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FI;tIDAYt'' "RIL 24, 1936

THE MICHIGA.N DAILY

VAGI-: TlIRFE,

FRIDAY, APRIL 24, J93($PAGE ThREE

Ohio Nine Here In TWO

Tilts atbe9;aders Due Toiiiorrow

The hOT STOV_
------By Bill REED
THE MANAGEMENT of the Drake Relays, which event Michigan's track
team forsook this year to enter the Penn Relays, was greatly disappointed
at the Michigan withdrawal and directed several queries in that vein to-
wards Ann Arbor, essaying to establish a reason for Michigan's preference
to enter the Eastern classic.
The answer, fairly obvious even at that time, is borne out at the present,
and incidentally justifies the decision by the Michigan powers to appear in
the East.
The answer is simply that, although competition at Drake is no less
keen than at Penn, there is a real payoff in the East in prestige. The
oldest and grandest track extravaganza in the country, interest in the
Penn Relays exceeds practically every other meet of the year with the
possible exception of such events as the Princeton Invitational meet.
And there has been no failure to recognize Michigan's entry in the East
for even though entering for the first time in many years, the Wolverine
record in the Middle West has penetrated Eastern cirlees so effectively that
track critics there uniformly have picked the Wolverine teams as outstand-
ing contenders in all three relay events. The mile relay team without excep-
tion is favored to run ahead of Manhattan, the two-mile team without
Louisiana State is picked to win and the four-mile team is generally favored,
Michigan State's defending champions also: being named.
In the individual events Skip Et :hells is generally mentioned in the
discus on the basis of his Big Ten mark last spring. Two Michigan indi-
vidual entries are never mentioned, however, and we hereby go out on the
limb to predict that both will finish in the money - Walter Stone and
Leonard Dworsky - and that Stone should lead the field in the steeple-
chase.
Dworsky has had but one good throw in his entire career, but that career
is so brief, little more than a single season, and he has shown such
excellent form this spring that he should place in the javelin with a throw
of better than 190 feet.
IT WAS REMARKED above that competition at Penn, despite the size
of the field, was no more keen than at Drake, and records of the 1935
meets appear to bear that point out. The obvious reason is that Western
teams find it financially impossible to go East despite the fact that their
calibre is uniformly superior to the Eastern teams.
Comparative times in the 1935 meets show that in the relay events three
winners at Drake, in the quarter-mile, the half-mile and the two-mile bet-
tered times of corresponding winners at Penn while three Penn winners had
better records than Brake winners in the same events. Comparison, how-
ever, is of little value because of track and weather differences.
MICHIGAN track fans will be given an opportunity to hear broadcasts of
almost every event in which Michigan is entered at Penn today and to-
morrow. Broadcasts for today are scheduled by WABC (Detroit outlet WJR)
from 2:15 to 2:30, from 3 to 3:15, from 4:15 to 4:30 and from 5 to 5-15. WJZ
(Detroit outlet WXYZ) will broadcast from 2:15 to 2:30 and from 5 to 5:15.
Michigan entries today are Walter Stone in the steeplechase which
begins at 4:50 but which will probably b.e included in the 5 p.m. broad-
cast, and John Townsend in the shot put and Skip Etchells in the
discus, both of which begin at 3 p.m. and carry through for almost two
hours.
Tomorrow WEAF (Detroit outlet WWJ) will broadcast from 2 to 2:30;
WABC will broadcast from 1:45 to 2 and from 4 until 4:15; and WJZ from
3:15 to 5 will alternate broadcasts from Penn and Drake.
The schedule of events for tomorrow includes trials in the 100-meters
invitational dash at 4:05 and finals at 4:20; the two-mile relay at 3:35;
the mile relay at 4:10 and the four-mile relay at 4:25.
The javelin and broad jump eliminations begin at 3 p.m.
All times are Eastern Standard.

BioMay Card
Also Features
Football Game
Michigan Favored 1o Win!
Second Conference Tilt
In Opening Home Game
Already recognized as the red letterj
day of Michigan's spring athletic !
schedule, Saturday, May 9, gained
still greater magnitude yesterday
when Coach Ray Fisher announced
that the Wolverine baseball team
will meet Ohio State in a double-
header here that afternoon.
Tomorrow the Ferry Field diamond
will be put into use for the first time
this year as far as an actual game
is concerned when the hard-hitting
Badgers of Wisconsin go after a win
at Michigan's expense in an impor-
tant Big Ten engagement. Fisher
plans to send Captain Larson through
a short workout this afternoon to pre-
pare for the nine innings he will
pitch tomorrow.
Grid Game Is Same Day
The May 9 card will be a bargain
for local fans as it will also fea-
ture the annual spring football game
in the Stadium and the only home
dual track meet of the season. In
the latter the Wolverines will clash
with the fast-stepping Illinois team.
The baseball team was originally
scheduled to meet the Buckeyes May
8 and 9 on Ferry Field in single
games, but the postponement of last
Tuesday's tilt at Columbus has forced
the clubsinto three games intwo
days, a break for Wolverine fans.
Michigan, already established as a
title contender due to their great
hitting strength, will be favored to
cop all three games with Larson, Gee
and Fishman handling the mound1
duties. Ohio boasts only one ace,

