI
ing the Gophers at Minneapolis. ing runners.
Indiana has not been given, too Co
much consideration in the title race, In the fall
but the Hoosiers have set a fast pace sent for Stev
lately and must be seriously consider-
ed 'before the season closes. After last vs.,freshman
night's game, at Northwestern," the iedics vs. so
Hoosiers have two more games to mdcvsso
play, one with Illinois and the final upper medics
one of the season with Wisconsin.
Iowa will not meet a Conference
opponent this week, but will play its
two most important games in the
final week of play. Ohio State has
a disadvantage in meeting the Hawk-
eyes at Iowa City, knowing the oppo-
sition that is displayed by Iowa teams
when playing on their home courts.
The Hawleyes will close the 1926
season at Minnesota Saturday, March
One of the two title contenders will
be eliminated when Mather's five
meets the Buckeyes here Saturday
night. Much of Michigan's success
will-depend upon the defense built to
stop Cunningham, the sensational*
scoring ace of the Ohio State team.
Ohio nosed out the Wolverines by
one point in a 32-31 contest at Col-
umbus, and will be the most serious
obstacle in the Wolverine title race. ha
After the Michigan game, the Buck-
eyes will journey to Iowa and face the an
lKawkeyes Monday in a game that will
eliminate onet of the title seeking CO
Who Now Develops Stars,
SChampionForty Years Ago
fom yesterday's Daily)j Yale track team. Alter seeing Yale
most interesting high- through a great season, Farrell was
marrell's history, strange (made head coach of track at the Uni-
versity of Maine, where he stayed
concerned with animals. seven years. In 1910, he went to Ohio
e, gave Farrell interna- State university, remaining there two
the other, a dog, put an years. These were in the days before
ack career. Ohio was a Conference track contend-
d Bailey were playing in er. While at Ohio, Farrell developed
re, in New York. One two Olympic winners-Wykoff, who
of the evening was a conquered Joie Ray, and Cook, one of
a horse and a man. It i the fastest quarter-milers ever to run
all comers and generous abroad.
re always awarded the 'Farrell came to Michigan in 1912.
, who was then wearing For four years he served both as
on in England and was track coach and football trainer and
aimed the greatest mid- since 1916 has been head coach of
'unner in the world, en- track. During the summer months for
ce, refusing any handi- seven years, he has coached the Mon-
treal Athletic club.
ve Beats Horse Farrell's record at Michigan has
10,000 persons crammed been enviable. Four outdoor and four.
1 and saw Farrell win indoor titles have been won by him
se. So great a hit did 1 during his term of service. Carl
he was ipnmediately put Johnson, , who won four Conference
s pay-roll. During the events in a single year,-high jump,
the circus performance broad jump and low and high hurdles,
the horse and during -was Farrell-trained. No other man
ed ancient garb, climbed (has ever won four first places.
back and took the partI Trained lany Stars
in "The Fall of Rome."n i Egbert Isbell, two-miler and cross-
many an interesting tale country man, won every two-mile race
rcus days. One. time, in which he was entered. DeHart
English gentleman hunt- Hubbard, who broke the world's broad
hat and red breeches, jump record last year with a leap of
ber of the big parade as 25 feet, 10 and 7-8 inches and who
ay through the toughest is joint holder of world's records in
owery. As if on signal, the 50, 60, and 100-yard dashes, was
uddenly filled with over- another Farrell-trained athlete. Only
, brick, and dead cats one man has ever jumped 25 feet more
ith a grin how a dead than once. Farrell taught Hubbard
t was wrappeQ around how to jump it more than 20 times.
le tomatoes played a Charles Reinke, who set the Confer-
back. It took him two ence indoor record in the half mile;
er his horse-two days Phil Northrup, who broke the Confer-
ee Bowery in his red ence javelin record; Brooker who took
third in the pole vault at -the Olympics
ile training for a race, in '24, and who holds the Penn relay
A over a New Foundland record-all these were taught track by
d wandered out on the Farrell.
eke his ankle. This mark- Although more than 50 years of age
his racing days and the when the World war broke out, Far-
commenced active coach- rell volunteered his services and pass-
r years he coached pri- ed the difficult air service examina-
pecialized hi condition-k tions. He served as a first lieutenant
for six months at Ellington field,
wlhes At Yale 1 Houston, Tex.
of 1902, Mike Murphy Physicians who have examined Far-
e to take charge of the rell point him out as a shining ex-
ample of unusual bodily vigor in a
nengineers; freshmanj man well past middle age. Few
phomore physical eds.; coaches have ever won more genuine
vs. freshman physical affection from their pupils than Far-
rell; to know him well is to love him.
Senior State Championships Will'Call
More Thin 150 Swimmers To
TO AWARD FIVE TITLES
Michigan will be host to more than
150 swimmers, representi-g practical-
ly every amateur athletic organ'zation
in the state, when the Senior A. A. U.
state championship will be decided in
five events Friday night at the Union
pool. In addition to the championship'
events, si open races will be held.
Three men and two women cham-"
pionships are among those to be de-
termined here, while three haidicap
events will be held for men and one
for women. There is a 25 yard free
style race for boys finder 1C, :and also
a race for girls under the same age
The men's 'events in the champion-*
ship division, include a 400 yard re-
lay race, low board diving, and a 500
yard free style race, while the 50 yard
breast stroke, 50eyard back stroke,
and 50 yard free style are the hand-
fcap events 'that will be offered. The
women's events are 'a 100 yard free
style championship race, a champion-j
ship pentathlon event, and a 25 yardl
free style handicap.
