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PAGESr .THE -MICHIGAN DAILY THURSD,

4Y, _NOVEMBER 29, 1922

VARSITY BASKETBALL SQUAD

HAS

LIGHT SCRIMMAGE

COACH V[ENKERPONTSMEN FOR STRUGLEl TRUSKOWSKI, CAPTAIN-ELECT FOR
POINTS I COMING YEAR,_HAS GREAT RECORD'
WITH STAT i IC HAS a ' CH L [ oe Truskowski, captain-elect of his work. He performed at center
te1929 Michigan football team,, in the basketball and was the bat-!
___boasts one of the most interesting tery mate of Bo Molenda, the
Selects Temporaryn Varsity Team Frieman's Pro-Team and varied records that a Wolver- pitching sensation of the city highI
Of McCoy, Orwig, Truskowski, ine grid captain has ever possessed,'
haas well an impressive mark as a
C high school athlete on Detroit
DaAEonNSqad TEd Northeastern football, basketball,'
STATE GAME NEXT WEEK y oay and baseball teams.+
Two years work on Wolverine;
Scrimmage sessions kept the Benny Friedmans Detroit Wol- football teams have stamped the
basketball squad busy yesterday verines will play their final home husky Detroiter as one of the most
afternoon in the field house as game of the season this afternoon versatile performers to be included
. in the University of Detroit sta- on a Maize and Blue squad since:
Coach George Veenker started dium with Ray Baer's Triangles the days of Cappie Cappon. Trus-'
tensive work to, prepare for the sae ofri
opening game with Michigan State satod to furnish the opposition. kowski started his Varsity career1
December 7. The Triangles will be captained by in1926 when his steady play won
Decembr 7. IEarl Britton, former Illi'nois full-: him a regular berth at center on'
The squad was split up into four back in the absence of Baer who the team that annexed the Confer-
teams yesterday and each five wasth will nbe unable to play.ntlt o
given' plenty of work. The so- Triangles Strrgthened Team n
called varsity was made up of three Drn h aesao eer-
tyam, Chap- Although defeaLed by the Wol- ed a place on Coach Skipper
veterans of last year's team, Chap- verines earlier in the season, the Mather's cage squad and was
man being at center with Captain' Triangles have strengthened their awarded a letter at the close of the:
McCoy at guard and Orwig at for-' wre etratecoeo h
w a gat lineup by the addition of several season. Spring found him num-I
ward. splayers and have been improving bered among the Varsity players
Tsteadily with the result that a nip and his work merited an AMA in
Truskowski, ceptain-elect of the and tuck battle is expected to en- this sport.I
football team, held down the other sue when the teams meet this aft-'k
guard berth with Kanitz, 'a "B" ernoon.I Last year Truskowski was not
team man last year teaming up Both of the rival captains, Fried- spring with the squad, but reported for
with Orwig at forward. Lined up man and Baer received their col- inumber of good performances.
against the varsity was a Red" legiate experience under Coach This fall found him back on the
squad made up of Cushing and Mc- Fielding H. Yost while playing TonhI son fll fo him bac on
Clelland at forwards, Blyker at Wolverine grid teams and both Khe fighty in
center and Wienstein and Slagel at have selected their outfits care- Varsity eleven.er post Ififlt-
gbards. 1 fully, picking players that would ith the cerps fied t-
-The Blue team was showing a function smoothly rather than a; coriy, the coac dide to
good scoring offense when iii 0Os- combinationof all-star performers. convert the genial candidate into ; i
session of the ball, Orwig revealing, 'Wolverines Les: In Circuit anfend. The eperme aw
some of the floor work that made The Wolverines have established the hard-playing Truskowski give
him a scoring threat last year. themselves as one of the' most for- evidence- still further improve-
Chapman was also mngood formmidable outfits in the professional ment until he won recognition as
at center. Truskowski who found circuit, holding victories over the a first class flankman in the clos- Joe Truskowski
himself at guard'on his second day Triangles, the New York Yankees, ix games on the schedule.
out looked a little tired when the the New York Giants and the Chi- The end duties, however, did not school circuit, on the baseballt
session drew tco a close. The court cago Bears,.and losing only to the constitute all of the activities of team.
game is somewhat different from Philadelphia Yellowjackets and "Truck," as is known to his team- Truskowski is the third end to1
the gridiron and "Truck" will take the Providence Steamrollers. To mates, for when Coach Tad Wie- captain a Michigan grid team
a few days to get adjusted to thel date Friedman's team won six and man discovered himself in nee'd of n eight seasons, Paul Goebel
ndoor sport. tied one game in nine starts. 'a passeil in midseason, big Joe was preceding him in 1922, and Bennie
McCoy Going Good ' Against- the Chicago Bears last called back from the line and sent Oosterbaan in 1927. It is a coin-
Captain McCoy was working at Sunday Friedman played his usual fear into the hearts of the opposi- cidence that Truskowski plays ex-
guard .and seemed to be quite at! spectacular game,. personally ac- tion with his long and accurate actly the same position that Oos-{
home again despite the fact. that counting for all 14 of his team's tosses. terbaan did during his carreer as a.
football has kept him from doing points in 'the second half to win I Michigan State and Iowa can Wolverine, left end.I
any. work on the basketball court 14-7. The Bears effectively stem- well bear witness to Truskowski's
until this week. med the Wolverine leader's passing ability in still another department OPEN LETTERI
The other Blue team was made, game, but could not halt his off- of the game, namely, line-plunging. Mr. Tad Wieman -
up- of Barley and' Balsamo at the tackle smashes ~Against the Spartans, Joe" carried Athletic Administration Bldg.,
forwards, McAfee, star baseball - Britton in Lineup the ball some five times for a total University of Michigan
pitcher'last spring, at center and Playing- with the Triangles there of 34 yards, while he is credited Ann Arbor, Mich.
Rose and Lovell at guards. They will be a number of former college with 22 yards in four tries through Dear Tad:
wee opposed by a Red squad of stars in addition to Earl Britton, the line in the Iowa game. Permit me to congratulate
Glocheski and Murphy at forwards, great blocking fullback who made Michigan's captain-elect starred you on what I would say
Dougall at center and Lytle and the famous Red Grange's spectac- in football, basketball, and baseball I should be considered one ofI
Myron at guards. ular runs possible in 1924. - In the while a student at Northeastern Michigan's most successful
The early part of yesterday's Triangle backfield will be Paul I high school in Detroit. He played football seasons. I believe the
practice was devoted to a scrim- Cook, a former member of the 1926 center during his first two years team, this year achieved up to
mage stressing offensive- and de- Michigan squad, Matsu; Chinese- of football and fullback his senior the limit of its ability which is
fensive play. The coaches were (Continued on Page Seven) year, gaining all-city honors for (Continued on Page Seven)
constantly changing the teams on-
the floor. Considerable time was
devoted to the perfecting of. a scor-
ing play from atoss up near the of andart-Schafner aiX
free throw cricle. The varsity 4Wn m atng e ax
team appeared to be the most pro-
ficient at scoring from this posi-
tion. I

