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FRJAY, APRIL 4, 1941

THIR M YC H I G A N D A I IN

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Golfers Fight
For Positions
Three Veterans To Form
Nucleus Of Squad

Powerful Chicago Swimming Outfit
Rated Above Wolverine Titleholders,

Free-Styler Otto Jaretz,

By LYONS HOWLAND Big Adolph Kiefer Head
Coach Ray Courtright's golf hope- in City Aggregation
fuls have finally broken out on the _y yAga_
fairways this week after more than a
month of practice in the driving nets (Continued from Page 1)
and miniature putting greens down
in the Sports Building. and Fred Gass, the Dallas lad who
Perfecting their swings and getting has been going plenty fast in practice
the old eye back is the menu which this week.
the team tryouts are assimilating But Kiefer doesn't stop at back-
on the Ann Arbor Municipal Golf stroking. He is defending 300-yard
Course. Coach Courtright expects the individual medley champion and it
University course to be in shape in looks like the coast is clear for the
a few days so the boys can get in some big Towers ace in this race also.
fuil rounds before the annual south- The free-styling is handled, and
ern trip during spring vacation, handled well, by the 19-year old Jar-
Outlook for this year's squad is etz. Winner of last year's 100 yard
rather uncertain according to Court- race over Gus Sharemet. Charley
right. Only three letterwinners are Barker, Walt Tomski and Bob Car-
back this year from an all-veteran penter, the tall, powerful Chicagoan
squad composed of such stellar per- will meet that identical field be-
formers as Bill Black, Tom Tussing, sides Bill Prew when he springs off
Lynn Riess, Jack Emery, and former the start Saturday night.
Capt. Bob Palmer, who went unde- Jaretz will also be a starter in the
feated in dual meets last year, and 220-yard race in which Jim Welsh
was ruianerup in the Southern Col- and Jack Patten are counted upon
legiate and Big Ten tournaments. to bring Michigan valuable points.
Although a crew of good golfers are However, the shadows of the past are
working out, it is uncertain what to creeping over this and the 440 yard
expect from so many men unseasoned event.
in intercollegiate competition. In these two races, Tom Haynie-
Coach Courtright is scheduled to the former Michigan captain and
announce his choice of a squad to present holder of both the distance
take the southern trip at the end of titles is the. big question mark. Swim-
this week. It will be a tough decision ming for the Detroit Athletic Club,
for the competition is great. The Haynie may crowd out a Wolverine
Wolverines will open their season for one of the places, all of which
against Georgia Tech on April 14 throws a damper on Michigan hopes.
at Atlanta. Jaretz and Kiefer aren't the only

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ColAd Hampers
Nine In Initial
Practice Game1
Fisher Alternates Hurling
Duties Among Robinson,
Veigel, Muir, Netherton
By GENE GRIBBROEK
Coach Ray Fisher's Wolverine
baseball squad played its first prac-
tice game of the season yesterday
afternoon. A gray sky shut off the
sunshine that brought them out for
the first time Wednesday, and the
chill winds sweeping across the dia-
mond hampered the workout.
Fisher divided the pitching duties
among four hurlers, with Les Veigel,
pitching for the second straight day,
opposing southpaw Neil Muir in the
first half of the tilt and Tommy
Netherton and Sophomore Bob Rob-
inson finishing. The cold weather
tightened up throwing arms, and
none of the moundsmen looked par-
ticularly impressive.
All of the prospective regulars ex-
cept outfielder Don Holman, who
was kept away from the session by
an examination, saw service. The
regular nine had George Ruehle on
first, Captain Bill Steppon on sec-
ond Mike Sofiak and reserve infield-
er Johnny Erpelding dividing the
shortstopping duties, and Bud Cham-
berlain on third. George Harms
worked behind the plate and Bob
Westfall, Davie Nelson and sopho-
more Dick Wakefield patrolled the
garden. The second infield had
Duane Pagel and Bob Christenson,
both sophomores on first and second,
and freshmen Dick Savage and Har-
ry Caswell at short and third. Bill
Cartmill, fifth of the varsity out-
field candidates, was in center, with
hurlers Cliff Wise, Netherton and
Bruce Hartwick working at the other
outfield spots. Warren Jessup took
care of the receiving chores for the
second-stringers.
Sofiak led the hitters in the con-
test with a pair of triples, while
Steppon and Pagel each hit for three
bases once. The game was followed
by a short drill on the soggy infield,
with the starting combination of
Ruehle, Steppon, Sofiak and Cham-
berlain showing well in their first
workout as a unit this spring.

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Matmen Compete In AAU Meet
With experience the objective, 25,had any big time tussles. The oth
Michigan grapplers wrestle today and 22 will get their firs, taste of cox
tomorrow at the National Junior petitive wrestling this weekend wh
AAU Meet at the Detroit Boys' Club. they meet foes from all over t
Matmen from colleges, boys' clubs, country.
Y.M.C.A. groups, and independents For the past six months these
will take the mat this afternoon at men, mostly freshmen, have lived4
3 p.m. to open the two-day ses- a rigorous diet of hard work a
sion. All matches are . to be based plenty of sweat. And today and t
on spot falls. morrow will be Keen's first chap

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Coach Cliff Keen has entered all { to see just what they have learned,
of the Wolverine grapplers in the un- i from these practice sessions at the
attached class. Lettermen Ray Field House.
Deane, Marvin Becker, and Emil Men will be entered in eight weight
Lockwood are the only men who have divisions.

