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PAGE SEVEN

SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 1931

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MILE RELAY RACE
SETSE EORE D

Three
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Field House Marks Fall
Tracksters Win Easily
Over Chicago.

WIN NINE FIRST PLACES
One of the most spectacular mile
relay races ever witnessed in Yost
field house brought the spectators
to their feet last night as Letts of
the University of Chicago over-
came a slight lead held by Russell
of Michigan to race to a dead heat
when both men broke the tape
simultaneously, setting a new field
house record and climaxing a
thrilling dual meet which set three
new field house records. Michigan
won the meet easily, 73 to 22, and
took 9 first places to a lone win
for' the Maroons with one dead
heat.f
As Russell took the baton from'
Glading, he set out with a 4-yard
lead over Letts, Big Ten half mile
champ, but the Maroon star worked
up from behind and with a mighty
show of endurance raced down the
stretch to a tie amid a roar of
applause. The new record of 3 min.
26,2 lowered that set here in 1923
by the Harvard team at 3:27.1.
Records Fall.
Both Russell and Letts also set'
new field house records in other
events. The Michigan man's honors
came in the 440 when he raced to
a win in :50.9 lowering a record
of :51.6 set by the Seymour boys
last year. Letts' record win came
in the mile run when both he and
his teammate ran away from
Wolfe, the Maize and Blue entrant,
to lower Wolfe's own mark to
4:23.1. Letts has been beaten by
only Chamberlain of Michigan
State this season in the mile.
Eddie Tolan came through again
to beat Captain East of the Ma-
roons in the dashes. Campbell
placed second. The time was fair
at :6.3. Michigan's trio of entries
in the two mile completely blanked
the Midway entries to take all three
positions. Austin failed to lower his
record of last week, but gave a
fine performance. Howell and Hill
placed second and third respec-
tively.
Egleston High Point Man.
Egleston raced to a close win
over Black of Chicago in the high
hurdles and then took a third in
the low ones to claim high point
honors with 6 to his credit. Inci-
dentally, Michigan lowered every
dual meet record with the Maroons
of last season except in the shot
and high jump and ties in the hur-
dle events.
SU MARES

EMPLOYEES OPEN
SPORTS LEAGUE
B. and G. Boys Start Activities
at Intramural Building.
Another important phase of ac-
tivity has been added to the In-
tramural Sports department with l
the organization of the University
Employees' league. This new group
gives the workers of the University
departments an opportunity here-
tofore lacking to get together for
recreational purposes.
The B. and G. boys started their
activities Friday night with two
basketball games. The Chemistry
Stores defeated the Hospital and
Pharmacy team, 20-2. In the other
contest, the Building and Grounds
quintet held the Hospital Stores
aggregation to a lone free throw,
winning 13-1.4
SO AD 10TO flEPflI''
Pitching Staff Is Outstanding
Weakness of 1931 Wolverine
Nine; Veterans Back. ,
When the infielders and outfield-
ers of Coach Ray Fisher's 1931 Var-
sity baseball squad report for their
first practice session of the season
tomorrow, the problem of just
where the Michigan team is going
in the coming diamond campaign
should be a little nearer solution'
than it is at the present time.
Up to the present only the pitch-',
ers and catchers have been going
through the daily paces at Yost
Field House in an effort to whip
their hurling arms into shape be-
fore the appearance of the rest of'
the squad. Within a few days the
other players on the team will
start their batting drills in the
field house cages.
Hurling Staff Weak.
All along it has been acknowledg-
ed that the pitching situation will
offer Coach Fisher his biggest prob-
lem of the coming campaign. If
the Varsity mentor can find an-
other capable hurler to pair off
with Compton on the mound the
team ought to get through its
schedule in fairly good shape.
This second twirler will probably
be selected from7 either Siegle,
McNeil, Presbry, Bartholomew, or
McKay, all but the last named
Sbeing right handers.
It ehi iity has Dealt but igtlyI
with the diamond team. iwit the
result that only Foe1ger, a promis-
g hurler who never has been
!l g 9.ie for the team, is barred from
playing this spring.
Veterans Assured Placos.
Roy Hudson, because of his abil-
ity at the plate, has a firm hold on
the first base position, while Art
Superko and Norm Daniels are
equally sure of their positions
somewhere in the infield.
Among the better infield candi-
dates from the freshman team of
last year are Manuel and Berger,
both big boys that play a nice
fielding game. Another infield pos-
sibility is Eastman, who played
some ball on the Varsity in 1929.
Captain Jack Tompkins is a certain
choice for one outfield position.

Week's Matches WillI
Entrants to Four P
in Each Class.

