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December 15, 1938 - Image 3

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Irish Favored


Matt's Safari

can a blind boy tell where or when to I
"The answer is quite obvious," re- Four wrestlers were crowned cam-
plied the Old-timer. "Kelley memor- pus champions in their respective
izes the number of steps he has to weight classes yesterday as the
take before jumping and then he al- University Wrestling Championships
ways starts his run from exactly the got under way at the Field House.
same point." Bill Combs, versatile sophomore
From the Old-timer we learned member of Coach Cliff Keen's Varsity
that Kelley will also put the wrestling squad and a usual per-
shot but Coach Olson will not let former at 145 pounds, stepped all the
the boy try the running broad way up to the unlimited class to take
jump because of the possibility of over three men, two of them squad
suffering injury in the dash down members, for the championship.
the runway. Combs disposed of Marshall Lough-
"The blind have had little in,Ca fellow teammate, by pinning him
place in sport but that any of in little more than two minutes and
them at all have made their mark then proceeded to throw Fred Olds,
is remarkable," offered the ld- football guard, all over the mat for a
timer. 10 to 3 win. In the finals, Bill quick-
We recalled that the only evidence ly applied a head scissors on Joe Ko-
of anyone afflicted with blindness dsiczk a teammate, and pinned him
engaging in some active sport of inside of a ninute.
whom we ever knew was the occa- Johnny Paup. another ';romising
sionally blind umpire who finds his sophomore on Keen's squad, took the
way onto"the baseball 'diamond and 147-pound competition in his own
we demanded to know, whom besides hands and consumed little more than
this occasional arbiter and Bill Kelley seven minutes in pinning Ken Rank-
of Pitt, has ever done anything in in, Bill 1urns and Arden Boland, to
sport while sightless. retain the title which he won last
1I year.
The old fellow again spat and Knobby Knobloch, a junior on the
after a moment's thought snort- Varsity squad, also retained his 167-
ed, rather disdainfully, "I guess Ipound title by beating Jim Galles of
you never heard of the team of the frosh squad in a hard fought
blind bowlers ;in New York, or battle in the final, 6 to 3.
the blind wrestler out in the Andy Sawyer rounded out yester-
Rocky Mountains, or that report day's winners and made it four
about light-heavyweight champ straight for the Varsity squad mem-
John Henry Lewis being sight- bers. He won the 130-pound title by
less in one eye in a sport that easily pinning Matthew Moed in the
demands the keenest observa- finals.
tion." The 123-pound competition saw
With that the Old-timer hauled Tom Weidig of the Varsity and
himself out of his chair, placed a Chuck Reinsch advance to the fin-
venerable coonskin cap atop his als which will be held this afternoon.
snowy locks and stamped out. Carl Mosser of the Varsity, Mike Rod-
The Old-timer is gone but we know nick, Bill Roschberger and Henry
something that before had been mere- Sargent advanced to the semi-finals
ly suspicion. We know that courage in the 138-pound class while in the
is more than just a dictionary defi- 157-pound division, Rex Lardner,
nition. Varsity squad member, and Bob Jef-
-Dick Sierk. fries reached the final round.

Over Michigan
Quintet Tonicght'
Oosterbaan Takes Squad
Of Ten As Cagers Start,
Annual Vacation Trip
(Continued from Page 1)
and one new man is in the regular
lineup. The Irish are still moaning
over the loss of their three stars of
last year, Johnny Moir, Paul Nowak
and Tommy Wukovits, not to men-
tion Capt. Ray Meyer.
Johnny Moir was the greatest indi-
vidual scorer in Notre Dame's his-I
tory and was an All-American per-
former along with Nowak. Wukovits
wasn't too far behind.
Veterans, Lead Attack
Forward Eddie Sadowski and Capt.
Earl Brown-at guard are the return-
ing veterans who have led the attack
this season. Sophomore Ed Riska has
'een impressive thus far at the other
forward spot.
In their first two games, the Irish
,cored 134 points before being stop-
?ed by Wisconsin last week 45 to 39.

Proves Winter
Is Really Here
How many of you think that win-
ter has forgotten us this year? Prob-
ably you stop to consider that the-
robins have not as yet fled to the
warm and cheery southland for their
winter stay. Ah, but fear not. Win-
ter is definitely here and the proof
is that Matt Mann and his swim-
mers are making their annual safari
to Florida. The wise birds will fol-
The occasion is the Fourth Annual
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Aquatic For-
um to Peace Through Athletics. The
name is quite an imposing one but for
Michigan's 13 traveling swimmers it
will mean a chance to get into the
swim of things (pun intended) over
the Christmas vacation.
The features of the 17-day meet
will be the annual East-West Relay
Championships which, if things run
true to precedent, will have Michi-
gan against the East.
There will be swimmers from over
100 colleges and schools with natators
from Ohio State, Wisconsin, Duke,
Cornell, Colgate, Rutgers, Dartmouth

The total heights of the two start-. and others going through their train-
ing quintets are' exactly the same,' ing at the 50-meter pool.
but Michigan may have a slight edge The 13 Michigan swimmers on the
'inder the basket. Danny Smick and trek will be Bill Comstock, Charley
Jim Rae stand six feet four inches Barker, Jim Welsh, Ed Mack, Bill
vhile Notre Dame's only man over six Hutchens, Jim Wilkinson, Art Ebel-
one is center Mark Ertel at six four mg, Gus Sharemet, Jack Sherrill,
and one-half. John Haigh and Bill and Dave
Going on the thory that a good Holmes. Of course Matt, Mrs. Mann
offense is the best defense, Notre and Matt the third will go along.
Dame will thoroughly test a Wolver- The Forum has invited Secretary.
ne defense which closely checked of State Cordell Hull and the Minis-
Michigan State. If Oosterbaan's boys ter of Finland to the U.S. to speak.
can stop the Irish attack, Oosterbaan Colonel Katherine Rawls Thompson,
may hang a second scalp 'from his holder of 33 national records, will be
new victory belt. the Queen of Peace and Matt Mann
Rae Will Impress } and other coaches will lead discus-
The Michigan attack will be head -_sions._
ed by lanky Jim Rae who led the
scoring in the season's opener andW
has been playing brilliantly in prac- - '-a
tice scrimmages during the past week.
His passing and one-handed shots
will impress South Bend. Guards Leo
Beebe and Eddie Thomas are con-
stant threats. Leo also has shone b. - 1 d.atr w It Job Middet.. .. ., U S
brightly this week.
Danny Smick always reaches his
heights in actual combat and Char-
ley Pink is a fine sharp-shooter. DUKE UNIVERSITY
A delegation of 500 Benton Harbor
fans wlil celebrate "Earl Brown SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Night," tonight in honor of the Notre DURHAM, N. C.
Dame captain, who, as the story goes,
once intended to attend Michigan. Four terms of eleven weeks are given
each year. These may be taken con-
PROBABLE LINEUPS secutively (graduation in 31 years)
Michigan Notre Dame or three terms may be taken each year.
(graduation in 4 years). The entrance
Pink RF Sadowski requirements are intelligence, charac-
Smick LF Riska ter and three years of college
work, including the subjects specified
Rae C Ertel{ for Grade A Medical Schools. Cata-
Beebe HG (C) Brown logues and application forms may be
Thomas LG Klier obtained from the Dean.


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