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SEPTEMBER 30, 1941

THE. 'MIC1I(CAN DILYT '--'-'',..' ar.a*SJ5

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Wolverines

Expect Stiff Battle

With

Hawkeyes Saturday

Varsity Ends
In For Rough
Weekend Fight
Hawkeye Attack Is Aimed
At Flankmen; Crisler
Rests First-Stringers
By HOE SELTZER
In, their warm-up session against
Drake last Saturday the University
of Iowa football eleven gained virtu-
ally all its rushing yardage on wide
sweeps around the enemy's flanks.
Enough of these sorties were success-
fully executed by Bill Green, Jim
Youel and other fleet Hawkeye backs
to win them the ball game, 25-8.
Of course that was Drake. And
this Saturday Iowa is playing Mich-
igan, not Drake.
But the point is that Dr. Eddie
Anderson's ensemble of swifties up
there at Iowa City do seem to rely
on the one style of attack that may
cause the Wolverines no little em-
barrassment. Between the tackles
on the Michigan line no one could ask
for anything more, and the backfield
is admittedly shaping up as some-
thing wonderful to behold. But when
the dust and cobwebs can be blown
off the Statue of Liberty play, and the
Spartans make it click twice for a
total gain of 35 yards, there is just
and immediate cause for concern a
propos of our end stuation.
Which matter the coaches will
without any doubt attend to before
2 p.m. Saturday.° Yesterday however,
business was to some extent shelved
for the day, because Coach Crisler
wanted to give his warriors a chance
to recuperate from their gridiron bat-
tle with the lads from Lansing. After
giving thesquad a few new plays he
sent the first eleven to the showers
and 'scrimmaged the second team
against the Red Shirts for 45 minutes.
Sopho nore Paul White, who made
a sensational collegiate grid debut
Saturday, was conspicuously dressed
in a sweat suit instead of his uniform.
Paul, who was the only serious cas-
ualty of the game, has a shoulder n-
jury which has been diagnosed as -a
strain n the shoulder muscle and a
possible bone separation and which
will keep him from active duty for
a feN days at least.
Pavey Nelson, who was literally
K. A'd in the game by a crack on the
button, in one of the pile-ups, was
completely recovered ,yesterday and
holding down his tail back slot on
the first eleven.
The knee injury whch kept Norm
Call out of the State game has im-
proved somewhat with the rest cure
he has been giving it, but it is never-
theless highly improbable that he
will be able to play against Iowa, Sat-
urday.
DAILY SPORTS TRYOUTS
All eligible sophomores and sec-
ond semester freshmen who are
interested in trying out for the
Daily sports staff should report to
the Student Publications Building
any afternoon or evening this week.
--Hal Wilson, Sports Editor

Worthy Successor To'Evie' .. .

Michigan Linel
Shows Power
In 19-7 Victory

... Lives Up To Own Reputation

Big Iowa Squad:
Effective End
In Win Over

Displays
Running
Drake

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the first two minutes of play, re-
sulted from a well-executed left end
sweep by Spartan Jack Fenton who
was sprung into the clear when team-
mate Wy Davis, a wide flanker on
the left, blocked out Michigan's right
end, Joe Rogers. Long-legged Fen-
ton weaved the rest of the distance
-74 yards-to the goal line behind
almost perfect interference.

Although the loss of Capt. For
to weaken Michigap, George Ceit
more than capable successor. He c
some excellent blocking and tacklh
C dermenUse 1
To Keep Th
Wolverine track coach Ken Doh
erty, has devised a novel system o:
keeping the interest of lis thinclads
at top peak. in their outdoor training
program at Ferry Field until they go
into their actual track conditioning
wheit they move inside with the ad-
vent of cold weather.
Coach Doherty divides the entire
squad into two teams, this year the
teams being composed of sophomores
and juniors opposing the seniors in
the second group. The idea is that
these two teams compete against each
other from now until the end of the
month, at which time the losing team
must stand host to the victors at a
steak fry to be held on the Island.
The members of each team take
part in five events, four of which are
compulsory for every entrant and the
fifth being the individual's own track
specialty. Each man has the privi-
lege of taking as many tries as he
wants at chinning, push-ups, a 12
lb. shot put, and a standing broad-
jump, as well as at his own event
and only his best effort is recorded
for the final team scoring.
Competition Keen
The scoring is compiled by the
Pentathlon scoring chart, which gives
1000 points for 42 push-ups, 1000
points for a 54 ft. shot put, etc., with
either an ascending or descending
scale. Last year's competition was
so keen that out of a total of 68,000
points, there was not more than 400
points separating the winners and
losers.
This is the third year that the Wol-
verine cindermen have used such a