Three Of The Many Penn Relay Track Stars

Varsity Tennis
_ _--_- Team To Open
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DET1ROIT Mi.higan aniateur ' At Ialamazoo
golfers will pl"Iy for the state titlei
over the Sylvan Glen Course in Oak-(e
land County June 23 and 24.
Frank Connolly of Detroit will be Upon To Pace TteY; Is
the defending champion. The tour- In No. 1 Position Agaill

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nament will cover 72 holes of medal
play.
EAST LANSING - Athletic Direc-
tor Ralph H. Young took his crippledj
Michigan State College track squad
to Philadelphia and the Penn Relays

Coach John Johnstone will set cut
with a team of five Varsity netters
today on the first long trip of the
I current season, during which the
team will play Western State today
at Kalamrazo and Illinois tomorrow
at Champaign.

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y, without hope of retaining The players making the trip are
r of its two championships. Captain Howie Kahn, Johnny Rodri-
guez, Miller Sherwood, Ted Thor-
ward, and Jarvis Dean. Coach John-
S eMstone intends to play them in the
order named, having moved Captain
1'1 IKahn back to the No. 1 position and
Michian State Ted Thorward up to No. 4 .
I Captain Kahn is a steady, reliable
yplayer who, with two more days of
intensive practice on the clay courts
at Ferry Field, should have recovered
enough control of his strokes to re-
ach Courtrlght Names 6 sume his position as the most con-
)f Starting Nine To Play Isistent match winner and the main-
stay of the team.
n Season's Opener Western State, as usual, has a good
team this year and should provide
ith Michigan's National Colle- plenty of competition for the Mich-
e championship golf team due to igan netmen, but with two more days
of outdoor practice behind them,
n its 1936 dual meet season to- Coach Johnstone's boys should put
row afternoon against Michigan forth a much better brand of tennis
e at the University Golf Course, than that which they showed in the
ch Ray Courtright last night first meet with Michigan State.
d only name six of the nine men Michigan will get its first chance
will face the Spartans. to see how it stacks up against Big
oach Courtright will pick men Ten competition when the netters
the three positions still in doubt meet the Illini tomorrow. MlInnich
before the meet. is the big gun for the Illinois team.
eaded by Capt. Chuck Koesis A change in the weather toward
Woody Malloy, co-medalists in the warm side for the next two days
would be the best brexk possible for

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Owens, Peacock And Venzke I
Furnish Class At Penn RelaysStat
Coa
By FRED BUESSER a springy three-layer oval and now coul
Jesse Owens, the Buckeye wonder rates as one of the fastest running who
man, Eulace Peacock, Temple's great { tracks in the country. There is great Cc
Negro sprinter, and Gene Venzke, likelihood, particularly with so many fort
come-back marvel of the University Olympic possibilities competing, that just
of Pennsylvania are three of the fea- a good many meet records and per- H
tured stars who will perform today haps a few world marks will tumble, and

