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TH MICHIGlAN

DlATLY

WEDNESlAY, NOVFMBR -2, 1934

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BhY T Pj OST VALUABLE

Playing Rcgular Right Halfback,
Wheeler Wip s IHis Third
'Varsity Letter.
IL BRILLIANT RUNNER
Jack Wheeler, 31E, was elected
the most valuable man on the 1930
Michigan Varsity football team yes-
terdlay noon when the team had its
picture taken. Wheeler, a Bay City
product, has won his letter at Mich-
igan for the last three years, but
has not been accounted a regular
until this season. During hia~e year
of play at right halfback, however,
Wheeler has established himself
firmly in the ranks of Michigan's
great by virtue of his brilliant open
field running and his ability to
knock down passes.
At the begnnn g of hi gridiron;
career here Wheelr was the sec-
ond string quarterback, and in fat
held that post during' the first two
games of the season just finished.
:However, he gave such an exhibi-
tion of running that they had to
make a place for him on the Var-
sity, and how he filled this posi-
tion is best told by Harvard and
Minnesota.
Stars Against Harvard.
Playing a steady, but not out-r
standing game all season until the
Crimson set-to at Cambridge,
Wheeler cut loose during the fourth
quarter and left the imprint of his
cleated shoes all over the Soldier's
" :Meld stadium on the banks of the
Charles River.
The next week against Minnesota
he left these same footprints smart-
ing on the Minnesota Gophers after
he romped through their whole
team for a touchdown on one of
Munn's punts, and then againl
nearly brake away late in the game
on another kick.
The Maroons were watchingt
Wheeler closely last week, but even<
then could not -stop him from gain- .
ing consist 'rtly.t
Should too much tress be placedE
on his offensive brilliance, it is]
worthy of mention that he was the
rnost capable defense man against
passes on the entire squad. Com-
pleted tosses were few in his tern-
tory, and while knocking d o wnl
passes was his strongest defensivea
asset, the gains which were madet
by the opposition around the ends
which he guarded were just as few.
Run Beats Gophers.
This is the last year Jack Wheel-
er will wear the Maize and Blue of
Michigan, but his run against Mn-
nesota which netted the only
towachdown of the game will long
be remembered by the spectators as
one of the most dramatic moments
of the entire season.
Wheeler and Captain -Sirzlal,
teamed at the halfback pos s,
,proved to be an excellent combina-
tion both on the defensive and of-
fensive. Simral, besides being an-e
other fine tackler and pass inter-
cepter, is a blocker of exepional
ability and was used to clear the
path for Wheeler's runs.

TEAMTOE SLI T
Yearling Squ id Will be. Divid d
into 'Two ,.,ect ins by
GQgch Dberty.
MATERIAL IS PROMISING
Coach Ken D;oherty will select
two teams from the- freshmen . in-
door ,track aspirants that will form.
the basis of competition during the
coming season, he announced last
night.
Freshmen trackmen have been
working out since the midde, of
October and Coach Doherty is high-
ly satisfied with the quality of work
done thus far in the season. How-
ever he hopes, now that football
season is over, that more freshmen
twill report. ie specially empha-
sized that previous experience is
unnecessary.
Workout Every Day.
Workouts have been changed
from three times a week to every
afternoon in Yost field house.
Fundamental training in the diff-
erent track events have been 'fea-
tured and the men are coming
[ along at a fast rate.
Unofficial 'trials have been held
among the freshmen and Coach
Doherty will continue these trials in
the different events throughout this
week and the first part- of next.
in the 50-yard clash event Doner
placed first with the good time of
5:8. Skebelsky, Kahn, MeLellan,
and Bradley placed in the next
four positions respectively. Ren-
wick, a junior, but his first year
on the campus, did not run in this
trial, although Coach Doherty ex-
pressed the opinion that he is the
fastest man in this event.
jumpers Vec:elomi
In the high jump trials, Trybys-
zewski, Moisio, Mu~pniy, Wilson, and
McIntyre jumped over the 5 foot
3 inches bar. Coach Doherty is
satisfied with this result as many
of the mien have never jumped
before coming to Michigan. Other
men1 are developing 'fast in this
event.
FRESHMAN TRACK I

i hereby eaich; publication >t.f inI
the :g Ten z-akes its c~c of an!
;all-Q fer exice football eevnat
the close of the grid season, the
Purdue Exponent sends the follow-'
ing. selections of both an all-sched-
ule team and a~il-Conference eleven.p

