SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1935 THE 1 I C H I G A N DAILY
arsity Swimmers Defeat British Empire Champions,
Marks Broken Crippled
By Wolverines State Handball
Virginia, 22 To 8
STAR DUST 2ZNS
rrP- A4-M* U
Power Evident As Trackmen
Easily Sweep Gophers
Many Former Champions
Have Entered; To Playl
In I-M Courts
The most prominent state and na-
tional players of this section of the
country will compete in the State
A.A.U. handball tournament to be
held at the Intramural building Mon-
day, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs-
day, with the finals scheduled to take
place at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23.
A long line of former champions
and finalists head the list of entries
in the state tourney. Joe Griffin,
national singles champion in 1928,
who is staging a come-back this
year after a- period of retirement,
leads the parade of champions. Grif-
fin defeated Al Schaufelberger, who
paired with Bill Kamman to win the
national doubles championship in
1927, for the Detroit metropolitan
title. Schaufelberger himself was
runner-up for the national title sev-
eral years ago.
Joe Bathey, perennial city champ-
ion in Detroit, and a holder of state
and national A.A.U. crowns at one
time or another is ranked high in the
Louis Zerbo, the defending state
A.A.U. title holder, is conceded a
chance of retaining his champion-
ship despite the unusually high num-
bers of ranking players entered.
Other prominent players will in-
clude Chet York, George McCarthy,
and Dworman, joint holder of the
national doubles title with Bill Kam-
The preliminary matches and all
matches except the finals will take
place at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. The
finals will be played at 3 p.m. All
matches will be played in the Intra-
mural handball courts.
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"HE following letter was received the vision of those at the sea
from a student who prefaced his trol in the athletic office to
remarks with the statement: "You i that change in any organi
printed the newspaper angle on the essential to its salutary well-
present basketball wrangle, now how If we can't find the man1
about giving the studentsa chance and need among our many g
to voice their sentiments?" athletes it would not be an un
We shall be glad to print any com- able sin to import a man tc
munications of reasonable length on through the morass of the
this matter as long as the writer signs basketball depression who
his name. The name will not be used virtues aren't the fact that
if the writer so desires: nobly supported. the Michig
To the Editor: in battle and that he is a
The present era of Michigan stu- good football coach.
dents in view of performances in the Signed: A Michigan stude
last two years in particular might ested in upholding the scho
logically conclude we have always athletic traditions.
been a bit of a weak sister in basket-
ball. However, those at all acquaint- A CCORDING to the han
ed with Wolverine sport lore realize Michigan's All - Time
such has not been the case in the past Record the writer erred in say
Since Michigan returned to Big Michigan returned to the Cc
Ten Conference competition in 1919 in 1919. They competed in
its basketball teams have always had ence basketball in 1917-18
to be reckoned with. Names such as first time since the break. F
Eby, Haggerty, Cherry, Doyle, Harri- interested we reprint the n
gan, McCoy, Orwig, and Oosterbaan each team since then has
all rank near the top in Conference Big Ten competition:
annals as individual performers, and 1917-18: Won 0; lost 10.
they were all tried and true mem- 1918-19: Won 5; lost 5.
bers of Wolverine aggregations. 1919-20: Won 3; lost 9.
Under the late Edwin Mather some 1920-21: Won 8; lost 4.
of the greatest quintets ever to. grace 1921-22: Won 8; lost 4.
a Conference basketball floor sported 1922-23: Won 8; lost 4.
the colors of the Maize and Blue. 1923-24: Won 6; lost 6.
When George Veenker assumed the 1924-25: Won 6; lost 5.
post following the latter's (meaning 1925-26: Won 8; lost 4.
Mather, apparently) death, our pres- Three way tie for Conferf
tige suffered not a whit. However, 1926-27: Won 10; lost 2.
under the present regime conditions Conference Champions.
have altered so that today opposing 1927-28: Won 7; lost 5.
Big Ten teams actually delight in 1928-29: Won 11; lost 1.
meeting the former redoubtable Conference Champions.
Wolves (President Ruthven requested 1929-30: Won 6; lost 4.
last year that we do not use that 1930-31: Won 8; lost 4.
term in speaking of the Wolverines Three way tie for second.
-two different beasts entirely) be- 1931-32: Won 8; lost 4.
cause such an encounter provides an Finished fourth.
excellent opportunity to boost their 1932-33: Won 8; lost 4.
percentages and win column. Tied for third.
Now I have no intention of dis- 1933-34: Won 4; lost 8.
cussing the relative merits of the Tied for eighth.
present incumbent in the seat of I1OACH Ed Mather was
basketball mentor as compared with C with illness during the e
his predecessors. Nevertheless, I of the 1927-28 season, but
frankly believe that in view of the the work of Assistant-Coach
well-known fact that Franklin Cap- through that season froml
pon did not accept the position with bed. When he died in the su
any too much alacrity and as a re- 1928 Veenker was made hea
sult has never particularly relished Veenker left at the end oft
the job, that Michigan might do well 31 season, going to Iowa Sta
to change its personnel in this re- he has been producing hii
spect- cessful teams ever since.
I sincerely trust that Michigan's Cappon took over at the beg
great athletic heritage - and who the 1931-32 season.
can deny its greatness -never dimsi
t of con-
rT A -A I1
NEW YORK, Feb. 16 -(AP)- Glenn
Cunningham, the iron horse, again
demonstrated his mastery over Amer-
ican milers tonight with a smashing
victory over Gene Venzke and Bill
Bonthron, his two Eastern rivals in
the Baxter Mile, feature race of the
New York Athletic Club's meet in
Madison Square Gardens.