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Ronnie Peters, and he didn't give and tomorrow on the newly laid track and the fact thatriePiladelphia(te National collegiatezmet last
Fisher's club much trouble Monday. in Franklin Stadium, Philadelphia. track is now faster than ever before June, the list of men sure to oppose'
Large Crowd Expected Prominent Olympic testing grounds, will certainly aid the record breakers the Spartan linksmen includes Al
The Michigan Varsity met the re- the Penn Relays will serve as a calibre ! in their assault. Saunders and Larry David, both let-
serve club in another intra-squad measure for these three athletes as ------------ter-winners, and sophomores Al Kar-
game yesterday and will clash again well as for the hundreds of othersiĀ® pinski and Bill Barclay.
this afternoon in tapering off for the who may rise or fall on their merits. ni a s A s u iThe order in whichdthese six will
Badger affair. To all indications the this week-end. still remains in doubt, although
Ferry Field stands will be well filled Owens, whose performance in the 1 Kocsis and Malloy will undoubtedly
tomorrow when Fisher's fence-busters Western Conference track meet here Fofsi U eULJ perform at one and two respectively.
go after their second Conference vic- in 1935 treated a capacity crowd to The men still battling for the three
tory. With a team batting average three new world records, is entered iemaining starting posts are: Har-
of .339 established for the first nine in six events at the Carnival. riOn Williams, Russ Strickland, Dick
games Michigan appears headed for a The Ohio State cyclone will be re- While thw ym ~inastc season is fast Burt, Bill Griffiths and Emil Gallas.
successful season. It seems even more newing his rivalry with Sam Sto er drawing to a close. several meets of Intwc matches last season the Wol-
true with the realization that the and Eulace Peacock in the 100 meter inteiest are still on the card for the mp Stt 2 to 3
Wolverines have not yet been beaten dash and the broad jump, and in ad- Michigan tumblers. over the Lansing Country Club links
by more than one run. dition will run important legs on four An informal meet between Ypsi andhclo2e their t eason
It is not definitely known yet whe- , ea emth 4 ad headtcUicri qa a with a 26 to 1 win over the Spartans
It s nt dfintel knwn et he~O.S.U. relay teams, the 440 yard, the Normal and the Umlversiiy squad has
ther Rudness will be in the outfield 880 yard, sprint medley, and the shut- been scheduled for May 7. The meet over the University Course.
against the Badgers, as he is still will take place at Ypsilanti. The Green and White golfers are
bohrdb i eetakeijr.jtle-hurdle tests.wiltkplcatYsan.
bothered by his recent ankle injury. In addition to Stoller, Owens d In June. a pair of gymnasts from i expected to provide Coach Court-
If he is able to play the Michigan IeacddktiaTexas eny Chin aal- the University will compete in the iight's men with some opposition to-
batting order will read: Rudness, cf; lender, the boy who raced the cen- I Western New York Gymnastic meet morrow, however, despite the loss of
Brewer, 2b; Ferner, 3b; Uricek, ss; tury in 9:05 a year ago, is expected at Buffalo, and following that a trio last year's one and two men. The
Jablonski, c; Lerner ob; Kremer, If; prowill journey to the National Meet in sophomores who will play for State
Heyliger, rf and Larson, p. tito ride thestiffestkdocomp leading Cleveland. tomorrow are reputed to be the best
college sprinters. He has run the Cole and Mansfield, two high cali- I crop in the history of the East Lan-
Tigers irium p. As 100 meter coui'se in 10.4 and has bet- bre parallel bar men, will take the sing school.
tered the world record in the 220 trip to Buffalo, to be jointed at With nine-men teams performing.
Cochrane Returns yard dash. Cleveland by Lass, assistant coach of here will be 39 points out. Single,
Gene Venzke, the man who proved gymnastics at Michigan. ad dobe ill y a -
ST. LOUIS, April 23. - (P) - the sports experts wrong when they Although gymnastics is not an of- same time in four best-ball four-
Mickey Cochi'ane. Detroit manager said he was all through after a year ficial intercollegiate sport and has sms n h it e ilg u
who has been out of the game be- spenthtrailing Glenn Cunninghamnot beenta favorite at ichigan in ma twosome singles match.
cause of eye trouble, returned to ac- 'and Bill Bonthron to the tape in mile past years, it is rapidly showing
tion today and led his world cham- runs all over the country, will be promise of becoming an outstanding
pion Tigers to a 10 to 0 victory over carrying the hopes of Penn in both athletic attraction. The squad this UNISITY
the St. Louis Browns who previously the sprint medley and the two mile year was the largest to report in the T EN N IS Service
had beaten the Tigers two straight. relay races. Venzke will run anchor last five years and freshman and Var-
Yesterday's Scores in both these events and his presence sity men alike have shown proficiency*Expert
American League alone has raised the Quaker entry m the majority of the tumbling and R GN
bar events.
New York 10, Washington 6. to the rank of favorite. All of the Michigan representatives "
Cleveland 6, Chicago 0. The men in the know are of the at the two major meets stand good Complete Line of
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Pitchers Star In Opening Tilts
Of" 14 Independent Schedule

Law Club Defeats Fletcher
Hall As J.O.E.'s Beat
Wolverine B Team
Pitchers held the key to yester-
day's Intramural softball game which
marked the opening of the indepen-
dent division's schedule. Showing re-
markable change of pace Jim Stew-
art hurled the Law Club to a 12 to 2
victory over the Fletcher Hall aggre-
gation and Bernie "Schoolboy" Dreyer
fast-balled the J.O.E.'s to a 7 to 4 win
over the Wolverine B team.
Stewart held Fletcher Hall to three
hits and starred at bat with a home
run and a triple. Both Stewart and
Dreyer fanned 10 men apiece with
both games going six innings.
Fletcher Hall scored first in the
F. H.-Law Club tilt, putting a run
across in the first half of the second
inning on a Law Club error. The
winners tied the score in their half
of the second and two doubles, a
single, and Stewart's triple put across
three more to give them a lead which
they never relinquished.
Charles Mitrovich the F. H. flinger,
was given poor support and though
he yielded 12 hits he struck out
eight men.
Dan Tucker hit the only other
home run besides Stewart's in the
fifth inning for Law Club. The field-
ing on both teams was sloppy with
no one showing up to advantage.
Breyer opened the J.O.E.-Wolverine
B contest setting the Wolverines down
A TOUGH GRID SEASON
Cornell University football squad

one, two, three, striking out all three
men that faced him. The J.O.E.'s
hopped on the offerings of Art Rus-
sell for five hits in their half of
the first and capitalized on fielding
errors to collect eight runs before the
Wolverines had chalked up a hit.
Ed Shulman looked best for the
winners at the plate connecting for
a home run and a three-base hit.
Joe Julian hit on all three trips to
the plate and Manny Skala made
three out of four, including a double
and two singles. Oscar Luttermoser
was outstanding for the Wolverines in
the hitting department while Herb
Pederson looked good in left field
making some fine catches.

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