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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Spring Grid

Practice

E As

Yellows

Defeat

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Good Blocking
Features Final
Practice Game
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Strong, Kremer, Meyer
Play Well In Backfield;
Heikkinen Also Stars
By STEWART FITCH
The Yellows, after allowing the
Blues to tallynine points, came back
to push over two quick touch-
downs to defeat their opponents 13-9
in the traditional annual spring grid
game yesterday at the Stadium.
The Blues started the firewor
by kicking a field goal after only a
minute of play. Following the kick-
off and two plays, Ed Fruitig of the
Blues blocked Paul Kromer's punt
which was recovered by the Yellows
on the 15-yard stripe. After Dave
Strong's pass was knocked down, Jack
Brennan pulled out of the line tc
kick one through the middle for the
first score of the game.
Squads Battle Evenly
The two squads battled almos
evenly until midway in the second
quarter when Dave Strong backed ur
to the Yellow 35 and threw a pass
to John Nicholson on the 20 who ir
turn lateralled to ButchJordan, Yel.
low guard, who carried the ball across
for a touchdown. Brennan misse
the try for the extra point.
At this point the Yellows took con-
trol of the scoring ad held the
edge until the game was called. The
Yellow break came when Ralph Heik-
kinen broke through to block Strong'
pint which was recovered by Jack
ateketee on the Blue 15 yard lipe.
On the next play, Kromer picket
his way through to the 3 yard marker
behind fine blocking. From this poin
it took the Yellows four plays befor
Larry Wckter, fullback, plunged ove
the line for the score. Jack Meye>
booted the extra point.
Kromer Goes Over
In the third quarter the Yellow
eleven started fast by recovering a
Blue fumble on the Blue 14. Kromer's
pass to Meyer put the ball on the
5 and after two plays Kromer backed
up to pass, failed to spot a receiver
and behind good blocking trotted
across for the second Yellow tally.
Butch Jordan blocked Meyer's try
for the extra point and the score re-
mained 13-9. There was no further
scoring.
Blocking Is Outstanding
The outstanding feature of the
game was the improved quality of
the blocking. Although pretty shoddy
at times the blocking on several occa-
sions indicated that the emphasis
placed on it in the spring drills has
not been for naught.
Outstanding players in the scrim-
mage included Jack Meyer, Paul Kro-
mer, Dave Strong, Ed Cristy and
Wally Hook backs, and Ralph Heik-
kinen, Butch Jordan, F'red Janke, Ed
Frutig and John Nicholson in the
line.
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Captains Netmen

Netmen W in Easily, 8-1

Golfers Lose To M. S. C.

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Captain Neil Levenson of the ten-
nis team yesterday led Michigan to
its third Big Ten win of the current
season. Playing in the No. 1 slot
Levenson defeated Hershez of Ohio
State in straight sets.
Iloy ,tmen Defeat
Buckeyes 78 -53
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For 12 Straight
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reacherous cinders.in 9.8 and 21.2 for
.he century and furlong.
Silent Stan Wins Two
Silent Stan Kelley dominated both
iurdle events but was forced to stave
)ff unlooked for opposition from Dave
klbritton in the 120-highs. The big
Negro ace, who also took the high
jump from Michigan's Wes Allen.
,ode at Kelley's shoulder the whole
-oute and only a final lunge put the
[rishman home first. Kelley went
inpushed in 'the lows.
Michigan's middle distance forces
'xnderwent a rennaissance after near-
ly a month of indifferent performance
as Tommie Jester took the 880 handily
%nd Ross Faulkner displayed some
>f the form that had hitherto been
imited to the practice field in placing
second in the 440 behind crack Scar-
et ace Harley Howells. Howells was
ilso a surprise starter in the 220 where
he placed second, four yards back of
Lewis.
Farrell Wins
Sandy Farrell of Michigan covered
himself with glory and mud as he rose
12%/ feet above the miserable vault-
ing pit to turn in the first triumph
of his three years Varsity competition.
Jimmie Kingsley tied for second and
third with Metcalf of O.S.U.
Fred Martin whipped the javelin
out 188 feet in three trys and let the
distance stand, Charlie Hoyt with
drawing him before the treacherous
footing could cause an injury to hi,,
javelin star who is slated for a Con-
ference championship next week on
the strength of his cansistent 200 foot
efforts in previous competition this
season.

