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MichiganPuckmen Battle Powerful TorontoVarsity

Canadians Rate
Among Leading
Teams Show Fairly Equal
Records; Ontario Sextet
Boasts 5 Goal Average
Jack Merrill Is Out
Michigan's battling Wolverines will
be out to prove that they rank with
the leading hockey teams of North
America when they face off at 8 p.m.
in the Coliseum tonight against the
powerful. Toronto Varsity, conquer-
ors of the most formidable sextets of
the east.
More than 1,400 spectators are
expected to jam the arena to capacity
long before referee Paddy Farrell
blows his whistle to signal the com-
mencement of a puck clash which ex-
perts predict will set a new high for
hockey thrills here.
Varsity Has Two Reserves
It will. be the rangy Canadians,
boasting a trio of high geared for-
ward lines, four husky defensemen,
and at least one high grade netmind-
er against Captain Vic Heyliger and
seven mates when the battle gets
Michigan, materially weakened by
the loss of Jack Merrill, second line
center, will have to depend on George
Cooke and Ed Chase for their only
relief during the entire 60 minutes of
Reports from the Ontario me-
tropolis indicate that the Varsity
needs a lot of room to hit the peak
form which has given them an av-
erage of five goals per game thus far
this season. With this in mind Coach
Eddie Lowrey will have his Wolver-
ines glued to the invaders all evening.
Teams' Records Even
On their records both teams stand
fairly even. Michigan has won 11
out of 16 games, while Toronto has
scored eight victories in 12 starts. The
Canadians schedule has pitted them
against the best of the east, how-
ever, and two of their defeats came
at the hands of the well nigh in-
vincible McGill.
Tonight's clash will settle for once
and all the question of hockey su-
premacy. If Michigan can beat the
Varsity, no longer will the East be
able to claim that western hockey is
pecond rate.,"
Toronto's flashy sextet features a
wide open brand of hockey made
possible by a world of offensive pow-
er and of defense. '
Coach Ace Bailey plans to start his
second line against the short handed
Wolverines. Maxie Fullerton, veteran
flanker with a lot of hockey between
the ears, will be out there on left
wing. Charlie Sweeny, a very re-
liable and extremely fast winger Vill
be on the opposite side, and between
them, the 21-year old recruit Bill
Opponents Have Three Lines
Toronto's greatest scoring combine,
featuring the sensational Norm Mc-
Clelland at center flanked by Wib
Valiquette and Rip Ripley, will take
the ice next.
A third Varsity line will also make
its appearance, probably composed of
Bob Creasy, Ken Gregory and Bob
Back on the red line Captain Bruce
Charles will team with the fast skat-
ing Ernie Rey to present Michigan
forwards with a very discouraging
spectacle when they come down the
In the nets the invaders have
George Campbell, who despite his
first year on the squad, has had
plenty of experience. Campbell played

goalie on the junior championship
six last season and has been playing
hockey for five years.
Coach Eddie Lowrey plans to start
his pwn potent forward trio against
the fast stepping Canadians, working
George Cooke and Ed Chase into the
game with Johnny Fabello when
Captain Vic Heyliger and Gibby'
James are weary of carrying the at-
Probable Line-Ups
Michigan Pos. Toronto
Chase ........ .... D ..... Campbell
Simpson ......... D ....... Charles
Smith ...........D..........Rey
Heyliger ......... C .....,.Morrison
Fabello .......... W ...... Sweeny
James ........... W .... ..Fullerton
Michigan spares: Cooke, Ed Chase.
Toronto spares: McClelland, Val-
liquette, Ripley, Creasy, Gregory,
Galway; Driscoll, Sissons, Caswell.
Referee: Paddy Farrell.
Notre Dame 69, Illinois 85. .....1


Title Chance Seen As Cage

Team Tackles iF isconsin

Gentlemen,-The Toronto Varsity

Gee, Patanelli
Close Brilliant
Court .Careers

George Campbell .... G

No. Wt. Age



155 20 Bespectacled net minder who
has scored shut-outs over the
best clubs in the east.
175 23 Main stay of a hard checking
defense; captains team.

Bruce Charles......D 2

Rests On
Other Big

Final Position
Outcome Of
Ten Games

Wib Valiquette......C

8 145 23 Tricky stick handler with a
world of fight despite his pint

Hank Sissens .......
Norm McClelland ..
Maxie Fullerton ...
Bob Creasy .........

