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Sherwood Elected

Tennis Captain;

Western State


Four Netters
Selected For
BigTen Meet
Captain Kahn, Sherwood,
Rodriguez, Flick To Go
To Conference Battle
Rain Halts Match'
Grosse Pointe Is Winner
Over Varsity, Sunday,
By 7-2 Score
Miller Sherwood, '37E, of Grand
Haven, Mich., was elected captain of
the 1937 edition of Michigan tennis
team at a meeting held last night at
the Michigan Union. Sherwood suc-
ceeds his present doubles partner,
Howie Kahn.
Western State's polished band of
netters repeated their earlier victory
over Michigan's Varsity tennis team
yesterday as Capt. Carl Fischer led
the Hilltoppers to a 5-0 win in the
last home meet of the year for Coach
John: Johnstone's men.
The new captain has been a mem-
ber of the Varsity for the past two
years and earned his letter as a sopho-
more. Last year, his first on the
team, captain-elect Sherwood was the
only member of the team to score
points for Michigan in the Big Ten
Sherwood Consistent Winner
This year Miller has been the most
consistent winner on the team and in
his number two position has been
more feared than any other Wolver-
ine netter.(
Coach John Johnstone also an-
nounced' after the meeting last nightI
that he would take Capt. Howie Kahn,
Miller Sherwood, Johnny Rodriguez,
and Jesse Flick to the Conference
meet. Jarvis Dean is unable to make
the trip because of his injured back.
Captain Kahn and Sherwood will,
make up the number one doubles
combination and Johnny Rodriguez
and Jesse Flick will play at the num-
ber two positions.
A shower ended Michigan's only
chance for a victory yesterday when
it interrupted the third doubles match
with Johnny Rodriguez "and Jesse
Flick leading Andy Pepa and Devon
Smith 7-5, 2-0 in the first set.

Outstanding Freshman Gridder To Receive Award Tonight

Southpa Wins Two

Chicago Alumni
Trophy Will Be
Given At Union
Four Famous Grads Are
Guests At Annual Fete;
Morton Is Presenting

Introducing ...
FOR ALMOST three years we have waited for this moment and the
opportunity to write a column a. the Sport; Editor of The Daily. And
now that the moment has arrived and the linotype operators below are

Wisconsin, Big Ten 'Giant Killer'
Blocks Nine's Path To Title


clamoring for copy--- frankly, we are scared still.
Sixty Michigan football candidates The name we have chosen for this column is self-explanatory in its sim-
will gather tonight at the Union for 1 plicity. Indirectly it was inspired by Tex Robertson, who dubbed us "The
the presentation of the annual Chi- Press" when as a sophomore we first became acquainted with Coach Matt
cae Alunin ofballAwado the h Mann and his champions.
sago Alumni Football Award to the

With Minnesota and Iowa, the Wol-
verines' closest rivals for the 1936
Conference baseball crown, playing
three games at Iowa City on Friday
and Saturday. the Michigan ball club
has a fifty-fifty chance of remaining
at the top of the heap until ial
exams swing around with the two
game series carded with Iowa.
The big hurdle that the Michigan
clubbers have to clear before the
final test, however, is the game card-
ed for Saturday at Madison. The
Wisconsin giant killers have assumed
a major importance to all the would-
be championship clubs, having hit
their stride this last week with three
wins in four starts. Two of these
wins, over Iowa, last Saturday and
Illinois the preceding Saturday, have
proved decidedly to the advantage
of Coach Ray Fisher's men as it was
the first introduction into the debit
column for.these former league-lcad-
ing teams.


in the running, will meet Chicago
at Urbana on Wednesday in their
last game of the season for the
Illni. If Michigan should drop one
more of lcr !;ames, the best she could
ybomsibly hope for is a tie with Illinois,
who is certain to topple the Maroons
who have won five and lost three to


Herm Fishman, the Wolverine's
ace southpaw, gained two Confer-
ence victories the past week-end,
beating Purdue 11 to 3 and checking
the Illini the next day in a relief
role for a 9 to 3 win.
Michityan Has
SiX In Olympic
Swim Try-Outs