Women 'entered in the pentathlon
event will be required to compete in
four races and the fancy diving. The
events upon which the championshipk
Will be decided are the 50 yard breast
stroke, 50 yard back stroke, 500 yard
free style, and 100 yard free style,
in addition to the diving.
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TIARSITY ICE TEAI LOSES
MINNEAPOLIS, March 2.
In one of 'the roughest, and most
spirited games seen here this
season the University of Minne- !
sota's hockey team last night de- J
feated the Michigan sextet, 4-2,
'after two overtime periods had
been played. '
The game was hard fought and I
fast throughout. Fisher and I
and Olsen each scored'two goals I
Reynolds accounted for the Wol-
'for the Gophers.
Four games were played last night
in the seii-finals of 'class A in the
interfraternity basketball tournament,'
with 'Phi Chi, 'Delta Ch4, Sigma 'Alpha;
Mu, and Phi Kappa Sigma disposing.
of their opponents.
Phi Chi defeated 'Beta Theta Pi,.
10-9, in a close game, with Clark and.
Williamson starring for the Winners
and Rice and Arndt playing Well fo'r
the losers. Rich and Doerge were
the high scorers for Delta Chi,-as they
vanquished Theta Xi 27', in 'an easy
1game. 'Sigma Alpha Mu .Defeated
Lambda Chi Alpha, 21-7, with Fried-
man and Stern =playing the stellar'
roles for the'Winnei% and Hanley and
Black for the losers. In the "fourth
Igame Phi Kappa Sigma xvn over Phi'
'Gamma Delta to 'the tune of 15-14.
Judging from 'lasit night's perform-.
ances, Sigma Alpha 'Mu and Phi Chi:
have the strongest teams, but due to
the fact that both of these teims are
in the same leagite,'fhey Will play a
Illinois To Face
Ohio On SaturdaLU
For Mt Honors lTWO I m~ A
Conference honors in wrestling will
be decided Sat-urday, when Illinois,
the winner of first place ingroup B,
will meet Ohio State, winner of title
honors in group A, 'at Columbus. '
Holders of second, third, fourth, and
fifth places in group A will mseet hold-.
'ers of the same respective places in
Group B to decide honors for those
Michigan, which holds fourth place
In group A, will meet Chicago, hold-,
er of the same position in group B,
here Saturday. The race for the
championship of group B was closely
contested throughout the season, Illi-
nois, in first place, beat Wisconsin
last in the same group, by only 8-6,
while Chicago defeated the Badgers;
12-11. The Wolverines stand a good
chance of defeating the Maroon -team,
as they have shown steady improve-
ment throughout the season, scoring
a shutout over the Michigan State col-
lege team in their last meet Saturday..
Michigan met her hardest opponents,
at the beginning of the season, but 1
-gained strength as the season prog-
ressed, winning the last two meets
'All group A teams Will be hosts to
group B teams In the matches Satur-f
day. Indiana will meet Iowa at.
Bloomington for second place, while
Purdue meets Minnesota for third
place honors at Lafayette. Northwest-
ern will fight it 'out far last place
With Wisconsin at Evanston.
=game to determine Which fraternity'
will represent their league in the..
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the Classified colurns.--Adv.
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Thoits, Beals, Wagner, And Schmellng
Win And Earn Right 1fo Run
Against li. S. C.
12 MEN TO MAKE TP
Trials for all Varsity half milers
were held yesterday afternoon at the
field house to -determine 'the four men
who will compose the two mile relay
team that will be 'sent to compete in
the Michigan State college indoor
meet at East Lansing Friday.
Thots, eals, Wagner and Schmel-
ing finished in the order named from
a field of 12 starters, the winner cov-
ering the distance in 204.2. These'
men will 'represent -Michigan Jn the
two mile relay.
In addition to a team in this event,
Michigan men will 'be entered in the
40 yard dash, 40 yard high and ;low
'hurdles, high jump, and shot put. A
'total of 12 men picked from the Var-
sity and reserve teams will make the
Phil Northrup, Wolverine javelin
star and pale vaulter, 'is in fine shape
now, but Coach 'Farrell does not plan
to use him. in the Indoor Conference
m'eet. However, Northrup will prob-
ably compete in the Cornell dual meet
Ted Hornberger, who was injured
two weeks ago, started working out
again at the beginning of the week,
but Coach Farrell instructed him to
ret up ten days 'more.
IOWA CITY.-Ray Mann, -i'awkeye
jumper, shattered Harold Osborne's
armory record by =leaping 6-feet 3 in-
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when the displayis
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INDEPENDENT LEAGUE TO
PLY SIX GAMES TONIGHTI
Games in the independent league
for tonight are as follows: 7:45,
o'clock-Dragger's Five vs. Night-
hawks; Arcs vs. Chicago Fiveh; 8:301
o'clock - Awgawans vs. Northern '
Lights; Ruta Bega Pi vs. Bulmer's
Giants; senior lits vs. sophomore lits;
junior lits vs. freshman lits.
The following is a schedule of to- '
nights games in the class league:
9:15 o'clock-junior engineers vs..
sophomore engineers; senior engineers
BOXERS TO LEAVE +ODAY 1
Coach Sullivan's Wolverine
boxers will leave at 1:30 I
.o'clock today from Waterman
gymnasium, bound for the three
day finals of the State A. A. U.
tournament in which they will
compete at Grand Rapids.
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