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THE MICHIGAN

DAILY

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1927

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T[NISMACHSW HOME RUN HONORS. WITH THE TRACK ME N
I LLI NO ,1 [AIDI..0L 1 1 [Ir By (Clarce Edelsoni ir+ice ia Y 20 ric ltui

POTTHOFF NAMED'
COACH AT CENTRE,

Maihe And Blue Assi red of Tie For
Conference Net Title; Are:k"" r
Only iUnbeaten 'Team y h r; " :y r

Babe Ruth
Bard-hitting outfielder of the New.
York Yankees who is leading both
leagues in the 1.927 race for horne runI
honors with 11 circuit blows to his
credit. Ruth and Geirrig, his team-
mate who is pressing him for first
honors with 10, hit homers in the
opening game of the series with the
Griffs on Monday, but tihe Yankees
were defeated, -2.
ISPORTS OF THE WEEK
Track
} May 27-28- Conference out-
door track championship meet at
' Madison. fI
Baseball
May 28-Iowa at Ann Arbor.
Tennis
Today-Northwestern at Evan-
ston.
I May 26, 27, 28-Conference
meet, singles and doubles, at Ch-i-
sago.

Way back when the Western Confer-
ence track and field championshipsI
were held for the first time., in 19001
flat, Michigan athletes romped away
with major honors and Illinois was
not so far behind.
Now for the pa1st 26 0old1yearIs
SMichigan and Illinois haive been
shooting -off most of file Big 'ten
fireworks, with only an occasional
Iflare fromi Iowa- or Wisconsin' orl
Chicago. And oat Friday and Sat-
ulrdahy at Maidisoni, agin Ithe Wol- I
verifies and Indians wiill provide1
the mn aspectacle, 'wlh lo wa,
Wisconsin, and Ohio State eon-
Sceded a good outside chane; zwithl
their coupIle of sky-rockets and
pin wheels.
Coach Stephen J. Farrell is escort-
ing the largest squad, of performers
he has ever nominated to make the
trip, obviously not wishing to miss out
on any of those one and two point
rewards offered to spur on mediocre
trackmen into becoming fourth and
fifth lace winners.
Capt. Phil Northrop , Tuc'k iHe,
ter, Jack Lovet~te, D~on Cooper, and
T~ed Jlornberger are just a few of
the X~aize and ]lne's extremely
wel-balanced troupe and should
average well over six points apiece
-and added to these.. Ketz, Las-
ser, Ohheiser, Monger, Lonmont,
Tarbill, Jones, Campbell, Prout,
and Schravesand should raise the
grand total 111) to anywhere from
43 to 62 odd points, which is quite
sufficient for all practical par.
poses.
Hester, that sterling., little Wolver-
ine sprinter, will try to play the role
of rabbit in what should turn out to
be a thrilling hare and hound race in
the dashes. The whole pack will be
let loose to attempt to overtake this
f rabbit who ran a dead heat with, an-
other Michigan man, Vic Leschinsky,
last year.
There will be Kriss, tihe Buck-
eye; Everingham, the Hlawkeye;
Hlermanson, the Wildcat; Smith,
the Badger; O'Shields, the G~oph-
er; and Pepper, the Hoosier, all
after the diminutive star. All have
done :10 flat, and sonmc of thuenu
have ,,one under the mark whichi
qualifies any runner to be called
fast. Almost tihe same field -will

find that M IIichig'ain aIcpressed
yeven miore closer,. as lie has been
beaten )'y both EI-eringhamn and
1(riss 41iring tIhe last thbree weeks,
)vat only by a lea's whtisker-if
fles aS ize whiislrers.
What 7u1.'Oiseii to beC a great field
in the javelin at the start of thle sea-1
sofa hasSfaded out. considerably. V -euz'I
Visconusin ; Peteris. Illinois-, Rein-
bart, Ind iana; and~ Northrop and Lo-
vet te, Milgani, have all stone better
thiani103 feet.
But Ithatjpeculliar Ilihk; labled
a"ja vehlin arm" fhas added to 1-le
11 Inmeof thle great Angier thle
nameIIs of the event greater North-
ropi, the slightly less great Kreuz,
and finally "Frosty" 'Peters,.ILo-
vette had it on1ce too, bult if 194
feet sibnifies anything, lie seeinus
to) b aye been~u cured. And as the
g'ranid climax, Re-inhart has not
dodged tlhe javelin jinx, tile Hoos-
ier now suffcring front severe
head anid shoulder injuries as a
result of an automnobile accident.
H~owever, Northrop will compete,I
and1( he andl Lovette should gather
ab~out eight points between them.1
Northrop liar twice been national
champion and at present holds the
Conference recordl of slightly more
than 208 feet.
In the hammner throw Shively,
Illinuois, has made I-le best miark
during' the year, l5 feet g finches,
but lie has been twice defeated by
Ketz, Michigan and Ini the Illinois
dual ineet by Canmpbell, also of
Michigan. Dart, Northiwestern; 01-
ivein. Chiicango; Smualley, Indiana;
and Lapp, Iowa are all in-and.
outers, but the point score wvill
undoubtedly carry flue namies of
Slively, M~etz, Camipbell, anmd who
knows, ma ybee McCa ffree.
Nobody knows just what is going to,
happen in that uip-and-over high jump-
ing event in which the high jumpers
carry, long poles. At least a dozen of!
these pole vaulters have cleared 121
feet 6 inches at some time of other.
but 4n the basis of consistency Droege-
muller, Northwestern; Boyles, Iowa;
White, Illinois; McGinnis, Wisconsin;
and Northrop andl Prout, Michigan,
will do the scoring.
(Continued on Page Seven)

