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THE ICHI A ATLY

TUESDAY. RTTA Z ' 6. 1,929'

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YEARLI
BREAKT HRE E R ECO RDS
TO WIN FIRST MEET
Final Score Is 56t To 42%; Wolfe
Accmunts For Two Of New
Records
GOPhERS TAKE HURDLES

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TRACKMEN BEAT MINNEAPOLIS

FRESHMEN

, MAJOR LEAGUE STAR, WAS
UMBER OF WOLVERINE BALL TEAM

i PECT LARGE FNTRY

Breaking three freshmen field
house records and equalling an-
other, the yearling track squad
triumphed over Minnesota's first
year thin clads last Saturday in a
telegraphic meet, 56 1-2 to 42 1-2.
Wolfe, yearling distance runner,
led the assault against the old
marks, cracking. both the mile and
two mile marks.
The other two records to fall
were in the pole vault where Allen
vaulted 12 feet 3 inches to sur-
pass Prout's mark of 11 feet 9
inches made in 1924. Campbell!
also equalled the 60-yard dash
time of :06.5 made last year by
Tolan and Cooke.
Gophers Take Hurdles
Superiority in the distance runs
enabled the Wolverine yearlings to
down the Gopher freshmen in the
first meet of the year. Coach
Hoyt's team captured six firs
places to pile up their point total
and shared another when a triple
tie was created in the 60-yard
sprint. Slams were chalked up in
the high jump and the half mile.
The Minnesota squad was strong
in the hurdle events, turning in
a slam in both the high and low
races as well as making another in
the broad jump. The Gophers took1
but four first places.
Campbell saved the Wolverines
from being shut out in the dash
by equally the 1928 freshmen rec-
ord of .:06.5. This time was also
marked up by two Gopher sprint-
ers, J. Hass and Thompson, the
three men thus sharing first place.
Minnesota increased its lead with
a slam in the two hurdle events,,
Larogue taking the highs with a
time of :08.8 and J. Hass captur-
ing the lows with :07.7.
Wolfe Breaks Marks
Michigan's freshmen gained back
some lost ground in the 440-yard
run by taking both first and sec-
ond, Kiminsky finishing first
with a time of :54 seconds with
Chase following him across the
line. McLaughlin led the way to a
Michigan slam in the half mile by
turning in 2:01.7 while Wolfe
cracked the old mile mark of Horn-
(Continued on Page Seven) I

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George Sisler, sensational dia- the Wolverines were able to count
mond star who will appear in the su.ccessful seasons these years.T
Boston arave's line-up this year, Sisler's hitting, for which he i,;
was once a student at the Univer- known in professional baseball-
sity of Michigan, and very early in rather than his pitching, always invite 325 Schools To Enter Fifth
his college career gave great prom- stood the Michigan team in good Annual Interscholatic
iso as a baseball player. His first stead during his collegiate career. Swimming Meet
attempts at the game while on the After finishing school in 1915- -
campus were directed toward in- graduating from the Mechanicar HIGhLAND PARK FAVORED
terclass games, in which he pitch- Engineering school in that year _______
ed for the Freshman Engineers. Sisler decided that his future lay Michigan's fifth annual inter-
Pitched Interclass Game in the "great American game." .
The following article is taken He played ball until the wa scholastic swimming meet, sched-
from the Michigan Daily of May started, and then like so many uled to take place March 9 in the
2, 1912 after one of these inter-'other pro players, joined the army. Intramurai Spores buildingg pool, isi
class games: "To hold a team hit- where he gained the rank of sec- expected to break all 1rds for
less for seven innings is considered : ond lieutenant in the Chemical 'both number and quality of en-j
more or less a stunt by those who Warfare Service. trants.
are prone to watch ball games, but Returns To Baseball More than 325 invitations have
when a. pitcher strikes out twenty After the war Sisler again tool. already been issued to high schools
would-be sluggers in addition, it up his first love and gained great iiin Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Penn-
is a feat which is seldom equalled prominence at the sport. His I sylvania, New York, and Indiana,
on any ball field. But such was greatest years were spent with the and a larger aggregation of tank
the performanee of Sisler, the St. Louis Browns, where he played stars than appeared last year,
freshman engineer box artist in first base, and was considered one when 19 schools entered 175 men,
the game yesterday afternoon. of the most consistent hitters in will gather to vie for the inter-
"One man was passed and sue- the American League. Last year he scholastic swimming title.
ceeded in getting home with the was traded to the Washington Detroit Teams Strong
aid of an error, thus depriving the Senators and later sent to Boston, Highland Park of Detroit, the de-
star hurler of a perfect record. after suffering an' eye operation fending champion, with almost its
Sisler never allowed the junior which to some degree interfered entire team back, is the favorite
sluggers a chance and out of the with his hitting ability. to repeat its triumph of last year.j
twenty-one putouts, all but one This year, however, Sisler will re- Northwestern, which carried offj
were by the three whiffs rout. And, turn to the role of a player on the the title for the first three years of
if ever a Varsity future was open Boston Braves. the -meet, and Redford, are otherI
before a man, it is easy to this 1 --highly rated Detroit schools.
freshman who sets the inter-class n rSeveral strong entrants are alsol
league on- fire. Incidently, in fact' expected from the Chicago,, section,
quite so, the freshmen won the 4OMI[L' CLOSE Windy City teams having twice
game, nd iL" taken second honors. Of the seven
Following his baseball leanings I9records, four are held by represen-
George Sisler continued through1N tatives of Detroit schools, while
school, winning letters here in 1913, N L three of the individual marks were
'14, and '15. On these teams he - made by Chicagoans.
starred as a hurler, and was known Pennsylvania was assured of at Lemak Rated Highly
as one of the best in the west. It least a tie for the championship)Among the individual stars cer-