D 12 172 21 Second year rear guard who
boasts a hard shot; very steady.
..C 5 145 22 First line center and flashiest
performer on the squad; great
poke checker.
.W 6 145 24 Smart flanker who uses his
stick for numerous purposes.
.W 14 155 21 Alberta product whop performs
at center or left wing; first

Charlie Sweeney ...W
Ernie Rey ..........D
Ralph Ripley .......W 1
Bill Morrison ........C 1
Charlie Driscoll :......D
Cazy Caswell .......G
Ken"Gregory ....W...W



year on squad.
23 Capable right
speed to burn;

winger with
second year

3 170 23 So fast he would be playing
forward on any other club;
solos a specialty.
.0 160 20 All-around athlete who
switches from quarterback to
right wing; fine stick handler.
1 150 21 Fast and light; called the best
of this year's recruits.
9 170 22 Stubborn, hard working de-
fenseman who knocks 'em
down for keeps.
X 155 21 Second string goalie who is
very promising; sucker for
hard, low drives.
X 160 21 Clever skater and high grade
all around flanker.

(Continued from Page 1)
scored 16 points and worked well on
The way the Big Ten stands the
Varsity can wind up in either first,t
second, or third place. If both the
Gophers and the Illini lose and the,
Wolverines win, all three will be tied
for the title. If either of the two
leaders should be beaten and Michi-
gan wins, then Cappon and his boys
will wind up tied
for second. But if
b o t h Minnesota
and Illinois win
and Michigan
loses, the Wolver-
ines can still finish
no lower t h a n
third, the s p o t
that they held last
year, behind In-
diana and Purdue.
Both Jake Town- ..
send and Gee will
have their last CAPT. GE
chance to boost
their scoring records. Townsend with
106 points is in fourth spot, just two
points behind his 12-game record
last year and two places above his
1936 standing. His chances to pass
Mike McMichael of Northwestern
who is second and Harry Combes,
Illini forward and guard, in third
seem good. McMichael is eight
points ahead of him, Combes but
Probable Starting Lineups:
Michigan Wisconsin
Townsend .......f ........ Rooney
Barclay .........f..........Powell
Gee ............. c ........... Bell
Patanelli ........ g ....... Mitchell
Fishman ........ g ........... Frey

107 Athletes Gather
For State Relay Meet
EAST LANSING, March 5.--P)-
Michigan College track and field
stars assembled here tonight for
Saturday's assault on existing rec-
ords in the 17th Annual Michigan
State College Relay Carnival.
One of the fiercest battles for su-
premacy the meet has known im-
pended, with all but one of last
year's champions back in the run-
ning. Featured prominently among
the contestants is Al Tolmich, Wayne
University sensation, who captured
both hurdles and the 40-yard dash
titles last winter.
The carnival will see in action 107
athletes, representing Albion College,
Central State, Detroit Tech, Grand
Rapids Junior College, Kalamazoo
College, Michigan Normal, Michigan
State, The University of Detroit and
Wayne University.
Grapplers Pin
M*S.C. Team
In 24-0 Win

Varsity Track
Team Crushes
Panthers, 66-3 8
Woodruff Gallops To New
Field House Record" In
440, Wins Half-Mile
(Continued from Page 1)
ten feet further au derriere to take
third. The winning time was 1:56.
Osgood came within one-tenth of
a second of his own high-hurdle
mark of :8.1 and within two-tenths
of Jesse Owen's low-hurdle standard
of :7.2. The Michigan captain had
to stave off a closing rush by Glen
Cooper of Pitt to take the lows by
a foot.dg
Sammy Stoller led all the way to
take his favorite 60-yard sprint in
:6.3, with the same Cooper coming
in a yard back to take second in a
camera finish oth Alan Smith,
Michigan sophomore.
In the mile run Clayt Brelsford
seemed on his way to lower his own
kField House mark of 4:17.1 when the
three-quarter mark was reached, but
finished in 4:19.4. Ray Fink and
Harry O'Connell took second and
third for the Varsity.
Get Slam In Broadjump
The second slam of the meet came
in the final event, the broad jump.
Smith jumped 23 feet three inches
for first honors, with Stoller and
Bill Watson ending up in a tie for
second less than two inches back.
Watson and Jim Kingsley, both
sophomores, remained undefeated in
their favorite events. The former
took the shot put easily with a heave
of 48 feet 111h2 inches, and Kingsley
went up 13 feet to win the pole vault
from Bill Morgan of Michigan. Dave
Hunn, veteran Varsity vaulter, was
kept out of the event by Coach
Charlie Hoyt to allow the former's
injured leg some rest before the
Conference championships to be held
next week-end in Chicago.
Win Relay Easily
Michigan's quartet of Harvey
Clarke, Brelsford, Captain Osgood
and Birleson had little trouble in
capturing the mile relay, by approx-
imately 100 yards, defeating a Pitt
team that had trouble at the ex-
change. Woodruff did not run in
this event.'
Harold Tost put on a terrific sprint
in the two-mile run to beat Mich-
igan's Neree Alix, the pace-setter for
most of the race, by 25 yards.
Northville High School, the defend-
ing district champions in the C divi-
sion, defeated University High 20-18
Thursday night in the State basket-
ball tournament.

