SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1927
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
"r: PACE Sri'
GAME WITH GOPHERS,
CONTEST TODAY RECALLS THAT
FAMOUS 6 TO 6 TIE
BATTLE ENDED IN RIOT
Wolverines old Decided A dvantlge
Over Gophers, Since First
Eneounter i 1892
A veritable footthall thunderclap
Is scheduled today when the "Four
Norsemen," o estin1, Almquist, Barn-
hart, and Nydahl, of the Minnesota
Thundering Herd attempt to stampede
at the new Michigan stadium. But even
1892...... .... 6 16
1893 ..........20 34
1895.......... 20 0
1896...........6 4 K
1897 ..........14 0
1902 ..........23 6 i
1903 ......... 6 6
1909 . ........ 15 6
1910 ......,.. 6 0
1920 ......... 3.>(
1921 ......... .38 0
1922 ..........16 7
1924 ..........13 0
1925.......... 35 0
1926.......... 20 0
1926 ...........7 6
THUNDER BOLT IS HERE
UPSETS MAY CHANGEj CAPTAIN BEN! ISCONSIN FAVORED TO CAPTURE BIG TEN
CONFERENCE STANDING HONORS FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE SEA
Defeat Of Illinois By Ohio State May
Enable gophers Or Michigan To
Lay Claim To Title
ILLINI FACE OLD JINX
It is not entirely without the palej
of possibility that the present standing
of the Big Ten teams will take on aI
new complexion when the sun sets to-
day on the various stadia in which the}
Conference elevens are competing to-
day in the finale of the 1527 grid sea-
Three teams-Illinois, M inn esota.
and li('higan--stvill have possibilities'
of sharing the championship of the
Western Conference. Illinois can
(linc'h undisputed titular honoars with? ..=,
a victory over Ohio State, while aj
loss of the Illini to the Buckeyes
would permit .Minnesota, if victorious
over Michigan, 10 lay claim to first
place. Should the Wolverines emerge
victors over the Gophers they can
enter into a tie for the top position,
The results of the three other con-t
tests scheduled in the Big Ten tomor-
row will have only a slight signiti-4
cance in the final standing. All ofr
the teams involved in these three
battles, together with Ohio State, can'
enter into a tie for the cellar posi-
tion by either ties or losses.
Illinois, present leader in the title
race, will- be facing an old jinx in the
game today; namely, that a weaker
Ohio State team, doped to lose, will,
win from a superior Illini eleven. The1
trick has been turned several times
by weaker Buckeye teams to cheat the
Indianas' considered stronger before
the contest, oAt of the Conference
title, and the trick may be performed
by Dr. Wilce's men toady in the home-
coning ht Columbus.
PORT TOWNSEND--Officers of the Bennie 0osterbaan,
motor ship Indian entering Puget H eoshn
Sound reccqitly reported that schools Leader of the Michigan eleven which
of whales, salmon, pilchard and sar- will face the Minnesota Gophers here
dines filled the water along the coast. today.- Oosterbaan, already twice
At least 40 whales were sighted, rush- unanimously chosen for all-American
ing through the schools with their honors, ranks as one of the greatest
mouths open like shovels. players of all time.
Cardinals Have Well-Balanced Aggre- uidered the most formidable of the re-
gatfon And Hold Victories Over maining Conference teams and are
Majority Of Conference Rivals likely to afford the Badger aggrega-
R H K I I IG tion its most spirited coin-petition, al-
ATE IAWK, ILLINI 111611 though the numerous individual stars
from the other schools may split up
For the third time within the last the points so as to definitely affect the
four years Michigan will act as host standings of the leaders.
to the 60 harriers representing the va- Among the less powerful, but al-
rious Big Ten cross country teams' }ways (langeroums,Conference outfits
that are enteredl in the,,annual Confer- are Michigan, Minnesota, Indiana, an(I
enice championship rui which will be Ohio Statg. All of these teams have
held at 1:30 o'clock this morning over shown considerable strength in dual
the new Varsity course, starting at meets this year and may prove stum-
the west end of the concrete stands hiing blocks in the paths of Wisconsin,
on Ferry field and finishing on the Iowa, and Illinois. Chicago, Purdue,
Luiversity golf course near State ; and Northwestern are expected to
street. fight it out to see which remains out
The fact that. the'onference boa sts of the cellar for the remainder of this
two teams undefeated in dual mneets' year.
thus far, added to the unusually large 'Mauy Individual Stars Are Entered
number of individual stare who have This n;-orning's field of starters will
Sbeen entered, promises to make the include one of the most brilliant ar-
closing run of the Big Ten cross coun- rays of cross country talent ever to
try one of the most interesting in re- compete in a Conference title meet, as
cent years. nearly every team boasts at lease one
Last season in spite of t'he fact that harrier of outstanding ability.