Doubles Team
Suffers Only
Loss To O.S.U.
Percival Rallies To Whip
Mecker After Dropping
First Set; Cohen Wins
After being rained out at Palmer
Field, the Varsity tennis squad re-
versed their last few losses to sweep
through a much weaker Ohio State
team 8-1 for their third conference
win in the match held yesterday
morning on the courts at the Intra-
mural Building.
Mel Hershey of'Ohio State extend-
ed Michigan's Capt. Neil Levenson to
a 9-7 first set, but Levenson rallied
to easily take the second 6-2.
Kidwell Rallies
Don Percival had a bit of difficulty
getting started, dropping his first
set to the hard driving of George
Mecher of the Scarlet Scourge, 6-8
but once started he whipped his way
through to a 6-1, 9-7 victory.
Irving Drooyan started out with a
6-1 lead, but fell before the onslaught
of the Varsity's number three netter
John Kidwell, as Kidwell took the last
two sets 6-4, 6-1. Steve Woolsey in
the number four position downed Paul
Stevens 6-4, 7-5 in one of the few
two set matches of the day.
Levenson, Morris Drop Doubles
Hank Cohen lived up to nis reputa-
tion as one of the Varsity's most per-
sistent winners and played his usual
hard-hitting game to defeat Phil Har-
brecht 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, lagging behind
only for the first set. Buckeye Bob
Bedell was taken in a two set match
as Ed Morris defeated him by a 8-6
6-3 score.
Harbrecht and Howard Dredge
combined in the doubles to take Ohio
State's only match, downing Levenson
and Morris, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. In the
other two doubles matches, Tom Slat-
tery and Woolsey in the Varsity num-
ber one position downed Mechir and
Stevens, while the number two duo
of Cohen andKidwell defeated Drooy-
an and Hershev 6-3, 6-1.
Summaries
Levenson (M) d. Hershey (OSU)
9-7, 6-2; Pecival (M) d. Mechir
(OSU) 6-8, 6-1, 9-7; Kidwell (M) d.
Drooyan (OSU) 1-6, 6-4, 6-4; Wool-
sey (M) d. Stevens (OSU) 6-4, 7-5;
Cohen (M) d. Harbrecht (OSU) 3-6,
6-2, 6-4; Morris (M) d. Bedell (OSU)
8-6, 6-3; Slattery (M) d. Dredge
(OSU) 6.
Slattery, Woolsey (M) d. Mechir,
Stevens (OSU) 6-4, 7-5; Cohen, Kid-
vel (M) d. Drooyan, Hershey (OSU)
5-, 6-1; Harbrecht, Dredge (OSU)
d. Levenson, Morris (M, 3-6, 6-2,
6-4.
Yearling Tennis Squad
To Meet Ypsilanti Today
The Michigan Freshmen Tennis
quad will have a chance to show
their wares at 2 p.m. this afternoon
at Ferry Field when they will come
-ip against the Ypsilanti City Tennis
club. The freshmen will use Bill
Sessions, Max Bacon, Jimmy Tobin,
Robert Jeffers and two others who
have not been named,
Ypsilanti will have Merlin Schultz,
former Michigan Normal star, and
Harold Churchill former University
of Illinois netter. The rival forces
will also be strengthened by Bill Gor-
don, present champion of the town,
rnd James Weir.
GOLF MATCH TODAY
The Freshmen and Varsity reserve
jolfers will meet this morning over
the University course. Each squad
has won one match of the two played
so far.

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Wolverines And Buckeyes
Rained Out At Ferry Field
Rain postponed yesterday's Mich-
igan-Ohio State baseball game and
gave the Wolverines a brief respite
from their heavy schedule of the past
several weeks.
However, Coach Ray Fisher's men
will swing back into action next week,
playing three games, beginning with
Tuesday's home tilt with Ypsilanti.
Burt Smith who was slated to hurl for
the Wolverines in today's postponed
game will probablyustart against the
Michigan Normal outfit.
Two days later, Notre Dame's strong
diamond squad will move in for one
game and then the two teams will
journey down to South Bend for the
season's final battle between the two
teams on Saturday.
IL-M " Gol f Cup
Goes To Psi U
Has Beens, Lawyers Win
Respective Divisions
More than 160 players braved heavy
rains and a driving wind yesterday
to play in the annual Intramural
Golf Tournament held over the Uni-
versity course.
Psi Upsilon toppled the winner in
the general fraternity division for
the last two years, Phi Kappa Psi,
and took a year's possession of the
rotating trophy by virtue of its team
score of 346, the total of the runners-
up being four strokes higher.
Chuck Evans led the winners with
an 82, followed by Brad Palmer with
83, Ed Hoagland with P7 and Paul
Keller' was seven shots higher.
The Has Beens copped the In-
dependent title' with a total of 3381
shots and the Beeler Boys were sec-
ond, some 12 shots behind. Hal Jen-
nings led the team with a 81 which
also tied for the low medal honors
of the tournament. Al Chadwick
toured the course in 91, and Bob Orvel
with 92 and Frank Eddy with 101
completed the victorious Independent
squad.
The ,Law Club outfit was low for thej
day with a total of 344 which easily'
led the professional division. a
Ted Miller, playing for Alpha Sigma
Phi, won the medal for hitting the
longest drive off the first, with a
wallop of 270 yards.