Eliminate
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Boxing has taken a decided step
forward as to the quality of the
entrants in the All-Campus boxing
tournament. The preliminaries wil
be run off this week eliminating the
entrants to four men in each
weight.
The semi-finals will be held Fri-
day night, March 6 in the Intram-
ural Sports building. Promoter
Townsend is in charge of the ticket
sale which begins tomorrow.
The semi-finals will see the best
group of Coach Let Philbin's pro-
teges perform including severai
champions of former years. One
of the main attractions of the eve-
ning will see Jack Starwas, Michi-
gan light-heavyweight a m a t e u r
champion, against a first class op-
ponent. The drawings have not
been made as yet so his opponent
is one from the light-heavyweight
group.
H. Bauss won the light-heavy-
weight championship of the cam-
pus last year. He will try to defend
his title against Starwas and other
headliners of this group. Lee Os-
borne is a newcomer in this weight
but Philbin expects him to give a
good account of himself in his first
tournament. Paul Chittenden was
runner-up to Bauss last year and
is back again to give stiff opposi-
tion to the other fighters in this
group. By Friday night two of these
stars will be eliminated. Recent
workouts seem to favor Starwas
and Bauss although Chittenden
has improved a great deal since
last year and Osborne is of un-
known ability.
THREE CONTESTS
ON WEEK'S CARD
Wolverines Have Good Chance
to Place in Track Meet.
(Continued From Page 6)
strong enough to make the meet
very interesting.
Ohio State has lost to the Hoos-
iers already and Chicago is not
rated as good as the Wolverines by
most experts. Iowa on the other
hand, is a power to be reckoned
with and has aspirations for col-
iii:g the title this year. Purdue.
(Northwestern, and Minnesota are
not given much chance to finish at
the top since their teams are weak
tn several places, although they
may be expected to come in for
enough places to make the tith
race close at the top.
The remaining sport event on
Michigan's calendar is the fencing
meet with Northwestern scheduled
here Saturday night. The Wolver-
ines have already defeated Ohic
State and Wisconsin, and they seer
stronger than Chicago. This seems
to rate the Maize and Blue squad
near the top of the conference
standings, and they will be trying
hard to defeat the Wildents Pnn
enter the conference meet next
week wits, a lcuru t_ .
dual pr

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Red' Kress, Veteran Infielder for St. Louis,
Will Again Fill His Position at Third Base
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to build up an effective infield combination.
WEAK HITTING, INEFFECTIVE HURLING,
WILL HINDER BROWNS THIS SUMMER
Ch Cdi S As.. AT , - K1,

73-22
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GUPHER TEA 2-l
Minnesota Series Cinches Title!
for Michigan Sextet; Reid
and Crossman Score.
(Continued From Page 6)
the opponent's goal, passed to
Schlanderer who dribbled through
the Minnesota's defense only to
have his drive swept aside by Jones'
brilliant stop. Another time Cross-
man and Schlanderer found them-
selves alone against only one op-
ponent. They passed around him
but Jones again saved a goal by
bouncing Crossman's shot off his
leg and out of danger.
Reid scored early in the third.
session. Minnesota then sent four
men down the ice in a vain effort
to tie the count. Schlanderer saved
a goal during a heated scrimmage
in front of Michigan's goal by hurl-
ing his body in front of Conway's
shot and pushing the puck aside.
Tompkins was drawn out of the,
play by Minnesota's clever maneuv-
ering.
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promising minor league slugger, Williams .......ld....... Conway
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Browns' chief weaknesses in 1930. works to team with third baseman 2nd Period-None.
In addition to this the team pos- "Red" Kress and second baseman 3rd Period-Reid unassisted 2:40;
sessed the least effective hurling Oscar Melillo. These newcomers will Crossman (Schlanderer) 14:07.
staff in the entire American League not add much batting power to the Referee-Rankin. Umpire, Rus-
Bill Killefer, manager of the St. club's offensive. Two other minor horne.
Louis aggregation, has these two league infielders, Storti and Grimes,
obstacles to overcome if he wants also are with the club. Duke university captured four
to give the Brown fans a winner Rick Ferrell, brother of the bril- state athletic titles in 1930-basket-
in 1931. liant Wes Ferrell, will not have I ball, wrestling baseball and foot-
Somehow or other it is hard to much competition for the catching ball.
conceive of the St. Louis team, assignment. Ferrell is a fine re-
unless it gets some radical changes ceiver and his batting in 1930 was
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coming, climbing to a high position season in the big show. Russell
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but none of them appear on the If the St. Louis pitchers come JEWELER AND
face of it to have materially bent- through the team has a chance to
fined the club. Certainly they ha-e climb in the race. Only one of Nickels
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60-yard Dash - Won by Tolan
(M); Campbell (M) second; Capt.
East (C) third. Time :6.3.
Mile run-Won by Letts (C),
Brainard (C) second; Wolfe (M)
third. Time 4:23.1. New field house
record.
65-yard High Hurdles--Won by
Egleston (M): Black (C) second;
Bibb (C) third. Time :8.5.
440-yard Run-Won by Russeil
(M); Glading (M) second; Camer-
on (C) third. Time :50.9. New field.
house record.
2-Mile Run-Won by Austin (M);
Howell (MY second; Hill (M) third.
Time 9:33.6.
65-yard Low Hurdles - - Won by
Jackson (M); Black (C) second;
Egleston (M) third. Time :7.6.
8q0-yard Run-Won by Turner
(M); Braden (1W) second; Brain-
ard (C) third. Time 1:59.4.
One Mile Relay--Dead heat. Time
sets new 'field house reeerd at
3:26.2. Teams: Jontry, Bibb, Cam-
eron, Letts (C); Eknovich, DeBaker,
Glading, Russell (M).
Shot-put - Won by Goldsmith
(M); Draveling (M) second; Toigo
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High Jump-Won by Noyes (M)
and O'Neil (M) tied for first; Cox
(M) and Grimes (C) tied fo:: third.
Height 5 ft. 6 one-quarter inches.
Pole Vault - Dougal (M) and
Humphrey (M) tied for first; Pottle
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