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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 1938

extensive Sports
ighlights Of Another Summere
In World Of Sport Are Set Forth

Program

Is Arranged

For

New Students

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Firing Of Frisch Among
The Surprising Events
Of Warm Months
(Continued From Page 9)
Tournament. Barclay, a semi- fina-
list two years ago, was downed 2 and
1 on the 35th green.
July 2: Mrs. Helen Wills Moody
again precipitates the tennis world
into another discussion of tennis
ethics by downing Miss Helen Jacobs,
6-4, 6-0, in Wimbledon's finals. Miss
Jacobs pulled a tendon in the first
set and then barely finished the
match. Miss Jacobs is sorry she
couldn't give her rival a better match
and Queen Helen is sorry it had to
be that way. In fact, everybody is'
sorry.
July 1: Don Budge, sorrel-topped
American, wins Wimbledon singles.-
This is no longer news. Mr. Budge
has already had a hand in winning
the men's and mixed doubles crowns.
July 3: Bill Watson places second
in shot put and fourth in broad
jump in National A.A.U. meet to be-
come only Michigan man to qualify
for trip abroad which is the reward
for any athlete finishing either first
or second in any event. Injuries
again hamper Gedeon. Pitifully slow
Buffalo track prevents magnificent
field from smashing any records.
Cunningham takes 1500-meter event
whilesFred Wolcott wins both
hurdles.
July 4: Ed Kirar and Tom Haynie,
captain and captain-elect respective-
ly of Michigan's swimming team,,
make up half of a relay team which
sets a new 200-meter world record.
The time is 1:45.8.
July 5: Minor League team (some-
times known as the National League)
whips confident American League all-
stars, 4-1, VanderMeer and Lee turn
Dream Game into nightmare for
American Leaguers.
July 13: Japan decides to confine

its sport to China and as a result will
not play host to Olympic Games.
July 14: Not a damn thing.
July 15: Same here.
July 20: Charley Grimn gets the
ax as manager of; the Chicago Cubs.
Gabby Harnett will now protect Ow-
ner Phil Wrigley's interests.
July 22: See July 14.
Aug. 6: Mickey Cochrane, hero of
two Tiger world series, has the mana-
gerial reins removed from his hands
on two hours notice. It was rumored
that Del Baker would become the new
chief.
Aug. 14: Two-Ton Tony (and a
floy-doi) Galento wins a victory over

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Welcome

Freshmen.

