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THE M'ICHICAN

DAIL Y

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1929

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All-Campus

Wrestling

Championship

Will

be

Held

Today

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EIGHTY GRPPLES
Former Football Men, Yearlings
and Members of Varsity k
Squad to Compete.
LETTERMEN ARE BARRED
About eighty wrestlers will begin
competition for the All-Campus
championship in eight weights at 4
o'clock this afternoon in the wrest-
ling room of the Intramural Build-
ing, Coach Cliff Keen announced
yesterday. Every wrestler on the
campus with the exception of those
who have won major letters on the
mat are eligible to compete in this
tournament and Coach Keen has
an entry list composed of 35 mem-
bers from the yearling squad, all
the members of the Varsity except
four, and several matmen who have
shown well in the interfraternity
and independent meets.
The yearling mat squad is ex-
.; ceptionally strong this year and
gave the Varsity some stiff compe-
tition in a meet held between the
two squads recently, although two
of the first year men who account-
ed for wins in that meet will not1
be able to enter the bouts today.
Both Wyokuski in the 165 pound
class and Malewitz at 115 pounds
received injuries when going
against the Varsity and are not
entered in the all-Campus meet.n1
115 {glass Close. '
In the absence of Malewitz, the
115 pound title seems to be a toss-)
up between Cortez, Texiera, Kiri-
mura, and Aldinger. Of these Kiri-
mura, State A.A.U. champion and1
Aldinger seem to hold the advant-
age, although the other men will
furnish them with plenty of oppo-
sition.
Swanston in the 125 pound class
should have an edge over Digby,
Halliday, and Otto, by virtue of his
superior experience as a member
of the Varsity squad last year. Only
Lawrence and Woorard, an A.M.A
winner last year have shown any-
thing so far this season which mer-
its them an edge over the field in
the 135 division, although the class
is large and as a whole of danger-,
ous caliber.
Benz is Favored.
Benz, another A.M.A. winner last ;
year, and state A.A.U. title-holder
appears to hold thedge in the 145,
pound class, although indications
are that he will be hard pressed1
by Shankland and Heim. Much the
same situation remains in the 155,
weight with Orvill Parker and Reif
holding the limelight in the pre-
dictions after the preliminary bouts
are run off.
Another Varsity aspirant and
A.M.A. winner from last year is
favored in the 165 division, where1
Sigerfoo, one of Coach Keen's
most promising matmen is expect- ;
ed to take the medal emblematical
of the campus championship. A foot-
ball star, Al Steinke, and Bill Jordon
were given the edge in the 175 class
by Coach Keen, for they are said
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Side Court Shots

VETERANCOACH HYATT STARS AS PANTHERS DEFEAT i 'T f
SECOND CONSECUTIVE BIG NINE FOE TUVIEU
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By Cadwell Swanson
Coach Veenker's Varsity basket-
ball combination, in coming backa
from the rim of defeat and throt-
tling the determined bid of Penn-
sylvania to annex the "rubber" of
the three game series, displayed
the proverbial last minute Wolver-
ine offensive attributes. More than'
a half dozen of the closest winsI
negotiated by Michigan cage teams

Let Saturday the veteran
star was the outstanding play-
er on the floor. His al aroundc
aggressiveness forced the Wol-
verine play to greater heights
and led the Michigan team in
scoring from the floor with 4
field goals.
Michigan's much promised high
scoring combination failed to come

In keeping with the tradition of
the past few years Pittsburgh
seems to nave produced the mak-
ings of another basketball team of
championship caliber. Lead by
Captain Chuck Hyatt, rated as the'
best college basketball player in
the country, the Panthers scoredG
their second straight victory over
Western Conference opponents
Saturday night, trimming North-1
western, 38 to 30. On the previous
evening Pittsburgh won its first

