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do any scoring. esoteric circle of three hasn't been n
department win Two foes will invade Ann Arbor been untangled.
ward lines. Low- Saturday to face the Wolverine mat The trouble is still schedule-i
oldsmith at cen- men in an afternoon-evening double- words teams with open dates on t
n and Gil Sam- header, which will comprise Michi- ordte)swith bendke ons
f his first ln:gan's athletic diet for the weekend. p ae i t no a
all to Jim L The afternoon meet will see CoachUy of Detroit.
Bob Collins, Bill Cliff Keen sending a team of fresh- And that reminds us of someth
leddle men and reserves against a Detroit 3 Dorais) said yesterday when he e
eteran Squad YMCA squad, and in the evening . the U. of D. might meet. "There's bee
strong will send the varsity grapplers will take an- better team and this appears to be
k St.Vincent at other shot ata Big Ten victory, this As one manager said to another
ulsen and Hay- time against Northwestern. "go out and get yourself a reputatic
ae wings. Both Wolverine Line-Up Changed 4 r
.g turned in some A Wolverine squad slightly altered
ive hockey seen from that which dropped a 16-14 de- srgNow that the powers-that-be,
n they were here cision to Illinois last week may squarest
wings are fast- This is the way Co-captain off against the Wildcats. A recur- '... worry about the backbone of the g
stick handlers. Johnny Mariucci looked after the rence of a knee injury that has been they were primarily interested in spe
qualities with first game of the Minnesota- bothering letterman Tom Weidig, come economical. They want to do
se men play the Michigan hockey series here last 121-pounder, may force him to the lumber industry and shorten the ba
marks them as year, but tonight when the two sidelines. Ready to take over the job
material. teams meet at Minneapolis he'll is Fred Klemach, who filled the spot Branch McCracken, coachkn
y Mariucci and seem a great deal worse to the against the Dearborn Athletic Club. If Michigan can get off to an early aid that only 18 inches of back
hare the defense Wolverines when he starts throw- At 136 pounds, Jack Sergeait is lead against NorthwesternFrs mat waste. Now Sunday in New Yo'rl
probably one of ing his bruising checks and mak- favored to get the nod from Coach Jordad hisSheavyweight,turlma C t F nd a professional game they're
igures in college ing his dangerous offensive rushes. Keen over John Raschbacher. Ser- of grace, and Jack Butler will get ad ueetie Inste of t,
is unusually fast Mariucci, who played left end on geant's showing in the workouts this ace w2 feet wide, acl of the hoop to
,nd at present is the Gophers' grid squad, is high week have pushed him to the num- fire And the name of one of the tea
ta scorer. How- scorer for the Minnesota sextet. ber one spot at latest reports, but a I Dodgers.
Michigan fans as final descision has not been made as
n, and every time yet.. Stahl Leads Qualifiers
" .Cage double-headers in the hin
Mariucci can be Two more changes in the lineup
of the.fray. will depend upon the way the meet SAN FRANCISCO, Ja. 1-().- Madison Square Garden they continl
Target progresses. A comfortable margin Carding a fine two under par 70 for bills, 106,123 fans have made pro
a bruising game, Va rsity C i grs for Michigan in the early stages will the tough Lake Merced course Mar- rapid use of the calculator proves
: be blamed for put Art Paddy, varsity gridder, in at vin Stahl, Lansing, took the lead to- 15,000 per night, an increase of m
rolve him. Since Harland Danner's 155-pound spot, day in the first round of the 36-hole double-header over a year ago.
appearance here Wines Breaks Two Ribs- and Jack Butler, another footballer, qualifying tests of the $5,000 San The record for a session wa
icci has been the at heavyweight, replacing Capt. For- Francisco Match Play Open Golf came to take a look.
players. Marty Cartmill -u-rts-Leg rest "Butch" Jordan. Tournament. cetae lo
e nets for Coach Wildcats Have Three Veterans
Bad luck season set in on the Wol- - The Wildcat squad which will pro- COLLEGE BASKETBALL Now that Potsy Clark has retui
tart at center for verine basketball camp as Bob Wiiies,, vide the competition for the Wolver- Villanova 46, Albright 34 don, t be suprised to see Jock Suthez
e will be flanked r i ines is built around three veterans, Westminster 29, Drury 23 Dodgers, recently vacated by Clark.