Captain Speers of Iowa and Ilunn, his Wisconsin contributes Captain Zola
teanainate, finished in a tie for first and Petaja to the list, Iowa has Cap-
place, Wisconsin easily won the event tain Hunn, who tied for first place last
'for the second consecutive time with year with Speers, his teammaste, and
the low title of 34 points. Ohio State Brady, while Illinois has a host of
nosed out the llawkeyes for second stars in Novak, Fairfield, Ponzer, Mc-
honors, while Illinois and Michigan Elwee, Abbott, Mooneyham, and Stein.
finished in fourth and fifth positions North of Minnesota, Captain Field of
respectively. Indiana, Monroe of Michigan, Martin
Tw O Are lndereated Iii Iunl Meel of Purdue, and Donnell are the other
From the standpoint of the dual harriers of more than the usual abil-
meet records of the Conference for the ity who will compete in the annual
present season, Wisconsin and Illinois title race.
hold the edge over their Big Ten ri- The winner of the 1927 title run
vals. The Illini have vie cories over will be credited with a course record,
' Iowa and Michigan and Ohio, their tri- due to the fact that the Varsity course
angular rivals to their credit, while has been changed slightly from Ilhe
Wisconsin defeated Northwestern, In- one over which the Conference mccl
diana, and Chicago in the quadran,;u- was held in 192>. The forneer record
lar run, and holds dual meet wins over of 25:59.7 was made by Phelps, Iowa
Minnesota and Iowa. ace, in 1924 and remained unbroken
Wisconsin, with another well-bal- until the course was altered this fall.
anced harrier outfit this season, ar- The Wolverines' rather hilly course
rived Thursday afternoon for a work- and the cold atmospheric conditions
out on the course, and is favored to may prove a deciding element in the
repeat its stuccesses of the past two meet, as these conditions a-re more or
years, although it is by no means a less familiar to the Wisconsin, Iowa,
certainty that the Cardinal runners of Minnesota, and Michigan teams, and
Coach Jones will race to as easy a vie- may hinder Illinois and the other out-
tory as they did last fall at Minne- fits that are accustomed to flatter
apolis. courses and wnilder weather condi-
Illinois and Iowa are generally con- tions.
35 years ago Michigan-Minnesota en-
counters always evidenced the same
brand of smashing football.
Most famous of all the traditional
Minnesota-Michigan grid duels is the
sensational 6-6 tie of 1903, but noth-
ing in the way of a deadlock in games
won may be said to exist, for the
Wolverines hold a marked advantage
of 14 to 3 triumphs over the Gophers
since the inception of relations be-
tween the two elevens 35 years ago.
Thoroughly Beaten' in 1892
It was in 1892 that the Maize and
Blue team first journeyed out Minne-
apolis way, stopping on the trip long
enough to dispose of the Wisconsin
squad. Hardin, center, was severely
injured against the Badgers, but it is
extremely doubtful if even his pres-
ence would have been of any avail
in that 'first game With the Gophers,
Michigan being thoroughly outclassed,
Next year again the Northmen
trounced the Michigan gridmen, 34-20,
their last victory until 1919, when
Oss and Captain Lampi inflicted the
worst defeat ever -sustained by the
After the two losses in the opening
pair of games the Wolverines smashed
their way to a 20-0 triumph in 1895,s
maintaining the winning streak in the
four contests played until that 190
Smash, smash, punt and smash,
smash, punt--all efforts were unavail-
ing in the first 40 minutes of play.
Fjnally the entire Yost repertoire of
Tricks and "Wonderful Willie" Iles-
ton's artful running combined to en-I
able the Wolverines to scove. 1am-
mond kicked the goal for the sixth
,innesota recovered a fumbled .punt
on 'the Bight-yard line, but Michigan
held for downs, punting out of danger,
temporarily. Biut again the Gophers;
alvanced. Doeckman, Schacht, Kra-
mer, and Captain Rogers tore holes
in the .Michigan line, and finally an;
uninterrupted series of smashes al-
lowed Schacht to score the five points.
Rogers tied the score with a goal'
Score predictions for today's games
are as follows: /
(Black type indicates home teans)
MICHIGAN 14, MINNESOTA 0
Illinois 13, Ohio State 6.
Purdue 7, Indiana 6.
Northwestern 10, Iowa 0.
Chicago 13, Wisconsin 0.
Yale 14, Harvard 0.
Brown 10, New Hampshire 0.