amore Than 800 Will
Enter National Open1
Tourney This Season
According to anl announcement of
the United States Golf association,t
more than 800 entries for the oftent
championship of the United States i
have been made, over a 100 more than t
last year, when mor~e golfers entered
the tournament than. ever before.
The competition this year is likely
tbe keener than ever before, because
of the brilliant field enteredl. Every
good American pro except Al Wat-
rous, all the first flight amateurs ex-,
cept Jess g'weetser, who will be un-
able to, compete because of illness, and
in addition the ten professionals on
England's Ryder cup team, will have
a try for the title.
Of the entries, 60 will compete in
the finals at the Oakmont club, Pitts-
burgh, without playing in the sec-
tional qualifying rounds, while 110 {
out of the other 740 players will be
chosen in the district meets.
Bobby Jones, present champion, will
defend his title over the course on
which Herron defeated him for the
amateur championship in 1.919. The
course will measure about 7000 yards
from the back tees, and this is cal-
culated to favor Jones because of his
long and accurate wooden play.
PORTLAND.--The Portland club ofl
the New E~ngland league recently ob-
tained Catcher James Knox of the
Boston Red Sox on an option.

Boi1se Pottluoff
Centre College's 1927 football team
will be coached by Boise Potthoff, who
formerly played fullback for Washing-
ton university, St. L~ouis, Potthoff goes
to Centre, the little Kentucky college
made famous by Bo McMillan and
Coach Charley Moran, from a position
as coach of a small country school in
the mining district of Illinois.
ONE AMERICAN REMAINS
IN BRITISH TOURNAMENT
(lBy Associated Press)
IJOYLAKE, England, May 24-S. H.
Haley of New York, former Williams

COACHES TO ARRANOE
BIG TEN GRID DATESI
,Western Conference coaches will
gather at Madison where the Big Ten
track championships will be decided
Ithis week end to agree upon playing
dates for the 1928 football season.
Opposing teams have already been
selected by the various coaches, this
having been done last November when
a slate of contests through the 1930
gridiron campaign was drawn up. At
that time it was agreed that the exact
dates would be left open to be chosen
one year in advance. This decision was
reached in order to allow the placing
on the schedule of non-Conference,
elevens.
At the same time the football coach-
es will be discussing their problems
tile basketball mentors are expected
to ratify the rotating schedule for
the court teams.
IDouble headers are desired by the
basketball leaders, Put after last year's
Northwestern and Michigan return
gamnes in football with rivaV oppon-
ents, it is not unlikely that some ac-
tion will be taken to prevent the re-
currence of this sort of schedule mnak-
ing in the future.
The faculty committee of the Big
Ten will also hold its' annual session
at Madison, Friday' and Saturday,
while the athletic' directors and Maj.
Sohn L. Griffith, athletic commissioner,
will confer tomorrow and Friday.
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College star, played himself into a
permanenit position in the British am-
ateur golf championship tournament
today by defeating F. Williamson of
Carlisle City, 4 and 3. Tomorrow he
meets Cyril Tolley, former champion
and one of Great Britain's greatest
amateurs. Trolley today beat Lord
Charles Hope, 3 and 1.
Joshua Crane, Boston veteran golf-
er, lost to J. W. Nelson, of the Royal
Calcutta Club, 2 and I.
Douglas Grant, American, who has
resided in London for several years,
defeated R. V. K. Finlay, one up.
ALLENTOWN - George Lawson,
IMuhlenberg basketball star, was re-
cently elected -captain.
INDIANAPOLIS-The Indianapolis
baseball stands were damaged by a
tornado.

Not a
tongue-bite
ina
ton of it !

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28--Wisconsin at Ann Ar-

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