FIRST TEAM.
IGa ntenbein (Wisconsin) .......LE
L bratovich (Wisconsin)...... LTI
Swivderski (Wisconsin)........LC
Mi''son t ihigan)...........C
zelii lar iindina).............RG
Samuvels IAiviigan. .........P T

O AN EI'BY EXPONENT FOR ALCNEEC RAMBLER GUAR
;By Bob MCDonoua-'r nois and the players selected from
.Aae n y rrhn nthe usal rn1 ice form of an al-Conference eleven. " T r 'g '

The first of these selection;s was Draveling 4Michigan) .........It
made by asking each regular on the Newmuan (Michigan) .........QAB
Purdue football team to tell who in Jensvold (I(,wa) ..............LAi
his estimation was the 'ingest Be ry iliol ............RH
man against whom he playe d dur- Hudson (MiZchigan) ...........F
ing the season. For instance, Vlan-- FCO TL.AI.
Bibber, Purdue left tackle named, Dic!ey Ind na............LE
Samuels (Michigan) and Jasper Auer (M,%ichigan) .............LT
(India na) as his best opponents of lio zer (Mjviigan)......LG
the year. , ianklowski Indiana)...........C
This system judges a man from ;HorwiUtz ;hicao)......RC
the standpoint of one game but; Ja . ,"nDiana) ............. RT
even then the Exponent believes it'Ha I ..................RE
is more reliable than the choiceo - ;; ,ereg ('Wisconsin)....QB
of the newspaper man from the r 'holz (Wisconsin) .........LII
press box. The Boilermakers' sched- f Behr (Wisconsin)......RH
ule included Michigan, Iowa, W is- Kn udson (Ch leago)....... ....
consin, Illinois, Chicago, and I11i- The second choice of elevens was

IN HARRIER MEET
Beat Out Delta Alpha Epsilon
for Championship.

.nare inl the us$uai l anner 01f se
lecting the best players of the en-
tire Conference as judged from the
standpoint of the whole season.
Only the fact that Purdue's record
for the season hardly warrants four
mecn keeps Miller out at center, be-
cause the Exponent believes these

Jack Wheeler, !
Veteran halfback of the Wolv-
erine eleven, who was chosen yes-
terday as the most valuable man
to the Michigan team during the
1930 season.
IRISH-ARM Y GAME,
RENEWS RIVALRY
Intersectional Gridiron Classic
to Draw Record Gate.
(By Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Nov. 25.-One of the
oldest and most interesting inter-
sectional gridiron rivalries-Notre
Dame and the Army-will be/re-
newed on Soldier Field Saturday,
probably before the biggest attend-
ance of the season.
At the rate tickets are going,
there are anticipation of a crowd
of between 110,000 and 120,000
which would rank second only to
the record attendance of 123,000
established last season when the
Irish defeated Southern California,
13 to 12, in the same stadium.
The rivalry has endured, with
only one interruption for 13 years,I
and has been regarded by Notre,
Dame as the high spot of its sched-
ule. When the Army and Navy had
their falling-out, the contest as-
sumed a similar importance at
West Point.