Michigan State
Beats Golfers
In Rain Storm
Barclay, Palmer Collect
Three Wolverine Points
In 14.5-3.5 Setback
EAST LANSING, May 14.--P)-The
/ichigan State College golf team
/splashed through a driving rain storm
at the Walnut Hills golf :course here
today to defeat University of Michi-
gan 14% to 3%.
The victory today was Michigan
State's second over the Wolverines
this season and was all the more wel-
come because it was unexpected.
Barclay Is Medalist
Spectators saw an unusually hard
fought play, with the difficulties of
both squads heightened by the rain.
The players wrapped handkerchiefs
around their club handles to enable
them to obtain firm grips on their
drenched irons.
Barclay, playing in No. 1 slot for
the University, was medalist with a
77. He broke even with Ed Flowers,
of Grand Rapids, in their match. Both
nicking up 1% points each. Ray Nel-
son, of State, outplayed Karpinski
and won three points. Best ball for
the foursome gave the Spartans 2%
to 2 points for Michigan.
State Sweeps Best Ball
Tom Brand, of State, took another
three points from Reiss, and Bud
Tansey, playing around last .for the
Spartans, split with Palmer, for 1
points each. State took three points
for best ball.
Summaries:
Flowers (78), State, tied -Barclay
(77), Michigan.
Nelson (80), State, d. Karpinski
(83), Michigan.
Brand (78) State, d. Reiss (83),
Michigan.
Tansey (81), State, tied Palmer
(81), Michigan.
PENN WINS CHILDS CUP
PRINETON, N.J., May 14.-()-
Penn's varsity crew drove down the
rain-lashed waters of Lake Carnegie
today to defeat Princeton and Colum-
bia and win the varsity race for the
Childs Cup. Penn was timed in
9:37.2 after the big eight took the
lead at the first quarter mile and
surged ahead in the middle stretch of
the mile and three quarters race.

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Captain 'Butch' Kremer Shows

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That The Mrs. Is No Hindrance

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What effect does marriage have on
athletes?
Captain Merle "Butch" Kremer
gave the lie to the mistaken notion
that it is a detriment, as he joined
the ranks of Joe Louis, Max Schmel-
ing and many big league ball players
to claim that not only is it a decided
help but it gives him a deeper in-
terest in the game.
His baseball record at Michigan
gives mute evidence of the fact that
marriage evidently has a steadying
influence, as the slugging outfielder
was the only Varsity player to hit
over .300 last year and his mark is
closely approximating that point thus
far in this season's games.
He Hits Hard
Left-handed, he is a very powerful
hitter and takes a beautiful cut at
the ball making a good impression
regardless of whether he makes a hit
or not. At Illinois he made this im-
pression fairly permanent by knock-
ing a home-run todempty the three
.bases Michigan had filled.
An outfielder now, he spent his
freshman year and the early part
of his sophomore year pitching, but
his arm couldn't stand the "gaff." He
developed some mysterious ailment
which no one has been able to diag-
nose but which prevents his pitch-
ing steadily. I
"Butch" Also Played Football
Although he didn't play baseball
at Conneaut High School, he was
brought up in a baseball atmosphere
as his father was a great enthusiast
and had him playing as soon as he
could throw a ball. And he came
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His hobby is athletics and besides
football and basketball, in which he
starred during his 'high school days,
he likes to play tennis. A physical ed-
ucation major, he plans to teach
school at Carleton after graduation.
Indians Are His Favorites
He thinks Berger Larson is the
gratest college baseball player he's
ever seen, which is a compliment in
itself as the two roomed and played
baseball together for a year. Lou
Gehrig is his favorite in Big League
ball and he thinks the Yankees will
win the pennant this year. But be-
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claims that the Cleveland Indians are
his favorite team.
' "Butch's" vote for the best game
of the year is a toss-up between the
Georgetown and Maryland contests.
These teams were met on the South-
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