Later on in the game Michigan's
$I .r; end play was twice more brought
glaringly into the public eye when the
fpeedy Spartan backfield executed
a pair of cherry picker. Statue of
Liberty plays, both for good yard-
age
Outside of these and a few other
minor faults Michigan's play was on
the whole very promising frthe
Sfuture, and Coach Fritz Crisler ex-
pressed himself after the game as
being satisfied with his squad's per-
4 ;! s : formance. "Most of the veterans
did a good job." he declared, "and
- my sophomores did just about as I
had expected."
New Sophomores
est Evashevski last year was expected Buried in many of the newspaper
thami has begun to prove himself a accounts of the intra-state battle be-
hal hsas egun tok prvern h f a hind the feats of Michigan's new
Balled his plays like a veteran and did scph halfback combination, Tom
ng- Kuzma and Paul White, and the
rest f the Wolverine backs, Capt.'
Db Wistfall, hard-running Davie
Novel.S stem' 1:;son. Tippy Lockard and George
Ceithaml, was the real story of the
clash. This is concretely illustrated
$e sev $ r by a glance at the statistics which
reveal that Michigan's powerful line
not only stalled the Spartan running
system cif competition in their fall attack after the first two minutes but
s conditioning program. Last fall, the practically threw it into reverse.
squad was divided into teams aptly The Spartans, with 24 lettermen
named the Porterhousers, under the including 12 veteran backs, could
leadership of Jeff Hall, and the T- dent the Wolverine forward wall, af-
Boners, captained by Karl Wisner, ter those first two hectic minutes,
with Hall's charges finally emerging for only 22 yards by rushing. In the
victorious and gorging themselves on last half the running attack of Bach-
super-delicious steaks at the expense man's club netted a scant three yards
e of the lowly T-Bone team. as time after time Line Coach Clar-
So far, the captains of this year's ence Munn's charges ground back
t groups have not been named ly Doh- the State thrusts.
erty but the date for the grand finale Line Is Powerful
of the contest, the steak-fi-y, has Tackle to tackle Michigan's line
definitely been set at November 1st. gave fair proof that it's one of the
Segula Sets Records best insthe country.rBoasting such
In the three years that the system veterans as Al Wistert, Rube Kelto,
has been in operation', Bob Segula, Flop Flora, Bob Kolesar, Bill Mel-
hasbee inopeatin, ob eguazow Bob Ingalls and Ted Kennedy,
junior pole-vaulter, has set two rec-,
ords. Making use of his niagnificent and augmented by a very promising
arms and shoulders, Segula chinned pairk of sophomoreguards, Julie
himself 41 times last year and turned fW ad walvtckego takle is
in the almost unbelievable number forward wall tackle to tackle gives
of 60 push-ups. Junior weight man nothing to anybody.
Gene Hirsch holds the shot-put ree- Then the backs. Little Davie Nel-
ord with a heave of 50 ft.. and Bill son turned in a sparkling display of
Stimpson, with a leap of nine ft., 10%
in. is credited with the longest stand-
ing broad jump so far recorded.
With the addition to the varsity
squad of the new crop of sophomore
stars, it is doubtful whether these
records will stand the' assault of this
year's competitors. But regardless of
s whether or not new marks are es-
tablished in the events, the contest
will be accomplishing what Coach g
I Doherty devised it to accomplish-
the conditioning of the members of ,
- his thinclad crew during the fall out-|
door training season.

Bob Ingalls, senior Wolverine center, showed last Saturday
against Michigan State that he has not lost any of that punch which
stamped him as a fine center last year. His centering and strong line-
backing helped Michigan trounce the Spartans.
fancy-stepping until he was shaken three State men hauled 'him to the
up so badly he had to be removed ground after a 15-yard dash on a
from the tilt. In just five tries with reverse from Westfall and he had to
the ball, the blond speedster twisted be removed. His shoulder is still in
his 156 pounds for-62 yards, an aver- a sling, and latest reports indicate
age of more than 12 yards per try. that he will not see action for several

Spinning in his usual masterful
fashion. Captain Westfall caused the
Spartans plenty of trouble with his
battering tactics through the 'center,
and in the third period he pounded-
his way from the State 49 to the 23
yard line to set up the second touch-
down which he scored a moment
later on a spinner over right guard.
Scored Twice
Much hope for the future was gen-
erated by the play of sophomores'
Kuzma, hard-running lad from Gary,
and White, a well-built speedster
from River Rouge. Inserted into
the ;tailback slot when Nelson was
injured, Kid Kuzma turned' in a
capable job of power running, kicked
with fair accuracy, booting three out
of bounds within the 15-yard line,
and completed four of seven passes,
although two were intercepted.
In the second quarter Kuzma
plunged over the goal on a tandem
power " play over right guard for
Michigan's first score, and in the
third period he marked up the Wol-
verines' final six points on a similar
play over left guard.
White played hard and tough foot-
ball while he was in the game. He
ran reverses well, blocked sharply,
and turned in a more than adequate
defensive game. In the third quar-
ter, however. Paul was injured when

days at least.
The Michigan State contest was
the first time Freshman Coach Wal-
lie Weber has seen a Wolverine var-
sity eleven perform in ,threeYears
due to his scouting assignments.
Wolverine fans were impressed
with the way Michigan's offense
snapped into action despite State's
quick touchdown, which in former
years, might have seriously jolted
team morale. The Wolverine attack,
dulled by some sloppy blocking in
the first half, sharpened up consid-
erably in the last two periods, al-
though it was bogged frequently by
penalties.,+
Quarterback George Ceithaml's
philosophy is fairly simple: "You
can't win 'em all," Cy declared, "un-
less you win the first."
TRACK NOTICE
All men interested in Varsity
track are invited toy a meeting at
4:30 p.m. Thursday in Yost Field
House. Inexperienced are especi-
ally invited.
Ken Doherty,
Varsity Track Coach

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