And Haynie
Chances To


American Team I
Six present Michigan swimmers
definitely will try for positions on
the American Olympic swimming
team in the final trials to be held
July 10, 11, and 12 at Providence, R. I.,
it was announced yesterday by Coach
Matt Mann.
The men going East are Co-captains
Frank Barnard and Jack Kasley,
Harry Rieke, Tom Haynie, Ed Kirar
and Ed Kent. They will leave Ann
Arbor immediately after final exam-
inations and train in Yale's 50-meter
pool at New Haven until time for the
Although no definite decision has
been made as yet, part or all of Mich-
igan's diving quartet of ex-Captain
Frank Fehsenfeld, Der Johnston, Ned
Diefendorf and Ben Brady may take
part in the diving trials to be held
in July at Chicago.f
Of the six Wolverine swimmers(

Rodriguez Shifted making the bid for positions on the
Rodriguez was moved up to the United States team, Kasley and Hay-
number one position as a result of nie seem to have the best chances for
his fine showing against the Grosse- success.
Pointe and Detroit tennis clubs and Kasley, who is world's record-holder
fone etaedrieerybodyinclud- for the 200-yard breast-stroke event,
for one set amazed everybody, the Olympic race, represented the
Andy.United States in Japan last summer
Capt. Howie Kahn lost to Andy and apears to be America's leading
Pepa, runner-up to Fischer for the candidate for a breast-stroke win.
Michigan Intercollegiate singles title, Haynie, who placed in three events
in straight sets, ยง-1, 6-4. Jarvie Dean in the National A.A.U. Indoor meet
and Devon Smith put on the closest last winter and was the most versa-
match of the day, with Smith finally tile member of this year's sterling
coming out on top, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. freshman squad, has displayed ability
Sutter Beats Kahn that should earn him a place on the
Coach Johnstone took a team of 800-meter free-style relay team, or in
six men into Detroit Sunday to meet the 400 and 1,500-meter individual
the Grosse Pointe tennis club and the events.
Michigan netters came out on the Kirar in the 50-meter free-style and
short end of a 7-2 score. Cliff Sut- Rieke in the 100-meter back-stroke
ter, former Tulane star, led the Grosse are also conceded good chances of
Pointe team to victory with a 6-3, 6-2, making the trip to Berlin. Kirar,
win over Captain Kahn. with his powerful frame and a world
Jesse Flick scored the only singles of speed, should swim well in the long-
victory for the Wolverines when he course pool. Rieke, who swims pro-
defeated Dr. Merkel, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, in gressively better as the pool becomesC
a hard fought match. Rodriguez and longer, is rated by Coach Mann as a
Ted Thorward came through with good bet to grab the third back-stroke
the other Michigan win by whipping spot behind Adolph Kiefer and George.
Dr. Merkel and Bob Croul, 6-2, 8-6. Kojac. His toughest competition will
SUMMARIES come from former Co-captain Taylor
Singles I Drysdale, Al VandeWeghe and Danny
Fischer (WS) df. Rodriguez (M), Zehr.
0-6, 6-3, 6-3. Barnard and Kent are two husky
Pepa (WS) df. Kahn (M), 6-1, 6-4. 1,500-meter men who are rounding
Klein (WS) df. Flick (M), 6-2, 7-5. into shape that will make them plenty
Smith (WS) df. Dean (M), 2-6,,6-4, tough to keep off the American team.
6-3 Barnard has placed in the long grind
Doubles: in the last two National CollegiateI
Fischer and Klein (WS) df. Thor- meets. Kent is a freshman.
___ er__ T . ane n

