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olverme Wrestlers To Seek Second Win Over State T4


Tracksters In Chicago For Triangular Encount

Chicago Battle
Local Runners
Michigan Favored To Win
By Large Margin Today;
Purple May Be Second
Michigan tracksters will engage
in their final meet before the Con-
ference Indoor Championship at Chi-
cago this afternoon. Coach Hoyt's
troup of 21 thinclads will compete
against Northwestern and Chicago
in a triangular meet.
The Wildcat runners, with T.N.T.
on their shirts, will provide the most
trouble, past records taken into con-
sideration. Michigan should have
little trouble in downing them, how-
How Fast Can They Run?
The Wolverines appear to have
point-winners in every event. The
big question evolves around the times
that the Michigan men will turn in.
A good indication of their chances
against Indiana next week should be
apparent from the results.
The Maize and Blue mile relay
team is of questionable ability, but
Coach Hoyt hopes it will be in form
for the meet. After winning their
race against Ohio and Illinois in the
A.A.U. meet and setting a new Field
-House record, they went into a slump
mad were bested by Ohio State, Mich-
igan Normal and Michigan State. .
Probable Entrants
The probable Wolverine entrants
in the different events are: 60-yard
dash - Ward, Barnes, Kemp, Lamb;
Mile run-Childs, Gorman, Good-
in~g; 65-yard high hurdles -Ward,
| Hunt, Wiereng6; 440-yard run -T.
I Ellerby, R. Ellerby, Patton, Kemp,
Starr; half-mile -Smith, Gorman;
65-yard low hurdles - Hunt, Wier-
e engo, Lamb; two-mile run -- Alix,
Howell, McManus; pole vault--Hunn,
d Droullard; high jump -Ward, Wier-
k engo; shot put - Blumenfeld, Bacon,
e and Alexander.
"Little Jack" Grover, son of J. C.
s Grover, president of the Missouri
h Valley A.A.U., broke into the sports
t limelight by winning a table tennis
tournament from 150 Kansas City
w high school lads.

H OCKEY finishes tonight against
the Techsters in the second game
of the series. . . . hockey. . . the
sport beloyed of all athletes If you
ever want to see a Michigan coaches'
convention from all sports look in
the hockey gallery Yost, Cappon,
Hoyt, Johnstone, are some of the
mentors to be seen at times.
Coach Ed Lowrey of the pucksters
has played pro hockey up along that
northern boundary of civilization, the
Ottawa river.. . . in Ottawa, the Do-
minion capital. Incidentally, why did
the Canadians ever put their capital
up on the frozen (in winter) rim of
the world?
North of the Ottawa River, and to
the west of the city, stretches a se-
ries of pine-sprinkled granite humps
off into the blue-green distance. Just
like a landscape of stranded and pet-
rified whales. . . . only much larger.
WENT along there on a hot day
last summer. . . . the worst road
in the world. Looking over to the
north, not a sign of habitation..--
not a felled tree along the north
bank, not a plume of smoke in the
There are a few small frontier-ish
towns on the south bank. . . . Ren-
frew and Pembroke.
They take their hockey very very
seriously in such places. Lowrey says
he can remember substituting for a
man up in Pembroke who had been
felled by a well-aimed bottle. Dis-
cretion being the better part of val-
or, Lowrey skated up and down the
exact center of the ice through the
the duration of the game. What a
NewOhio Grid
Coach Is Noted
For Victories
FORT WORTH, Tex., March 2-
When Ohio State University signed
Francis Albert Schmidt as head ath-
letic' coach, the Buckeyes obtained
the "miracle man" of Southwest
football and basketball; the man who
has the best record for winning in
this section; the man whose unique
personality and rare wizardry have
earned him the reputation of being
a genuine genius.
The big six-foot, 200-lbs. Dutch-
man is a dynamo awalking. His
rather sharp face, with prominent
nose and keen eyes, only hints at
the remarkable mental alertness and
nervous energy it masks. He is nev-
er quiet. Whether he's strumming
his mandolin or scrimmaging on the
gridiron, he is likely to have his coat
off, sleeves up, tie off and collar open,
sweating and going as if he were
fighting fire.
Something like 98 per cent of the
46-year-old Nebraskan's energy goes
to athletics. At one time or another
he has played or coached all of the
major sports, many of the minor
ones, and retains a lively interest in
all. Football and basketball are his
favorites. He thinks, talks, eats and
sleeps them. Track interest is a
close third, and baseball fourth.