STD P

ADOLPH KIEFER OTTO JARETZ

sticks of dynamite on the Chicago
squad, however. A 17-year old Lane
Tech giant, Henry Kozlowski, as fast
as his name is long, will be sprinting
with the big boys all night long. He
has already lowered the high school
100-yard mark of :53.2 to :52.6.
There isn't a swimmer in the na-
tion who can touch Jim Skinner in

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the breaststroke event but you can
be sure Ned Parke of Princeton, Joe
Jodka, Mass. State, Mike Sojka
Dallas A. C. and the Towers entry,
Elroy Heidke, will give the Michigan
sophomore plenty of competition.

don wirtchafter's
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Double's Dope Skeet.. .
O UR HEAD is bowed, but our sad
heart is filled with the hope that
the Double will be as wrong as usual,
For far out on a trembling limb,
deep in a deathlike trance and high
on a windy hill, we pick the star-
packed Chicago Towers Club to de-
throne Michigan's defending cham-
pions in the National AAU meet
opening here tonight.
This is strictly scientific choosing,
and just to prove it, here is the
Double's own private dope sheet:
TONIGHT'S EVENTS ...
220-yard freestyle - won by
Jaretz, Chicago Towers Club; sec-
ond, Welsh, Mich.; third, Haynie,
DAC; fourth, Herron, unattached,
(After spending almost a year out
of swimming competition up in Flint,
Haynie should not be in condition
to successfully defend his crown.
Jaretz has the speed and experience
although only 19 years old. Eric Cut-
ler, the former Harvard star might
creep in there.)
220-yard breaststroke-won byl
Skinner, Mich.; second, Parke,
Princeton; third, Jodka, Mass, St;1
fourth, Sojka, Dallas AC.#
(Skinner will beat Parke easier
this week than he did at Lansing in
the Collegiates. He's got the speed,
the class and the strength.)
One-meter diving - won by
Clark, Ohio State; second, Cook,
Yale; third, Dempsey, Ohio State;
fourth, Lee, Occidental.
(As in the Collegiates, Clark will
win the event, but wee Sammy Lee
will win the crowd. He's the kind of
a guy you'll want to wrap up and
take home with you.)
300-yard individual medley -
won by Kiefer, Chicago Towers
Club; second, Gass, Dallas AC;
third, Parke, Princeton; fourth,
Williams, Mich.
(Flabby Adolph Kiefer, 182-pounds
Hvde Park Suits

Relaying their way to victory
wouldn't be far from the realm of
possibility for Matt's underdogs. In-
dividual first places are likely to
be few and far between with Skinner
the only man listed as a certainty.
It seems unlikely that they can
whip the number one 400-yard, team
of Kiefer, Jaretz, Kozlowski and Har-
old Henning. But a second and a
third would keep Mann's boys in
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based on tremendous flat fleet, is too not be able
much for any human to handle, even less Tom ck
the colorful Texan.) faster nowt
400-yard Freestyle Relay - won did 4:50.7.)
by Chicago Towers (Henning, Koz- Three-me
lowski, Kiefer and Jaretz); sec- Clark, Ohi
ond, Mich. (Welsh, Burton, Bark- third, Lee
er and Sharemet); third, Mich.; Dempsey, C
fourth, Chicago Towers. (That's th
End of first night: Chicago Tow- the Collegi
ers, 22, Mich. 19, came within
pion that tin
TOMORROW'S EVENTS ... 300-yard
100-yard freestyle - won by Mich. (Hey(
Jaretz, Chicago Towers; second, second, Chi
Prew, DAC; third, Kozlowski, Chi- Lowe, Jaret
cago Towers; fourth, Barker, Mich. Sharenmet,I
(Watch this Kozlowski. A 17 cago Towe
year-old kid with a size 14 shoe, he Kozlowski).
beat J.aretz in practice last week (Skinner w
swimming- :50.8 off a gun start. three second
Stands 6'3" and weighs 196.) Chicago stars
150-yard backstroke - won by time after a
Kiefer, Chicago Towers Club; sec- Michigan ha
ond, Gass, Dallas AC; third, Heydt, that might e
Mich.; fourth, Follansbee, unat- Final sco
tached.a Club, 42, M
(That man Kiefer again..He whips
his powerful legs through the water EXHIB
as if he had flippers on his feet. He Cleveland1
breaks world records when he wants New York
to. Enough said.) Pittsburgh
440-yard freestyle - won by Cincinnati
Welsh, Mich.; second, Haynie, St. Louis (.
DAC; third, Rene Chouteau, Yale;
fourth, Herron, unattached. Philadelphi
(Another title that Haynie should Brooklyn 5

runnng1111119wz chances for the
to hold, although Tire- same finish in the medley.
aims that he can swim Neither of the title-contenders,
than last year when he meaning Michigan and Chicago, ex-
pect many points in the high or low
ecr diving C- won by board diving finals. Earl Clark, on
; second, Cook, Yale; whose head rests both Big Ten and
Occidental; fourth, Collegiate crowns, heads a brilliant
yhio' yfield of springboard artists.
le way they finished in Jack Wolin, who incidentally hit
a2es last week. Cook over 130 points in the Collegiates last
2 m. points of the chain- week in an effort that would have
won the title two years ago, is en-
medley relay - won by tered for Michigan with T-Bone Mar-
,t, Skinner, Sharemet); tin, unattached, Frank Dempsey,
icago Towers. (Kiefer, Clarks teammate, little Sammy Lee,
z)); third, Mich. (Beebe,I Howard Adams of Stanford, Jim
Barker); fourth, Chi- Cook, Yale and a host of others,
rs (Henning, lcidke~, Events to be run off tonight in-
ill have to beat Lowe by elude the 220-yard free style, 220-
is to win the race. The yard breast stroke, one-meter dive,
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