outstanding Freshman gridder of the
past season.
The banquet this year will be
graced by four Detroit alumni, all
of them famous Michigan football
men of the past. The award will be
presented by Meyer Morton, Chicago
official and Big Ten official.
The four alumni who are expected
to attend are Germany Schultz, who
critics have often called the great-
est center that ever lived; Willie Hes-
ton, famous back of thirty years ago;
Tod Rockwell, quarterback on the
team of 1925; and Stan Fay, one of
the greatest blockers ever to play
on a Michigan team and captain of
the great 1933 eleven.
The winner of the trophy is chosen
by a committee of the football coach-
ing staff. The factors which are
considered are present ability, future
possibilities, mental attitude, and at-
tendance at practices. The winner
last year was Bob Cooper who did not
play during the season because of an
The most likely candidates this
year are Bob Curran, Al Loiko, and
Russell Hook, backs and Fred Janke,
John Jordan and Don Siegel, line-
men. All of these men showed up
well in both fall and spring practices
and are all very promising.
The banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m.
and is under the auspices of the
Michigan Athletic Association.
Golf Exhibition
Thursday Will
Feature Pros
Lawson Little And Horton
Smith Lead List Of Stars;
Kocsis Will Also Play
An exhibition of golf by some of
the foremost golfers in the world will
take place at 2 p.m. Thursday on the
University Golf Course.
Leading the list of the guest experts
is Lawson Little, twice winner of the
British and American Open. Con-
sidered by many as the world's rank-
ing player, he is the only person to
have ever accomplished the double
slam feat. His appearance here is
among the first he has made since
turning professional recently.
A former national American cham-
pion, Horton Smith, will also appear
in the exhibition. Rated as one of
the five leading golfers in the world
at the present time, Smith made the
best record of any American pro-
fessional during the past winter, col-
lecting well over $7,500 in prize mon-
ey. Chief among his recent victories
were the Miami-Biltmore at Pasadena
and the annual Masters' tournament
at Augusta, which he won for the.
second time.
The other professional to appear
here is Jimmy Thompson, of Shawnee
on the Delaware, Pa. Because of his
rep utation for being the longest man
offuthe tee in professional ranks, he
has gained a rating with the first ten
golfers in the world.
Capt. Chuck Kocsis of the Varsity
golf team will complete the group
which will play in 18 hole, best-all
foursome. A half hour preceding the
match, at 1:30 p.m., the famous pros
will give a demonstration of the var-
ious shots as they should be executed.
Golf course officials have asked that
ladies attending the match refrain
from wearing high heels as they cut
up the turf on the fairways and
greens. There will be no admission



First of all our congratulations to Bill Reed, retiring editor, who from
the day he gave us our first assignment and our first by-line, has been
a real friend and a confidant. He has given the present senior staff the
credit for the success of the page during the past year. We in turn give
it to him, for his sincere interest in the page and in Michigan athletics
has been the driving force behind Fred Buesser, Fred DeLano, Ray Good-
man and myself.
To the three above who have been so close to us during our two and one-
half years on the staff together, we need say nothing. We understand one
another perfectly, and our work shall go on as harmoniously as it has in thel
past - regardless of what fickle fortune has done to us.
. This column shall appear regularly - every day if possible. Part of
the time it shall consist of initialed contributions by other senior members
of the staff - whose ability we recognize and respect.
* * * *
"The Press Angle" is dedicated to our most exacting critic (whose
name must go unmentioned) and to Al Newman, who as, a fraternity
brother and the holder of our present position when we first came to
Ann Arbor as a verdant freshman, served to turn our interest in sports
writing into something tangible that eventually has led us to where we
are tonight.
Our policies as Sport Editor shall in the main be a continuance of those
of our predecessor's. In our covers of Varsity athletics we shall strive for
the concise and readable and the elimination of the sensational. Intramural
coverage shall continue under Ray Goodman as it has since the Spring recess
-on the same basis as a Varsity sport.
National sport news will be interspersed among our columns as its im-
portance and interest demands. Mayor League baseball scores will appear
every day during the season and complete standings at least once a week.
Michigan athletes we shall recognize as fellow students and amateurs
competing for the glory of the University and the fun of the game. Any
criticism shall be made with the cooperation of the coaches, and a losing
team that is working conscientiously will not be "ridden."
Defense O Conference Track

Iowa ......
Illinois ..
Purdue ....