Tau appaEpsion fatcritymen are 4,11 good and would stack -__
Ta Kpa psln raeniyup against the best i the country. F
won the sixth meet on theo cross ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM........ - E
country' schedule of the Intramural E Not 'ser).....ET
department which was held yest_ er- Van Bibber (Purdue).........LT MT.E
day afternoon over the University Stears (Prde............. LG BrEilliant 153-pouna lineman of
course. Eleven fraternities entered Morrison (Michigan)..........Cr~e~ the powerful Notre Dame football
37 men in this meet. Woodworth (Northwestern) .. .. RG team. Metzger is in line for possible
Tau Kappa Epsilon was given the Marvil (Northwestern)....... RT All-American selection.
honor position with ten points, Fesler (Ohio State) ...........RE -
won by Miller who crossed the line Newman (Michigan) ... ...QB jbcPrceRsin
first, Dalby, second, and Rerissler, I?1"k (Purdue) LII
seventh. Delta Alpha Epsilon tooks Bruder (Northwestern) .......RH a alfrnaCoc
second h.onors by winnin 20 points. Rzentner (Northwestern)......FB I a aiona oc
Bedinick placed third for Alpha
Epsilon while Darrow was cinching Glen"T&1j..(Bv' Associated Press)
the fourth place. IVMiller placed .thir- Cl m istletzhwa1le
teenh.. MarLeve ERKiELEY. 3'Calif., Nov. 25.-As
AlpnhaKapaVLabda woeahir WisconsinI a clima~x to a football season which
Al aplacLwibing29 onthCin-rd socarlPes)brought four conference defeats,
ins in fifth place, Mackl-en, sixth, M DTSO N- Nov. 2.-The Un Pieb srsged- oc
and Laborer, eighteen won thene vc y~f Wi co ~i athletic coun- at the University of California.
pit.BtSim Ps,1929 win- cii, or . its lee(;ing here last his resignation which applied
ners of thec meet, placed in fourthngt, d there "was nothing ls o i ps s akeku oc
position. Theta ~i took fifth place, publicaL,'on" regarding the status was accepted last night by the stu-
Theta Chi, sixth, and Alpha Sigma ;0ofGlen Thistlethwaite, adger dnt acti i e inal,, wos
Phi, seventh place. coach. ato sfnl
Every man who entered the meet'Sonme members of the council The committee, however, 7 rged
finished the course. Trophies will uroviously said they would jheset xthe :athletic council to retainp..'rce
be presented the winning team and T! istilh waite's rem oral bee-2ati o as basketball mentor. lie has 10 en
team points given to the comp-et- the poor showing ma. de this s Iso; basketball coach for five years and
ing fraternities. This is the last While the council took no actuion. head .football coach for four.
meet, before the final Turkey day it. was authoritatively learned that The executive committee voted
meet on Thursday which will close Thistlethwaite's statue was a mat.- to ply Price the full amount due
the season. ter of discuszion, under his contract.
'S

'R gujrs F ol~n tle Ted- Lrled
Squad of Sopho tcs
for Positions.
-NEW RULES ADD SPEED
Conference champions of last
year, the ,Wolveihokey team is
again on it~s sway - a s. eason that
vromises to be the best in the his-
tory of the sport at -1ichigan. With
the nucleus of the -team that -took
the title last feason and added
strength from a very good fresh-
man tea, Coach Lo~wrey believes
that the Maize and Blue will make
a strong bid for the -honors again
this year.
lVieriai Proanising.
After the first practice session
held ;Monday night at leas~t 18 muen
appea.redI to be va.rsty calib~er, a?-
monmgwipln Captain .Spllanderer,
center, Tompk~ins goal, ILangeni
guard, and Cou4rtis -rung, are th~e
veterans of th~e title team. Wil-
Barn~s, I iih.Iner, and Qrihar are the
most promising defense me from
the yearling sqad, .wh-ile Sindle
and Reid are com~peting for wing
positions on the Viarsity this year.
Crossm an,also a sophiomore and
One of the best payrs on th~eice
is lining pXp for th~e center asin
may develop with the work of -the
season.
Lo:,vey statted yesterday t h a t
most of the early practice sessions
after theg",rjdiments had beengone
over would be. devoted to the devel-
opment p-f a perfect defenise, dril-
ing on, this- phase of th~e game until
the puckmen can .pla.y ,almost an
air tighJt defense tha~t will ijiclv;Ae
all of the corner plays.
With this plan in mnind it will be
possible for the Wolverines to wait
until opponents shoa~t .and the~n
take the puck for the long passes
and- runs that -wil be the feature- of
the season under -the new -rules.
Later in ache season niew plays wi~l
be added °to the stock displayed
last year in -an {attem~pt 4o retain
the -scoring Punch that -won the
title last season.
Changes in,-the, rules allowing off-
side passes similar to these used in
professional -hookey are win force
this year and -many other rules
have -keen,-changed with anaimn of
speeding blue game.

f

All freshmen interested in in-
dos track report to Coa~h Ken
Doherty at Yost field house any
afternoon from i 3 to 0G o'clock.
Previous experience is unneces-
sary.

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