Outcome Of National, American

The boys are heading south. The
banquet league has run its course
mnd soon the Grapefruit League will
be underway. In other words the
Big League teams are encamped on
ball diamonds throughout Florida,
absorbing the rays of "Sol, and pre-
paring for the preliminary swing
around the bush circuit before the
regular season starts.
Along with the paraphenalia need-
ed, and the wives of the players, and
the general hangers-on that each
team carries, a certain genus of
newspaper man known as a sport-
writer goes along. It is the duty of
that writer to detail the happenings
in the camp from day to day.
Also A Dopester
But by an inherent right that has
existed from way back when, he not
only tells a story each day, but he
makes certain predictions at just
about this time of the year.
And so from the sunny south
comes the clatter of typewriters turn-
ing out material for the folks back
home to devour and to debate upon.
A .compilation of these early sea-
son prophecies puts the translator
through the tortures of the damned.
Yet out of the entire mess certain
standard facts can be ascertained.
Number one: the Giants are a
cinch to retain the title they earned
so nobly last year.
Number two: Cincinnati, with all
its newly found wealth in the per-I
son of Powell Crosley, will have to1
wait at least another year before it
will be able to stagger out of the
Badminton Finalists To
Be Determined Tuesday
Finalists will be picked in the
city badminton tournament by
Tuesday night, when the few re-
maining matches have been played
off before the title round.
The most recent winners in the
mixed doubles were Miss Marie
Hartwig and Nelson Shaw, who
defeated Miss Betty Cady and
Randolph Webster, 21-14; 21-16.
The defending champions, Mrs.
Henry Lewis and Clem Wheat,
will take the court Sunday after-
noon, in an attempt to eliminate
Miss Beatrice Massman and Har-
ry Kasabach. The latter pair is
the University number 1 team.
The last match scheduled will
be held Wednesday evening with
Miss Hartwig and Nelson Shaw
playing Dr. Margaret Bell and
Dr. John Dorsey.

dark and dismal atmosphere of th
last division.
Number three: Pittsburgh gaine
second place through a strange freak
of luck last season, but not all th
luck in the world will help her re
peat that performance.
Number four: The Chicago Cubs
the Boston Braves, and the St. Loui
Cardinals will battle it out through
the schedule for positions in the firs
Number five: Philadelphia, no-
sluggerless, is going to give Cincin
nati a tough fight for the cellar posi
tion. The general consensus call
the Phils hapless.
Nobody Knows About The A. L.
The situation in the America:
League is even more ccmplicate
than is its sister league. The Was-
ington Senators are not improved
and even Manager Cronin admits th
need of a change. The New York
Yankees have stood pat on their line
up for these many years, but th
once mighty machine is creakin
and in certain places absolutely
Connie Mack and his Philadelphi
Athletics are prepared for a nose div
into the depths of the lower divi
Detroit can do anything this year
It would occasion no great surpris
to find the Tigers in the World Se
ries. Cochrane has a thoroughly re
juvenated group of players.
Boston, aided considerably by oust
ing the old team and importingz
new outfit will not end in the cella
this year. No more door-mat. St
Louis, Cleveland, and Chicago ar
starting over again, turning the well
known new leaf. What they will d
remains to be seen.
Clark Griffith, president of th
Washington Senators, 40 years ag
was a pitcher for the Missoula, Mont
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