er on left wingrt with a complement of promising St. Vincent 44, Juniata 23 | Sutherland shouldn't find it hard to
en or BillwAnder- for several weeks with two broken sophomores who haven't quite hit
Alternates Norb ribs, and Bill Cartmill, who has been their stride, according to advance
gnussen, and Ian the number one relief man, was notices. W olverines W ill Test Johnson
t the 14-man slowed up by a charlie horse yester- Northwestern, after opening its
day afternoon. j season with a 26-8 win over Bradley E *
Wines suffered his injury in a col- Tech, started Conference competi- Eli Sophom ore SW m ing SM
.Slision with a freshman player in a i tion last week by bowing to Iowa, BIRo hom or e wIm m inge ta
EE1yZ scrimmage Tuesday night, but the 28-6. The Wildcats' two decision vic-
seriousness of the injury was not de- tories in the Iowa meet were scored By DON WIRTCHAFTER set a new Intercollegiate record o
W. L. Pt. termined until yesterday. Bob, a by Capt. Joe Gluckman, last year's They're warning all the ships along 3:31.6. The old mark was held joint-
.4 0 1.000 junior, had been improving steadily 136-pounder, who is campaigning the Atlantic seaboard to stay clear ly by Michigan and Ohio at 3:32.2.
.3 1 .75o in the past few weeks, but the acci- this season at 128, and veteran of the Payne Whitney Gymnasium In the Cornell meet, Johnson swa
.3 1 .750 dent will put him far behind the rest heavyweight Joe Vavrus. waters tomorrow, for the waves will the 220 in competition for the firs
... 2 2 .500 of the squad in conditioning. The other letterman is John be high and turbulent when Howie time this year and eased along a]
... 2 2 .500 For a short period, Cartmill worked "Pinky" Ferguson, who has also drop- Johnson, Yale's sophomore sensation, by himself in 2:13.8. Against Ohi
... 2 2 .500 in the scrimmage session yesterday, ped from the 175-pound division, swims against Gus Sharemet of last week, Welsh triumphed ove:
..2 2 .500 and it is expected he will be in top where he wrestled last year, to 165. Mihigan in the century and Wolver- Buckeye John Patton in 2:13.6. Whr
1 3 .250 form by game time Saturday, when Ferguson was one of the five Wild- jne Jim Welsh in the 220-yard free the two get together tomorrow, swim
. ..1 3 .250 the Wolverines travel to East Lansing cat grapplers who suffered a fall style race. ming experts are betting even mone:
..0 4 .000 to take on the Spartans in a return against IowaThe highly heralded Eli sprinter that they'll need a photo finish cam
game. Tryouts for the Michigan fresh- has a background and a reputation era to name the winner.
Oosterbaan continued to stress de- man-reserve squad which will meet to uphold, and his two races tomor- And Johnson isn't Kiphuth's on:
fense as he sent the squad through a the YMCA matmen i the afternoon row will be the tipreme tests as to weapon against the Wolverine forces
long drill, because he feels that State event will be held today and tomor- just how good he really is. He's got a' well-balanced team mad
will be a muclh ,improved team over row. Johnson, a brother of the Bob who up of Joe Burns and John Bruecke
the one the Wolverines upset in captained the 1939 edition of the back strokers, Ed Gesner, Henry
the season's opener at the Field COLLEGE BASKETBALL Ohio State natatorial forces, set the Kleppinger, and Paul Metcalf, breas
House.Cornell 40, Columbia 33 'swimming world on fire last year strokers, Ted Cooke, Tom Britton an
The Spartans will be especially Rochester 46, Hamilton 30 when he made the existing National Rene Chouteau, free stylers, and Jin
tough, since they will have the ad- W. Maryland 32, Catholic 23 Intercollegiate freshman records look Cook and Don Mondy, divers.
vantage of playing on their new Pittsburg 73, Carnegie Tech 42 as breakable as Dresden ware.