Lafayette 13, Lehigh 0.
Syracuse 13, Niagara 0.
Army 19, Ursinus 0.
Navy 20, Loyola 0.
N. Y. U. 27, Allegheny 0.
Georgetown 20, Fordhanm 0.
Haly Cross 6, Boston Univ. 0.
Carnegie Tech. 13, Detroit 6.
X. S. C. 13, Butler 7.
Missouri 20, Kansas 0.
Nebraska 20, Kansas Aggies 6.
MCHICAN, ME B PURPLBACKS
MEET O,11N GRID TDAYljTO FACE HAWK TEAM!
Wolverines And Gophers Face Eeach
Other In Important Battle
In Michigan Stadium
GOOD WEATHER PREDICTED
(Continued from Page One)
Against this wall, heavier thanf
their own, the Wolverines are pre-
pared to play the game for which
Minnesota is famous, running
through the line. The Wolverines
have not shown much in the way of'
passes of late, but may be forced to
hark back to this style of play should
Minnesota be too strong at stopping
31innesota 31 icli igan
Ilayeraft LE Oosterbaan
Nagurski LT Pomnerrening
F-Hanson LG Palmeroli
McKinnon C Schoenfeld
Gibson RG Baer
Gary RT GabelI
Tanner RE Nyland
Barnhart QB Miller
Almquist ILI Gilbert
Nydahl JIT Puckelwartz:
Joest.ing (capt.) F1 3Rich
,Referee, Eckersall (Chicago) ; Pm-
pire, Mumma (West Point) ; field
judge, Kearns (DePauw) ; head line
uan, Lipp (Chicago).
Time of game-- 2:30 o'clock, Ana
Arbor time, which is 1:30 o'clock
HIGH HONOR BESTOWED
ON MICHIGAN CAPTAIN
An honor which has seldom been
accorded to any single player is be-
stowed on Captain Bennie Oosterbaan
who today has his picture on the
cover of the official football program
and athletic review. The picture of
Oosterbaan is one with him in an
M sweater, the yellow and blue col-
ors of the letter and sweater forming
the dominating color scheme for the
The program has one hundred pag-
es and contains, besides the informa-
tion concerning the game with Min-
nesota,_ a review of the athletic en-
deavors of the 1926-1927 seasons.
Pictures of all of the Varsity teams
and their records are printed.
"Shots" of action from football
games of this season and last, a pic-
ture of Governor Fred Green of Mich-
igan welcoming Governor Vic Dona-
hey of Ohio at the Ohio game and
Rivalry Between Two Teams Is Among
Bitterest Recorded In Big
Ten Gridiron Annals
BUCKEYES WON IN 1926
(Special to The Daily)
EVANS'TON, Nov: 18.-With the reg-
ular backfield ready for action for the
first time since the Ohio game, North-
western will take on Iowa with hopes
of turning in a victory in the season's
Not since the Wildcats trounced the
Buckeyes in the opening game of the
season have they had their full back-
field strength available. Saturday
however, all four regulars-Capt. Vic
Gustafson, Tiny Lewis, Walt Holmes,
and Yatz Levison-will be prepared to
on iiwestern Captain Will Play
Captain Vic Gustafson, who was out
of Saturday's game, will be ready foi'
action in his last appearance in Dyche
stadium. Walt I lolmer, star halfback.
will also be in the lineup as his in-
jurcd ankle has healed sufficiently.
"Yatz" Levisou will call signals and
ITiny Lewis will perform at fullback.
It i doubtful whether Arnold Kar'- I
tens, regular tackle, will be able to see
action due to a leg injury received in
the Indiana game.
Although badly battered with in-
juries and bruises the Purple will
n ake a valiant effort to wind up the
season Saturday with a win. Iowa's
victory over Wisconsin Saturday will
make the Ilawkeyes a formidable foe
and Coach Manley is busy at work this
wi cek in an effort to get his regulars
in r"ainess for the game.
Six Purple Regulars End Careers
Six Northwestern players will wind
up their collegiate football careers
Saturday. They are Capt. Vic Gustaf-
son, halfback; Tiny Lewis, fullback;
Waldo Fisher, end; Bus Owens, guard,
and Rudy and Al Schuler, tackles.
Four of these players-Gustafson,
Lewis, Fisher, and R. Schuler-have
played regular ball for the Wildcats
during the last three years and rank
among the greatest players turned out
Iowa will bring a determined eleven
to Evanston, intent upon adding an-
other victory to their standing. Last
Saturday's win over Wisconsin has
boosted the stock of the Hawkeyes and
they are expected to stage a desperate
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