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November 19, 1937 - Image 3

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Gridders Hurried Through Final Strenuous Drill Of



Punters Show j
Consistent Skill
Against Frosh
Smick, Marzonie Practice
Field Goals; Passing Is
Also Given Attention
With ceiling and visibility practi-
cally zero because of the driving snow,'
the Varsity gridders hurried through l
the last strengous drill of the season i
yesterday afternoon. Today's work-
out will be light and short.
Every department of the game re-
ceived attention as the 'Wolverines
added the final touches for the Buck-
eye invasion Saturday.
Punting under -pressure, field goall
kicking and passing drills featured
the session. Lined up against a
strong freshman eleven, the Varsity
kickers spent some time shooting for,

In Last(Gridiron Battle-

Pot Shots .. .


-As Wolverine Leaders

Doug Farmer, Athlete, Politician, 15 Ohio Gridders
,-, ---. -. End Plavin oDavs

IT OLEDO NED 1-orwards this amus-
ing vignette of Michigan foot-
ball: 1906-a point-a-minute; 19361
-a point a game; 1938-a point a
coach . . . Joe Stydahar, W. Va. al-
umnus now playing tackle for the
Chicago Bears, rave up tobacdo
chewing because the juices obtained
thereby caused a stomach ailment
which militated against his per-
formance . . . It was Monday and
Johnny Bronson, ass't trainer, spared
no tape as he swathed the reserve
back's ankle. "Why do you put more
tape on me Monday than you do on
Saturday?" queried the sub. "Be-
nniavi lv mre on Mandav.

Student Lacks .i
When Douglas Alexander Farmer, T
'38, member of the Wolverine football h
,. ';team was asked what he did with his o
spare time the other day, he looked t
rather blank. This is perfectly un-ft
derstandable when you consider thatF
at present he's accomplishing the im- N
possible by combining athletics, poli- p
tics and a pre-med course, which is R
usually considered a feat in itself.F
The combination of president of[
the senior lit. class by recent appoint-
ment, president of his fraternity com-
bined with the work involved in be- 1
coming a senior with a pre-med cur-
riculum is pretty good in itself, butg
when you add the fact that he's aa
quarterback de luxe on the Varsity;
}eleven, you've really got something
Still a British citizen, Doug was
born in Winnipeg, Canada, January
.*. 22. 1916, and since then has risen1
^er six feet in the atmosphere and has
about 185 pounds to his credit at
present. Red haired and friendly, he
And barking signals for the last still isn't sure why he went out for
time is Doug "Red" Farmer, Wol- football in the first place. "It just
verine quarterback. Red's going seemed like a good idea," he sheep-
Buck hunting with a vengeance to- ishly claims, "and all my friends were
morrow afternoon in his finale at doing it. So-"
the Stadium as a Michigan player. He started playing for Hinsdale
Ten Play Final Game Saturday
By TOM PHARES He rode the bench most of the time
Ten members of the 1937 Michigan during his first two campaigns but
football team will be playing their this season came to the rescue in a
last game for the Maize and Blue big way when the search was on for
tomorrow afternoon against the ! a capable signal-caller.
Scarlet of Ohio State. Two reserve guards who have
Only two members of the start- proved to be valuable replacements
ing lineup are seniors hlowever but this year are Ernie Pederson and
the chances are that the other eight' George Marzonie both of whom are
veteran gridders will see at least a seeing their last 60 minutes of play.
few minutes of action as a climax to ( Both are fairly certain of getting
their athletic careers. . into action with Marzonie as a pos-

Township High School (Ill.) and in
his senior year was given the title
f all conference halfback. He thinks
the game with Minnesota was the
oughest this year, and calls Sollie
Sherman and Lou Hamity of the
Maroon backfield the two scrappiest
layers he's noticed playing against
Michigan this year. And Johnny
Pingel of Michigan State gets the
proverbial orchids as the best passer, 1
while he names Clint Frank as his
dea of the nation's most outstanding
"Saturday will be a darn good, close ;
game" in his own words and his last
as a senior. And his biggest thrill
in football took place when Michigan
came up from behind to score twice -
in the Michigan State game this year,
only to have the Spartans pull the
same trick three times to the great
disappointment of all.
For recreation, he goes in for sports
in a big way, combining sailing
(which he likes to do best on a lake
in Northern Ontario), skating, tennis
and golf. But the only mention he'd
make of his score in the latter was
to flatly state that "it was deplor-
Yes, playing football does interfere
with studying he admitted, but just
the same he names physics, organic
chemistry, Victorian literature and
fine arts as his favorite courses on
campus, which shows he really knows
what the term "studying" signifies.

