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September 24, 1940 - Image 14

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Riskey Invents P
Inventive genius isn't only con-
fined to engineers and scientists as
fir as Michigan's Intramural Sports
Department is concerned.
Seven years ago Earl Riskey, as-
sistant director of intramural sports,
whipped together a concoction of
handball, tennis, and paddle tennis
and pulled out a novel indoor rac-
quet game, paddleball, which is now
enjoying a popular reign on the In-
tramural handball courts.
Regular handball rules, artennis
ball, and a wooden paddle are used.
Since there is no contact between
the player and the ball, paddleball
eliminates the blistered hands which
often 'result from handball. This
advantage has a particular appeal to
dehtal 'and medic students who are
among the game's most faithful par-

addleball Game Hockey Team Suffers By Loss McCoy, New Coach
Ae- Of Spike James, S r Goalie 'Won Big Ten Award
A very strenuous game, it has be- e
come more popular with each suc- -_Ernie McCoy, the latest addition to
ceeding year and is assured of a long the coaching staff, is by no means
life on the intramural sport's pro- Charley Ross Will Captain. Pucksers; Hank Loud a stranger to the Michigan athletic
gram. To Take Over Net-Minding Duties Of Squad department. In the winter of 1928-
29 Ernie captained the basketball
team and won all-Conference honors
Gym Work Is Required Coaches are naturally pessimistic lins will team up with Ross on the at the guard position and was an
but if you should happen to see Ed- defense. Both boys check hard but exceptional baseball player.
For Entering Freshmen die Lowrey. pilot of the Michigan Stodden has the edge as a skater In his senior year Ernie won the
hockey team, trudging slowly down and stick handler. If Collins is used Conference medal for proficiency in
Physical education is compulsory State Street, shaking his head de- at this position, Stodden will hold colarship andaleticIn tn
for every entering male freshman. spondently, don't take it for granted down one of the wing posts. scholarship and athletics. I the
At least one year of it is necessary that Eddie is just exercising his pre- Two positions on the starting for- University and got his Masters de-
for graduation. rogative as a coach. ward line will probably go to Paul gree from that school.
The freshman men take their I No. Eddie has reason to be a littlef
worout inWatrma Gynasumbit pessimistic. In the first place,
Ithe Wolverine pucksters didn't have rey thinks that if Goldy could just
whicoh is locatedn m the northeast a very sensational season last year. get a little peeved at his opponents,
however, they may take their sreg- in the second place (and more im- he might develop into an outstand-
cise outdoors, selecting tennis, golf. portant), for the first time in four sing player. Gil Samuelson, a senior.
baseballdors, s tei w ork years, his boys will go into battle may capture the third position on
__e_____rk____r__k without the services of Eldon (Spike) the first line. It is likely that
James, one of the greatest goalies in he will handle this job if Lowrey de-
the history of collegiate hockey . in cides to use Stociden on the defense
.- - the Middle West. line.
James Won Honor Lovett leans a little in the opposite
James, captain of last year's squad, way. Not as perfect in the funda-
has been first string goalie of Mr. .mentals of the game as is Goldsmith.
Lowrey's teams for the past three he makes up a good deal of that in
years. Last season. he was the unan- spirit and determination. With two
imous choice for his position on the' "}years of Varsity experience behind
All-Midwest squad. The other five .him, Jimmy should be a very valu-
positions were filled by members of able member of the squadron.
AoMinnesota's mighty juggernaut. ! Also returning from last year's
All is not lost, however. it happens Corson.
that there is a boy named Hank Sophs To See Action
Loud who has been hanging around Max Barych, up from the fresh-
the Michigan rink for the past cou- main squad, may fill out the second
- -- ple of years who knows a little about line with Heddle and Corson. An-
the gentle art of protecting a hockey ether sophomore who may see con-
net himself. siderable action is Johnny MacBeth.
- Loud To Mind Nets peedy wing man from Grosse Pointe.
"' - Forced to stand in 'the shadow of As if Coach Lowrey didn't have
./ . t" - ' ..} the incomparable Spike during the enough trouble, three of the mem-
- N ; .'" 'p"" " past year, Loud has finally come in- bers of last year's strong fresh-
to his own. While it is safe to say man team are Canadians and con-
- -- that he won't be as good as James, sequently can't get enough money
/ " :.,'... /!lit is also safe to say that he will do across the border to allow them to
a pretty fair job of goal tending. CHARLEY ROSS return to school.
' 'Out in front on the defensive, Cap- To top everything off, Bert Stod-
tamn-elect Charley Ross will be do- . . . speedy defenseman den injured his leg this summer. It
;,->;inghis' job well. Charley is a rough, . is believed that he will be able to
ntough defenseman who also served Goldsmith, at center, and Jim Lov- return to action this winter but if
as the spearhead of the Michigan ett on the other wing. Goldsmith, his injury should keep him away
- 4 ...:;:.offense last season. He was chosen a beautiful skater who knows what from the hockey rink, you won't see
..~v ' on the second All-Midwest squad last to do with a hockey stick lacks a Eddie Lowrey walking down State
;Nseason. little of the aggressiveness necessary Street with a worried look on his
p 't"7Y5 i" <<hlEither Bert Stodden or Bob Col- to a star hockey playei% Coach Low- face. He just wont be able to walk.
Lombardi, McCormick Lead Reds
To AnotherNtoonaL uI
.' e o..........'.~.'..'.'.'..'.'.'...N atioa.L eage.T itl
By GERRY SCHAFLANDER Pee Wee Reese, sensational rookie standing, the Bees have two of the
For the first time in years, the Na- shortstop, sparked the club constant- outstanding 'ball players in the Na-
tional League pennant chase is a ly when he was in the lineup, but a tional League in their lineup. Eddie
one-team affair. After that sensa- series of injuries have finally Miller, flashy shortstop (for whom
tional spring surge of the Brooklyn benched him for the season and the Giants offered $75,000) is one,
Dodgers when they won their first Brooklyn's infield is suffering ac- and Carvel Rowell, rookie infielder,
d h - nine games, the Cincinnati Reds cordingly. is the other.
have clearly demonstrated their su- The St. Louis Cardinals and the The Phillies as usual are holding
::;:you wearing periority and have a comfortable Pittsburgh Pirates are waging a spi- up the bottom of the League, yet
n Notch 3" . . . lead with but a week to play. rited battle for third place, both have won more games this season
t ease. Lapels are Leading the Reds all summer in teams being far off the pace. Led than they have in the previous four
the coat has. . ...... their drive to a second straight pen- by Johnny Mize's big bat, the Cards years.
nie (Schnozzle) have been hitting hard. However, So, the National League entrant in
ont. ardi bgn ccer, FranzMc- a shaky infield and uncertain pitch- the 1940 World Series will be tne
Lombardi, big catcher, Frank Mc- ing has kept them from moving any Cincinnati Reds for the second con-
like the double- Cormick, first sacker who has driven hg e .sc tv e r
like the double- i vr10rn n shtigwl higher, secutive year.
- -im over 100 runs and is hitting well
vn, with its per- over .300, Bucky Walters and Paul Pirates Big Surprise
with its straight- Derringer, who have hurled well all Frankie Frisch's Pirates have been
k year, and Bill Werber, scrappy third the surprise of the year. After a
baseman, who has held a jittery in- dismal start, the 'Smoky Town' lads
shoulders.field together all season. Steady have been burning up the league
pitching, backed up by a sound de- and have an excellent chance to
that too might fense, and effective clutch hitting cop third place money. Three roo-
an who has his have been the pertinent factors in kies, Van Robays, Gustine and El-
the Reds' pennant drive, and with liot have been setting the pace, and
is the coat -,-: several games left to play nobody with the Frisch spirit, which seems
:h pockets . . can possibly catch them. to be such an integral part of the
st and its 3 /8- Dodgers Missed Breaks outfit, the boys from Pittsburgh are
Brooklyn's hot and cold Dodgers doing right well. Weak pitching and 9 Get the F
have been holding down second place an uncertain defense should have
most of the summer and with a few had its effect, but the old college clotla rs by sP
. more breaks might have produced a try has paid off for the Fordham Classroom S.
s >red-hot affair in the senior circuit. Flash.

