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November 01, 1929 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1929-11-01

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?TAC'E ZI THE M'ICHITCAN DAILY

, tOV M R 1, 1s9.

BLOCKING

DRILL

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IN VARSITY PRACTICE

IITH KNEE INJ'URY
Daniels Gies to Flank Position
and Smith Takes Center
During Workout.
SIMRALL, DAHLEM REST

JUNIOR ELEVEN NEW 'FOUR CHAMPIONSi
GIVEN BLOCKING ON ROSTER OFINUIGO sUVIUI A
DRILLINDOORS HAWKEYE TEAMS
f' During the lull affected by the r(S cial to The naa,.~

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lack of an intercollegiate game
this week-end, Coach Courtright
is drilling his "B" team on funda-
mentals, the knowledge of which I
was so conspicuously absent from
their performance in the Illinois
game. The rain kept the squad in-
doors yesterday and afforded them
little opportunity for any work on
fundamentals except blocking.

IOWA CITY, Oct. 31-The'cham-
pion of all United States broad
jumpers last year, the youth whoa
exceeded an American indoor polo
vault record, the Big ,Ten's -leading
swimming point-scorer, a national
amateur wrestling titlist.
Between January and June, the
University of Iowa will send this
notable quartet into competition on
fields of sport-in east,'midwest, and
south.
Ediward. Gordon, Henry Canby,
Boyd Liddle, -and Leoyleffer,
representatives of three sports,'
track, swfmming, wrestling, are the
athletes M-fb have the prestige of
reputation.'And the first three men
ascended to the heights in their
first year of intercollegiate compe-
tition.
A lanky Negro youth with tight-
coiled springs in his legs and abil-
ity last seasOn to propel himself
farther than any other American
broad jumper is Gordon. In the
summer of 1928, he was one of the
four leapers on the American Olym-
pic team at Amsterdam.
With his bamboo pole and a pair
of sturdy arms and shoulders, Can-
by made one spectacular gesture
last March which created his re-
putation. He vailted 13 feet, 7 1-2
inches to win the Big Ten indoor
championship, clinch the meet for
the Iowans, and better the confer-
I ence indoor record and the Amer-
ican indoor mark from a dirt run-
way.
BOSTON - After Dartmouth de-
feated Harvard. the rooters carried

Coach Johnstone Will 'Build His
Team Around Nine Veterans
From Last Year.
STOLPMAN IS 'CAPTAIN

year is a hard "blow and some one
will have 'to be found to 'take his
place. Wiggers was the first Mich-
igan fencer to be awarded a major
letter. 'He received this 'for win-
ning the conference champipnship
in his event.
The foils should be fairly %well
taken care of, with five men back
from last year. These are Captain
Stolpman, Madero, Friedman, Shutz
and Dowsett..
anNo schedule has been made out
as yet, but the athletic association
is endeavoring to schedule some
preliminary meets before the con-
ference season opens.

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