WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1931
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Hudson, Renner, Eastman Prac-
tice Kicking as Regulars Are
Out With Inuries
Captain Sol Hudson ran into the
limelight again when he opened a
series of long runs against the
Freshmen yesterday afternoon in
the secret practice. From his new
halfback position Hudson pierced
the freshmen line, extending his
jaunts into the yearling secondary
defense, and rolling up a tremen-
dous total of yardage from the line
Coach Kipke shifted Hudson to
the halfback post Monday and was
entirely satisfied with the results
yesterday. Roy played his best foot-
ball from this position last year
and has not functioned in his old
style so far this season, mainly cri-
tics think, because he has had to
bear the additional burden of all
Hudson Leads Offense.
With CaptainHudson leading the
offense, the Varsity used their new
plays to good advantage against
the yearlings. Fay and Hewitt gave
the Wolverine Captain fair block-
ing but Coach Kipke was not satis-
fied with the general blocking and
sent the backs against a group of
freshmen for special practice in
this division of attack.
Later in the session, a selected
group of first-year men were sent
through the Princeton plays. Coach
Cappon has scouted the Tigers for
the last few games and has noted
improvement in the play of the
Princeton eleven each week al-
though they were defeated by Cor-
nell, Brown, and the Navy. Coach
Al Witmer is desperate and he will
be taking all kinds of chances Sat-
urday to put his team back on the
road to victory.
Kipke Works New Kickers.
With Tessmer, Heston, and Ever-
hardus all suffering from minor in-
juries, Coach Kipke put Renner,
Eastman, and Roy Hudson through
a special kicking workout. If Mich-
igan's three regular punters should
be out of the game, Kipke will
have to call on one of the latter
group to perform in this depart-
The linemen were used against
each other in an effort to improve
their line-play. Although they out-
played the Illinois' line, Coach
Kipke expects them to meet stif-
fer competition against the Tigers
and must improve their offensive
Alpha Tau Omega vs. Alpha
Sigma Chi vs. Delta Sigma Phi.
Pi Kappa Tau vs. Sigma Al-
Theta Chi vs. Delta Kappa
Pi Epsilon Phi vs. Beta Theta
Alpha Chi Rho vs. Hormitage.
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K ke Faces Problem
in Surplussof Backs
Veteran and Sophomore Half s
May Be Ailtered.
HUDSON AT HALF
TO AID BLOCKING
MAJOR LEAGUE THIRD SACKERS
SET LOW STANDARD THIS YEAR
Assocuaed Press Photo
By Sheldon C. Fullerton
Coach Harry Kipke's worries over
a backfield seem to be about
through, but now the Michigan
mentor finds himself confronted
with another problem, that of using
all of the available men whose
namc3 can be found on the roster
of the Wolverine squad.
With Bill Hewitt firmly en-%
trenched in the fullback posi-
tion, Kipke has moved Captain
Roy Hudson to a halfback post,
giving the Varsity squad at
least four halves capable of fill-
ing regular positions. Fay, Hes-
ton, and Everhardus have al-
ready proved their right to
work in the Michigan back-
field, and now that Hudson has
also been shifted to half the
problem arises as to just which
two should play.
With Hudson at one halfback
post, Fay at the other, Tessmer at
quarter, and Hewitt at fullback
Michigan would have one of the
best blocking quartets behind the
line in the history of the Maize and
Blue. While the Wolverines captain
has starred as a ball carrier in his
two years on the team, it is as a
defensive back that he is at his
If Hudson plays when Tess-
mer is calling s nals, Heston
probably will get into the game
when Harry Newman assumes
the quarterback duties. This
shift will give Michigan not
such a strong defensive quar-
tet, but the potential scoring
will be heightened by the less
conservative signal calling of
Newman and the flashy run-
ning ability of Heston.
Max Carey, former ]Pittsburgh
outfielder, who has been promoted
from coach to manager of the
Brooklyn Robins following Wilbert
Meldnan Supplies Jayvees With
Winning Spirit in Ripping
Through Olivet Line.
Before last Saturday both the
Varsity and the "B" elevens were
found wanting wheyi it came to
possessing a winning punch. But
last week-end's games revealed
that there were still at least two
Captain Roy Hudson, who has
been moved to halfon the Varsity
eleven, is expected to strengthen
Michigan's backfield on blocking
and interference for the balance of
HARRIERS TO GET
PLENT Y OF WORK
Bluege, TraynormDykes Turn
in Best Performance for
Big Time Circuits.
By Fred A. Huber.
Due largely to the failure of a
number of rookies to fill the bill
the third base situation was worse
in the major leagues during 1931,
than it has been for some years
In the National League the veter-
an Pie Traynor of the Pittsburgh
Pirates remained as the outstand-
ing performer, but he lacked com-
petition. Freddie Lindstrom of
New York, long rated as one of the
leading third sackers in the major
loop, was transferred to the out-
Calendar Will Open
With Tag Grid Game
Intramural competition on the
Independent calendar of sports is
scheduled to start next week with
the opening event of touch foot-
ball. This sport is an innovation
of the season and is expected to be
of interest this and coming years.
A total of five teams have signed
for this tourney, including the
Buckeyes, all-around winners of
two years ago, and four teams un-
named to date. The Department
needs at least eight teams to con-
duct this meet satisfactorily and
hopes for three more entries be-
fore the close of the week.
No less than 20 individuals have
signed up on the bulletin board to
play in Independent competition
this year but are unorganized as
yet. This is a splendid opportunity
for some independent students to
step in as managers and organize
a couple teams to compete in the
calendar of ten sports that runs
throughout the year.