The Flatbush pitching has been ex- Gabby Hartnett's third year with * Z I PpE R N
tremely spotty all summer and the the Cubs has been none too success-
failure of Luke "Hot Potato" Hamlin ful. With the exception of Verne 0 LOOSE LE
to approximate his 1939 record of 20 Olsen and Ken Raffensberger, two
.......wins has hurt their chances most. rookie hurlers, the Cub pitching has
been poor. Leiber is the only out- 9 NOTEBO(
fielder who has been hitting and the
SHOP AT - 302 S. Sate st. infield has bogged down quite often
with the exception of Herman. SC RATCFI"
Campus ::: l CGiants Bog Down
I L E S) Fighting neck and neck with the
Cubs for the championship of the STU DY L
second division are those once proud, " FOU NTA
- - - but now humble New York Giants.
\ Harry anning has been the only MICHIGA
bright spot on an otherwise lack- I C H I GA
luster ball club. The chunky catcher
has been hitting hard and often all 0 DESK BL(
0 C JS /Osummer and has handled a very me- e DESK PA
diocre pitching staff in top fashion. A C K P l
Hubbell is their ace and has only ARCH ITE
won ten games, which is a fairly . ENG I N EE
accurate indication of how the Gi-
_ ,s:".ants' pitching staff has deteriorated. * B I 0 LOGY
Only a classy defense has kept the . MICHtGA
BATS . Giants out of the cellar. LAUNDR
KINAWS /As for Boston's Bees and the Phil-
WEATERS '' . <. lies--oh well!! Despite their lowly . MICHIGA
TS We/cvne 9e/kSAVE
EN-A classified and
-ERTS and SHORTS and and New Boo





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