PURDUE CLINCHES MICHIGAN SWORD
SCORING HONORS ARTISTS T RIUMPHLO
(I'y Asocatd Prss) Defeat SpartansBy 11 To G Score;
CHICAGO, Feb. 25--Big Ten bas- To Face Ohio State In First
ketball scoring honors, individually Homc Match Of Season
and collectively, apparently have
been clinched by the Purdue Boil- After defeatingthe Sat Michigan, Ilinois, Indiana Appar
rakers this season. g partan Class Of Conference As,
Crhakers tsreaon" M phy, r-ifencing squad by an 11 to 6 score Season Nears Close
Charles "Stretch" Murphy, Pur- IaiStryAtEsLnig l
due's giant pivot man, ran his last Saturday at East Lansing the
total to 108 points in the individual !Wolverine fencers are turning ILLINI ARE DEFENE
scoring race last week and barring their'attention to the coming meet
an 'c'ident. he has the hnnr nh;- a'-+,- t,-A..,.

w, Orwth 'Onio state, the first fencing
safely. As a team, Purdue has I match for Michigan at home this
scored 335 points in nine gamesthn

whereas its closest rivals is Wis-#

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consin with 284.
Murphy,' however, must average
almost nine points in each of his
three remaining games to break
the all-time conference scoring
record of 133, which was establish-
ed by Johnny Miner of Ohio State.
A hard light is waging for run-
ner-up honors in the Individual
I scoring race. Bud Foster of Wis-
consin today ranked second with
179 points in nine games, while How
of Illinois} was third with 79 points
in 10. games. Other leading scores
were: Van Heyde, Ohio State, 78;
Gist, Chicago, 74; Strickland, Indi-
ana, 73; McCracken, Indiana, 73;
I Gleichmann, Northwestern, 72; Er-
win, Ohio State, 67; Wilcox, Iowa,
67; Dtterness, Minnesota, 65; and
Chapman, Michigan, 65.
U aOF M O RS LOSE
IN AMATEUR TOURNEY
Three members of Coach "Let"
Philbin's boxing squad, Virgil Heim,
George Ryerson, and Sam Beer, en-
tered the Eastern State Amateur
Boxing Tournament held in De-
troit, February 21, 22, 23. Ryerson
in the middleweight division, lost
to his first antagonist. Heim, in
the 135 lb. class, won his initial
contest, but in the second fight
dropped the decision to Ross Col-
ton, lightweight champion of De-
troit. Beer, a welterweight, also
reached the semi-finals where he
lost to "Red" Abbott of the De-
troit Y. M. C.: A.
The finals of this tourney will be
held at the Olympia in Detroit,
February 28, to decide the winners
and runners-up who will go to
I Grand Rapids to fight the repre-
entatives of West Michigan. Due
to the good showing of Heim and
,Beer it is probable that they will
be sent to Grand Rapids despite
their defeats.

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season.+
At Lansing the team showed con-
siderable improvement over previ-
ous performances against Big Ten
opponents and had little trouble
in almost .doubling the score be-
fore the end of the match. The
foils men upheld the major share
of the Michigan honors accounting
for eight of the eleven points
scored.
Captain Lazar and Stolpman'
were high point men in the Michi-'
gan State meet, each man win-
ning all three of his foils events.
Coach Johnstone used a new man
in the foils for this first meet run-.
ning in Friedman as the third con-'
tender. The sophomore fenced in
good style and dropped but one of
his three bouts.
Gordon and Hammer fenced in;
the sabre events for Michigan win-
ning only one match and losing
three. In the epee Wiggers and
Dossett each won one match and
lost one. Dossett was fencing in
this meet as a Varsity man for the
first time and equalled the effortsa
of the veteran Wiggers.
BOWLING TEAM ENTERED
IN BIG TEN COMPETITION
Thursday evening, February 28,
at the Michigan Union, Michigan's
Bowling Team will take part in a
contest in which seven teams rep-
resenting Western Conference
schools will compete. After each
team has completed bowling the
scores will be telegraphed to Ohio
State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Results of the contest 'will then be
telegraphed to the competing
schopls.
Five men will represent Michigan1
with L. Overton, R. Hecker, and D.l
Keller forming the nucleus of the
team.
Last year this meet was held for
the first time and proved very suc-
cessful. It was won by Wisconsin.
I with Northwestern taking second
place. Michigan placed fifth..