over the past two years have been I through as advertised with the ex- victory over a hightly rated In-
directly accountable to sensational' ception of the aforesaid last stan- diana quintet in a close struggle,'
closing spurts. za spurt. Despite the close guard- 35 to 31.
zing tactics of the Penn defense Despite their defeat at the hands;
A team that refused to stay performers the Wolverine sharp- of the Panthers. Indiana looms as a
down, fought an uphill battle I shooters missed many "sure" shots serious contender for Conference
all of the way, and finally edged 'over the route and the advantage title honors.. With Captain Branch
out the wearers of the proud- gained through Bob Chapman's > McCracken, the leading Crimson
est basketball colors in the i tipoff ability went begging.rs
East. In that last '7 minutes I scorer for last season, having a
and 20 seconds of pa ithe( total of 146 points, piloting the
nd2sens fplay h However with the offensive Hoosiers the outcome looks rather
Veenker coached team tallied efforts of the Wolverines prov- Hoosier t ome loo Ia-e
11 points and held their accu- ing to be highly erratic the gloomy for a major shore of In-
rate shooting opponents score- e rection of another stonewall diana's Big Nine opposition.
less to climb from a score of defense which will rival last The Hoosiers' most bitter rivals.
?4-16 and gain the winning year's combination seems well A4 oCiUOed Pre ssPhol the riveters from Purdue, seem to
24-1 an gan te wnnig yer (haney >ioleyhave also the possibilities of a ti-
margin at 27-24 as the final out of the formative stage. BobCke
gun sounded. Chapman, Ali-Conference pivot I Veteran Columbia grid coach, tie winner. Th Boilermakers
of a year ago, turned in an ex- who retired at the end of the re- romped to an easy 38-19 victory
The play of Bill Orwig proved the cellent performance at back cent football campaign. He will be over Washington University of St.
most encouraging factor from, the guard. After taking the tipoff replaced by Lou Little, former lLouis, champions of the Missouri
Wolverine point of view. As a1 on virtually every centerball, Georgetown mentor. who will guide Valley Conference last year. With
sophomore the lanky sharpshooter the lanky Michigan leader the destinies of the New York Stretch Murphy, lanky all confer-
broke into the lineup consistently dropped back to the defense school next fall. ence center and last year's high
in the latter portion of the sea- position. --point man of the Conference, and
son. Everything pointed to his be-.+'; Glen -Harmeson, late of Purdue's
'ing one of the leading scorers in Frank Lovell turned in the best GEMBIS HONORED Western Conferenceechampionship
the Conference at the opening of brand of play of his career against' BY PLAIN DEALER football eleven, the Boilermaker
last year's campaign. Despite his the hard driving Pennsylvanians. quintet should have but little diffi-
excellent service as regular forward IIlis play reminiscent of the per- Dynamite Joe Gembis, Wolverine culty in ending the season among
on last year's team of co-champ- formance of Danny Rose at run- place kick artist, par excellence,?the leaders.
ions Orwig never seemed to rise to ning guard was a prominent fac- has been named on the annual All- i The Buckeyes managed to eke
the heights he promised to reach. tor in keeping the Wolverines near Conference Big Ten eleven as se- out a nip and tuck win over Ohio
the top, and, when the final spurt lected by the Cleveland Plain Deal- University by 26 to 24 balance
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swift pace of conference competi-
tion are liable to leave Ohio State
with a rather unsatisfactory per-
centage when the season termin- Courtright Plans Intensive Drill
nates unless unexpected talent for Quintet After Poor
should arise in the ranks of new Showing Saturday.
additions to the squad.
Illinois in a similar manner TORRELL DISPLAYS FORM
seems to be rather up against it.
With an early season loss to Brad-; Much dissatisfied with the poor
ley by a 30 to 22 score marked showing which his team made in
down in the records, the prospects defeating Kalamazoo College, 14-
for the results of the rest of the
games appear to be in a rather 11, in the reason opener last Sat-
pessimistic light. urday night Coach Courtright
Wisconsin co-holder with Michi- promises lots of hard work and
gan of the titular honors, while scrimmage for the Wolverine "B"
scoring an easy victory over Mon- team.
mouth to the tune of 28 to 10 is Although the Michigan team
having trouble with Conference pulled the game out of the fire in
eligibility authorities over their the last few nutes of play, the
star center, Bud Foster. Because entire contest was marked by slow
Fstr plaedataFjniotr.Bcllee passing, loose ball handling, and
Foster played at a junior college inaccurate shooting. To overcome
before entering Wisconsin protests these glaring weaknesses, the Wol-
from various sources forced Foster verine coach plans to send his men
to remain on the sidelines during through a stiff program of individ-
the game Saturday night. Without ual drill which Courtright hopes
Foster the Badgers will have con- will iron out difficulties displayed
siderable difficulty in maintaining in the game with the Celery City
their position at the head of the aggregation.
Conference. However, a reversal of The return of Harold Weinstine
the eligibility ruling in Foster's to the lineup will held the Wol-
case is expected this week by Wis- verine offensive as the elusive for-
consin officials. ward was one of the best men on
Chicago had but little trouble in the Junior Varsity squad last year
conquering Lake Forest with a 35 and was a mainstay in all of the
to 16 score while the Gophers from games. Weinstine has been unable
Minnesota managed to emerge vie- to play so far this seasn due to
torious from their tilt with the injured ankles, but is now in con-
North Dakota basketeers, 34 to 25. (Continued on Page '7)

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Uleveland and Buttalo
in Tie for Hockey Lead
Two teams, deadlocked for first
place, are holding a fierce strug-
gle for the leadership of the Inter-
national Hockey league, slightly
ahead of their two closest oppon-
ents, Detroit and Windsor. Buffalo
and Cleveland are in a tie for the
circuit lead at the present time,
with Cleveland holding a slight
edge over the :Bisons.
Starting with a completely new'
club at the beginning of the sea-
son, Harry "Happy" Holmes, mana-
ger of the Indians, has built up ofie
of the strongest clubs in the cir-
cuit. After losing their first game I
to London, they have either won or
tied every opponent since that
date. Included among their victor-
ies are wins over Detroit and Buf-
falo, its two closest competitors,
while it has yet to taste defeat at
their hands.
Led by a great forward wall com-
posed of Alec Gray, center and cap-
tain, Ken Doraty, who rated sec-
ond to Ebie Goodfellow amoug the
scoring leaders last year, and Mike
Brophy, a rapidly developing star,
the Indians boast one of the best
offensive clubs in the league. Alfie
Moore, at goal, has astounded ev-
eryone with his fine play before
the nets.

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