Cunningham pulling away from
his pursuers with a spectacular clos-
ing sprint, broke the tape 25 yards it
front of Venzke in the brilliant time
of 4:09.3, a new record for the event
but still short of the University of
Kansas star's own indoor record of
Bonthron, former Princeton miler,
now of Detroit, trailed Venzke to the
finish line by five yards.
Purdue 35, Illinois 27.
Wisconsin 37, Indiana 27
Pennsylvania 29, Dartmouth 26.
Syracuse 37, Army 24.
MILK FED RACE HORSES!
Art Dudley, trainer at the Jamaica
race track, is feeding his charges
goat's milk . . . they may buck on
him in the stretch.
we want 1Oimeet w .Ai L.
npardon- MORGANTOWN, West Va., Feb.
o lead us 16 - (Special) -A crippled Univer-
present sity of Michigan wrestling team came
se main here today and administered a crush-
he once ing. defeat to the West Virginia mat
an cause team by the score of 22 to 8, losing
corking only one event.
In the outstanding match of the
nt inter- afternoon, Willard Hildebrand, grid
ol's great player, whom Coach Keen was forced
to use in the place of the ineligible
Harry Wright, pinned Conoway of
dbook of West Virginia in four minutes and
Athletic twenty seconds. Wally Heavenrich.
ying that ace Michigan 135-pounder, extended
nference his winning streak to five consecutive
Confer- victories .when he defeated Hittum of
for the the Mountaineers by a tine advan-
For those tage of 2:40.
record of S. Rubin Comes Through
Seymour Rubin of the Wolverine
outfit who substituted for Capt. Jack
Harrod had a hard struggle with
Glass of West Virginia before he won
his match by a time advantage of
1:51. This was the veteran's first
Varsity meet of the season.
Frank Bissell, Maize and Blue 155-
pounder, resumed his winning streak
which was broken off last week
against Michigan State by pinning
ence title. Hibbert in 4:30. The Michigan man
carried the match to his opponent
from the start and had little trouble
In. the 165-pound division Abe
(Tufty) Levine came through with a
victory over Hess. Levine had an
easy time with his opponent win-
ning by the large time advantage of
7:28. In the 175-pound division Kyle
of West Virginia won a close decision
of 1:30 from Bill Lowell.
Slocum Beats Sites
Gard Slocum of Michigan won the
closest match of the day when he
stricken nosed out Sites of West Virginia in
arly part the 126-pound class. The match last-
directed ed through two extra-time periods
Veenker before Slocum could eke out a :34
his sick- time advantage over the West Virgin-
ummer of ian.
ad coach. Since Ed Kellman, Michigan 118-
the 1930- pounder was unable to make weight
te, where Michigan was forced to forfeit the
ghly suc- event. This presented the Mountain-
Franklin eers with five points but the Wolver-
inning of ines did not miss them.
Monday, the Maize and Blue team
runs up against the strongest mat
ACH squad in the South. In Washington
s old, of and Lee, the grapplers will meet the
-America Southern Conference Champions who
i at the tied the powerful Navy- aggregation
1931, was which swamped Chicago last week by
education a 30-0 score. After meeting the Gen-
1 succeed erals the grapplers will return to Ann
igned. Arbor where Indiana, Big Ten hold-
ers will be met Feb. 23,
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Michigan's track team returned Running the dash immediately fol-
home yesterday after having opened; lowing the high hurdles event, Ward
its Conference indoor season with a failed to catch Sam Stoller (who
57-2 dul met vctor ovr Mine-won it in :06.3), Lander of Minnesota,
57-28 dual meet victory over Minne- adFe tlso ihgn
sota at Minneapolis. and Fred Stiles of Michgan.irt m
sota t Mineaplis.The Gopher's only other first came
The Wolverine's skeleton squad of in the two-mile run when Wayne Slo-
12 men encountered slight resistance cum, Minnesota sophomore star, fin-
from the Gopher team, taking all but ished ahead of Neree Alix and Walter
two firsts. Stone.
Willis Ward, not in top condition as Michigan's sophomores all came
the result of a foot injury, was the through in expected form, with Stoller
only Wolverine who failed to place in taking the dash, Brelsford the mile
any event entered. He lost in the 50- run, Davidson. tying with Patton in
yard dash and the shot, put after the quarter-mile, and Davidson, Os-
winning the 70-yard high hurdles good and Stiles running on the relay
in :08.9. team which won in 3:27.3.
The Wolverines will engage Mich-
igan State and Michigan State Nor-
B OX SCORE mal College in a triangular meet here
Friday night. The Spartans and the
EVENTS OF THE WEEK
Monday-Northwestern at Evan-
Saturday - Wisconsin at 7:30
p.m. in the Field House.
Friday and Saturday - Minne-
sota at 8:30 p.m. in the-Coliseum.
Friday - Lake Shore A. C. at
Saturday -Iowa, there.
Friday - Michigan State College
and Michigan Normal in a tri-
angular meet at the Field House.
Monday - Washington and Lee,
Saturday - Indiana, in the Field
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football player and coach
University of Minnesota in1
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at Albright College. He wil
John (Fog) Smith, who res
WILSON NAMED MANS
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