f'lrT TTIk Xl1TTO 11 Wy- 10 lm1

.only S~pare 'llimne'"1.i1tj1 L. iA

:: c aUSe you play m I~~- I VU1 ,
the coffin corner. Norm Purucker in, lose or draw, Captain Joe u
and Stark Ritchie handled the boot-1 Wn oeo rw ati o quipped Bronson.
iand repeatedly pund the bot~ o Rinaldi will be in a sentimental
ing and repeatedly put the ball out of mood when he hangs up his togs What advantages a University
bounds near the five-yard stripe. after tomorrow's battle with Ohio Ilocated in a large city can offer
Backs Block State. It's the Elkhart senior's its athletes: Larry Buhler, Goph-
Much emphasis was placed on back- final afternoon in a Michigan uni- er fullback, works for General
field blocking assignments in the form afer three years of ' compe- Mills in Minneapolis, arranging
punt formation, and at no time were tition for the Maize and Blue. cardboard displays for Betty
the kickers badly rushed. Crocker, the cookery expert who
The amount of time given to place 'I airs her art via radio .. Bob
kicking gave indications that the'j Weir Offers Students Weld, center, is a baker in the
coaches expect to make use of that s laboratory of the Pillsbury flour
play on Saturday. Danny Smick, Instruction In Squash mills, learning to be a salesman
whose kicking in the Chicago game, . . . Horace Bell, the coloredf
proved to be the margin of victory, An unusual opportunity has pre- guard, is a bellhop at the Min-
and George Marzonie booted the ball lsenteditself to any student in the neapolis AC . . Dwight Reed,
between the uprights with consistent! e e the end, works in the towel
accuracy. University with an interest in squash. room at the university and is the
Coach Harry Kipke sent his Var- LeRoy Weir, tennis team coach, is only one who has a job at school ;
sity secondary through a snappy pass giving lessons in the game Tuesdays'. . . Lou Midler, tackle, is an elec- ;
defense drill pitting the best com- and Thursdays from four to six at trician for a St. Paul advertising
bination available against his first the Intramural building. concern . . .
string backfield quartet. With Fresh- Coach Weir is in an excellent posi- John Mariucci, Gopher end, is a
man Tom Harmon tossing them, tion to teach, for nationally he is good enough defense player in hock-1
Danny Smick; Elmer Gedeon, John better known in squash circles than ey to have received professional1
Nicholson and Art Valpey did the re- , in tennis. hockey bids . . . Capt. Ray King and
ceiving. Vic Spadaccini of the Gopher re-
Ritchie, Trosko Pass but that Janke will get into the game tinue are also good pucksters . .
Offensive pass drills were included for a short time at least. The Minnesota sextet outdraws the
in the workout too as Stark Ritchie Squad Is Fit pros at the latter's own arena .

and Freddie Trosko, alternating at
the tailback post, found their re-I
ceivers more than frequently.
Fred Janke, who has been kept out
of practice all week because of an
injured knee was back in uniform
yesterday and worked out lightly.,
Coach Kipke indicated that Don Sie-
gel will start at the left tackle post,

The squad is in fine physical shape1
and seems to have reached the high-
est emotional peak of any time this
Even with such bad weather pros-
pects the ticket sale has already ap-
proached the 70,000 mark and a near-
capacity crowd may be in attendance
at the game.


Ty's Service Market
Open 8:00 A.M. till 11:00 P.M. DAILY


The day after Illinois lost to
Michigan, Bob Zuppke met his i
squad in the locker room and
said something like this: "Fel-
lows, I want to thank you for the
wonderful gift you presented me
with out there in front of all my
friends who came to honor me
." With that he excused them.
Next week-end they bounced
back to beat highly-favored
Northwestern . . .
Here's how Sammy Baugh, Wash-
ington Redskin back ace, slings his
famous passes: He grips the ball
firmly, near the end, and doesn't
merely let it lie in the palm of his
hand. He throws it with a distinct
snap of the wrist-the same sort of
last-minute wrist action which makes
a great batter or golfer. He can pitch
'em from almost any position, un-
derhanded, sidearmed, overhanded
or you name it
All scholastically eligible sec- ,
ond semester freshmen and soph-
omores, interested in trying out
for hockey manager should re-
port to the Coliseum, Saturday at
6:30 p.m.
Varsity Hockey Manager
Al Palinski.
Swimming Speedball
Sigma Alpha Epsilon . .40 1
Theta Xi ............21 0

Rinaldi Heads List
Heading the list of senors is Cap-
tain Joe Rinaldi who will give wayj
to Archie Kodros in the starting'
lineup but will undoubtedly see a
good deal of action before the tra-
ditional Buckeye battle becomes his- a
tory. Joe, an Elkhart, Ind., product,'
succeeded his fellow townsman Matt<
Patanelli, as leader of the Wolver-!
ines this year and has been alter-
nating with Kodros, barrel-chested
sophomore, at the pivot position. 1
Stark Ritchie, Michigan's latest
hero, will attempt to wind up his
career in a blaze of glory and is
scheduled to lead the attack against?
Ohio as he so nobly did in the Chi-
cago and Pennsylvania games. I
Farmer Leaves
Quarterback Doug Farmer is an-
other departee who waited until his'
senior year to step into the limelight.!

another guard who saw regular serv-
ice last season and will probably get I
into his final game.
Bill Barclay and Art Valpey, half-
back and end, have both seen much*
regular service this year and are both
veterans of two years of Varsity
competition. Barclay was last year's
quarterback and has played this sea-
The final two graduates are half-
back Bob Campbell and tackle Earle,

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