Metz Wins Hollywood
Open Golf Tournament
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 5.-(OP)
-Dick Metz, bronzed young Chicago
professional, won the $3,000 Holly-
wood Open Golf Tournament today
with a 72-hole score of 272.
Metz, eight under par for the dis-
tance, finished three strokes ahead
of his nearest rivals, Johnny Revolta
of Evanston, Ill., and Paul Runyan
of White Plains, N. Y.
Another stroke back at 276 was
Jimmy Hines, blond shotmaker from
Garden City, N.Y.
Big Ten 1937
Basketball Race
Clo s e s Tonight
With the championship up in the
air, Chicago's trampled Maroons,
keyed to beat the title-conscious Min-
nesota team and Northwestern wait-
ing to repeat over Illinois' league-
leading Suckers, the 1937 Big Ten
basketball race closes tonight.
The Gophers, just one jump away
from their first cage title since 1921,1
have more than just a tenth-place
team to reckon with at the Midway
field house tonight. The Maroons
have just about reached the end of a
Conference losing streak that began
with the 1934-35 season when they 1
won their last game defeating Iowa,
Minnesota, also, has the overconfi-
dence and let-down factors with
which to contend. They've won nine
of their eleven contests this season,
several over the strongest teams in
the league and have dropped the two
they did by a matter of one point in
each case.
At Evanston, tonight, the Illini
also have a tough battle on their
hands. Northwestern, waiting for a
chance to avenge the loss handed
them down in Champaign earlier in
the season and narrowly nosed out
in anovertime by Minnesota last
Monday, will be noeasy mark, even
for the league-leaders. ,

EAST LANSING, March 5.-(I)-
The University of Michigan wrestling
team overwhelmed Michigan State's
green squad here tonight, 24 to 0.
The summary:
118 pounds-Spicher, Michigan,
defeated Purdy, State, decision. Time
126 pounds-Kellman, Michigan,
defeated Aldrich, State, decision.
Time 3:55:
135 pounds-Cameron, Michigan,
defeated Ball, State, decision. Time
145 pounds-Thomas, Michigan,
defeated Collings, State, decision.
Time 6:54.
155 pounds-Nichols, Michigan, de-
feated Mitchell, State, decision. Time
165 pounds-Morgan, Michigan,
defeated Orr, State, decision. Time
175 pounds-Tash, Michigan, de-
feated Malisky, State, decision. Time
Heavyweights-Lincoln, Michigan,
defeated Stevenson, State, decision.
Time 4:15.
In answer to many inquiries
along this line, it was announced
late last night that Sonja Henie
will skate at the Olympia in De-
troit March 16-20. This will be her
first appearance in Detroit.

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Track Summaries


Mile run: Won by Brelsford (M);
second, Fink (M); third, O'Connell
(M). Time 4:19.7.
60-yard dash: Won by Stoller (M);
second, Cooper (P); third, Smith
(M). Time, :06.3.
440-yard dash: Won by Woodruff
(P) ; second, Birleson (M); third,
Mason (M). Time, :49.1 (Breaks
Field House Record, :49.2, by Birle-
son, Feb. 20, 1937).
High jump: Won by Bennett (P);
second, Oden (P); third, Frieden-
berg (M). Height, 6 feet. 2/4 inches.
Pole vault: Won by Kingsley (M);
second, Morgan (M) ; third, Gerretty
(P). Height, 13 feet.
Two-mile run: Won by Tost (P);
second, Alix (M); third, Pinkerton
(M). Time, 9:45.
65-yard high hurdles: Won by Os-
good (M); second, Ryden (P); third,
Martens (M). Time, :08.1.
880-yard run: Won by Woodruff
(P); second, Harold Davidson (M);
third, Howard Davidson (M). Time,
65-yard low hurdles: Won by Os-
good (M); second, Cooper (P); third,
Ryden (M). Time, :07.3.
Mile relay: Won by Michigan
(Clarke, Brelsford, Osgood, Birleson).
Time, 3.22.7.
Broad jump: Won by Smith (M);
tied for second, Watson (M) and
Stoller (M). Distance, 23 feet, 3
Shot put: Won by Watson (M);
second, Taano (P); third, Stebbins
(P). Distance, 48 feet, 1112 inches.






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