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November 06, 1928 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1928-11-06

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In commenting upon Michigan's the services of Judd Timm, the last Saturday morning on their reg-
Invaders Will Bring Tried Squad 3-0 victory over the Illii Saturday ace of their corps of backs. ular weekly trial jaunt. Though Hard-fought Inter-sectional GAmes
Against Reserves; Have Been Coach Tad Wieman, who has slowed up as they were by rather Also Draw Attention To
Defeated But Once borne the brunt of the responsibil- Timm was injured on the kick- heavy going, certain members tray- Conference Teams
ity for the Wolverines showing all off that followed Gembi's field goal eled the distance in remarkably
season, expressed himself as being in the middle of the first uar-go ie
HAVE STRONG BACKFIELD highly satisfied with the team's (ter and had to behassisted fromgo ave itzgibbons iv.ho h ias at- i , I OWA ARE UNBEATEN
performance against the cohorts the field. After the game it was tracted considerable attention, in
Michigan's Junior Varsity, smart- of Zuppke. learned that he suffered a shoulder the previous treks, lead the field to Western Conference football
ing under a last minute 6-0 defeat injury that will probably keep him the finish, completing the run in teams occupied an important spot
administered by Western State Two important factors must out of the lineup for the rest of 15:32, which nears record time for on the gridiron stage of the country
Normal college Saturday, started be added to the 'fight' display- the season. the 2.7 mile course. Dick Ransford last Saturday. Not content .with
work yesterday in preparation for ed by the Wolves in accounting and Larry Whitsit finished together gaining prominence by the staging
its tilt with the invading Alma for their unexpected win, Michigan used an unusual ,ith both fighting for second ' of three important intersectional
eleven here Saturday. namely the facts that the In- play in the first quarter after -games on the same day, the Big Ten
dians were thoroughly scouted Dahlem had intercepted Stues- also staged the two biggest upsets of
Although Alma has but one less d An th .n . f a 41,-rA- 'n «+

"aama a uc t enw was pre- sys pass and ran 40 yards toI
fected -that fuctioned perfect- i the Illinois 24 yard strip. It
ly- was suggested by Coach Veen-
ker after he had seen the
A lion's share of the credit must Sucker defense perform and!
be given to Coach George Veenker, noted the weaknesses.
who scouted the Orange and BlueI
team in its contests with Indiana The play was an underhand pass,
and Northwestern, according tc Truskowski to Dahlem, and the
Coach Wieman. latter dashed straight through the
center of the line for a first down,
So well did Veenker analyze putting the ball on the Illinois 11
the Illinois offense that the yard line, and incidentally placing
Michigan head coach was able the Wolverines within scoring dis- 1
to plan a defense that offec- Lance of the enemy goal.
tively stopped the Indians. It1
was the first time this season Michigan's three musketeers'
that an opposing team has Pommerening, Poe, and Trus-
held the Zuppkemen to the kowski again proved to be
first down in a row. thorns in the sides of the op-
posing backs, pooling their ef-
Strategy on the part of Coach forts to stop Humbert, Mills
Wieman played an important and Peters repeatedly.
role in the solution of the IllinoisI
offense. In developing his defense Pommerening completely over-E
however, he was forced to run the shadowed the performance of the
risk that Zuppke might change his much heralded Capt. Butch No-,
mode of attack. Luckly the Michi- wack, who played opposite him, as
gan mentor out-guessed his more well as Lou Gordon, the other In-
experienced rival. dian tackle. His work in the
games played thus far stamp him
O i mVas one of the greatest tackles in
Observing from Coach Veen- the Middle West if not in the en-
ker's reports that the Illini tire country.e
centered their attack on off-.
tackle plays and 'end runs, the Playing next to 'Silent Otto',
Michigan mentor forward his Howard Poe literally ran circles
defense in an unusual manner, around the touted Russ Crane,
the guards being pulled out Grantland Rice's 1927 choice
opposite the Illinois ends and to fill a guard berth on his
the tackles and ends playing mythical all-American team.
beyond them.
Little rest is in store for the
This necessarily! weakened the Wolves this week, as they will have
center of the line, but it effective- only two days intensive drill before
ly plugged the lanes through meeting the formidable Navy
which the Suckers backs had eleven. Today and tomorrow the
romped for long gains and touch- squad will be sent through hard
downs in all of their other con- drills, entraining Thursday after-
tests. ,noon for Baltimore.

nthe day when Michigan and aNortn-
Iwestern revolted against their op-
After the debris from ruined con-
ference championship hopes had
been cleared away, Illinois found
Dates for the Intramural cross itself relegated to a lower berth in
country runs have been set, an- the standings as a result of Joe
nouncements have been posted and Gembs' place kick while the- slight
fraternity managers have been flicker of hope that had remained
notified. However, little response in Minnesota breasts was complete-
has been received from the student ly extinguished by a fighting Wild-
body. These races are of more im- cat eleven at Evanston.
portance to all the campus body These two games alone were
than any particular fraternity men. enough to attract attention but
The intramural department offers Ohio State, Chicago and Wisconsin
a chance for about twenty-five men secured further notice by their
to win their class numerals and a struggles with eastern and south-
sweater. The requirements for eli- ern elevens. Ohio State came back
gibility are to run with the fresh- strong against Princeton to slip into
man squad nine times. I an indecisive 6-to-6 tie. The Tigers
There are to be four races: inter- I of the East tore the strong Buck-
fraternity on Nov. 20th; all campus eye line to pieces in the first half
on Nov. 22nd; all freshman on Nov.' but found the tables reversed in the
26th; and inter-class on Nov. 27th. last two periods. Byron Eby who
Men of the class of '32 who win troubled the Wolverines two weeks
their numerals with the squad this before, was the star of the day,
year and varsity men will be ineli-; breaking away for a 13-yard dash
gible for these races. All others that enabled the Scarlet and Grey
are eligible for the other races to tie the score in the fourth quar-
providing they run with the Fresh- ter.
man nine times. November 12, will Chicago vaulted into a "moral"
be the last day to sign up for any victory over the Pennsylvania elev-
of these runs. Special attention en by fighting the invaders stub-
should be paid to this by the frater- }bornly to a 13-to-13 tie, before

Like the Wolverines, the
Middies have ; been slow to
round into their best form, but


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