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WOLNERNES GIVEN BOOST
Evanston will 1)e the mecca for
somie 325 Pig Ten" track and field
sitars, including a score or more 01-
ymipic prospects, in the eighteenth an-
nual Western Conference track and
field championships which will get un-
der way today in Dyche stadium, the
preliminarics being scheduled for this
afternoon and the finals tomorrow.
Conference outdoor records that
have stood the assault of athletes for
a numxber of years wil be imperiled,
by the score or more individual star,
entered in the meet. Those marks.
which seem most likely to fall 'includte
the pole vault, the shot, and~ the ham-
Indlants Are 1inleieited
Illinois, winner of the 1927 title by,
a scant margin over Michigan, rates
as a slight favorite on a basis of her
unmar'red dual meet record which'in-
chfdes victories over Southern Call-'
fornia, Notre Dame, and Michigan, In
addition to Iowa, probably her fore-
most rival for" the 1928 title.
Close behind the Giliuen, however,
are Iowa and Ohio State and their in-
dividual stars are bound to roll up
enough points to threaten the 'Illinil
throughout the meet. Iowa is strong,
in the hurdles, the quarter mile. and.
the weights, while the Bucks will
score heavily in the -prints, the dis-
cus and the jumps.
Purpile Have Stars
Wolverine chances to pick up sey-
eral points, points which may mean
the difference of a notch or so In the
final standings, were given a boost
yesterday when it was learned that
at least three men are going to com-1
pete_ for Michigan, even 'though on
their own hook. These are Williams1
In the. hammer, Carlson, in discus, and,
Eardley in the pole vault. It is pos-
sible that- these may be joined byt
Prouit In the vault, Tarbill in the hur-
dles, and Lomont in the half mile. i
Northwestern rates about on A. par.
with the Farrell-coached team and
boasts a quartet of likely point win-
ners in Droegemueller, Hermanson,,
Walter, and Bagge. The five remain-
ing schools, Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Chicago, Purdue, and Indiana have at
least two certaini point winners each,
but lack the team balance of' those
Geor~ge Simpson, sensatioinal Buck-
eye sophomore, heads a brilliant fieldII
of dashmen, and is..favored to takef<
both spr ints on the basis of his perci,
~tormances thus Lfarhe remaining;}=
places are consdered atoss-up, with :r .v?5;#
i Kriss of Ohio, Hester of Michigan, .'} ; . .f *, ;,
Hrasnof Northwestern, Root and :L:} *ii f ' 'fr v '
Gleason of ChicagoLaren o Wis
#consin, and Rhea of Minnesota out- ;:2:'::~ " sa
standing. ': . ;f;
Probably the greatest fields of q iair- '
ter ,milers in Big Ten Track history
will make this -event oine of the ! gh- " ,,~OT. , ... ".. .<" -
lights of the meet. George Baird, the iNa4Anc ,,.::.>>>;>.:;-: i
defending champ ion will encounter " OIPI-
men of the caliber of Walters of Nor- 0... ..
thwestern, Catlin of Minnesota, and :" .""i:;<:::f;>:::::::::
Stephenson of Indiana.fM" st;:;; : :''~
C'oo~er, ('iihel '.1'0 ee t
Don Cooper of Michigan and Frank ...~
Cuhiel of Iowa are expected to fightJr " f.
it out for firsts in the hurdle events.- ::":,
The half mile is exp~ected to resolveI
itself into: a dual between Martin, sen-
sational Purduie sophioinore and Halt
White of Illinois, with "Gist of Chicago ::" . $ } ;
as a dangerous threat.
The mile Looks like one of the fewi
open events on the program, with
Stine,, of Illinois, Martin of Purdue, ;
and Monroe of Michigan ranked as: :"°:
-Abbott of Illinois andl Bullamnore of .r. ,.. , ...
Wisconsin should fight it out for first rf ;;a
honors in the two mile. Iowa. Indi- z :;i
ana, and Northwestern look like the
pick of the mile relay teams, with :.
Michigan considered a dark horse.
10yon Is Favorite
In the pole vault last. year's winner,
Bill Droegemueller tops the list, with t
White 'and.. Barnes of Illjois, Otter- ~I~ ~
ness and Hess of Minnesota as his :}::,"".:<:: :::; f-
lolslike the pick of the broad ump- .***.** Fi
ers, although he will be pressed by s:" fro}
Anson of Ohio State if he is in shape. r,.. .......................
The erratic Buckeye, Peter Anson,
should take the high jump, providing U - K /o.O
last. week's leap of 6 feet 3 inches
marks a true return to his form of Severall stars who will play an important part. in the Confer ence track andl fi (d cirimpionships today andl lt0-
two easagon hethe Bi Te n oth morrow in the Dyche stadium at Evanston. All these men are possible point wxinners~ in their evenits.,
two, est n th BigTen.Gist, Maroon runner, will make la, bid for the half m~ile title Ottern ass, versadtile Gopher atbrlete, is entered
Illinois has practically a certain in th pole vault and high hurdles. Kriss is a good pros pec~t in the doi hes. Rhiuc Iiut ha~s!b-en. troubledl with a
first in the shot with Lyon expected to sore arm, so: his thr owing the javelin may be impaired. Smith is Badger! I-
better his own mark made last year quarter mdi, xwhile Dart will thiow the hammer for the Purple.
in this event, while Ohio State appear-
0(d to have things her own way in the FRESHMAN BASEBALL TEAM DOWNS PHYSICAL
discusithPete Rsmus RasusbreakingED C IO NNENLi T i IN CNT T
145 feet consistently. EDUATONNIEILGHHTTIGONES
The hammer will see a trio of stars,-
,Metz of Michigan. Lapp of Iowva and In a light hitting fray, featured by By the aid of a g ift run, the fIrst
Datrt of Northwestern fighting it out j fine pitchin ;, the freshman baseball year 1m10n1jumpied inito ;U 0on run ad-
foi' firstpac.Dine to the, injury of team dlefeated the physical educaitioni vantage in the first inninig. A couple
of hits combined with. a walk add '(1
favimReinir, ,hisavntaos emnrine Wednesday, 3 to 1. The yearlings two more tallies in the third fae
javei ts-pthween Bagg eent of orthwe got to. Keigler for an early lead, anid Compton subdued. the physical eda-
latspbtereiien f Mcgnof Macthi- through the fine hurling of Compton cation batters quite thoroughly til
rnoeno inneosota, adM . ,Myr 3 o isfW s managed to turn back the physical ed-i the seventh when the grouping of a.
- ai on c ti c r l s x e t f r a o p e o i g e n r e t c e o°os n b rief u p risin g iin th e seven th in n iing . !first resu lted in thle lon e m ark er.
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