Frank Frisch . . .
gets a Rickey fin
"dat bum" Ammonia," after a severe
seige With pneumonia.
Aug. 17: Henry Armstrong, alias
Hammering H e n n e r y, Hurricane
Hank, the Little Brown Bomber,
Homicidal Henry, becomes three times
a boxing king by decisioning Luigi
D'Ambrosio, alias The Herkimer Hur-
ricane and the Laughing Boy from
Herkimer. By dint of the 15-round
brawl, Armstrong added the light-
weight crown to his holdings of the
featherweight and welterweight titles.
Aug. 31: Collegiate All-Stars, led
by Cecil Isbell, whip Washington Red-
skins, 28-16, in annual football game.
Harry Kipke, former Michigan coach,
is second in command of collegiate
squad.
Sept. 6: Don Budge wins singles
match while Riggs loses his, but
gmerica retains. Davis Cup three
matches to two. Young Jack Brom-
which, Australian hope, shows form
which may bring him to top of tennis
heap within two years.
Sept. 13: Onkel Frank Frisch really
has to say "uncle" this time as the St.
Louis front office gives him the man-
agerial gate. Coach Mike Gonzales
assumes command of the club. This
is quite an assumption.
Quite a summer, what?
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Freshmen Will
Get First Look
At I-M Plant
Organized And Informal
Games Will Be Featured
luring Orientation
Freshmen and other new students
in the University will get their first
opportunity to become acquainted
with the fine facilities offered by the
Intramural Sports Buildings, when the
annual Orientation Week Sports Pro-
gram gets under way this afternoon
at 4:30.
The Sports Program is so arranged,
that individuals may either take part
in organized games, or may partici-
pate informally in activities of their
choice. The organized meets and tour-
naments will be carried through to
completion, that is until champions
have been determined.
Ten Equal Groups
The new students reporting at the
Intramural Sports Building will be
divided into ten equal groups dur-
ing the three day" program. A staff
representative will take charge of
each group, and each individual will
be given an opportunity to partici-
pate in one or more of the following
recreaetional activities: badminton,
codeball, dart baseball, horseshoes,
necatos, paddleball, squash, table ten-
nis and volley ball.
The groups will rotate from one
sport to another, thus allowing all
the individuals an opportunity to try
a number of the newer sports on the
program. For the activities mentioned
above, all equipment will be furnished
by the Intramural Department.
All Activities Open
There will be opportunity for par-
ticipation in any of the 34 activities
offered by the Sports Department
during the course of the afternoon.
Informal basketball games will be
under way throughout most of the
afternoon. Any student may take part
whenever he desires to do so.
All those interested in boxing
should report to Coach Martin Lew-
andowski, who will be in the boxing
room. Coach Lewandowski will be glad
to assist anyone who wants instruc-
tion or a workout.
The splendid handball facilities
available at the Sports Building, make
this sport one of the most popular
in the all-year program. Regulation
equipment will be furnished this
afternoon to all experienced players
wishing a workout. An instructor will
be on hand to assist beginners.
Two of the handball courts will be
reserved for codeball, a game similar
to handball except as to the equip-
ment used. In this new game, played
with the feet, a six inch inflated rub-
ber ball is used. It is a recognized
A.A.U. sport and two national cham-
pionships have already been held
here.
Golf Tournament Saturday
The Orientation Week golf tourna-
ment takes place Saturday, Sept. 24
at 1 p.m. All those interested should
report at the University Course at
that time, ready for 18 holes of medal
play. Players will be required to
pay the student greens fee.
A swimming meet for new students
will be held each afternoon of Orien-
tation Week at 5 p.m. The events
will include: 50 yard free style, 100
yard free style, 50 yard breast stroke,
50 yard backstroke, and diving. First
and second place winners of each
day's meet will be eligible to compete
in the finals on Thursday afternoon,
Sept. 29, at 5 p.m.
A tennis tournament, open to all
new students except those who have
won a Varsity letter in this sport at
another college, will be drawn up
this afternoon.

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Five Veterans And Outstanding
Sophs Brighten Tennis Outlook

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Known for years as the "black
sheep" of Michigan sports, Michigan's!
Varsity tennis team under the dirfec-
tion of Coach Leroy Weir, arose from
their doldrums to compile a rather
impressive record of 10 matches won
and eight lost in dual meets last
spring. This season, with five letter-
men returning, augmented by a fine
sophomore crop, prospects are bright.
for an even better showing.1
Gaining a high ranking in the Big
Ten will be the Wolverines goal this
spring, and will be an extremely diffi-
cult task. Chicago and %Northwestern,
perennial favorites, have their teams
which finished one-two, last year,
practically intact. The Weirmen fin-
ished a dismal eighth last season, but
early indications point to their grab-
bing a higher notch.
Levenson, Cohen, Missing
Gone from the 1936 team are Cap-
tain Neil Levenson and Hank Cohen,
the latter high point scorer for the
year. However, in Captain-elect Don
Percival, John Kidwell, Steve Wool-
sey, Ed Morris, and Tom Slattery, all
lettermen, and Herb Cisco, an ex-
perienced reserve, Coach Weir has a
nucleus around which to build a
new team.

Then come the Sophomores, in the
words of Weir, "really an outstanding
group." Foremost among last year's
yearlings, striving for positions, is
Jim Tobin. While a schoolboy in De-
troit, Tobin won both the Metropoli-
tan High School and city Junior titles.
Jim is expected to make a determined
bid for a top ranking on the squad.
Work Starts Next Week
Sam Durst, left handed New York
;tar, Bob Jeffers, left-handed, How-
ard Bacon and Jim orter are other
first year men who'll be in the thick
of the fight for regular positions.
Coach Weir intends to start work-
ing with his squad immediately in or-
der to have it pared down to normal
size by the time the indoor season
gets under way. All those who intend
to try out for the team should plan,
to report to Coach Weir some after-
noon during the week of September
24 at the Intramural Building. This
includes both freshman and Varsity
candidates.
Follows Family Tradition
Mike Kabealo, Ohio State half-
back and co-captain, is the fourth
member of his family to play foot-
ball for the buckeyes.

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