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. .. .. .. .. .. ..6 1
.............6 1
.5 2
.5 3
.3 5
.1 9


Northwestern ..........0
Ohio State .............0
Games This Week


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Title Gives Wolverines fitters
Lts By Indiana And were lost and that his track team can I
o State Are Causes put the meet in the bag if every man
Michigan Worries pulls through as he should. The boys
on the squad carry out Charle's opin-
By ROY HEATH ion and are redoubling their efforts
mosphere of tense excitement in an attempt to spring a big disap-
s Ferry Field as Charlie Hoyt's pointment on all and sundry who are
afeated Wolverines prepare to of the opinion that Michigan has hitI
the last ditch in defense of the skids.
g Ten track title. Stoller Optimistic .
e beginning of the outdoor Sammy Stoller is the most opti-
,n the Michigan men were rat- mistic, predicting a clear cut win for
on favorites to retain their Michigan. Just what Sam has in
er their spectacular defense store for Owens and Co. he doesn't
indoor title and their show of say. He was never in finer condi-
t the Penn Relays. But that tion to beat the "Ebony Antelope" to
ssed and in the two weeks the the tape and it is the opinion of many
nd Blue have fallen before that it is about his turn. Captain
igeful onslaught of Indiana Frank Aikens will not pick the win-
io State. To make matters ner until Sunday morning. Stan
possible, the Buckeyes tasted Birleson says that Chicago's Ray El-
t the hands of Wisconsin, de- linwood will have to turn in a better
record smashing afternoon by than average performance to beat him
wens, to again put Wisconsin out in the 440. Harvy Patton is count-
ole of real factor in the Bat- ing, on points in the 440 and will be in
lumbus this coming Saturday. there to turn in another top perform-
Team Faces Problem ance in the mile relay. Bob Osgood
uestion now is: can Michigan is trying. to get the kinks out of his
Lave off the advances of In- game leg which is still bothering him
nd Ohio State who have tast-- and looking forward to a matter he
d and are hungering for the has to settle with Dan Caldemeyer,
ich has reposed for so long at ace Hoosier timber topper. Moreau
ield, and if they should turn Hunt is taking the week off in an at-
k of beating out the Bucks tempt to get some of the old kick
)siers will they be able to deal back in his legs which have shown a
2e hand to the Badgers who tendency to tire on him. Coach Hoyt
thin an ace of annexing their will announce the men who will make
itle and have every intention the Columbus trip today.
'ing in those few extra points
hey lacked at Chicago?
while Charlie Hoyt's using all T r N
nowledge of the game to con-
his power and repeat last TENNIS RACKETS
ighting finish. Chuck is of Now at
nion that Michigan virtually 712 E. Washington Ph. 9793
vay those two meets which

Larson To Hurl
Bill O'Brien, ace of the Wisconsin
moundsmen, will face Captain Berger
Larson in the game Saturday while
Fishman will probably get the call
over Gee in Friday's game with North-
western at Evanston. The Wildcat
game should be a comparatively easy
tilt for the Wolverines as Northwest-
ern hasn't won in nine starts.
Illinois, the only other club still
Big Ten Standings

Wednesday: Chicago at Illinois.
Friday: Minnesota at Iowa. .. .. .
Michigan at Northwestern.
Saturday: Michigan at Wisconsin. At A
Minnesota at Iowa (2 games) J. J. O'KANE
Chicago at Purdue.





ward and

Levenson (M), 6-0,


I-M Soft Ball Play.
Postponed By Rain
Rain once more broke up the in-
tramural softball schedule and caused
postponements of twelve first place
playoff games scheduled for yester-
day. All games will be held over until
tomorrow when they will be played
at 5:15 p.m.
Only one game was able to be
completely finished; that of Sigma
Alpha Mu versus Phi Gamma Delta.
The S.A.M.'s won, easily scoring 12
runs to their opponents nothing. The
win puts them in the third round of
the third place playoffs.
Called in the fifth inning because,
of the rain, Trigons defeated Alpha
Sigma Phi 6 to 5 to reach the third
round in the fourth place playoffs.
The Jazzhounds by their victory
over Varsity 12-9 in five innings ad-

Major Leagues
American League
Detroit 7, Washington 1
Boston 2, Chicago 0
Philadelphia-St. Louis, rain
New York-Cleveland, rain
National League
St. Louis 11, Philadelphia 6
New York 4, Pittsburgh 2
Chicago 7, Boston 2
Cincinnati 9, Brooklyn 6.

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