floor, to which they have become Syracuse 27, Penn State 24 - Johnson Starred As Freshman MacPhail And Terry
accustomed and which will be en- Swarthmore 54, Dickinson 36 While performing with Bob Kip-
tirely foreign to Michigan. Clark 58, Mass. State 34 huth's great frosh outfit, the New Bid High For Mc Co
Haven lad set a new 50-yard free style
N.' . mark of :23.8, brought down the cen- NEW YORK, Jan. 17.-P)-,enn:
Num erous Six Footers , resent tury record to :52.5, lowered the 220- McCoy might get up to $35,000 fo
10 5yard time to 2:12.6, as well as swim-signing, some of the boys figure.
On FreShm an Basketball Squad ming anchor laps on the record Larry MacPhail of Brooklyn told hin
smashing medley and free style re- on the phone he would top anybod:
lay teams. else's offer and Bill Terry of the Gi
By HAROLD WILSON . close* behind, each towering six ft. Came last March and Jfohnson ants called later to say he would g
this group The tale about the fellow who was three in. bumped up against Gus Sharemet for higher than anybody else, includin
so tall he had to stand on tiptoe to Six more of Fisher's cage squad the first time in the National AAU's MacPhail . . . Marse Joe McCarth
rs of John- sreach the six ft. two in. mark. Joe at Columbus. They raced in the cen- says Atley Donald developed a sore
put on his hat seems to apply many Lauchiskis and Melvin Comin both tury and the Yale star got the deci- arm after that long winning strea
irphy styles times over to the cagers on Coach come from Maishall High in Chica- sion in the touchiest of all finishes last summer, but rookie like wa
Ray Fisher's freshman basketball go. Sam Gorsline got his basketball in swimming history. Peter Fick, who afraid to tell him about it . . . th
squad. experience at Battle Creek High will swim against the Wolvernes Sat- Yankee payroll is reputedly $300,00
For the present crop of yearlings School. Noell Pridgeon played three urday night when Matt Mann takes and Red Rolfe, even before gettin
ick or tan, contains more tall cagers than has years at Fairport, N.Y., High, as did his squad to the metropolis to meet his contract, says he wants an $18,
any first-year group in recent years. Terrance Flynn at South City High the New York A.C. squad, easily won 000 slice of it . . . the champions ar
kins at 4.85 Fisher, if he so desired, could place in South Sioux City, Neb. J. R. the event in :52.3 with Johnson being putting their contracts in the mail
on the court a quintet of towering ti- Hanzlik lomes from Swarthmore, Pa. picked for second with a :52.6 clock- this week.
tans, which averages nearly six feet Leo Doyle, the lone player who ing.
three inches per man. reaches six ft. one in., captained the But, there was the 'rub, for Otto
11 our regu- This must be welcome news, indeed, Pequaming High quintet and gained Jaretz, third, and Sharemet, placed
to Bennie Oosterbaan, whose current All-Upper Peninsula cage honors. fourth, ,were both timed by the offi-
0.00 styles. Wolverine basketball team, while It's rather unusual to find six- cials at :52.5. This was the only oc-
making a very creditable showing, footers lowering the height average of curence since man graduated from
nevertheless, lacks the loftiness com- cage squads, but such is the case wih the ape stage that a swimmer with
monly associated with Big Ten quin- Fisher's bunch. There are four play- the slower time was given the deci-
tets. Next year when Fisher's lads ers of this height on the team. Rich- sion.
make their initial bids for Varsity ard Lazar and Arthur Greig both Has Beaten Patton __.
o eberths, some of this height may play come here from River Rouge. Wal- So far this year, Johnson has been
a prominent role in Michigan's court lace Keating captained Cooley High in top form. In the Franklin and N
fortunes. in Detroit, and Bill Houle performed Marshall meet which the Eli won, .....
The tallest yearling on the squad, on Bellvue, Ohio, High's team for four 55-20, the sophomore led off the free 2 . <
Jim Mandler, frem Chicago, Ill. years, the last two of which he acted style relay quartet with a :52.4 cen-
measures six ft! four and a half in. as captain. fury. and his three mates went on to
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