Varsity Tank Squad BAY CITY AND MUSKEGON BID f OR STATE
Starts Preparations
For Heavy Schedule, GIN LAST GAMES TODAY

In preparation for a busy sea-
son, Coach Matt Mann has com-
menced working his Varsity swim-
mers in earnest to round them into
condition for the competition that
they must face. The new pool is
prcving, advantageous in that the
team can practice as a group with-
out interference from other swim-
mers.
Coach Mann has the aid of two
able assistants this year, who are
helping him in handling the large ;
squad. Clarence Battle, a three-
letter man, is assisting in coaching
the divers. Batter represented the
Wolverines in fancy diving as well
as being a capable back stroker
and free styler. John MacMahon,
'32Ed, is the other right hand
man. He formerly coached the
Toledo Y. M. C. A. team, so his ex-
perience stands him in good stead.
MacMahon is directing his atten-
tion to the swimmers, correctingI
faults in their style, especiallyj
among the freshmen.
Six free style veterans are avail-
able for use on the relay team and
in the short sprints this season.
Bob Walker, sophomore sensation
of the 1928 team, is being pressed
by Seager, Reif, Ault, and Walaitis,
while Watson may be used in this
event. Hosmer, a junior has also
shown considerable speed, and may
replace one of the lettermen.
Garnet Ault, who swam on the
Canadian Olympic team, is a sure
entry in the 440 yard event, but
who his, teammate will be is still
in doubt. Watson is the most like-
ly candidate, but McCaffree and
Goldsmith have shown promise.
The back stroke is well taken
care of by Captain Spindle, and
Hubbell, bothtformer Big Ten
champions, with the addition of
Boldt, freshman star of last sea-
son. This trio are about as good
s4s any back stroker in the Con-
ference.
Four men are fighting for places
i the breast stroke. Jud Thomp-
son is competing with Hughes, an
AMA winner from 1927, Mertz and
Bebee, members of the 1931 fresh-
man, for a. regular position.
Frank Walaitis can be counted
on to take care of the fancy diving,
but a partner must be found for
him. Nimz, Maxian, and Newman,
sophomore aspirants, are seeking
a berth along with Bailey, AMA
winner, and Grimshaw.
~I

Coach Lowre Plans Highland Park Will Meet Wolves
o yWhile Muskies Engage Grand
Intramural CtircuitRapids Central High
For Hockey Players MUSKEGON OUT TO REPEAT
Plans have been completed for Bay City and Muskegon, the sole
the formation of. an Intramural survivors of a disastrous campaign
hockey league in which two games for high school football leaders
will be played every night in the close their respective seasons with
Coliseum according to Coach Low- I games with Highland Park and
rey who will supervise the play on Grand Rapids Central respectively.
'the rink. , The teams will be more In order to lay a claim to state
or less independent of any organi- laurels it has always been neces-
-zation in as. much as no fraternity sary in the past to go through the
teams will be formed. season with unsoiled records but
Eight managers will be appoint- this year there is a strong possibil-
ed early next week from the In- ity of there being a hopeless jumble
tramural department and will head (Continued on Page Seven)
eight hockey teams providing that
enough men report to Coach Low-
rey at the Coliseum for this sport.
The letter winners of past years Come in and See
will be eligible for these teams as
it was deemed unfair to rob them Our Fine Assort-
of the one opportunity to play went of
hockey afforded at Michigan. The I
members of the teams will be given
free use of the new artifical rink E
for their practice periods and dur- NEW FLOOR AN
ing the games, two of which it is TABLE LAMPS
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