This first event will be conduct-
ed with every team playing every
other team entered to determine
the winner. Besides the individual
trophy offered, the points made in
this event will as usual count to-
ward the final all-year standingq
and placque which goes with them
The Michiganders who won thi:
honor last year are not yet enter-
ed but are epected in the near fu-
field to make room for the highly
touted Vergez from the Pacific
Coast. Vergez fielded well but fail-
ed to hit.
Braves Have Trouble.
The Boston Braves suffered in
TO TRY FRESHME[N
Last Event on Greens Calendar
Should Provide Interesting
the same manner. Randy Moore, The final event on the fall golf-
that youngster who played practic- ing calendar is scheduled for Sat-
ally all the positions on the team, urday morning, when the Varsity
was shifted in and out of the hot and freshman squads will engage
corner, while Buster Chatham was in a team match over the Univer-
inexplicably released to the Inter- sity course.
national League in mid-season. The line-ups are still uncertain
Bill Urbanski, bought from the inasmuch as many of the men are
Montreal Royals proved a brilliant planning on making the trip to
man on the defensive but like Ver- the Princeton-Michigan football
gez lacked hitting power. game. However, the varsity squad
Joe Stripp was consistent but will be chosen from among the fol-
never flashy at the hot corner for ( lowing men: Capt. Lenfesty, How-
Cincinnati, as was Larry Gilbert, ard, Jolly, Hand, Hicks, Fischer, E.
speedy Brooklyn third baseman. Dayton, Root, Montague, Loveland,
The Chicago Cubs experimented in Sloss and Dan Dayton.
a futile effort to develop a man who The makeup of the freshman
could both field and hit. Bell, Blair, squad will be determined later in
Woody English and even Manager the week, also, with Kocsis, Mark-
Rogers Hornsby himself made brief ham, Seeley, Heisser, Oliver, Nehr,
appearances at the post. Sweet, McPherson, Pratt and Field
Cards Use Adams. all vieing for positions.
The St.Louis Cardinals used the Inasmuch as in the recent all-
peppery but light hitting Sparky campus tournament many of the
Adams at third most of the year. varsity veterans met defeat at the
Flowers, a spare shortstop, and the hands of freshman stars, the meet
midget Andy High appeared in Ad- this week should provide some in-
ams' place several times. teresting competition.
There was a parallel to this situ-
ation to be found in the Junior
Loop. Ossie Bluege, veteran third NOTICE
baseman of Washington and Jim- ..All sophomores and second se-
my Dykes, the grand old man of mester freshman interested in
the Philadelphi infield, alone held trying out for basketball mana-
up. Willie Kamm, who came to gerships should report to the In-
Cleveland in a trade early in the tramural Bldg. on either Wed-
year was effective but not up to nesday or Thursday of t h is
his best work. week at 7:30.
The aging Joe Sewell of the New Harvey Rasmussen,
York Yankees did fairly well al- Mgr.
though his legs bothered him and
Lazzeri was required to relieve him
quite often. Frank Crosetti, crack Pros and cons on the dangers of
youngster of the San Francisco club football are again flying from
has been signed by the Yanks for mouth to mouth since the death of
next season. West Point's star in the Yale game.
1 MICHIGAN BELL
Four-Mile Drill Replaces
men on the Michigan grid squad Both Newman a n d Tessmer
who could supply the spirit and showed to good advantage in the
leadership that had been lacking. Illinois fray last Saturday, and
On Coach Ray Courtright's Jun- there is still little to choose be-
ior Varsity the player who came tween them for the regular posi-
through with the leading drive was tion. Tessmer handled the team
Leonard Meldman, who replaced like a veteran, calling the plays
Schmidt at the fullback berth at smartly, and mixing them up so
the close of the first quarter. that the Indians never knew where
Schmidt had been ripping through the blow was to fall. Newman
the opposing line for good gains, handled the team equally well
before he was taken out of the when he was in the game, and
games. In the three periods that looked especially brilliant.
Meldman worked at the fullback
position he went through the line The Illini game was just an-
for consistent gains of 5, 10, and other instance to show that a
15 yards, and was largely respon- good blocking team will get a
sible for the two touchdowns that long way in modern football.
Michigan scored against Olivet. For the first time this year the
The backfield composed of con- Wolverines really blocked as if
verted linemen proved to be the they meant it, and the result
necessary factor in adding the drive was highly gratifying, The en-
which was lacking in the encoun- tire line moved forward in one
ter with the Ohio Jayvees the week wall, opening large holes for
before. The two former tackles and the thrusts of Hewitt, Fay, and
one guard lived up to Courtright's Heston in the Illinois defense.
hopes. Late in the game, the Michigan
The Jayvees are idle this week, interference was almost perfect
and the following week they jour- as it took out the entire Illinois
ney to Indiana to meet the Hoosier team to allow Newman to run
reserves. 42 yards for a touchdown.
Plenty of hard work has been
the bill of fare for Michigan's var-
sity harriers so far this week.
Coach Hoyt put the squad over a
four-mile grind Monday and fol-
lowed up yesterday with more work.
Previously, the regular distance
for the practice jogs of the team
has been three miles over the Uni-
versity course, but next Saturday,
Michigan's distance men are to go
over a three and a half mile route
when they meet the harriers repre-
senting Michigan State college. The
contest is to be held in East Lans
ing over the longer M. S. C. course
The Green and White will be out
this season to avenge a defeat ad-
ministered by the Wolves last year
by a score of 22-33.
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