With the season nearly over, the
race for the Big Ten wrestling
championship has resolved itself
into a three-cornered duel between
Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. At
present Michigan is leading the
eastern division with three victories
and no defeats, but Coach Keen's
squad must defeat Indiana this
Saturday to clinch the division
title.
Illinois Team Strang
The strong Ilhni team, champ-
ions for the last two years, have
only to defeat Chicago in the west-
ern division this week in order to
enter the final match for the title.
The Indians have won all three of
their meets to date.
As a result of last week's meets,
Illinois demonstrated its superior-
ity over Iowa by defeating the
Hawkeyes, 17-9. Northwestern fur-
nished an upset, however, when the
Wildcast tied the Hoosier matmen
16-16. Overconfidence undoubtedly
had its effect upon the Indiana
team, as Northwestern was not re-
garded as a serious contender.
Hoosiers Coming Fast
The tie with Northwestern will
not hinder Indiana from an oppor-
tunity of annexing the eastern di-
visional title, as the winner of the
Indiana-Michigan match will meet
the western champion, probably
Illinois, for the Big Ten title. The
Hoosiers have a strong outfit,.hav-
ing defeated Nebraska 15-11, _Ohio
State, 22-28, and Purdue, , 17-11.
Iowa State downed the crimson
in a non-Conference meet, 15-11.
North, Connor, and Brannon,
Indiana's representatives in the
115, 125, aid 135 pound divisions,
all lost to their Northwestern ad-
versaries. However the Wildcats are
considered particularly strong in
these weights. Weaver at 145 and
Ross at 155 pounds are considered
1two of the mainstays of the Crim-
Ison team. .
Scott Is 165 Pound Star
An Olympic team alternate, Scott,
wrestles for Indiana in the 165
pound class. He lost his only matey
of the year to Hooker of Purdue.
Captain Moss is the Hoosier 1I:5
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s greatly due to his playing that

MICHIGAN, OHIO, INDIANA
TO PLAY PENN CAGERS
Michigan is among the three Big
Ten schools that has been sched-
uled to meet the University of
Pennsylvania basketball team dur-
ing the season of 1929-30. Besides
meeting the Wolverines, the Quak-
ers will play both Indiana and
Ohio State, in addition to meeting
Notre Dame and Georgia Tech in
o t h e r .inter-sectional games.
Georgia Tech, present leader in the
Southern Intercollegiate associa-
tion, will close the season of the
Pennsylvanians None of these
games will be played on the road,1
all being scheduled at the Palestra,
the homq quarters of the Pennsyl-
vania team.

of the Eastern Intercollegiate I
Basketball League when they came
from behind, in a dramatic. second
half rally, to defeat Cornell, 26 to
25, at Philadelphia Saturday night.
It was Penn's seventh straight
league win. Dartmouth is the only
team with a chance to share the
top with the Quakers, having a
record of four wins and threet
losses. In order to tie with Penn,
they will have to win their three
remainig games while the Quak-
ers are losing three in a row.
The Dartmouth quintet also
came from behind Saturday to de-
feat the up and doing Columbia1
team, 29 to 25. Yale has won four'
and lost four to date, while Cornell'
has sunk, after a good start, to aI
tie with Columbia for fourth place,,
with two wins and four losses.
Princeton is ift last place with one
victory- out of six starts.

tain to compete are Lemak, ofI
Highland Park, who smashed the
former breast stroke record with
a mark of 1:13.6 in the 100 yard
race last year, Kowicki, another
Polar Bear, who won the 220 yard
free style last! year, and Ballard ofj
Detroit Northern.1
One change will be made in the
events this year, the medley relay,
formerly a four man event, being
run off as in college meets, with
100 being done in the back stroke,
breast stroke, and free style in
turn. This will give HighlandI
Park's medley team, which tied the
national interscholastic mark of
2:32 last year, a chance to show its
worth against college times.
The other events on the program
are: 200 yard relay, 100 yard free
style, back stroke and breast stroke,
50 yard free style, and 200 yard
free style.

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